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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta it/'' J' . ' THE hETHBrVlDGE DAILY. Wr:iULD SATURDAY, PEBHUAUY 0, 1018 Much. Interest Taken in Short Courses, Raymond > Haymoiul, Veh. S.-A Kood-slzert and, VRvy appreciative audlt-nce greeied the Kovnvnnient sponUnrs on Tluirsdnv morning at the short cinirse school nf (Villi indlviiluiil results obtained b,v mo'i sood fnrnters. they Indicate much ronjii tor improvonionl. i.iil'uvorablu weather and soli iVMidi- this brunch of farm ficflvltj'. Mr. Clnl-brnlth shtjwed many very boautltul jilo-nireR of horsQs of world-wldo r a grass crops, it is such a hardy plant' very practical address, impressing on and so gross a feeder lliat with fair' his audience particularly the great ue-amouui of moisture will produce abuu-j cessity ot treating all seed for smut dant crops ot either fodder or seed., and other seed diseases. Many objeo to growing bromes on ac-' "it you will clean and re-clean your count of the difficulty of eradicating if seed carefully you will get from 3 to �when tlie sod is broken up. But this is. T) bushels per acre greater yield than easily ovcrcouie.by intelligent metliods' it this is,not done." said the speaker, ot.cultivation. Pasture till June, then j and never forget 'whatsoever a man . plough it under, use the packer in, .,eH n,ii !n Instances aniotmts to over T.O per cenL, � * � Those prices tell a 8toi'.v that ctiu hanily bo TOlsundorstODri. Thoy clearly Indicate lUnL tho (^vnilahle root seed supply la small, a fnct that also luny be gathered from import figures ot the tnat two'^'ears, as given 1)y this dopnrtmont ot custom.*!. nnder the circumstances our ndvlce to root .gro\>ora who have not taken the pretiautlon to grow their own seed is to secure whatever quantltl03 of seed are noedcd for the coming season's root crop lis early ns passible. iiig tliem to feed oh It, only for a lln\-ited timeTeach^lay, increasing the time from day to day. . i Selection of Seed In the afternoon ?�of. Stepliens ga.ve a fluent and highly Instructive add^ss on "SelcctiDn tffi SeeH." .^ei-ta re-(luires annually neatly' toiir million bushels ot seed'aiid the average yield over the. province for 1917 was for spring wheat 19 bushels, oats So bnsb-�is, and barley 2S bushels per acre. As these figures are very small coropared UNDERTIiKING .OUR SAMPLE ROOIVIS ARE FILLED'WITH LATEST AND NUMEROUS DESIGNS OF, GOODS. OUR POLICY IS TO CURTAIL EXPENSES, ENABLING US TO SELL AT LOWEST PRICES. HAVING ADDED MOTOR FUNERAL CAR Are now iti a position to give up-to-^to setVice. ^ GET OUR ' PRICES BEFORE ^ PURCHASING. MsGKayand MacXajf '803 Third Ave. S, PlvJnfc 5ti02. Open Day and Night an interesting discussion ensued and Prof. Stephens explained methods lo be used in exterminating such well known weeds as mustard, Russian Thistle, Sthikweed and Caiiada Thls-tla. Increased Production In the evening Jas. UlcCaig of Edmonton, spoke on "Increased Production in'AVar Time." Farmers h^ve today a measure ot economic independence hitherto unknown. The Alberta govemment realizing the necessity of encouraging uovelopment of our idle lands and Increasing the production of our farms haro piade it possible for the farmer to borrow money for long tern;s If nece.isaryat so low a rate as ricj. Farmers should Immediately avail theraselvoa ot this opportunity. They can now purchase light tractors each of which U ca�a'ble ot doing the work of eight horaes, and put under crop this seastlD. erery, acw possible. The Alberta Department of Agriculture also.has vrfth^ recent months been purchasing at the stock Jiiarkets in Edmonton and Calgary all the young sows ottered. These they breed and re-aell to farmers all over the provlrice. This Is a war not only of arms, but of tranapbrtatioti. finance, industry and agrlculturs. Today is the farmers' day; aud ansry inducement is offered hlni to *do hto bit" and help win the war through increased production, specially of port In the eorthern halt and ot ipmbi ia the sonthern halt of tills syoniice. ~ tfafh MkclatoiAi tttUov/ed with a moat lBt^r�sttBS ]�clarB on Identltica-tloa of %?mmIb� aalas tse la&tern and presaatUs hnton tti^fsadld- vl�ws ot vomman Seiii weediL : The da^'i tdaaa ttaa hronsbt to a close by an Illustrated talk on horses, I by t)ie veteran Alex Oalbralth, 'Who I Is 80 well knovrn as an authority In I Experimental Farms Note) t'anada has so far, as Is well known, rolled almost entirely on Kur-opo for her supply ot root seed. IJe-tore the war. I.e., as long as ngrlcul-lural aiiTI \ transportation conditions were norm .l^ there was no danger ot Canada being inndv-quatel^ supplied with seed ot reasonably good quality, but with the\outbreak of thv supply lu Europe which made it