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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 9, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, FEURUAIIY TIIE LE'L'llRRIDGE DAILY HER All) PAGE FIVE A TREATISE QNJILXAGE Extract from.a Trentli? Inued by Prof. Dracken of the Sankatphewan Agricultural College, covering the of Their Experi- ments In Molituro Conservation and Cultivation S luring inoislut-e: Tho pnictlcoH IIOBH.MC [nlorCerenco with free i Tvhlcli htivii'boon found orEcctlvo uro: oUIp 1. Fallowlni; tlio land once in two, throe, [our or flvo yours. 2. Plowing the (allow early or be- fore the lioiivy ruliiB couio (generally in Juno) BO an to provent the "run- off." k 3. 1'lp'wfng tl.fi fallow deeply so "ncrenflo Its euiwefty for storing1 tlio heiivy rttliis. 4 Loosening" up clay soils so ;is Jmm-ova thulr water absorbing lies. 5. Iiicrei'-BlHff the eremite amLLcr content p[ lighter .soil tynca, BO UH to decreiiHii the loss of moisture by toltitloii New 'or eod 1. Breaking imcl leaving Idle for a yenr so hill the native growth and sloi'C' tho moisture it would othor- use, H. Breaking curly, so tlml the land may abscrl) all the rains of auminur and noL (.he.Into ouea only. Stubble 1. lu soinu'caees fay leaving1 a JOIIR Blnbble to hold HIIOW lhat on melting nilda the Boll. 2. in GCIJIO casea to cultivate the land ivlLh dlsca, or even by shallow ulawlng BP tiint It mfty absorb fall showers und not ebed them. Conserving Moisture The pructlccB which have been found effective are: Fallowed land: 1, Immediate harrowing after plow- ing, .bo aa to prevent the drying out of ibo furrow slice. 2. Thorough surface cultivation lo Jill] tveeds, grass and volunteer grains which use up water in the urocess of growing (aomotiines a second plough- Ing is necessary to Kill grass, otlior- it is not 4. Harrowing in the spring before seeding. ii. Harrowing after the crop is up. (i. Frequent and thorough inter-lin- age for all hoed crops. Prairie or.sod 1. Packing Immediately after break- as to lessen the loss of moist- ure In the furrow s'JlcB by the drying winds. 2. Surface cultivation 'with discs and harrows us floon as the sod IE rotted enough that reasonably jjood work can be 'done. 3. Discing and harrowing as sary during season, to maintain a mulch and to control weeds and grass (Very grassy Innd may have Lo bi plowed a second time.) 4. Harrowing in the spring befon seeding. 0. Harroivinj; after crop is up (i surface soil la in good tilth and no; lumpy or (i. Frequent and thorough .intertill _age for all hoed crops. B Stubble 1. Surface cu'ilivation Immediately after order to lei evaporation. '1. Fall plowing ui grassy land In or der to hill the grass and Have the mont of molaturo. KOI- all 1. The application of manure In di a man nor, lit such. 2, time mid In ch an amount Unit It will quickly de- cay, and not Interfere with llie move- ment of soil molBturo. Coarse, strawy inumiru mill stulblu art) often worse than usolc-Bs until they havft decayed after ivlifcli limn they oxert vory bene- flnlHl effcctb on the moisture iibaorb- ng und inulrtlure holding cupaclty of thu soil. practice by which the beta UHR of jjjalfilure, slureil, coiiscrvud und kept in intuit; IB by inalnlHlu- ing the "fertility" of the soil, or, in other words by HO manipulating tlic soil that there Is always ou liaml a largo supply of "available" or easily jivuilablo plant food. Umler Lliis con- dition the efficiency of the water uti a plant food 'carrier is increased, and wiili it the yield of crops. There can be no explanation for the high yields of cereal crops In dry years in western other than Llm "R'rlimy" of tuc -toil rendering the soil solution more dense, the "soil- soup mOre concentrated. In llie Investigation field on the Uni- versity Kami, a piece of