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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta EIOIIT r.FJHBRlDGB DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, ,4ULV 10, 1920 TQ JHE FARMER i "T. Washington State Farmer Will Pay per Acre For Irrigation Basin Project Report-' ed Feasible at That Figure for Cost of gate Acres. Columbia basin Ir- rigation project, using a gravity supply ot .water from the Pend Oreille river, under present conditions, will cost when completed J171.40 per acre with water delivered at the farm unit, ac- cording to the report ot the Columbia basin survey commission, submitted p. to Governor Louis P. The crop results now being obtained on adequately watered areas In the state justify a development, cost for the Columbia basin much higher per acre-, says the report. Reclaim Acres After more, than a years Investlga- f tkra of available1 sources of water supply and of methods of distribu- tion and after making a complete laud classification Columbia basin area, the recort submitted to tue governor shows that 1.75S.OOQ acre-s lu Adame. Grant. Franklin auj Walla Walla counties can bo reclaimed. ''Depending upon the size of individ- ual ownership, from to farms will be according to the report, .-.vblch also shows "by using a. gravity supply from the Prad Orellle, which' Is the most prictical tud economical source, there will be or thro- times the amount of ilted I necessary to meet any Irrtge- Harl yesterday lion demand." The report also contains studies of water supply from Weustchee and from tho Columbia river, showing a slightly higher cost per acre of tha former and tho Jntcasibility of the latter.' The areas wiibin Columbia bisln that could be watered sources: however, are considerably less than those proposed to be irrigated and will require small pare it for irrigation. The Road to Independence Trouble comes 'to'all of us at one time or another. The mar, with a snug bank account, it fortified against the "slings and arrows ol outrageous It is the duty of every man to lay asidr something for the inevitable rainy day. Open a Savings Account take your first step along tha road to Indebendence. Held Office: Montreal OF CANADA. Established 1864, IETHBR1DGE BRANCH. R. J. DINNING, Bllnchu lUo c! B.ionlioJNobl griKr I Man ch open SECURITY A Savings Bank Account not only provides an assurance for the present, but guarantees you security in the future; ISA To save is to THE CANADIAN BANK OFpMMEECE PAID-UP CAPITAL RESERVE FUND LBTHBR1DGE Rcikic, Jlanagw. from the Pend Oreilla. Gist of Findings la a resume of Us investigations the commission shows: There la aa abundance, of water that can bo conveyed to tho Columbia basin lands by gravity. no serious engineering features. Tbe i.-rigable land is ot excellent quality. Much ot It has been tilled e to pre- The topography of tho Columbia basin lauds lends itself to an economi- cal distribution 'et water. Tho i. productivity of the land has been amply proved by results obtain- ed on srnairtracls within this area. The splendid climate, abundance of surjshlne, long growing season unil the fertile lands assure abundant and de- peiidabie -i "The application of water to the Columbia basin will yield prod nets vrblch wltr add greatly to the wealth of the slate and nation, savs the report. "Lack ot adequate rain fall tipoh the 'greater part ot the area Is. the only factor .which, has prevent ed It becoming a thriving agricultural region. In soil and climate it Is prob ably unequaled by a similar area in the country.' Adjoining the area which can be irrigated by a gravity water supply, according, to the report, aro acres ''which are not suited for in- tensive cultivation, but which will largely be available for grazing. An additional 91.000 acres can Irrigated by pumping less than 150 feet in height and acres by a higher lift. Pumping areas, however art not included in the present 'estim atcs of the commission. Develop power Also During'the'irrlgation season' it wii be possible to develop power for pumping or other use varying from to horsepower at drops in the distribution system. 