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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 10, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IJCTHBRIDGK DAILY HKKAIJtf, fATUHDAY. JANUARY 10. mi) OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER aud asa'm preceded with for a further c- two days. I "When the pit being (tiled the first tew loads are dumped In at each end to enable the horses to draw the succeeding loads the centre, j as one would draw uver a heap of ma- nnra When tho alfalfa iu tho pit is! (Experimental Farms level with the surrounding ground the] When digging potatoes it. and as it! ol dUeaica may TUBER DISEASES OP POTATOES Fodder Sometimes Stored Outdoor Pits In England 1 ied over it. and as it of may ot corkv Ints hlKher horfes aroused for trsmv- 1 tulwrs: lor example, spous 01 Harvesting continues until the lbsue on the skin. .heap I2 atoTO or black mirtacu fpols wuicn (level c( the ground, or as lilgh as It] ot coil, but remain loan be made without rrndorlng It Itu- j to the tuber when It U waau- DOES THE FALl. LITTER PAYt Experimental Karros There Is much tt to albla yrollU to bo obtained from tie fall Utter particularly when farrowed late. A on April 1st, iiums Utter ill neeks. li bred a tew after and farrowa a second litter In early October. Where facilities are present far earlier farrowlns of the Trie FAHM HOME U the appreciated. Advocate-) ot (lie year that j tam In rm home neisr relurn dividends In eiceut la the inxwtments may in- ot the (arm. Invest- menu in.lte !n comtort and it Uurloc tho winter inoutta these are moet narked. A novel method at making onsilsso from clfaltn 1ms teen employed In KnglBud, for 6'oring the foi is doubtful could bo treatoJ In a similar in this country, owins to Ihe more I Juo (0 in' poslblo for tho tiortcs to draw up the j j loads. Tho sides and ends-are then 1 or'llhlzoctonl3. roughly cut mid squared, and the' liroOT 1 whole is topped up aid roofed wttb earth br hand like a manBcl heap. Succtwfullly Used ZO Years "Mr. In this is tho so-called flrsl litter the second may be benc- After first of filled by August or September birth. uesj- j, (0 gefretnrns thtt will During the ot course, high. tUudatd of Tb sow must have extra care, preferably there may be silvery, espc- when moistened, the Sllvo fccurt on a pasture of clover, and, later, rape, with plenty ot thadr appllcalloua of wallow oc- il lo kill lice, and a light- meal ration of strath, quantUy and frequent _ i, -eotiiwg dependent upon her paiture It she does not lUCCCCviUUiJ vacxj re -out Into making tho. homo as durable a P'aca to live as the revenue will permit no matter what business. The surplus Is then lflput Into vleveloDlng buslnew and into reserree. This Is u good time to to over the in ibis case the cause is a Pusarlum Dry Rot, which Is nearly always as- sociated with a crack or braise of the tuber. Other diseases may be notices when the potatoes are cut, or peeled; for instance a black discoloration extend- ing from 'the sl-.ln Inwards which Is sometimes wet rotted. This 1s Black Leg, a disease which also attacks the growing plant, causing, an. nn- thrifty coalition which often results in the plant turning yellow, falling 4 over nnd dying. it cannot he control- led by spraying, but Is easily held In 1 check by plantids sound pblatoes. for from sheep. breeders, prin- cipally relumed soldiers, as lo the number of sheep which certain types ot land .w ill.. cam' .an-J Iho possible proltU.trom sheep farming. -Arable land of .oiiallly and produtlve- uess used exclusively for sheep: can made to from a to S ewes (with their lambs until marketed) per ncre. On rough m hilly pasture, with sufficient adjacent arable land for famous Pain .and .Ache. growing- ol wihier feed, 5 ewes per M _____ _ _ _______ thtTdiseasa Is transrolltctl to by tie luber. To conlrol these diseases H Is nec- essary to adopl a careful routine for :be selccllon nnd treatmeul of tho seed tbuer at planting time, and to provide the best possible conditions of storage. These two points are briefly ouillned as follows his good care after having nursed her first lilter faithfully, ser second Ittle