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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta 17, 191S THE LET tl BRIDGE DAILY HEKAfcD PAGE FIVB HE STRUCK IT RlfiHjJTUST Afar Suffvrinf Almost Ywi, "Fniitii-UW Brought Rc.iaf. Mil. WHITMAN BS2 St. Va.Her St., Montreal. "In 1912, I was taken suddenly ill with Acute Stomach Trouble and dropped in the street. I was treated by sevoral physicians for nearly two years. I. was in constant misery from my stomach and my weight dropped down from 225 pounds to 100 Several of my friends advised me to try 'Fruit-a-uves' and I did so. That was eight mOnths ago'.. I began to improve almost with the JlrSl dose. No other medicine I ever used acted so pleasantly and quickly as 'Fruit-a-lives', and by Sioinach Trouble, and all pain and Conslipalion and misery were cured. I completely recovered by the use of !Fruit-a-tives' and now i weigh 203 pounds. I cannot praise 'Fruit-a-tives' H. WHITMAN. 50c. a G for trial size. 25c. At all dealers or sent postpaid by 1'ruit-a-tives Limited, Ottawa. CANADIAN CASUALTIES v Ottawa, Ont., July nadlan; 'casualties now total This total inc'iudes killed, 6534 wounded, and 1895 missing, Mrs. J. H. Hall, a pioneer of Rapid THE RUSSIAN. THISTLE FOLLY (By Prof. Thomat. Shaw, in the Farm- 'Advocate) Analysis lias fcecn made ot plants ot tlio KuHBltin thistle by Professor Ladd of the North .Dakota Kxperl- meat Station. The analysis gives the thistle a Court value, '.vhcu cul at Hie proper Hlago hay, almost equal to alfalfa HBUBUMU of this writers urge that tlio Russian thistle shall ho used thus. Of course, when, the pest is present and the owners of land are unable to cope with it, the plan of cutting it1 and making it into hay is greatly superior to allowing it to 150 to seed, but the idea is simply prepos- terous, in ordinary farm manage- ment iL should .be given no quarter, as, In dry areas especially, it is a most and pestiferous weed. it. has-'fecding value as hay, it is not easily.harvested for such a use. .The branches spread ovi to handle, it will also graz- ing for sheep wb.en tlie plants arc young, hut its growth should never encouraged for such a use. Tho imieli may bo done in destroy llilo wood, or at least to keep It hi dioek. Tlie plurilH aro not np'icially enrly in htmco llitle can dm douo to tiring about germination before sowing tbu' grufii. If, however, due in cxordfiod, the woods j may bis grcutly tlifiinutl HH Iliey come I up in grain by tlie juilicfnuK use ol' ilttu harrowH. .They may be t'iuiily do- JUKI when thoy aro coming 'up. Uy judiciously .harrowing grain lit swell times, Hie weeds will )ba nnK'h thinned and tbn growth of of those tliat oHcapu will be greatly retarded, so (hat tiie shade of tlio grain will keep them from do- ing great harm, in the expert imcc of the writer, harrowing the grain crop two tu four limes lias tended to greatly lessen tlie Ibisllus in the crop. On land Ibat is siinniierfalfowed the thistles may 'he- destroyed by the aid of (ho harrows, providing this im- plement is sufilciently often. Hut the harrow will not destroy iheni af- ter the root has gotten a firm hold upon the ground, nor will tlie disk even accomplish the same In all in- stances. When tlie weeds have thus gotten a start they will come on very fast, especially in summer weather, and to destroy them will call foi gang-plsv.'hiji or cutting them off tie- low tlie .surface of flic ground by an -ill Mm In 'fields Uiat arc cultivated, as corn fields, for instance, it is not (iiflicult to keep tliein hay where- over Hie cultivator can be used, bill aim should be to destroy it where ever it is found. It lie plants may come up more or loss It is iu dry seasons that this plant hi (he hills or in the line of the row puts in its work in grain fields. SEAL BRAND COFFEE not because it is Made in Canada, but because it is the equal of coffee made in any country. CONTIXUISIJ.FROM KKONT PAGE "There are two men in thy liquor he continued. "One he- fort- tho bar and the other behind tho in the cause, tlie other is the effect. Which one hi UIR cause ami which ihy effect? The cause of tlio liijnor traffic is in front of bur: Ihi! man who demands thn drink is responsible for Hie other man being behind tint is the cause of the thjiior iraffic. The man behim! thn bar is the effect, and not the You cannot treat effect iauri ignore the cause. There are two j Hides to tho transaction: one man puls down :iie dollar and picks up ihe botlle; the other puts down the bottle and picks up the dollar. If the one right, the other is right. Yet our minonents want to outlaw the men who sell, and not the men who Quality First! City, Man., is