'The project will be' settled rapidly as water Is available fo> the several units savs the report, 'now largely. In1 private ownership "With focal development v.i.11 Iran portalion erallable throughout the re glon, agricultural conditions "whicl will equal or eicell areas now irrl gated In the stale, these lands return to tho settlers every >ear substantial profit over, all costs." According to the. commission, it nV I be able to control pntas at I settlers 'can acquire farms an} it'ex i pects to prevent an unregulated state ment In advance at' the :-distrlbu .ion of water. Let us be known as A THRIFTY PEOPLE! Let us stop spending heedlessly and needlessly, and begin to save now and save regularly. THERE IS A SAVINGS DEPARTMENT AT EVERY BRANCH OF THE ROYAL BANK OF CANADA AND, RESERVES I.'.......... TOTAL FREE OF TERRIBLE AfW Ywr> of FRUIT-AVT1VES" MADAME HORMIDAS rOOY 824 Chaiphin St., "For three years, I was HI and exhausted Kid 1 suITercd constantly from KUvyfrxtie ami Liier Duaie. My healt.U iras miserable and nothing in tlw way of medicine dad moan) good5" Then I sUirted 'Fniit-s-tiresV and the effect wu remarkable. I began' to improve immediately tad ihinroiuierfulfniU medicine mtared me la htohh. All the ollpaiiu, headaches, indigestion and con- st! pation wHWrelieved and onee more I was Tell. To allxno jnffer from Indigestion, Constipation, Rheumatic Pains or great Fatigue, I adriss the UM of Madame HORMIDAS KOISY, trial size 23e. At all dealers or sent postpaid by iiuit-a-tiTes Limited, Ottawa, Ont, EGG-UAYING CONTESTS Record of Performance AA. SWAT THE The presence of male'fclrds Inline: flock during the. summer months has a decidedly detrhuentalVeffect -upon the quality of eggs and poultry pro- ducers lose many thousands of dollars annually through-the presence of par- tially Incubated, and bad eggs., in the produce they market. Reports are now being received from all parts ol the country of the number or partial- ly incubated eggs appearing in current receipts. Producers- .do not .realize that it is unnecessary for a fertile .egg to be placed under a broody hen to cause the-germ to grow; c, :tompera- lure of seventy degrees is sufficient to start Incubation. if the-heat-ia constant the development of the chick will continue, but if it ceases or Is intermittent, putrefaction at once.sets in and the egg Such egns have no place or value in ship- ments, and Ehoulil they get to tho Lethbridge Branch E. E, MacKay, Manager Branches Also at Magrath, Cardston and Taber. HAY FOR SALE IN CA LOTS IN LETHBRIDGE AND OTHER POINTS at PER TON, F.O.B. LETHBRIDGE FOR. INFORMATION, APPLY-. J. A. WEI BOARD OF TRADE BUILDING V PHONE 1012 OR DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, EDMONTON consumer the consumptive demand Immediately falls off. The male bird Is not essential in egg prodnctlon, his usefulness Is over when the supply of fertile; eggs for the season has been secured. The hens will lay just as many eggs when the.male bird has been removed and the eggs will bo moro suitable for con- sumption, packing or storing! Fur- ther, there is a distinct financial gain to the producer who markets infertile eggs, because the best trade in many cities offers a premium of from one to five cents a dozen for Infertile eggs. Then there Is tho question of feed. H costs money to feed poultry, and I with feed at Its present value, the consumption of feed by. males