will likely be a disappointment, 'ew in number, small, weak, and un- thrifty. she Is much pulv ed down, when bred after weaning her ifrst litter, her second litter will be unprofitable, ia any case, uo matter what her summer care. So that much ot the disputed suc- cees or profit from the second litter depends im Ihe proper attention to tho above preliminaries, breeding the sow only when ehe has recuperated, even at tho expense ol a litter later In farrowing, and giving her special attention during tho summer. For the fali farrowed pie needs every aid and no handicaps. Tho man who can unfailingly carry through tho winter a fair; percentage cf September and October Is ft true :-nd teatei hos breeder. give such pigs fair- ly wnrm quarters; they get runty, jot-bellied and hump-backed; develop And pass out after having been a. nuisance to themselves and Give them r. colder lieu; theytact as abbyo, only more so; 'hey. pile In a steaming heap, or bur- row into tbe damp straw. There is no more God-forsaken creature than a poor-doing fall pig in January. Apparently, the radical method of outdoor hpiisjnglaa used for breedliLE slock.may be idbjited for the fall farrowed pig, -In a'.modified ;sense. Whore a sow can be'given the.use of Kept Handy, Brlngt ing Relief. Gratify- R IfflUMATICI twinses ease up soon.' 3o do stiff Joints, lame back? neuralgia, overtaxed, mus- and thcai; pains from nveattier ex- iwsure, don't fijht Iho coanlcr-irritant lyinlment prcdycss. Keep this old family friend bandy .for instant little ptinetrales without rubbing, leaving no skin stains, muss-or clopged-pores. You ought to teep a bottle haudy always. All druggisU. Three 70c. (Made in Canada.) acre should be considered a maximum and possibly not more than 3 por acre sbould be put on nt Iho start until lull carrying capacity of the land Is determined. For every ten ewes there would be required for winter feed the following or its equivalent: 5 tons clover 'hay; 4 toas roots; or 1 tons each of rooU find ensilage; IS bushels osts; 300 pounds bran; and 150 ponral! oil cake meat. To grow these crops with the exception of (he bran and oil cake meal, would reijuire at least to 3-acres-oI arable land. .'As the sheep will receive a certain amount of I 1. Sted Trtstnieht Oo not seed from conditions under wlikh living and see what ire icouli want changed or Improved. We refer not only to the house, and the modem coarea- iencea It contain! but to the sur- rdundlnss. -Have windbreaks been planted 'out? -If not now.ta thi time to arrange for some and. make applica- tion to tho government nursery or private nurseries for trees for plant- ing out. We have given all too little consideration to tree planting about our homes. For the part we are not In a tree belt and tho growing ol trees of any sort requires more than ordlusry work and care, but It Is worth while. Wo cannot b9 satisfied until every farm home has its shelter tslt of trees, and there are no homes but can have then even In the driest part of our prairie sectloni. This ie one of tho first requirements In making the farm home comfortable- eren lirtho winter. We realize all too well that in many, many cases, tbo farm Domes are not what their owners Tvqald vrisb, for tha reason that financial- conditions tbat must be faced and it will take time to change, but in respect, that of trees, very if any outside'of labor Is required.- The shel- tef, 'be the farm established and grow and de- Velbp'M'the farm Is developed. Other Improvements can .be made us the fa'ra'revenue permits. a open sheoVtii. a comer of whlcli' is made a low rflrawsiovered fileeplnc berth, well bedded Inside, and where MAN GOES OVER BANK WITH HORSE field nature, ns well an the winter feed known lo have been badly attacked by some disease. t 2. or bruis: oi tbuers, 3. Before cutting, soak them In either: (a) Corrroslvc sublimate solution, 2 ounces In 25 gallons of water for four hours. sive sublimate Is a deadly (b) Formalin solution, 1 pint In 30 gallons.of water for two hours, 4. When culling tubers, keep a Jar 'it formalin at hand! with a spnro Imlfo In It and, when a tbuer Is cut v.