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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SAtlirtDAYv JANUAny 19,1918, TilE tETHBRlCtGB DAILY !1ERALI> PAGE SEVEN^ OF INTEREST TO The Call to Greater Production Throughout the country there was ft n'plcnd (I reH^bnse ihirlnK IDIT to /the oall (or Ii\arett8oa agricultural pro-' ductlon, Ijiirgor"^ crpps wero raised on the tarmsi anil city dwellers by tho cultivation of gitrdohfi nnd vncaht lots contributed greatly to the' huccosb at Canada's ottoitg to relieve the worldwide food Bhortage, Greatef production ot food supplies than ever Is re-lutrod next year, for Mold crops arc not only roaulred to meet Immodlatb human noods, but Increased production of hogs, dairy products, and beef nro (tepondent upon such crops. Tho production of maxlmim crops (lomands constant watchtulnoss and effort on tho part/of the farmer, fruft-growor, and vaqnnt lot cultivator In order that such crops may bo protect-fcd from the numerous i)eBts that.attack theirt. Wo ropoat: "Crop pro-toctlop moans crop production." In-soot pests destroy annually from 10 to 25 per cent.of all crops.grown. Tho tntnl the country Is enormous; if wo Express the aggregate loss In-tllctod annually by. Insect pests to the Hold crops 6f Xanada- In terras ot wheat we find that the. total loss Is HUfficient; to feod the entire popuIaT tlon of the country for one year. Much of that loss can be prevented. At the present time It Is Incumbent upon lis to take every .means to prevent It. Ii.sects can be its effpctlyo as enemy Bubmarlnes In destroying food supplies. i.,l':e submarines, they 'are Insidious In their . operations. I They must be sought'out and destroyed. Now Is the time to make preparations for next ; ear's offensfvo. To be l>repared Is half tho battle. Lack Pi foresight and duo preparation means disappointment and loss. Tho groalor cost of production and the greater need of more crops muUes crpp protection all the taoro necessary. Utilize ti. present qutet sea jn to make plans for next year's campaign. According to the crops,that are grown and the insects that occur ,^n your district make ^ireparatlons now tor preventing II A their ravages next i.enson; Owing to the sudden demand durlilK the period when Insiscts wore active las^ sutttmer for Inseotlcldea such ap. letKlarsoriatt, and Paris green, a sorloiiii sliprtago occurred In many'placoii, with'conab-qtient higher prices. "Thic c�n be avoided It growers will obtain their requirements before spring. Ipsoctlcidek are the growers' ammunUion, atnple supplies of which are necessary to a sucoosstul offensive. FrUU-grbwers should now determine thoir requirements and take steps to: meet them. Orowers ot potatoes and other field crops subject to insec* attack,should obtain supplies ot the stdhdard ii^Beoti-cldes to meet their needs: arsenlcaU for insects such a8 grasihoppers, potato-beetles, cutworms and other caterpillars that devour t^xe foliage; contact Insecticides such aa whale-oil soap and nicotine preparations for such Insects a3 plant lice or aphlds. All Bpr^iylnu _ machinery should bo thor oughly overhauled, (jSeaiipd, and oiled In roadlhesa for use when riaqulred In the spring, as the spring i* a busy time toF'the grower. Such timely preparation will mean not only, the saving of time-an Important roatler when labor Is scarce-but It Will also mean the saving of crops, (pr a few days' delay In applying preventive. or control measures will frequently result In serious losses (lom insect pests; ' When It Is possible rubbish and trash of all kinds should be cleaned up and burnt. A clean farm, orchard, or garden means fewer, ipaect peats. Weedy fences and flenda and accumulations ot rubbish provide hiding places for these crop destroyers. It will be advisable to watch fefeeda of all kinds that are. stored under cover, as these are sqbjapt to tho attacks of many insects, auch as weevils, etc. .Seed peas and, V^illy will shortly move Into their Fnrinerv State That Soil a^d Moisture Conditions Are of The Beat Farmers of Southern Alberta are ieaaed the Raymond Ifotel of Charles McCarty. The deal Involves bAth the hotel and restaurant. Mr. Nlnholson succeeds De Voe Woolf In the management of tho establishment, Mr. Woolf taking charge some time ago, when StoAvart Card relinquished the place after conducting It for nine years. Another big land through recently when Thomas For-� sytli purchased the E. t). Kessler's rancli of 100 acres. Tho price paid wns In tho neighborhood of $21. This in. eluded the ranch fixtures such aa house, barns, etc. .lohn Klder and family, with exception of Mamie, have gone to Lctti-hridgp, where thoy will live tor the deal was put next couple of months. year, according tp what t'-.e Herald can ! learn from conversation with farmers 8tTo7aB"man7aB'pMlilbie bf the'con-'who come to the,city th�se days. Soli aploiious, white eg^ clusters in which the Insect passes the winter; they can bo scraped off the trees, tencev, etc., or swabbed with creosote. Much injury next year will be. prevented by taking such' steps during the coming winter and early spring before the buds burst. Farmers, fruit-growers and others are urgently icquested to make the fullest use of the offlcea of the Entomological branch. Enquiries or calls tor assistance addressed io tho Do-!year's crop, minion