kept lor no particular purpose is a serious economic waste. The reason for this Is that tho best prices for lire and dressed fowl prevail iu tlio spring and early summer, During the sum- mer the price declines, and by Ihe early fall when many producers de- ''oldo to market their male birds, Mower than'prevailed in tha j spring has to bo accepted; the pro jrtucer tints losing the Amount per pound tho market has declined, plus the value of the feed consumed by the i birds during Ihe Bummer months. This financial loss takes on.a more serious aspect when It Is coupled with Iho amount charged hack by tho whole- saler for the bad ami partially lu'cub later! eggs .thai have been marketed. i Farmers and others selling eggs for market should, therefore, need no urg- ing to kill off, dispose of, or at least remove tho male hinla from the flock after the breeding Reason. Farms.) The- Dominion Experimental Farm will -conduct- a-.-aecoml series' of Egg- Laying Contests bcsimiine-November conlinuo for 52 consecu; tive The name's and locations of the contests will be as follows a Contest Canadian' Eg'g-Tiaying" (Contest, i rjerlmental-Farm, Ottawa, Ont. Provincial Contests Prince Edward Island Egg Laying Experimental Station, Char- lottelown. P.E.L Nova Contest, JSiperfiSsatarFarm, Nappan Con lest, "Experimental'JStstlon, Frederic ton, N.B. Quebec Egg-Laying Contest, Experl mental Cup Quc Ontario Kgg-La'ying Contest; Bipe: mental Farm, Ottawa, Ont. Manitoba Egg Contest, ET perlir-icnta.! 'Farm, Brandon, Man. Saskalchewan Egg-Laying, Conte'El Experimenlal Farm, Indian Head Sifsk. lAlberta Egg-Laying Contest, Expert mental Station, Lethbridge, Alta British Colimibja Egg-Laying Con test, Experimental Farm, Agassiz B.C. "Canadian" Is open t enlrles- from tho 'Trovii; cial" is confined to entries-within th Province in v it Is situated entry fee for the Cana- dian Egg-Laying Contest at Ottawa Is fee for vinclal Contests One-fifth of the .entry foe must accompany the'ap- which muat be received be- ore August lallii must 3 paid upon noltficatloii of accept- ance of the entry which .will be by September 30th. Should the entry not >o accepted, the first payment will ie refunded, hut should Ihe balance .f the enlry fee nol'be received-by October lOih. the application will be cancelled-and the first payment for- !elied. Failure to forward-the pen when instructed automatically for- feits the feo application is cancelled. All 'cheques' or money ing coat wt Northeott Barred Rode Lead- ing ia Coatest sults at Brandon, eicerliueula! hew M end of the Slth weak birds laid 1.J39 eg si White WyauuGl'.-s owned by G. F. Ttaatfon .Man., Lund, Stonewall. MaM.. are la third 'and ourth place, being br peo of Barrod KocXi owned J. p. Saskatchewan, dward island and Quebec conten- ts hare no blrda with over. William Northcotl, Junior, of Bed- tBgton. Alta.. has the honor of lead- US In the egg-laying competition lu Vesteru. Canada, now being conduct- ed by the Domlulou- Experimental TDI, Lethbridge. This pen. coutlst- ng of ten Barred Hocks, has produced ,116 eggs since the conlest opened n November 1, 1919. to a statement Issued at he experimental farm here the sear- >sl competitor IB S. H. Jones of Elaine Lake, Sask, who ias receiv- ed 1.006 eggs from his.pen of White .eshorris. Others'iu .the .