-hlch shows any discoloration, dis- card 11. drop the Unite Into .the jar, an'l the other one for the next tuber. y. Do not plant potatoes in a wet, she can wander about a barnyard witb her charges 'until they are we; the become hardened or usi the-gradually increasing cold.-.Pro- vided ihelr sleeping pen Is dry little crippling will .t'nsue. If they have the later stages of the. nhrslng poriiid with a containing a and ,a :rough of tsklsi (Uxeck ao m'iy be carried on .'tferbaga the winter on the self-feeder' with a warm 'elopu'y drink daily .atfaS4vsuppIy.rtf earth, ashes and charcoal. From evidence available at Ottawa during thj past FEDERAL EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR EX-MEMBERS OF THE FORCES Tills I'und Is being admin- istered by the Canadian Pat. rlotlc Kund. The territory cov- ered by the Luthbriilge Brauch hns the following boundaries. and Little River. Boundary. and Foremost. and lllood Re- serve. Claims upon this Kimd are solely based upon UNAVAIL- ABILITY OF EMPLOYMENT or ENFORCED INADEQUATE EM- PLOYMENT during the months of December, January, Feb- ruary and March. 1920. Before appllcallons aro eli- .glblo for conslcfjrallon Appli- cants -must secure a Certificate from the authorized repreeenta- tivo of the Department of Sold- iers Clvlf (Lethbrldgo This notlca Is Inserted Tiy tbo Le-thbHrigo Branch of tbe Can- adian Patriotic. Kimd who will the bringing to their notice., tiy enyow; knowing tho circumstances, cases ftpparoatly eriglblD for financial aid. Write or tclepliono. CANADIAN PATRIOTIC FUND (Lctlibrldga Branch) Room JOS Sherlock Building Phone 701 [rom the arable land, It may be pre- sumed (ha; lor each acre of rough pasture land, carrying from S to 5 head ot sheep, there should be one acre of crop land. Oa this basis a 100 ncre farm, half rough posture and half tillable land, should carry 160 to 200 breeding ewes with their lambs, to- gether with.three horses, S cows, and 2 calves per year. farm flock is a source o! re- venue twice per yesr. In the spring the wool clip yield s on an average undralned soil, for such soil furnishes conditions favorable to many diseases. Stcrass Ccnditlona 1. See that the potatoes are thor- oughly ripened, and exercise tht great- VHRNON, Bulko, aset killed last, night j :aned, ABJsttVstewart'ajTallway construe-' ed to tion caiiipyneAr iVernoa. .'-He was lead- iig ra' fecrse rope WbicJi was! irrnpped UghUi- over bis wrist, when i the became frightened and ran wray.'drEssins' the'imfBrtunale man a cooii'iferaMe diatince over tho rocis bafprs both horM'and mm went over tho'Sanlr. '-.-Bnlkb.-.Vv'ais' quite dead when pick- being-crushed and his'body bruised and1 battered. Ho had only been working hero a lew weeks Doming from KMnloops where some o! hia relatives two -years, -tJl -of managemenl ill result in less mortality than any other. The Ory (juarters, exercise In the Ijamyard self-feeder as a constant source' of nourishment arft apparently -responfeible. Beware 6f a meal ration wlti too much fibre. Ground oats, 2 parts, or one part each -'of -barley and oats; shorts. .1 .oil meal 10 per ce'riL, constiiules a good ration for the growing pig." Blevalor 'screen- i ings of high may at four months of age'. and the corn Increased considerably as the pigs j near the finish. Milk In some form To love-'one that is great is nlmost to be great one'j Neckar, avoid any injury to the is the best feed 'of all. Failing this, tankage may be-supplied in a box eat care lo tbuer. 2. Keep the temperature o! tbo store room about 36 degress, F. Pota- toes freeze at 2G-2S degrees, P., and freezing must be nvotden. There should be ample venlila- ur small self-feeder; Clover or alfa bay In a will bo great- ly relished and Is. a cheap winter sup- plemcnL too frequently forgotten. Aslies, charcoal, soda, earth, etc., are of 7 to 10 pounds per owe which ;it (he conacrvp.tivo price of per surface of Ihe tubers, pound neta about Again Iambs 4. Direct Minllght consisting of wethers and owes not eluded, reserved for breeding purposes, arc arketod in the early fall. These do tlon with sufficient moisture lo lire- very necessary. Such bogs should be vent the potato drying, but not enough (ready for