deati- Mrs. Westiake of Cobourg, lias three sons, and a sou-ia-lau-, now in the "50th battalion in England. from growing 'vigorously. In suoh seasons, where it abounds, it will overshadow the grain to its great detriment and It will add greatly to the labor of harvesting. In a country where grain chiefly is sown, in such a season the injury from the presence of the Russian thistle in the crops can scarcely 'be over-stated. It is practically impossible to keep land entirely free from tills weed in an u'nfenced country, as owing to its [shape and lightness when it is dry. it will roll for miles before a driving wind anil may scatter seeds during its entire course. Even a woven wire fence of the averago height is not always a safeguard from its intrusion for it will bank up against the wind- ward side of such a fence betimes, so as to form-'an inclined plane of the thistles as high as the fence and other thistles coming later may sometimes bo blown over into the fenced area. But this happens only in extreme canes. The general fenc- ing of the land will-bring with it the possibility of destroying this weed. But even in .the afoseu.ce of fences, the case may be, and when they jt iiuiy necessary to dislodge Hi em by the use of the spade, the j hoe or by hand pulling. A field may >bc left in a clean condition at that season when cultivation usually ceases, anil later may produce this- tles ot largo size. Fortunately the germinating power of the thistles is relatively short liv- ed. do not retain this power, it is claimed, beyond two or three years. If, therefore, the plants can be kejil from re-seeding, tlie time called for 10 clean infested fields is lot long. The difficulty, however, is to prevent i'R-seediiig; nor can thf plants flourish in sod land. They may yet a foothold around the en- trance to burrows marie -by gophers and badgers, but they cannot flourish in the prairie where the sod is un- broken or in pastures that are made from lame grasses. It is in dry areas tiiat this weed is chiefly troublesome. This is not be- cause it is uliable to, grow as wel' Mr. Spence Replies Spence said that the liquor men should have agreed on their objec- Hon to the act before they started join. Mr. Windie. was objecting that 'the new act wo.uld prohibit. The Cal- pary Herald was objecting because i the act would not prohibit. "Tho he said, "is, to my mind, ;m honest, sincere a! tempt the 111211 of Ihe country to remedy the 'uvi'is of intemperance, to do all in their legislative power to eliminate the evil. I deny the assertion that must siiow the traffic morally wrong. H-we show it is against the public interest ihat is enough.'- "There is a clear line of opposition to this measure. Mr. is here or three representing the liquor interests. a tiad. When he speaks the voice of the there.- men speaks. He is their offi- ONE THING IS CERTAIN "SALADA" Wars may come and go. Prices advance and recede, but you can absolutely rely on every sealed packet ol Salada Tea containing the same high quality that has been our reputation for nearly a quarter of a century. river, which stems Its tide. That is not right. Regulate tlie flow, but also permit ttie flow. "I stand here to say that the Aet Is immora'i. It is based on the principle of compensation. confiacatlon This without immoral men of their profits without compen- sation? He also deplored the unfair- ness of a law that forbids the brewer to manufacture to sell bis goods in the province, other fields was exceedingly keen and business al- hut sent him out Into where the competition princlple." He went on to say that most impossible to obtain. the policy of the Socialists was more I Mr- Spence moral than that of the prohibitionists. Mr. Spence answered his opponents' Tlie Socialists, he said, argued that arguments regarding compensation the wfiiilt.i should be confiscated and by stating that it would be unconati- out every kernel on i1 rows the' whole k'naiih in any when- ____ _ ___ ___....._ __. cutworms, fanners were very keen i voice. Through all his special you mus on .sonic method of slopping this! pleadings of injustice runs ihe voice pest, but far too many of them scorn-j of tbe liquor traffic, and when he to accept gophers'as a nemsary I puts the responsibility of evil on the divided equally, because they had produced Ihat wealth; but, he said, "the prohibitionists cannot aay that j they helped produce this wealth, or else they have been drinking a good deal more than they have lot on." .Mr. Windie referred to the aholi-1 tion of the slave trade by. the British j when the slave owners were iiidemni- J fled. "If they were indemnified lor their losses who trafficked in