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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, 31, 1915 THE L-ETH BRIDGE i> A I I, Y HERALD PAGE FIVR THE JOY OF ALIVE AND WELL tailored To Health By Tho Fetnoui Fruit Medicine Fortune Favors Macleod Man at Every Turn in Fierce Fighting at St. Julien CONTINUED FROM F.KON'T J'ACiE My lure, was lilooil him then- anil made IV lice line to-1 lopMiiK ..pcuniri. "i' iiiiif.Kiiv down 1 met ong all ovoY .uul I wns SUIT I was ii mislcr, but luckily cnoiiKli wnuiiil (.11 my iitall was only a nltliiiuult it made my licail smfi ('he band.' My tunic is in a men loo, alii torn to iilccos Iruin Ilie wnnls Vpres. Half-way down 1 about hall a of our hoys BO we all made towards our headquarters lo try and liml something to eat. reached headquarters about six ami found what was left oi till..........." FLYflP Ratlicrcd there. Tlir only officer in was the hrisadicr and what did do In" us.up 10 am! rein hid ,ucks, HDE. ROCI Eochon, F.Q. March 2nd, Ifliri. -I rcirji'.'Cit the mostwonUerfu! benefit from taking 'Fruit-a-tives'. suffered for years from Rheumatism and change of life, and I took every remedy obtainable, without any good results. I heard of 'Fruit-a-tivcs' and pave it a trial and it was the only medicine Ilial really rliit me garni. Now I am entirely well; Rheumatism has disappeared and the terrible, pains in my tody arc all gone. 1 an, exceed- ingly 'Pt-iiil-a-liirs' forsncli relief, and I hope that others who suffer from such distressing diseases will try 'Fruit-a-tives' and get MADAME ISA'IK ROCHOX. Tho marvellous work that 'Fruit-a- tives' is doing, in overcoming disease and healing the side, is winning the admiration of thousands and thousands. oOc. ft bos, fi for trial size, L'Oc. At all dealers or sent postpaid by Fruit-a-tives Limited, Ottawa. Ko ami remioioe i.' i I di'-inK competition all oier a un urn the way, were still lioldmi! Ui K .m., (m- liem-hes away beyond Si. Juiirn (ion. ,f ,mv Kllimv know the trenches 1 mean. s.iim. imr ,lc as the ones we were Vie hart a, ul hell of a time out ,j' j the reserve Uendies liRlil when we started to moic; hm nm ALFALFA PAYS A. I'. Grout or III., who las Ki-own alfalfa for twenty years, "Alfalfa will pay B per cenl. on in an acre it is equal in as slock rood: one acre of alfal- fa is cillial to six of cimotiiy: wliore will net SI.'j.HI per acre, alfalfa vill nrl S.Mi acre. Every farmer should iirO'v ONE THING IS CERTAIN B50 Wars may come and go. Prices advance and recede, but you can absolutely rely on every scaled packet Salada Tea containing the same high quality that has been our reputation for nearly a quarter oJ a century. at im treat distance from' was that the climate and soil ot On- TIMOTHY SEED SITUATION j 'simjjar source oi contamina- lario are particularly adapted to I'rrsrnt -ind prospective high prices i such lulls draw their water llnx-jiri.ii inc. A report oi the pro- tor hav .s the natural elTect I immediate surroundiims and eivdings at Hie coiiierence is emnod- ,-elmn- the areas ihai mav he the soil is more or less saturated led in an pamphlet that n -eeii llepnrls from .he will, organic lillh, the water is in- can he h.ul free hy addressing the I'nile.l Stales' also indicate reducrd evitably llolluted. With hot I'uhlications Branch, Departmcn. ot areas left lo this si'i'il crop. Two- and more alter a spell of dry weather, llic level of the wa- ter in these u.'lls not infrequently is materially lowered. This means tioi crop. '1 thirds oi our suppiv is usually im- ported from the I'nited Slates, where it is grown on laud raa'sim; in value from to SU'iO per acre. This seed comes rather badly hulled hut is par- duets in the water. Further, the higl Vil-irlv free iron! weed seeds. an active decomposition of the or- The prospects ior this year are con-. gallic germ life flourishes and sidenbiv higher prices 'fur limothv the water dov.lons an offensive smell am! prohably becomes nauseating. These are sure indications that tile and they .sighted us wlien about a hundred yards, out of tne Ircriehes, which hy the way we eit lo the tender care of the ll'lli. I hey ie' IIv with iHacllinc gnus, we liad no cover, and as a result about filly ol the boys went