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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 24, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETI1BRID.GE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, FEBRUftRTO;t01^ ITEMS OF INTEREST TO THE "RURAL CRED^B^ WILL BE DISCUSSED IN OTTAWA-DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE GREATLY, ASSISTS JTHE FARMER Winnipeg. Feb. 22.-An Ottawa despatch to the Winnipeg Telegram today says: "Agricultural credits and soldiers' land settlement will be the measures discussed in parliament when it reassembles in April. Legislation embodying the government's proposals to furnish cheap money to farmers and farms to soldiers has been discussed m council and is now in course of revision. Sir Thomas AVhite has charge of the agricultural credit bill "while the soldiers' land settlement measure is being prepared by a subcommittee of the privy council. "Both these propositions will he administered by permanent boards and �will not he permitted' to becomeNpoli-tical agencies. It is very probable that 8-board of three will be appointed to administer both the agricultural ei!e-d{tSv,and soldiers' settlement, and will liAve similar powers and permanency of the pensions' board, railway commission and grain commission. The acre as not profit. If, by sowing well cleaned seed, the yield is increased one bushel per aero, the increase in net profit is 20 per cent. The clean- , ing of the seed in spare time during I the winter does not. add one cent to ' the cost of production. When well cleaned seed is sown in place of ordinary grain, the gain in yield is, of course, much more than one bushel per acre. The net profit has often been increased 50 per cent or even doubled. This is one way of increasing production and profit. LOllHlY [ AS A PARTNER Illustration work in crop production and cultural methods is being carried on in the provinces of Albertn and Saskatchewan by the Department of Agriculture of the Dominion government, and some very interesting results are expected this year. The co-operation of farmers owning operating land favorably situated the farmer mails-to the Central Experimental farm at Ottawa a form filled out with particulars as to tho work done, general weather conditions and crop progress. In this way the farmers of the various districts of the two provinces will be appraised of the results and the best way to operate their farms to obtain the^ae results._ ISM PUNT RlDY? "A stitch in time saves nine" Is never more true than when spring Js at hand and finds the farmer unprepared. Much time is often lost because his machinery is not in condition for immediate use. Parts_ are ni� i,, i *___,, missing; bolts and screws have been i for Km^nTT!' SUTe� amoved from one machine to repair E. G. Haley and Chas. Dalton. of1''""* C""V"1 " �' ?Bch ":ork � another, and, from lack of paint tr directly S��-PUUlL*,�n*�r PMtoct It.-the woodwork has decayed fo� an.v officer of the Domin-: and probably become broken, of hUPS.T h^ii�m 'a 1,arti winter, all implements ni.-, T�^A,-!.V^��d fro�taSe should be thoroughly overhauled. f�l�l h�?�l Z o cleaned and and cultivation are' unavoidably m polished, and woodwork well painted. the Lomond district, have been following up their policy of breeding high class slock, by making the purchase recently of the two fine Percheron stallions Elradzi and Mayo from the .1. C. Drewry estate at Cowley. They have recently added to their collection five fine registered mares. Louis Lachance is also going in for purebred stock by purchasing a fine Hol-stein coHv. THE ICE HARVEST mission ana gram ...J _t ^if^^^J^ 1T�*% is permanency of the boards will eUm!n-l^_lto J*"1 � *� pZ-nL^' lie the danger of political patronage ^e^J^^Tl^ot fee ^Z^Xrnzs kite's %T rlctjltural credits measure have not, ^fl^T^z Tee \TVo\ been made public, but it is under- - . ., stood that it provides for the lo^lft*^^1^.^* to farmers on mortgage some  equal, a v.jU , . h comf�rT or .even greater than those advanced pleasure next BUmmer. 0ml0rC antt by loan companies, and at a rate of i > interest equal to the cost of money to,: the government plus the cost of ad-1 ministration. These loans will be repayable in ten, twelve or thirty years in. equal annual instalments. The agricultural credits board will have complete authority and will organize the work of placing loans, inspection and collection. Soldiers' land settlement under federal supervision and legislation for which will be enacted this session will be applicable only to lands on the prairie and in British Co-! lum-bia'. ' ----- - Get Rid of Pimples- �Quick By Using Stuart's Calcium Wafers- Natural Little Blood Purifiers That Work Like a Charm. Don�t de'spair if your face is cover- me praine T --=----ed with pimples, blotches, liver spots, It is in these areas where! or your body is covered in spots with juiu-uia. .ib -1.9 .