necessary for the root seed producing countries to prohibit Iho export pf root seed .for the duration ot the ,war. When- this embargo look effect, it began to be realiacd,. in far-� seeing quarters at least, that there was a real danger of shortage in the seed supply needed by Canada in the near future. The danger gradually � took on a more serious aspect, as to 1 the difficulty of actually securing seed ,' in Europe was being added the difti- ; cully of shipping It across the Atlantic j in safety. . -\.t present the root seed situation is far from as satfstactory as one I conld wish it to be, and what it will | be like later in the season is rtlffioult to torotell with accuracy now. One thins is certain, however, and that la that the price., that have to be paid by root growers for seed this year will be abnormally high. A catalogue just received from "a highly respectable seed house quotes prices that were nnthought ot in the pre^var times ot plentiful supply. .>langel seed is on the average,quoted at one dollar,a pound, as against 4o cents last year: swede turnip seed is offered at about $1.4n a pound, as compared with about tin cents a j'ear ajj. and in field carrot seed there is an Increase over last year's prices that i BUBDETT (l''in Tno^day night wns a brilliant success and the ladies are lo be complimented upon the ninuuer in which tho affair was handled. M. Hnrdie in a few well chosen remarks thanked the orche.^ira and ov-eiVjouo else who had assisted In making tho event such a sarked success. The proceeds, amountod (o $iri7,0(>. Hob Drownolt on Tuesday hist sold his Main St. property situated jiorth of tho hardware store to .loseph Chaffer of.Medlcino Vint, wlio we undev-stauil intends to locate hero this spring. James Perry'of Orassy Lake was a visitor to our town tor a tow days this week. While here lie purchased .several pieces, of choice town property. \ Miss Brown formerly of l.ethbrldge who lias been giving music lessons here .for two days a"^ week this winter now has so many pupils that it demands her whole time and she has decided to locate here permanently. Mr. Hall, .sales manager tor the Swift' Canadian Co., was a visitor to our town tlUs week and expressed lilmsclt as well pleased with this district and predicted a bumper crop for HAUFAXMHOPES Has Beet/ Kclieved of Duties, But SiircHc Will Be VindifcHted A:--- , Halifax, Fob. n.-Pllot Francis.Mac-kay who recently was arrested on a charge of mauslailghlor in connection �'Ith tho j^lont Blanc-Imo collision and siibRoquont explosion, has been roliov-ed from duty ns a pilot hero. - Pilot Alackay yostorda^r made apjillcntlon to tho Halifax Pilotngo CommlHstou for rolcnso during the trial and his -re-qiieat was granted. In his application he assures the commission that he Is, "very optimistic as to tho result ot tlio trial and contidnnt that a proper inquiry botoro a Jury ot this country will lead to my complete Vindication and restoration to duty." lltlSi Charlie Hurt,of Manyberrles was hero this week and t If wo remember tho weather rightly which usually visits the Manyb%rrles district this time of the.year it will be quite a chniigo for ,Charllc to como to this warm climate again. The Gas Co. have a force of surveyors at work locating tho site-s for several new w'olls tho company are going to drill this summer. ^ N. F. Edlundthas purchased an imported Percheron stallion this week from a firn#ot horse importers located In Iowa. ' \ Mr. Elford left here on AVednesday for a trip to iMinncsota and the middle west states. ANOTHER CARLOAD OF Percheron and Belgian Stallions and Mares Is here. Inspection invited. Th� horses talk for ,themselv�s. BREEDERS,GUARANTEE WITH EACH HORSE SOLD. R. F. DYGERT AT ROGER'S SALE BARN, LETHBRIDGE, PHONE 530 mMm New York, Fob. 9.-It took n jury only 20 ralniiles yestordax to decldo that Paul Chapman, a Ifi-yoar-old boy, should pay tho death penalty tor having participated tnlho robbory ot a Brooklyn store last October during which Harry Kegensbui-g, the proprietor,, and his brothor wore shot to death and his wife bAdly �wottndad. : "What's the use of Worrying, t hav^: to dio some tlino," Chapman said, when tho jurors .wore tlollberatlng. Chap-than was implicated In the tniiider and robbery by anothor youth, Hughea Davis, who was wounded by tho poUco when bo attempted to OBCapa arrast tor tho crime and later died. Davis ai-ao implicated his own brother, Leou. TOOK 30 PRiSONERd Paris, Fob. 9,-^In a raid on a Oei'^ ihan position iirar Dfoncourt, In'Lor-* ralne, last night, n BYench dotaclx ment took thirty prtsonera end ona machine gun, the war office annonno ed todnjt, A Great T LLUSTR ATION^hows Bie Fout"20" 'with Emerson Plow * and power bdlst. The BIr Pouf '20' motor raises or lowers the plow ana plow o