PntoinologlBt, Department of Agriculture, Ottawa, to whom all communications may bo mailed free of postage, or charge of our field laboratories In tho various provinces, will,be given Immediate attention and all the help possible will be rendered to secure the protection of crops. It is the desire of all those offlcors to assist to the fullest extent ot their powers. Let them help you to protect your crops and thus increase our food supplies which are so vitally essential at the present time. i and moisture conditions are good, they state, and if the normal amount of precipitation Is received In May, June and July there will bo heavy yields. . Southern Alberta wont.Into the winter with |es> moisture than In any year since the tali of 1�13. But during December the apowfall was exceptionally heavy, and early in .lanuary gen-� tie chlnooks..carried off tho snow, tiio relultant water Boaking Into tho soil which had been prepared for next A Lucky Strike farmer new home. A btislness deal of more than pass Ing interest was consumated here a short time ago, when Chris. Nicholson [estion on Eczema it will take Just a tew moments to step In and ask us what our experience states that there is more water In tho has been in the way of grateful cus-. sloughi than therb has been since he tomers l^Vlth the soothing wash of may uo mauou iree m , came to the country. A. D. Mills of oils, D. D. D. Your money back unless to ary ot the officers ln\*-*^^ Turin district says tho soil Is full the first, bottle relieves you.-J. D.! Putting Off Until Tomorrow! DELAY IN THE MAKING OF A WILL HAS CAUSED MANY AN ESTATE TO PASS TO THOSE FOR WHOM IT WAS NOT INTENDED. DON'T HAVE THIS HAPPEN TO YOURS-PROTECT THOSE DEPENDENT UPON YOU BY HAVING YOUR WILL DRAWN IN LEGAL FORM TODAY, AND APPOINT THIS COMPANY YOUR EXECUTOR AND TRUSTEE. The Trosts and Guarantee Company, limited Calgary, A Iberta PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR AND OFFICIAL ASSIGNEE FOR THE JUDICIAL DISTRICTS OF LETHBRIDGE, MACLEQt, MEDICINE ' HAT, CALGARY, RED DEER, 8TETTLER. ' ORSIGKHEADAGHE Beat for Liver and Bowela, for Bllleua-ncaa, Sour. Stomach and Cen>-tlpation. Get a lOcent box how. Furred Tongue, Bad Colds, Indigestion, Saiiow Bkln and Miserable Head-echea come ,from a. torpid liver and clogged bowel^, whie|� cause your stomach, ,to,tJ^eQorae.^UJe^ .iWlth undigested food'; whioliso'ur^ and ferments like garbage in ai swill barrel..That's .the first stop to untold mlsOry^in-dlgeatlqn, foul gases, bad breath, yellow skin, mental fears/everything that its horrible and nauseating. A Cascaret tonight will give your constipated bowels a tliorough cleansing and straighten you out by morning. They work while you sleep-r-a 10-cent box from your druggist will keep you feeling good for months. Millions ot men and women take a Cascaret now and the'n to keep the|r stomach, liver and bowels regulated, and no^ver kno\NUT ^leansillg, too.-Advert. Business Men S^y Farmeni Must Not Be Hampered by Too Many Laws of moisture a fairly good distance down; ' Reports; from Nobleford are to the same effect. The present moisture should give the spring sov.-n grain a good start and carry it through to the May rains. It i^ estimated that Southern Alberta Hlginbotliam ^ Co., Ltd., druggists.- Advertisement. �Frnra Our Ojjij-f�tTeillw.n;8Port � cabs and other cars tor hirp. � which was very full. ' A.'W. Mitchell,___ F. Knapp and A. Haley were re-elected , " �'� i i ,i .i . ,, .,,.. ^aagaaea trustees tor Coaldale,. Bia'st Coaldalo and South Coaldale, respectively, and J. K. Hart was elected ;to, represent North ?oaldale, a district which tornir erly had no resident ratepayer and was represented hy.W.H; Piwsl^n, an official trustee appolnt�)JKag-ed as Seoretary-Treasurei^, Assessor, Tax Collector, etc,,;. , . , ; , A ntimber of the yoiiiig 'men from this district are attending the Tractor School. i2onductedbjr the.t.H. O. in Lethbridge. The sniall tractor hag come Into so general uae that such a school will be found'very helpful. \ Fred Coloren has been on^ the sick list for the pa^t �,moro hogs and cattle of a g0Q4; type. ,^ Hay continues to' move quite freely and at a good price; although it is expected that the totailioutput will not equal that of former yean,'so much more being toir hereAthiB winter. There are sevoralshfep'camps in this distriot'this ^winter.:~ THB T o eis STANDARD BANK of canada 1 HCAO OrfllSB - TORONTO ' Your surplus earnings in our Savings Departnlent earn interest at current rate. J. C. SCOTT. Manager, . G. P. BUTCHERTliUiiHar. > D. A. CURRIE. Ac�MiSikiit-ia-Ciis s36 I3tii St. Nortli. 4lli Avenue South.  ( CoalhuNt. THE CANADIAN^i^NK OFCOMMERCi r CAPlTAkPAlb Up^I^OOO^OOOTRESERVB f\INA,\ iray to do S(^ is to buy a DRAtT-^XA The Canadian ^anlc of CoUii^ef^i;; ' 4,' ." The 'cos|^ ia moderate. App&|(i *"' M'.'foiT'particulars. '^'ikt^tL This Book Witt help yoti Stop the Leaks in your Farm profits W Farmer can do wltlt Coor .  � Crete'"-a title thin mcily deacribea it, but does not live spy i'dea of how vital jts help ia to you.' To realize this you've sot to under; stand that Concrete is a big (actor in; pucceiisful farming' J urt c�)(isider tha common le^iks your farm is lubjec^ \ to. and how Concrete j11 This Tractor And invite call and see us before the next school opens in February. El* .....:j 00767937 53 ;