under. Hy the time we got oiit oi range were a.l. in. wet through and clabber from head lo foot. You see the ditches were our LIEUT. COM. MAX K. NORTON sunk rs and stajld thcic ior about an hour. Here it was that Sin.in- Jim got hit, getting a chunk j Who lias willi his snbmarin of shell above the riglit eye. They German warships. had 'our raage to a foot and they --------_------------------------------ made it sr. hot for us that we had to get oul, so heat it down the grade to the reserve trenches about a mile hack, which were held by fresh rjiglish troops. Here we found that 10 IOOL. Kinilish troops. Here we lound man only hone null after one has crawled ,rish Majl- ho were through a ditch with about three trendies, 'had disap-! mud and water in it one cannot (h expect to be spick am! span at the mlt abotlt a wwk other euil. __........ ____ lh.lt nre both prisoners in Rains Delay Hay Harvest; Wheat Crops are Good Pincher Creek, July very I warm days of last week have been, followed up with days' of sun- shine and shower. Scarcely a (lay passes without a heavy fall of rain: and this has been the cause of lay in the commencement o! haying, j The hay crop is abundant and will ho put up extensively as soon as the weather permits. The general opinion is that the wheat harvest will commence in about three weeks, although some of our more sanguine ranchers are hope- ful of hearing .the song of the binder on the Iflth of August. This will be, of courae only in a few fields ot very early varieties. On "Tho BulTalo and "filenburn Ranch" a small acreage of "Perlude" (early is causing much admiration and comment. The crops in every direction are re- markably heavy, and so far within a considerable radius from town have not suffered from hail or any.of the various blights. Winter wheat has been headed for the past three weeks. Spring wheat nicely headed and he- ginning the, filling process. Oats are' heading and although there is no doubt that further rain is most un- necessary and unwelcome at present, Etill the'rc is ail optimistic feeling that if "flood Old Sol" is even given half a show that he'll bring the har- vest oi this district to a glorious ending. other eml. Stand to. Will finish at some other time.] hit across .country to tne right of the St. Jnlien road, made a long detour, turned to the right again and" crossed the road again about a mile further up. Here the iiring start- ed again and they pelted us all the way'up to the trenches. I got separ- ated from the rest, finding myseli in ago that they are both prisoner Germany. The remainder of the Tenth got or- ders to collect together, just outside Yprrs, and I can assure you we were only ton glad .to get hack, tte ourselves in outside oi a big wood and stayed there all night. Here we got our' first rations since the 22nd, you can iudge how hungry 1 was mv day's rations at ELEVEN KILLED IN MINE Fittsljurg, Pa., July men were hilled and six seriously in- jured, at the Patterson mine of the United Coal Elizabeth, Pa., this afternoon, when a cable carrying a train broke on the incline. The. cars crashed into a party of men at the mouth of the mine. Henrv James, the American writ- er, has become a British.citizen. parapets to speak of. The trenches on our left were in even a worse condition and Were, occupied bv some of the 13th. They, however, got it so had they had to retire and as a re- sult the trenches on our left for a distance of about three hundred yards were vacant. As a result, about ty of us were detailed to go iuii oc- cupy them. Ten reached there, the remainder went, under. We held on here (or about half an hour. The Allemands were lined up in the hedg- es about fifty yards away, as a re- sult you were or.ly courting death ii yon showed yourself. The Jaws of Death "We got the order to retire, we had to do it a mati at a time having an open space jit about twenty-five yards to cross in order to reach the shelter of a barn. I lixtli man .to go. The first man got it in the nqfncr. just when he was starling out. The second man got there all right. The third, fourth and filth only got hall way. My turn nest. Says I to my- seli 'Goodnight', but I came through all right. The mail after .me got it in the spine just