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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 24, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, JULY 24, 1915 THE LETHHRIDGI5 DAILY HERALD PAGE F1VK hy Thomas MI. -su.il If "H for tin- following inn piirtaiiL subject I ui its a grc.it favor. Tin- tjims which should UT more .than Uiui are the complete tc- fur tho vote in Ta- 1 Coaldale Hiirlinn Iliiyuuiiid...... liniKBy Crystal Uiko Hmilpv's....... White's School Neighbor View.. Iron Turin John 1211 I.one Star Sundial...... New How City 15 l 20 36 l.'.-l 10 36 25 14 5S 764 19G .liS. All noils heard Majority, dry, from. PINCHER CREEK Dry Wet Dry Wet Ma] Maj Barnett 23 IS 11 Cowley 53 48 a Beam-is IS 26 .8 Butte 15 46 31 Dry Fork 23 17 6 CrooH......... 8 IS Pincher, Creek.. 114 137 23 Piuclier Station." 32 22 10 Summerview--... 23 3 7 11 Chipman Fishburn 42 21 Yarrow..1-..... lo 2n Totals...... 383 450 All polls heard from. Wet major- ity, 73. and no weeds appear, hut if you dig down and bring the under soil on the lop and sow nothing, weeds will grow right a way, whether the soil is wet or dry.. If one wants to grow weeds turn the subsoil on the top, if anv other crop let as liUJn n( the subsoil come on1 the top ay possible. To confine mv comments to as lit- tle space as possible I will say that the plow that is being used all over tlic west much to do with the weed growing. If the plow or other tool liiiit will (lop the soil riRht over as you would a pancake is the best to grow weeds, and on the other hand if (he plow sets the furrow on edge tlic sown crop wil! have the start of the weeds and keep ahead. Of course, we must expect objec- tions lo any alterations in the pres- ent shape of the plow, specially when thr quantity of the work that can he done wiih them when compared with thai done with the old style plow. The fault is not with the farmer that the country is full of weeds, hut with the plow maker and until a plow is furnished thai will not throw rlio subsoil on the surface iliierc will he nothing but weeds, weens, and it will only he, in rare seasons thai a full grown crop witl be grown. I will go as far as to challenge anyone to successfully dis- pute; what i.s here written. There is nothing to hinder a plow to he made, that with the same or 1 less draught to do us much wotk in the satin1 time and .set the furrow on edge a.s the old walking plow did. In furrow would fold over on its edge and so carry its own weight, where- as the weight of the soil is on the present plow until it is completely thrown over. Thanking you for space, Yours truly, J. M. RITCHIE. therefore, than at lalnr KtiiK- UK. Karlku1 investigations have shown lhat the KruiKcKl rule Ol" growth of mosl plants occurs ju.it pre- vious to tlio time of rioweriiiK and continues inrnu until thy KHOU Is we'i ripened. The amount of should probably he proportioned to Ihe nor- mal rat- growth at tliu different periods of development, lu tliu I'ai'iy of their growth, i its need only .small qiianti- li s il i inon nut K ll s ilicv approach tin.; time of ripening, iftcr which smaller amounts will be tinplc. This inaiHUM- of wakT utiliza- tion Itv plants lias been borne oul by tin moisture dcU'rininatlonu for soil under various crops al different per- iod.-; of their urowth, 1 u liti Jim 01 t wh.'ti UK- first irrigation wjtu applied. [he corn's p; i nd i n fc i fiats in the dif- 1 i ni d j) l rum (d idi.'iiticiit treatine-nt, and the crops riivcn similai troatmimi wore, as nt-ai h is t oiild be judged, in similar con- dition. Tin.; 1'iiTi endings of the vari oils crops were made from one to len (lavs after the first Irrigation. At that time, as hns already been .observed, ihe. yields on Ihc ulats were i largely Thai is. the re- '.spoiusu of tliu miii." to Irrigation wure very ranid. For instance, the early j cuLtinK of peas in was made 1 about one week after the first irri- Cation. Tim maimum plat ykVid was s Ui.C. pounds per jiciv of dry matter; I the and i ho Ai least the differem-is between I (he maximum and iniiiimum yields, j jiluced in one as; the rcMili of ir- j i rifjation. The- early cuitiny of oats Jin r.in-1 VVHS made about one week at'- lor tiie first, irrigation. The maximum yield was pounds per acre of dry mailer; the medium. 