---------- the federal government retain control of the public domain. , "It-is quite probable that the federal measure will be along the same lines as that proposed by the Ontario government for the same purpose. Each 'soldier who desires to engage in agricultural work Swill be given a quarter section on which a house and Btable .has been erected and twenty a_ci#5-'..broken. The land- will, be free,} hnt- improvements and cost of. imple-^ meets and stock to the value of ?1,000 will remain a mortgage on the property repayable in fifteen years. But neither principal nor interest repay-' able for the first three years. Soldiers will be settled in colonies where ppssrble. and agricultural instruction and demonstration farms provided by the government The land thus allotted will not be transferable until five years" settlement conditions have been complied with and it is hoped in this way to secure permanent settlers. /Ehis measure subject to makes it adaptable to conditions if found required will also be administered by a permanent board and political patronage eliminated." GREATER PROFITS FROM CLEAN SEED. tetter, rash, boils, etc. Just use Stuart's Calcium Wafers for a short time and see how quickly you will clear up your skin. Bolts and screws can be purchased'in boxes of assorted grades and sizeB. The loss of a nut or breakage of a small part while engaged in the field may mean also the loss of the use of not only the implement, but the team, the hired help, and probably of the opportunity during favourable weather to perform the work which had. been planned. LIVE STOCK AND SOIL FERTILITY t' �mp.rs r.re being repeatedly urged to keep more live stock on their farms. Many reasons why they should do so are given, chiefly that stock-farming is profitable and that it will increase the fertility of the soil. Certain* points are often insufficiently emphasized in the discussion of this question^ If stock farming is to. be ________ . . profitable-, the stock must be of good The farmer keens a record of the | quality, and must be given proper amount of time taken to perform the; and intelligent , care. Scrub stock different operations on each field and, never did and never will yield the the grain harvested is threshed sep- profitable returns which are .to 'of arately so that the exact yield of each derived from from pure bred oV high field is known.  grade stock; Those who are in the The records of the work and of the stock business,' or who contemplate crops resulting, together with brief going into it, cannot afford to over-notes made by the farmer each week, look this' consideration. Canada has are duly entered on blank forms pro- too much poor stock; what we need vided for the purpose, and each week is. more good st66k. � evidence to the casual traveller "and easily inspected by the interested visitor. The first year the department furnishes the seed necessary to sow such of the fields as it is decided to put under crop that year. In subsequent years'the farmer saves enough of the best of the crop grown on these fields to do the necessary seeding. This, of course, providing the grain produced is satisfactory as to purity and. ger-minative power. All cultural and harvesting operations in connection with, these fields including the ploughing, harrowing, sowing and threshing of the grain, are done by the farmer.  AM the above work is done in exactly such p way and exactly such a time as directed by the illustration station division of the Dominion experimental^arms system. A."� company that buys 'skimmed milk, from the " farmer, has demonstrated, .to the rural residents' in ah' emphatic manner the value of; good: roads* to. them. This company sends trucks directly to the farms to; collect the skimmed- milk, but' It paVs" higher prlces-to- farmers living-on -good? roads; than: on, bad roads'. On poor toads the company" pays 17% � cont.s per 100 pounds,-but on .good ^roads it pays 20' cents, :Of course, the farmer always has Sheen; paying ""this" tax on every hundred - pounds he., hauled over bad roads-iahd he has been 5relleved of ftt' on every hundred, pounds he bad^hauU ed ov'r ;good roads, ..but tnat-fapt has not beeja, brought to his. notice.as in c $9^Ajs' i'v^d, 'l""-'":'t tr>wn. in minutes in-i stead -of miles - he. will realize the profit of good;roads'^ ;v- ' The Bulldogs Are Coming!'! THE CP.R. GIVES YOU TWENTY YEARS TO PAY An. Immense area of the most fertile land in Western Canada'for sale at low prices and easy terms ranging from $11 to $30 for/arm lands with ample rainfall-irrigat: ed lands up to $50. One-tenth down, balance if you wish within twenty years. In certain areas, land for sale without settlement conditions. In irrigation districts, loan for for farm buildings, etc., up to .$2,000, also repayable in twenty years-interest only 6 per cent, Here, is your opportunity to increase your farm holdings by getting^adjoining land, or to secure your friends as neighbors. For literature and particulars apply to Allan Cameron, General Superintendent of Lands, Department of Natural Resources, 905 First St. East, Calgary, Alberta. - Local' Agents V WILSON & SKEITH Sherlock Bldg. Phone 1343 Lethbridge If Good Crops are Expected, Good Seed Must be Sown. v The. quality of the seed grain sown en the farm next spring will depend upon tfafi, farmer himself. This is , a matter which is entirely in his own hands/If good crops are to be expected, good seed must be sown. The former should prepare the seed now for the spring sowing. During the winter months, when other farm �work is not pressing, is the best time to clean the grain for seed. The best grain grown on the farm should be nsed and it should be put through the fanning mill