lund was fal- lowed in each of 17 different ways in and the yield oi 'wheat ranged Tom Hi buahe'iK to 3-1 bushels 20 )cnnde; the yield uf oats from 2S msliels S pounds to 58 bushels 8 and the yield of barley from l) buulicls to bushels 2S pounds, oil, illKcui, anil hun'nwnl Ini If water tlic WCJIK IIHK, ivc are nol. Uic full, inca-usi! of U hUKhnln 151 likely to Im-rtaiiO Die yk-ltl by piac- poiui'lM o! iviicat ;i7ifl 13 0 "iiottlicm funning." pounds of IK.IK more .adjoining Uul if uiiplovvcd sLuhhlc that was pitched und Iiairowcti in tlic fall and giassy slublilc plowed, diKt-cd, packed and harrowed in the sjirlng njLuiiiol bushels Rti pouncta more win1 at and 10 Ijuslicls :U pounds more oaVs than uiiiJlotvi'd hind Uinf tliuced, paeJo :d and IK llifl wrak link, iliall ir.LToiiK.1 tlic yiclil Uio UiIiiRK oliad incuMifC UJP nvailiililL' water in lac suil. TliuUKl ful tillage is the (jrcalcsl means nian'b ilispDKal for thib purpose. I Tlic iiracLiccs o( "dry fanning" thut _ give fjiitfl rcsulls in dry an-n.s, ;ire in the' OUCH to Mlladi" Is in receipt aiM'cul Iroin thu the LU iinu luui.iMM'u in VIIK p uatiua u.'- appcui ironi ucifcian ijauy Plow stnbljle land in early full in avoided in atcns subject lo fall Toronto. The appeal speaks tor later Fall plowing dun'.; frosts. This complicates ilir (irolilRni; iiselfj anil if any of thr women's oi'- early ufLei harvtst yield of H-lwai, 2 bushvls 10 and the yield of oats 7 bushels i-hc in places subject to bolli 1 conditions, and Id lr_ and ML-S. H. D Charter cnter- Juac and thickly. tained most Q[ fche o[ iin in ,Vug- The above practices are not-always Travers at their home at Roacmca-d, UvM! t-hu beat: A chain is as strong as Us Sunday. The party cnjoved the five "Iso nesir- weakest link. There are weak.links sleish ride Vnd spent vcrv en- 2.30, at the home ot Mis. 13. Snyder, Mr. and Mrs. L. Kutch spent Sun- gth street S. The afternoon will be lay at Jones' farm, tliree demoted to sewing for the settlers. Wednesday Specials Prices Are Down ou I These Towels for Wednesday Tomorrow, in our Dry Goods Section, we aro featuring u sale of Tmvels: HomHtltclied and Unclr Towels, all pure llnon. Size Regular 7oc pair.' A limited quantity lo go on sale per pair 1'i-ice Break in Table Tuiiibici-s; Reg. Wednesday each veight cleur prcEsed Crystal Glasp Tumblers, duted splendid for every day use. Each 6c White Cups.and Saucers Tor Every Day Use White Irmstone China Cupa and Saucers, durable and 7c Reg-nlar dozen. Each I Buys a Pail1 of These I Ladles' Button Ladies' Tan Button Boots In well selected VicI One of our newest styles with neat.rounded toe and; high. heci. CO OR All sizes. Regular price 15.00........................ r Ladies' Toot Holds Just 24 poire of these Ladies' Foot Holds in tizBB-3-to 6', for earjy shoppers. 75c values Tor Save 1-3 ou These Men's Soft Shirts ol) of hflndaoiue patterns in Men's Sole Tvdth collar to match. Also "in plain colors, make. Choose from our regular lines on Wedoeaday r Oddment Sale of Men's Underwear A clearBuce oE odd makes and sizes in Peenman's fine haUiral color Shirts and Drawers, all gooii qualities axid unshrinhaible. The regular price on these.garments was The Sale Price ia, Per Garment [Ladies' Royal Worcester Coi-scts in a Bargain Breeze V This pleasing model in the popular Royal Worcester Corset to go on sale. The style is medium bust, very lonj hipjind Material Is fine French- Coutll trimmed with pretty- embroidery" edging. Regular Ior............. GROCERY SNAPS PHONE 313 25c Per Dozen Onuses, Juics' Naveli Per Dozen .HBrtlers and Keiller'a one .pound -glass jars of Jelly Marmalade; Oflft Regular 30c Per [men Knoir'a 6 tor............. 4 packets for...... R. C. Per Packet.......'. 