as he was getting into safety. What became of the oth- er two 1 "don't know. I don't think they tried to make, the grade at all. 1 guess they are there yet. V.e lay in the shelter of the. barn for about five.minutes, loo long; as it turned out, for they shoved a high explosive into it and the gink who was with me got a chunk of; shell, in the fleshy part of his leg. I bound him up and started oft with him to the dressing station. We reached the first dress- ing station only to find it empty, so we. heat it across country to the oth- er one. By the time we got there my mate was' all in and so was 1; I Icit On the Move Again "Xext morning we got on the move again going up 'into the third line of where we dug ourselves in along side the London Rifle Brigade. We were there for two days under shell fire all the time, eight or nine oi the Rifles got knocked out, but not a Canuck got hit, although we the most exposed. "When our two days in reserve were up we marched hack to the oth- er side oi Ypres and slaved there for live days. We were pulled out again and sent down to the Canal in re- serve to the French. Here we stayed a week, losing another twenty or thirty men by sll.M fire. "We were relieved by the French and marched back lo a distance oi about twenty or thirty mites. Here we got oar reinforcements and also the rest we very badly needed. You ought to see soinc of the reinforce- ments, some them belong to the -sec- ond contingent and a bright looking- seed. Canadian farmers are advised i lo hear this situation in mind anil arrange to leave for seed particular- ly clean pieces oi timothy. WINTER RYE (Tho '.N'or'-Wfist Farmer) Tile growing of winter rye has not as yet received much attention in the west. The Saskatchewan department of agriculture do not recommend thai it be used to displace any ot tile crops already grown, hut believe lhat il uater is polluted and unlit for Ottawa, am! that in ad- dition contains a complete account oi a visit lo the Demonstration Plant ,____ i-f the Fciiilletle Retting Si-stem at of the mauurial pro- (iodefville, France, given in an ad- dress hy .Mr. Albert Durant. secre- tary oi' Hie French Flax Spinners' association. .Mr. Durant goes minute- ly into particulars c-.t the system, t'ailmg llie machinery required, the c.ist involved and all the operations necessary unti! the manufactured pro- duct, is ready to lie placed upon the market. Mr. .James G. Crawford, the ad- meslic use. Source of sirongl. vocate tile abandonment of the im- Iranshtor, in a foot note at the end, properly placed sha'iow well, [or at remarks "il must he borne in mind lime it may become a source of.fhat the high price of per Ion danger to tiie health of the farmer for Hie liax represents lirst-class There is no more im- straw saved in trootl condition, but valuable asset on the the same straw badly saved might than an ample supply o! pure not fetch per'ton. Laud is dearer water. If there is not a natural, pur taxes higher in France than in wae. e e source available, the saiesl supply is Canada, and all ihcse are elemenls in can. with advantage, be added to the driven or drilled well so lo- the cost. On the other hand labor is those crops now having :i regular as to hc beyond the possibility cheaper." There is hut one deduction place in our system of farming. The contamination. It is ill the to be drawn from the pamphlet and advantages which may he expected} rye in August or early is not subject to soil drifting, either in fall, winter or spring, as it is when a spring sowu grain, such as wheat, is used, because, the crop occupies the land and prevents drifting. Owing to its rapid and rank growth rye chokes out many weeds. It is of particular value in combating wild oats on this account, and also because it ripens between the middle ot July and the end ot the first wccli in August, or much earlier than bar- As rye makes its growth early PEPPERMINT AND CINNAMON FLAVOURS MADE IN CANADA SulttAk wards far the dilcorrrr nf HEAVY STORM IN FOOTHILL COUNTRY Pincher Alta., July district of Beaver .Mines was visited by a very severe bail storm, between five and six on Sunday evening last. hunch they arc. some of them never having shot out. of their rifles. I'm not going