Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 28, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta
PACK EIOUT THE i.ETimmnaE DAILY HKUALO SATimDAY, FEBRUARY 2S, OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER SILOS AND SILAGE CROPS liS.A., ndfUt of Agriculture and Animal Industry, Cauiulian Paoilic Impart- uiont of N'alxmit lit'sourcos. iSTnle awaiting teittr prices and arger whicL will be due loj With ihe re-adjusiou-ni uf the voun iry lo coudiUous. u great deal is beard of iLe necessity of Innd sft- Uement. the "back to Uie'laud" move ment being siixmgty nrgcxl Su many ncarterd- all ia sakt and done. however, much of (he attractiveness ol any line- ot business consists in the measure of profit tberetrjm. AVith- out doubt, the growth and develop- ment ol co-opt rat ivc market! tig of farm products will uUiutu'.ely result in more satiMai tory for both producer and and the in- creased profits resulting from bettor "prices will loiiatiiu'.i' a i-all lu the land wlitt-li will lind Whll la: improved market ing jt well ti> consider increased pro-! fits on I'ann pKiiliu'is be serimxi' by vedudng the- i-osis? of production. The problem of securing satisfac- tory feed for atcili> in wJmer has been keenly felt by stuckiiK'n and farmers In the West, The silo offers the great- est opportunity to reduce the cost of production of both milk and meat, and general costs hi connection with the raising of stock, und is hound to find place in the t'tiuipmeut of every pro- gressive fiimier and sioi-Ijiniin. Whether Hie stockman interested in producing fodder for dairy catile, beef cattle, or silo recnm- nietids in Mm as a convenient and economical iiitans by which suc- culent food in quantities can be ftored, am! i? ii uipilmrl Iiy his profits may lie greatly increased through such cort rodut'iiou. The cost of jfroducing a pound of ueef with lias not yet been fully demonstrated in Alberta, parti- cularly when this foilder is fed in the open. However, in so far as data is) available covering this point, it has] fteen demonstrated that silage is effective ia reducing the cost of mea> as it IK in lowering the tost of milk- and butter. The feed cost of a poumi; of butter at the Lacomhe Ksperi- mental Staison in 1P1-M5 wns fouml .to be 16.7 cents wnen and oats' Bilage was fetl. atid cents witen: Iho samo feed cured as green fceil i was used. I Silos can be erected al 3 compara- tively low initial cost, considering tons of material stored, since eight to ten tons of feed in the silo oc- cupies aboii! the same spacv as is. required by one Ion of bay. As an indication of ihe increasing jocularity of the silo and of the ser- Tice it is rendering lo farmers ,ot this continent, it might bo stated that since 1SS2 ihe number of silos in the United Slates and Canada has increased froiii 100 at that lime to ibont at Ihe present. Various styles l'in capacity of the silo. Tin- fiivt rods 1m fu'-l apai't. tin- roninlnilor being spucrU H! imir lly irmrKsy C I', D'-'p.irl mciit o( Datura) Itesourccs- BANKING SERVICE VOUR banking requirements may be entrusted to this Bank with every confidence that careful and efficient ser- vice will be rendered. Our facilities are entirely at your disposal. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE PAID-UP CAPITAL RESERVE FUND BRANCH, R. T. brymncr, Manager. HAVE YOU PELTS and FURS A Strong Market Prevails at Present and You Should Get Our Offer NOW Any on We Pay Highest Prices. DEALERS IN HIDES, PELTS AND FURS fPHONE 442 ADDRESS: 320 6th ST. 8. P.O. BOX 5 Butchers, farmers, Trappers You havo Ihe opportunity to dispose of your Hides, Wool, Raw Furs, etc., at highest market prices. Why not grasp It? We p.ro absolutely (he Largest Dealors in Western Canada selling direct lo tanneries. Write today for our quolatlons and shipping tags. TRY. "CARRUTHERS" THEY ALWAYS SATISFY. Write for our New Price List just Get on our mailing list. Advice free. Prompt returns made by Draft Money or A. CARRUTHERS Co., Ltd. Phone 595 1251 2nd Avenue S. Lethbrldge, Alta. DEALERS AND EXPORTERS OF HIDES, WOOL, SHEEP PELTS, RAW FURS AND TALLOW HEAD OFFICE WINNIPEG, MAN. AGENTS FOR MINED ROCK SALT Administrator or Executor If a nifin drtis without linviriK appointed nn Executor, tho Cour! appohita an Administrator (o fiis ufffilrfl, Thn, Artniltii.slrfilor. ivlicn no Will Is 'oft, rtislfibutes tlif- I-latnio ntnnng thn heirs Tho previous owner's wishes nrc iurt cnriniillerl. An Kxrtulor cnrrios out the owner's wishes, liut receives no nioro for his services lhait (he AdmlnlMrAlor. Thfs Company nets ns Bxcnitnr iinrlnr Wills. Our Officers arc gltul lo liavc you writo for Infoniiailrjn, or lieUPr still, to have n personal interview about the ways In which tho Corn jinny mriy you. Ite Trusts and Gilarantes Company, Lltnlteil CAUGARY AND LETMBRIDGE, ALDERTA LETHRRIDQE OFFICE: BANK OF COMMERCE BUILDING, j. W. MoNICOL, INSPECTOn, Public AdmlniBirator and Official Astlgnr.o for the Judicial DljlrlcU of Lc'.hbrldgu, Mackod, Mcdlcino Hal, Calgary, Red Deer, SttUler.