30c 25c 25c 22c Hudson's Bay Go. able dry-; regions, but on. new agn.culture. land containing some creep- rooteil j-rasses fielded whtn plow- initi. m. JILIV iiiiu ouiiu, expect to mci-easc the yield of wheat: Mrs. Harv's sistr-r, whc liy pracl-icmg extreme "dry farming." jng tolvl) G. A. Kejnoltl. is visit- Nixoii BRITISH PEERS WHOSE NAMES APPEAR IN THE CASUALTY LISTS MARQUH9F TWEED. id C. W. spent Sunday al. (liio. J. Euaiisli's lann on llie FireguartJ road. The Luilics' Auvjliary of the U. K- A, Diet on Satunlay and clcctsd tho toHf.viliR olli'-els for (hir> year l Pre- wiilenL, Mrs. lluntf.r vice-nresulent, Airs. N'jna .fonts ietjrclary. Mrs. J. Murphy ticasiucr, Mrs. 0. J. Scott; directors, Mrs J. KccioU, Mrs. O Scott and 5Irs. G. I3cll. About 30 wagon loads consisted the A rehearsal was held at thr. nieei- consignment. ing oi tiic "Old Mauls' farce I Miss jialicl Stamp arrived from (o lii! Dlayfd on iC, 1015. A sup- jicalcinl. Hat, V.'edncsiiay. hohn ot per anil dance will (ollow also Mr. district is well stockfld with table tor army purposes. A Scotsman, (Harry l.aurtsrj. Wm. Reynolds, l-.rolhcr of onr har-j, 'I'uis has sold -100 acres of his; Horses Alfccria ciil-lanils, to fn liuglisli firm, I Bui 'owing to the condil on oi Ihe are coinc to drill for oil in the' roads leading to .Letlibmlge ana to isar In lure The deal' was clcsedithn fact, that the farmers of this vv li'rWav. Mr still holds acres! cinitj- do not knon- whether Mie cpn- young man, iniddle-njed. and Union of ttisir horses is up to the old man in oiir town and the.adjoin-' standard set 05; army regulations. Trade association, and help us to i they have not to sell. It would be a good thing lor everybody ing country should join our Board of prove the inotlo, "I'ull is Mire to hying good to everybody. Mr. Nixon is now corresponding for our town. the readers kindly "The on the Box" at the EnripreM Theatre Wednesday and Thursday mail any interesting news to Mr. -Vix'oa, the harnessniaker, Travers, who will sec that they arc prepared ir publication. Travers is a good location (or a drug store, lawyer, n doctor and a bank, Anyone wanting information wrlta to H. MacNeil, secretary Board of Trade, Travers. Two carloads of hogs lolt Travers iVcdnesday for the Calgary market. if a buyer would come throuph here. A carload of hay arrived Wednesday for the U.F.A.. N..L. Siern haa charge o? it. Earl Jones visited Yelwood Thurs- day. LINEHAM BUYS PART OF VANCOUVER NEWSPAPER Vancouver, B.C., Feb. Line ham, formerly or the Victoria real es. tate firm of Grant ft Ldneham, has purchased approximately n '-hair Inter- est In the Vancouver er, and will aeflume the' business man- agentent shortly. i John Nelicu, who [or five years has been raanager of the paper, Is. leaving to embark In-another enterprise. g. M. Matsop, owner o( the Victoria th.____.. hold about half the stock'cf the lit ter. No cmnne in theipollcyi of the paper li contemplated. lolonlit, snd formerly 'o'wna'r of le will tontinue to AMPUTATED Alia., Feb. F. Mead ot Calgary, a brakeman on the C.P.H. was the victim oi severe and painful accident here yeeterday. A string of cars 'was backing on Meads' own signal, when lie attempted to cross In front of them. Hli foot caught in the guard rail, ana Lue ankle WAS crushed under the wheels.' His right leg was amputated at the h6c- pltal, and he is resting easily at tba present time. SOUNDS GOOD Rotterdam, Feb. Flinders cor- respondent reports that on Thursday- night an English warplane hovered over Zeebmgie, and, defying the con- centrated force, made sudden Sire to within 300 feet of the ground. Ab- out 40 German adldlers retaining frtuii the disciplinary court, where they had been aentenced to; ran for cover In nil directions. The airman coolly dropped his ftombt at t submarine in lock: There via a terrific explodon. and tht luhnarlne was gunk. avlttw lately ;