market In April or May, to to condense on tbe when there Is usually a good demand. Hay and Green Feed For Said in Carlots Only Al quality upland hay. Free freight. Green feed cut before the frost, well cured -jnd lota of nuts in It. Sen sample) and tsk OUT SMEATON 12H 1st Ave. S. Phone 859. ot require much feeding other than It Is of the utmost Important to spray rceularly during the growing In Irrict, the fall HUer Is all too fre- mienlly n losing rroposition. By ex- rare in the brccOlug ot the ROW and in her summer care, by hous- ing her and her litter as suggeMed in season, since, more particularly in [the late fall and fall litter he milk of their dams and gooJ sue- the case ot Lalo Blight, mentioned ilcnt fonigc such as can be had on I above, "Uc-re is a direct relationship ny farm at lhat lima If plans are I between the diseased plant nnd the aid properly. Such lambs weighing j later rotting of the potato in sicjrr.ge. rom 70 to 100 pounds at'time of ship- ]n jhis nrlfcle. however, -we have aim-1 ,eiU In late August :md September, ed to emphasizing (1) the planting ave brought as high as per cwt. of healthy tubers, disinfected.so as lo man. September this year they brought' fckjii externally adhering diseases and may be made a profitable "sido line" without Interfering with ihe EOW'.I chances for her mala efforts, the spring Utter. G. B. nothwcll, Acting Dominion Animal Husband- H.OO per hundredweight or or Ihe average lamh. Tha cost of eed for a ewe for one year is around 5.00. Against this there Is a revcnno or a prolit over feed of 110.40. This Is on a oasis of one lamh per ewe. The extra lamh often obtained ill care of ail losses and still help to swell the profits. If pure hrrf iheep are handled and the choice ram amhs arc aold for hrrnding purposes his 'income per ewe would ba consid- erably Increased. deo. M. Mulr, Asslslanl in Animal Husbandry. (2) the provHIng of conditions in storage which will reduce the losses from rotting to a minimum. SALVAGE YOUR OLD MACHINERY (Farmers' Advocate.) Farm machinery, when discarded NEW COUNTERFEIT BILL should be carefully gone over with a Jan. thing now in tho of bogus money in tills city a( least, was discoverer, by a local business house yesterday Recently there was passed on a rcsentntivc from a Moncton firm pape (British Board of Trade Journal.) The Brazilian Congress has been -.currency purporting to no a jio Hoy view to saving the parts which havo of wn whicll not been worn and which may be proved w uo lrarl av.iilabln for fuluro use on olher tna- n good bln t 0( chines, or for other purposes. There are always many braces, near wheels, bolts and nuts that can be used again. When the machine is discarded, in- stead of hauling it to an obscure place to rust away, why not take it apnrt PROPOSED IRRIGATION SCHEME IN BRAZIL and place the usable plocea or parts In ihe machine or work shop? It lakes only n little time to Uikc the machinery apart buforc It becomes over In the construction ru.sty and many pieces thus secured of Irrigating canals am in olher works will coma in handy. The fraudulent bill was cleverly cor celvod. but rather clumsily made. geniuno bill liad been cut in two an joined to a counterfeit half. SERVlCE.-This Bank, for the past 45 years, has done its share in the development of the business of the Do- minion. Our experience and equipment are at tbe- service of every customer, M THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA J. C. SCOTT MANAosn ISTK STftEET NORTH G. F. BLETCHEFI AVENUE SOOTH P. BILUhlGTON MAtwacn AND STERLING afUNCMKS t-. G. THOMAS MANAUU COALHUF1ST BRANCH W. B. FERGUSON MANACEH COALnALE BRANCH C. T. McKINUON MANASZR BURDCTT BfTANCH VICTORY BONDS WB BUY AND. BELL THESE BONOS AT THE MARKET PRICE PLUS ACCRUED INTEREST WE RECOMMEND THE PURCHA8E OF THESE SECURITIES 5i s MACLEAN BLOCK CALGARY. ALBERTA M-V FARMERS' BUSINESS For -the past 64 'years, this Bank hat, particular attention to the busmen 'of Farmers. We have helped many over the rough places, and have aided many more to tie highest plane of success. _We are prepared to extend you every aid within legitimate banking practice. Come in at any time and talk over your affairs with us. You are alwaya welcome. MCRCHANTS BANK. Head Office: Montreal CF CANADA. EsublUhed 1694. 