two or three times at least, or until all of the light or shrunken grain and the weed seed.' are removed. There is a distinct loss in sowing weak seed and it is much more profitable to screen out the shrunken and weak grain and feed it than to sow it and lose it. It is also essential, that weed seeds be not spwn 'if - weed ' growth is to be prevented. , - The increase in total yield is practically all profit. A crop of wheat from ordinary seed may yield 25 bushels per acre, and cost 20 bushels per acre to produce, leaving five bushels per He-"How .swell you look." nt sMtler* I She-"It yvas, only removing the 7� ^w,p~J! Pimples, and Stuart's Calcium Waferr to cnangev d|d t(]at, Pimples and 'eruptions bt all kindp come from the inside. The blood cast^ out the impurities' it contains and thus pimples, -boils, etc., appear Cleanse the blood, stop the poison from developing in the blood tissue, and pimples will vanish as if by magic. Stuart's Calcium Wafers contain in a natural manner the greatest blood purifier-Calcium Sulphide. Get a 50 cent box of Stuart's Calcium Wafers at any drug store an:1, you won't know what to do with your stock of hair growing ointment grease, etc. Send for a free tria; package of these wonder workers. Free Trial Coupon F.A. Stuart Co., 356 Stuart Bldg.. Marshall, Mich. Send me at once by return mail, a free trial package of Stuart's Calcium Wafers. Name . Street City .. State HennI^ey&Wilson! THE STORE of BIG VALUES NORTH LETHBRIDGE CARS to the DOOR PHONE 789i _f 5 \ HIDE Kerosene Tractor, With Speeds Ranging from 1 to 4 Mites per hour I recently returned from a trip of-inspection of Tractor factories and after inspecting scores of different makes I concluded that the above was the best all around Tractor for Southern Alberta K r m m |4. AUCTION SALE j___...... : - \ . - oF'-Horses and Cattle At the Lethbridge .Sale and Feed Barn Wednesday, Feb. 28th r .....AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP i. 21 head of mares and geldings, from 4 to 8 years old, all Broken, weights from 1200 Oto 1300; 4 mules, 8 and 9 years old; 1 team of black mares, 3 years old; 21 head grade cows from 3 to -1 truck wagon; 1 mowing machine; 1 nay-rack,; 2 lumber wagons and grain tanks; 1 democrat wagon; 1 single buggy, pole 'and", shafts;' 1 manure' spreader; 1, side delivery hay'r'ake; 2 sets double-team harness, 2% horse power engine; 1 stock Saddle and 1 gasoline engine. ' POULTRY-50 Silver Wyandottes, silver laced. FURNITURE-6 beds, springs and' mattresses complete; 2 oak bed-room suites; 1 bed .room suite; 1 large extension table; 1 oak sideboard; 10 dining chairs; 1 kitchen table; 1 sofa; 1 cook range; 2 heating:stove^; ^1'.Singer sewing-machine; 4 small rugs; 1' oak v rocking'yiair;'.l Morris chair; child's high chair; washing '.machine; churn;' 2::clothes.baskets; 1*refrigerator; 1 bread mixei1; 1 oak parlor, centre table; 4 toilet sets; milk pails and milk cans; 6 lamps; 1 Hin-man milker, 2 units.  Everything will be sold as the proprietor has rented his farm. TERMS .CASH..'> J. J. TIFIFN, Prop JAMES A. SMITH, AUCTIONEER IT" Investigate, this Tractor before you spend a bunch of money. MART McMAHON ALBERTA AGENTr^LETHBRiPQE, ALTA. They are not merely Kerosene Tractors, but will handle equally -well all fuel oils, Gasoline, Kerosene, Naptha, Distillate, Solar Oil, etc. This oil burning feature makes It possible for any Titan Tractor operator to use whichever'fuel is cheapest in his locality. That, makes for economy of operation. Changes from one fuel to another require no alteration of mechanism.  :Be Sure You're Right, Then Go Ahead. Buying a tractor isn't an every day proposition. A considerable amount'of money Is involved.' "When you buy a tractor you expect to replace at least some of your horses, and you naturally-expect tt)e work to de done'quicker, better, cheaper. Now in the showroom, the actual working'value of two different tractors may not be readily apparent. In a case of like that what are you going to" do? Take;, for instance, a TITAN I. H. C. TRACTOR. There is no question in anybody's mind as to the responsibility of the company that baeks this tractor or I. H. C. facilities for manufacturing or its facilities for looking after yourlnterests. Keparr parts always in stock. Now let. us consider, another tractor, any ether tractor yoii like, can you say the same for the organization at the back'of it, or its facilities for looking after your interests? Doesn't this just about settle the tractor question for you?. Is there any better way to know whether you are getting a'square deal? Titan Tractors Are Better Than Ever. ..You.have only to interview any farmer who Is already the user', of a Titan and he will tell you. Titan ^Tractors, Tried and Tested. They'are past the experimental stage and proved a success. We' Represent the I. H. C. and wish you to write or phone-US for1 descriptive literature of the machinery you require. W.e-sleo carry a line of sleighs, delivery bobs, wagons, derriocrats, buggies^ press drills, disc harrows, power lifts, sulkies, gang: plows, Owens'-.fanning mills and Smut machines, grain picklers, grain sacks. Agents and'. Distributors for Aspinwall 'Potato Machinery, E. A. Sharman Company 1217 SECOND AVENUE SOUTH ,/ , , " ' OFFICE' 1173. -.PHONES^- RESIDENCE 530 lit* 307 ;