tlie bodies and so.u'is of men, how much more should the liquor men be in- demnified? "The liquor dealer puts his money into the business on false pretences. He has your approval and sanction. You are ialiing his profits, and throw- ing him out. Having recognized the morality of his business In the past, must compensate him for his (Continued on Page Defy Dyspepsia! evil; and while this the cut-'individual, it is the liquor interests worm has bmi very destructive, the [unloading their responsibility on tlie total 'loss from I his pest is probably man in front of the smugly- less than one-lift h of the destruction jsmilinji, white-aproned liquor men by gophers. who are after the coin. Mr, Windie It may he difhctill, but it is'surely says it would be wrong also for the not impossible to devise some scheme vendors to sell it. This act. cuts out by winch this pcsi can dune away with. The. most costly scheme that could be devised .for-thi'ir eradication liquor as a beverage, atu! the ven- dors. are there to safeguard the public and tlie act. They replace the men who have coined the weakness of men for their own profit. an even ibetter where moisture is am-j experimental fiiriiiK, estimated ill at- would probably not cost one-quarter of the amount in value .which these little animals dcsiroy year by year.! "in voting for this act, the people .J. H, (irisrtaic, dircctor-beneml of; arc merely "taking back the licenses, but rather because the grain and other plants tend to crowd them when the conditions are moist. U is when grain is held back by drought in tlie first half of the period, cov- ered by its growth, that the thistle does harm. Under'such con ditions the grain is hardly worth cut ting iu many instances. lu tlie 'Big Bend country, Washing- ton, the -writer is supervising a acre farm at a place failed Cunning- ham, on the N. I', railway, nearly 100 miles west of Spokane. The objects of the experiments that are being conducted was to prevent the soils from blowing away. The .soil is vol- canic ash, and the suninierfallowiug of (he land, combined with the burn- ing of the straw each alternate year AVOID ENGINE TROUBLES Poor lubrication is the cause of- of -ihsih. Tractor lubricints should be oils made especially for the -purpose. is an ideal tractor It leaves practically no carbon deposits and jjives the fullest possible lubrication. Especially suitable for tractors with close-fitting bearings. STANDARD GAS ENGINE OIL Especially suitable for long stroke, low compression engines. "Stands upV'and lubricates properly in the Hottest cylinder. fruiuus out of the soii soil drifts amazingly thiatle and. tumbling iaken tilt so' that the The Russian mustard have, taken possession. We have found that we can keep' the weeds at hay in the grain crops ,by the judicious use of the weeder. The harrow will not .answer so well, as it sinks too much in the soft vol- canic ash soils We also sheep to help, us out in. the care'ot the summerfallbw. The more thai sheep are Tiscd on such soils the more completely will they prevent weed growth and the more will they firm the soils on which the> tread m that couutn is a distinct gain. Tlie more that sumnievfallows are disturbed by cultivation in those areas the more do they blow GET RID OF THE GOPHERS (Winnipeg Free. Tf am mdnniiial to rise up ti a meeting of fanners and suggest caused Canadian fanners loss in JUM, and of course the greater part of that loss was in the franchises, they have given to the liquor men. and conserving the in- terests of the nubile. I liquor law in Alberta, tlie west, so that between smut a prohibitory measure! It pro gophers our hill of waste is a very hjbits selling In certain '.units. Thl the present the people pro- heavy one. If any commercial busi- ness'was to igiioiv losses of this ex- tent year after year, they i would very soon be in tlic haiiki'uplcy court. CATTLE ON ANNUAL PASTURE AT CLARESHOLM new act is merely carrying out 1o a conclusion the fundamental principles of the present net. The present act is good because it prohibits stilling at certain times and in certain plac- es, not, because it allows selling at certain times. The new act mean total prohibition over the entire prov- ince, "If the new act prevented'inter-pro- (Farmer's Advocate) At the" riaresholm Demonstration Farm last July, 13 acres were seeded jvincial traffic it would be unconsti- to fall rye at one and a half bushels nitional. We cannot interfere with per -acre. Last fall it was pastured jnter-provincial trade. This act does for siv v.