1BTHBRLDGE BRANCH, R. J. DINNING, Managet THE ROYAL BANK OF CANADA 1 Sons and .Danslfe Have Great Opitiitjes Tofoj They never had better chances 4o make and to save money. is the'tlme to lay" the. foundation ol future prosperity by cultivoting (he habit of thrift There w a Savings Department at every branch of this banfc staff will be glad to you how lo make the first deposit. Capital, and Total BRANCHES' Letlibridee B. B. McKar. JAnvrer Magrnth .......___.................... J. K. Atkinson, Manager Cardston W. It Mctfay. Manager Taber.........................-......... J- W. Doran, Manager tending lo Improve certain regions, and permit of denped population In areas lhat now shortage. complain During n rush season a sprocket or br.ice may on the hinder, mower of labor: or some ottirir machine and Ihla will necppaltfile a Ions trip to town. would cerinlnly tin a money and In view ol tho fact that some of the most Important regions of tho He- saver If Iho very piece you wanted public would bn affected very favor-1 had been laid avray anil rould be used nbly by tbo construction of each I for the repair. II a salvaslng system canals, It ii contended by thoao In is followed many parti will thus he official circles thnt the project eventually succeed. will DROUGHT KILLING CATTLE IN SOUTH AFRICA found in tlio work aliop tho dc- iay rut to minutes. bolts and flits can nhvaye usrrl In building or ropLiirfnfj j iiKirhlnrs. racist ami othr-r fpnn A severe drought In South Africa, embracing tho Transvaal, the Orange Free State and Iho Cane, is causing not ly reduced. only grain losses, but losses nmong live stock according to recent reports. int-nt. onn ijilrcluue b1 rloro cfun- ion ftn fhn rivrr.'iR'? Tfinn than bolts imty. This oxpcn.ic can be; great- '.'In destroyed (be rnslrlenort of W. HlicrMnn. I'iclon; ttio rontnuta wore a total Joss, An Koslon, Pa., man fall afluop In .1 chair. On waking he found his rlRlil fool ar.i] in Irylng to tlin ronin fcill, unciiirini; I'if- numb les. 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If you can think of ft way of Improving some -artlclft'or process already in use, or If you ct.n Invent'a new uRftfnl dnvlce or process or article manufacture, you art on tho road to fortune. Dsnnlaan made a fortune from a single I'repaio how to meet thR demands of Industry In All Fields for New Ideas and Now Inventions. Hefora sending your Invention to any attorney or mnnufactiircr or filscloslns your Invention, write for our free blank form PUOOP OF COXCEPTION la order to prelect your invention and securo'your rights. TTE AUVEntlSE our Cttcnf Free fn IMJVSTTltAI, CANADA, TTBIrh In the OfSclnl Hax'tlnc of Ihe Manufaclnrerw Aflpioctntlnif. II puja fo bnre Service. for onr aeir Dooklct "Patent BANK STREET, OTTAWA.CANAPA. _ I Adnrsihistrator or Executor If a man rtles without having appointed an Execator, the Coorl nppolnla m AitminlsSrotcr to wlml up hi3 affaire. Thu Administrator, ivhen no Wiil is !cfl. illatributcs tho Ealnte tho legal heira. TLtf previous nwtier's vrioh'.'a are not consulted. An carries out the uul recedes no more for his services than Ihe ActatEistrcit'jr. This Company r.c'fi ar, iitecntor under Wills, Our r.re to have you for InTorrnatlon, or belter ctlll. to 'haTB r. r-t'sona' interview abotit.the ways in which ihe Com- pany may Berro you. end l Company, IUU AND LETHBHIDOE, ALBERTA LETHTRIDGE OFFICE: fl.ANK OF COMMERCE BU1LD1NO, i J. McNICOL, INSPECTOR. Publlo Administrator nnd Official Atiionee for the Judicial Dlttrlotf of Ue'Jibrlilg'.', Maclcod, Medlolno Hat, Calgary, Red Sttltlcr, The British Canadian Trust Co. Notice IF given that a dividend at the rate of six per cent, per annum-upon the paid up (Capital Slock of this Company has been declared tor tho half year ending 31sl December, 1919, and wilt he payable nt tho office of Iho Company on nnd alter the dny of January, 1050, lo shareholders on reran) op. 31al December. BY O'RDER OF THE BOARD, QEOKGE W. PARSONS, l.ethbrldRe, Alberts. 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