1 HO, and the minimum. At least the in-I crease above the minimum yield, am- j omiting lo "10 pounds, must. ho alt rib-j tited to varyliiR the Irrigation, and shows how rapidly and vlgoroufc'ty the plant responds to changes in the. soil i moisture. This is a subject of 1m- j portunce. for it shows that the plant j immediately after an irrigation pro- ceeds 10 use the water in the produc- tion of dry matter. Dangerous Condition Relieved la Time By "Fruit-o-tives" MR. F. J. CAVEEN f prnrd st I ast Toionto l-'or two years, I wis a Tictim of dcuie Ittdigfttian and Gas In The Heart., ami I had pains all over the body, so I coulil hanlly mnve around. I tried all kinds of rmiilidiies but nonp. of ihem did me any good. At last, net in" on the advice of a friend, I decided try 'Fruit-a-tives'. Thought tin.' first last and now I am wi-11, afti-r iisini; only three boxes. 1 recommend 'Fruil-ii-Uves' lo anyone suilcrintr Indijjpstion, no matter how KHKD .1. CAVKKX. Simple Indipnsfion often leads to Heart Attacks, Catarrh of ike Stomach and constant distress of wind and body. If you are bothered with any Stomach Trouble, and especially if Constipation troubles yon, take 'I'ruiva-tives'. 50c. a box, 6 for trial'size, 25c. At all dealers or sent postpaid by Fruit-a-tives Limited, Ottawa, A STUDY IN SOIL CULTIVATION penmental Kir lib, ami t at can be 3. I lord crops form a large pro- portion of every rotation. An at- lempt to farm "a. small area without crop forth in the bulletin aec.ordmi: to vears. Following are a few oi the heneiixs as derived from adopt- the values of commercial fertilizers and the relative virtues of deep and shallow ploughing. Due regard, to Service MISSANABIE (New) ..July 31 METAGAMA (New) ..Aug. 7 MISSANABIE (New) ..Sept. 4 METAGAMA (New) ..Sept. 11 MISSANABIE (New) ..Oct. 9 METAGAMA (New) ..Oct. 16 For full particulars apply to any Railway or Steamship-Agent or Wi C, CASY, General Agent 210 Portage Ave. Winnipeg J BOW ISLAND Row Island, July 23. R-. A. S. Maclarcn, manager of the bank of U. X A., who has been on his.holidays, has "returned and is again at his of- fice. Fred Moerkc, who ran the Alberta I Elevator company's elevator here 2 j vears ago, but who has been at Acmej for the past, year, has returned to j How Island and will run their house hern again this year. W. H. Bickcl of the North-west. Drilling company of Calgary, was a visitor in town yesterday and went from here to the United oil well near Foremost. SAILINGS From Montreal. T.S.S. "ATHEiSIIA" July 25 T.S.S. "CASSANDRA" ..July 30 Cabin Rate to Glasgow Third-Clasa PREPAID TICKETS From Scotland issued at Lowest Hales. Further information from any Railroad or Steamship agent in Canada. Donaldson Line H. E. U-DMAN, Gen. Agent. Vancouver, Granville Street Phone Sey. Winnipeg, S49 Main Street. I'lionc M. .5312. END GERMAN METAL CONTROL Melbourne, July Australian metal exchange is fo be established. The step will be tahen In order, as j Andrew Fisher, the attorney general, j told the house of representatives to-1 day, "to bring to an end _Germnn In- fluence regarding the disposal, of Australian metals." M. 1-1 ughes. tho acting premier, declared that the metal market was dominated by Germans who. ho said, had "ibled Great Britain to the extent pt millions of pounds sterling." Sawdust has heen found fo ho more extinguisher