-test- are Jot .Woods, -Brandon, Barred locks, 761 eggs: Mrs. A. R. elma, Sask, Buff Prplngtous, 623 gss; Herbert W. Gregory, Strath- Alta., White Wj-audottes, D.avid Locksrbio.. Kcrrbbort, Jask., White 642 eggs: rimms and EastvveH, Calgary, Alta., Hack Orpingtons, eggs; Ideal 'oultry Yards, Saskatoon, Sast, iVhlle Wyandottes, 3SS eggs; F. H. i'oung and Sons, De Wirilon, Alia. White Leghorns, .705: eggs; Kerr. and McGunOES. Brandon, Man., 'Golden Campinee, Ho eggs; A. E, Hetherlng on, Kerrbberl, Sask, Silver Sptagled f amburgs, 776 eggs F. H. Young and Sous, .De Winton, OKU the pen of birds leading for the tiirly-fiflh week. The Brandoii Result BRANDON. July A pen of 10 owned by W. H. Howe, Wlri- lipeg, led all Canadian pens In the orders must ba made pajablo at par u Ottawa and made out to the "Ac- countant, for Egg-Laying forms ana rales and regulations will be supplied upon application to the Dominion Poultry ll'isbaiulihesl--'. Central, Experimental hvOttawa, or.the. Superintendent of the Experimental Farm upon which Lhe. contest you wish to .enter, is con- lj-j (See names of contests Sntflea must be made direct tbibe.toffest yon wish to enter along wUh fhn payment before- AugtiBl lath, 1928 K A SUPER-HOTEL wit! sorra -bo lij to houst'df tho i.irccsl jlHilil In tlin VorliJ, the plans forwhlcli i lodaj'. Tho hotel TJI? litilll In five separate units 1 iin'l will fuct! Uike Mlflilknn. i 'Flu: liavo .plannpd i.OOf j mums, and nmong the special ilic building svill lie a theatre Keat- ing people, 100 small kitchens [for tht: IIBR of those'visitors wlvi Ter to rook Ilir-ir own meals, and EI e.ilh Pilfl'.i Si'j.l ;T. K. LOCKWOIDD Urn STREET HORTH G. E. BLETCHER 4TH AVENUE SOUTH P. BILLINGTON MMM'OCT NEW DATTOH AMD STEm.1 BRAMOtCS I.. G.THOMAS MMWOCK COALHURST BRANCH W. B. FERGUSON MAMAQEX i COALDALE' BRANCH ic.T. McKINNON MAKMSOI BUROETT. BRANCH BEANS WITH OLD-TIME GOODNESS Tlicy'ro simple old fashion- pxl ag our nolliers and grandmothers cooked them for us. A littlo catfiup Is nddcil be- cause wo rcincrnter that as youngslerg, wp, always want- ed mother to put a bottled her tomato sauce om Uie lablo the clay we had biked beans. TRY ONF OF QUAKER BRAND PUT UP BY Dominion Canners B. C. Ltd. Head Office, Vancouver, B, C. ego. ire iq pent of 10 Mint contMW. AHtKANIc SANTA KOSA, adSTv July 6f O1U., wu killed epd R. F. ROM c< ud U L, cooicwctUt tTtttor, FWch WM piloting down %t Baftf IMT EVERY MAN RECOGNIZES- the duty he owes to his wife ambmi et Ua ttaiiy to HO that-each one of there It provided for altar Kis u wall before, but la 'many omits to imai.au tall aa' mntjfra' attar and rollow ibaia ol datUa wiaeb. and terital. This British Canadian Trast will bit and their attain being property mntjfra' attar hia demise. -The appointment of thlt Company aa oi under Will, will ufeEai ore oatroiu to 'them. FIFTH STREET SOUTH LETHBRIOGE, ALBERTA PHONE 1MI t FINANC1ALY IRRESPONSIBLE TRUSTEES Are responsible for vast losses in the administration of Estates. Your private Executor may be quite respon- now, but will he be so after your death? rn the selection of this company u roar Eiecutor yoa are tumrei agalust such by a capital acd surplus ot Total over TRUSTS and GUARANTEIE Company, Limited INSURE YOUR CROPS AGAINST H A I L IN THE FEDERAL INSURANCE 1 CO. OF NEW JERSEY Sound Protections-Fair and- Square BIficlent t i f Assets Exceed Five and a Half Millions. Policy Holders' Surplus LOCAL AGENT R. V. GIBBONS ROOM K. STAFFORD. BLOCK THRESHERS AND TRACTORS Kw is tlit TiM to Place Tour B.iitF! Bttort tire lirt We. handle the most popular, WE GIVE SATISFACTION AND NEW TWIN CITY ALL-STEEL THRESHERS s 2M2; 28-48; 3MO Gener and Reeves 15 bar Threshers 24-32; 27-39; 2S-4S; 33-56; 36-80; 40-8J a size to soit everybody The Reliable Dust-Proof Lausons With UlMt EquipmtnU 15-30 and 15-25 h. p.. TIic Monarch Never-SUp Caterpillar tread, Btrrofest and pulling tractor of its size; no slipping. 12-20 and 18-30 TWIN CITY TRACTORS In the following sizes: 12-20; 1M.O; 25-45: Anrt CALL AND INVESTIGATE 'OUR PRICES ,V AND TERMS. IT WILL PAY YOU'. WE' k'AVE 'SOME SPECIAL BARGAINS AT PRESENT. A.NY OF THE' ABOVE IF ORDERED NOW, IMME- DIATE DELIVERY CAN BE GIVEN, McCLENAGHAN TAYLOR SINNOT; LETHBRIDGE; ;