to bother you with much more details of what has happened since Ypres, except to say the Tenth made another attack at Fitzhubert where we captured a trench and lost 350 killed and wounded. Fine work, I don't think. The Battalion is only strong' now, lhat is counting the 600 odd reinforcements we got after Ypres, so you can have some idea how many we lost. A Lucky Bunch Ko. 12 were the luckiest platoon, having about twenty left out of the Many farmers suffered heavy 'ios :As near as can be ascertained, the storm started on the Fir Grove ranch, ,T -i near I.undbreck, and travelled in a southerly direction toward Gladstone Valley. It covered a strip about three quarters of a mile wide, and caused damage on ranches belonging to llessrs. W. T. Eddy, Scoble, Bai'ian- tvne, .McDowell, Smith, Mitebell an'! Secotte. fifty odd which we s Jim JlcCahe and tarted out with. George Hopkins were the only sergeants left iu the company. is C.S.M. now and George is Quarter Master. Sergeant. I am George's assistant now, so have a fairly easy time. Of the old boys Robinson and Big Mac were killed. Merrifield, Tom Rah'erty, Malcolm, Sunny Jim, Gray, Stokes, High and Beattic were some of the wounded, and nothing has been heard nf old Pope Mansfield or Secord. I am afraid they went under, too, and of course, as 1 told you before, Irish and Roy were taken prisoners. Charlie Robins is also missing, while 13oh Sevan was lie was in- the act of throwing a grenade when he got shot through the wrist, the bomb dropped out of his hand and literally blew him to will pieces. "Nro more news just now, write you again soon. Hoping this linds you in the pink of condition, "Your, pal, "Ilarley." WOMAN PASTOR BARRED London, July Rev, Ger- trude von Petzold, the woman pastor of a Unitarian church in Birmingham, was expelled from England today, by order of the British Home Office. She had lived here 18 years. in May or June, Ihe crop is well rte- M'cloped 'before the arrival of droughts so that in place ot decreasing the yield these really assist iu maturing Lhe crop. 4. Rye ripens much earlier than and consequently is not sub- ject io damage from early frosts. 5. .Ripening ibefore other cereals, it distributes the harvest season over a longer period of time and justifies a farmer in hiring his harvest lalbor perhaps a month earlier than lie otherwise might, thereby securing it at a lower rate of wages. 6. A field ot winter rye affords fall pasturage and also the earliest green pasturage !n the spring that can be provided in this country. If early, the crop may safely he pastur- ed in the fall and unless stink weed, or other winter annual weeds, are present, early spring pasturing will not cause inury. It cut green it makes excellent fodder and will gen- erally yield more per acre than any other hay crop. When grown for this purpose two crops can usually he cut in the one season. Where the crop has not previously been grown, it is suggested that farmers sow a small acreage and try out the crop. Seed can he secured from any western seed house, or from farmers who have already the crop. Only western grown seed should 'be used as imported seed will often winter kill. By Talcing Lydia E. Pink- ham's Vegetable Compound. "My left aids BBined me so for several years that I --------------expected to have to undergo an opera- tion, but the first bottle I took of Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com- pound relieved me of the pains in my side and I continued its use until I became regular and free from pains. I had __________ asked several doc- tors if there was anything I could take to help me and they said' there was nothing that they knew of. I am thankful for such a good medicine and will always give it the highest praise." Mrs. 0. H. GRIFFITH, 7806 Madison Ave., Cleveland, Ohio. Hanover, Pa. suffered from fe- male trouble and the pains BO bad at times that I could not sit down. The doctor advised a severe operation but my husband got me Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetabls Compound and I experienced great relief in a short time. Now I feel like a new person and can do a hard day's work and not mind it. What joy and happiness it is to bo well once more. Artificial sponges