-ccks by -10 head of cattle. I everything that the province has pow- This' spring, on 'April 1ft, 43 head of sheep i turned on it and allowed pasture until June J5. This stock came off the rye 'pasture in excellent condition, and will go on to an_oat pasture seeded four bushels per acre. WhVie this demonstration of what can be done is a large stockage per acre in an unusually favorable year, yet the value of fall rye, as a fall and spring pasture, will .overcome many of; the pasture difficulties. It will er to do. "Mr. Windie says if a man falls in the river is not But we always- protect the river responsible. the river banks so that men can't fall in. It is far more-sensible to control the river than to leave it so that it is dangerous. This liquor bill allows the use oE 'liquor for necessary imr- but It does .not permit any overflow tor beverage purposes. .This -bill will do what it sets out to do. If _____ allow for a larger stockage 'of cattle, j will nut the liquor mail out of busi- hogs and sheep, on a' small acreage, and will grow the stock pr stimulate iiK production at a low- cost. It will undoubtedly pay every fann- seed a field to rye this July or first- week in August. It will give good fnll pasture and, early gracing of a luxuriant nature r.ext spring. Leave Taber for B.C. Tuber Times: Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Byers and, their little sons, Carl and Tobn, left on" Wednesday afternoon toi >.anaimo, where they will reside future. Mr. came -to Taber family Scotia HAIL INSURANCE PROPER PRQTECTIQN MEANS NO RISK OR WORRY ON YOUR PART V A littleijudgment and foresight will savo your annual.rovenuo We carry, your risk at the lowest possible rates with FULL PAYMENT OF CLAIMS -----WRITE OR PRONE------ R. V. GIBBONS CO. PHONE 1191 BALMORAL BLOCK Things You Will Need To HarveHt the Magnificent Crops Tiqer Mrld Champion Riiktt; Froat 4 Wppd Cultivators, Binders; Cockshutt Disc Harrows. Wagons, Trucks; Potato Dialers; Democrats and Buggies, Binder twins, etc, Lethbridge-Weyburn Co.. Ltd. Byers and from Nova .three jears ago and "accepted e iiul sitiou as'itit boss at tbe Canada West. that j mine Thomas who also was pit boss jit the Canada West, of land fur wheat to feed gophers ho would be handed to the lunacy commissioners as the onlj proper people to deal his case let it is not extreme to sa1 between the gophers and the uil norms a million aurei, of seeded crop 1 coropamed Mr. flyers, and will rejoin will have been destroyed during theihis family at Narialmo.: present season. .for a mo-j ._____ _______ :_ mejit that Ibis million acres had been, seeded exclusively to wheat and taking the average vield of fie loi the past JO i ears, this means bushels of uhcat, and at least in money but the loss of the lalue 01 the crop ivhich should been raised is not all is generally conceded that land uimiol be prepared tor v heat and Kfciicd for less than so tlieic is an initial of which has actualh oecn anil this loss, the portion occasioned In which is much flie largest, has hern 50105 en, nol foi one season, hut foi eierj season suicp fhc ttcst began1 to produce and tbe greater the area, ihe .greater tiie, loss Surely, if; is time the three provin- cial governments, the farmers' or- ginizalioni. and the railway compan- ies together and devised some unifocm and effective method 01 deal- ing with the gopher pest HIP pres ent spring a '..arm one mill the gophers were otif, playing about ear- March, and those who watched them closely stated that before the end of June the t'hirt litter of goph- ers would he okl-enough to do mis- chief. -This year in Manitoba, when so farmeis arc ven wisely at- tempting to grow com as a fodder crop, had in some districts to ir-sced it three tmwb on account or gophers li t tlr animals en quickl} learned to get onto the town and in a feu hours they clean ness. Mr. Windie spoke again: "It is "true that I represent the Licensed Victuallers' association of A'.berta. i never misrepresent, or apologize, for my statements. Mr Spenoe says "that the liquor men are after the is right. So are all the rest of'us. Just because the liquor business makes profits that Is no reason why it should be'condemn- ed. If that is the ease, the only busi- ness "that" would.., be justified would be a business that makes no Mr. 'Windie refuted his opponent's arguments re the river and the man falling thereinto. He said: "Regula- tion is not prohibition, We will regu- late the course of tbe. river by build- ing dykes and as Mr. Spence suggests, but'that prohibition. Prohibition is a dam. built across the Me also dealt with the principle of partnership, arguing that the of the province were in partnership with the liquor business, and that to suddenly turn out their partner and take in new ones in the shape of