are made by I am always ready and willing to speak treating paper pulp with chloride of a good word for the lime, adding common s.H, drying and] ADA WILT, 196 Stock St., Hanover, Pa. pressing into desired forms. jj nre complications you do not understand write to trdia E. Plnkbom Medicine Co. (confidential) Lynn.JIasa. Your letter will Iraopeoed, read anil answered liy a woman am! A furnace of a special pe has been installed in the hank of France to destroy all cancelled bonds and dam- aged or returned paper money. held in strict confidence. RlD ROSE IE A is SEASONABLE HINTS Summer Fallow and Weed Control. fallow, where it is prac- tised, is an excellent means for the control of many noxious pro- viding you keep it free by surface cultivation. One surface cultivation will cost little hut does a lot ol good. Always look upon each single weed on your farm as representing three cents loss.sto you- The sooner you realize this, the sooner you will be a wealthy farmer. Pitting noots in the a good root cellar is not available, pit the roots outside. Select a and naturally well drained place where water cannot accumulate. Ivlake the pit about five or six feet wide and pile the roots three or, at the most four feet high. Cover with about six inches of straw and later, when the cold weather begins, a layer of earth, four to six inches thick. iWhen the temperature drops to zero' or thereabout, add a second layer of straw about a foot thick and, on top thereof, a second layer ol earlh or strawy manure. Provide for the ne- cessary ventilation by leaving the first layer oi straw uncovered in spots about every four fce.t or insert special ventilation shafts. Grain the host part of the grain area ior seed and allow it to ripen thoroughly. Where there is a large acreage of grain the remainder may he cut a little on the green side. The straw is better for 'feeding purposes and very little of the grain will he lost by shelling. StooK' making each pair of sheaves support themselves. Do not place, too many sheaves in a stook, and have the rows straight and even. Thev not only eive the harvest a ter 'appearance "but also make the, work of loading easier for the. team- ster. THE FARM WATER SUPPLY Location of .the the sum- mer advances, the danger from the use oi'water from the shallow well iicrcascs and especially so if this fr-n has been located in the barn- water supply. If it becomes oi- most monopolistic centres of growth lensne to smell or taste, you and manufacture, mav he sure it is not safe for do-i STORAGE ON THE FARM I The Xor'AVest Farmerj Already it has been intimated that year's Boil the all the wa- ter required for drinking purposes is ii 'i.............' -----o Aireauy it nas neen iniimat a great safeguard, tor it will kill any of tlie [lresent disease germs that may be present, crop wji.; bc but it will not maKe the water a oniv in the face of, con- good one. Half a small hypochlorite (chloride of bed up with a little water and stirred into a barrel ol the water 'S; .ire in carrying war another precaution lor the destruc-i danger tion of germ lie, that is now-a-days imminence upon inter- Unf T M'-itpi- mi mi IP trmii accoiupusneu oniv n. good one. lialf a small JeasPoonful The war has Im- restriction upon irans-Atlantie trade. Many merchant advocated. But a water impure iroi the presence ot excrftal matter is noi to he recommended, even when one nr oilier of these precautions arc ciue- fuM- carried out. Free the farmer has any reason to doubt the wholesome- ness of his supply he should have a sample analyzed." By .writing to the The effect dE this situation, as it seems likely to reflect itself in the Canadian wheat market, will be that once the 1915 harvest begins to reach the Atlantic seaboard in great vol- ume ii wil'i begin to cause a glut in the elevators. Mnch of the present year's harvest will probably remain Division 01 Chennst Centra for jme bejng penmental I.atm Oltana he w re- Q and ceive a copy of the ducstlons to he D followed in "the collection ment ol the sample. "ijii.-1 chances are that if our big: new Do- minion government internal storage elevators at Saskatoon and Mpoae .law are ever to be of any great value CULTIVATION OF FUAX for storing commercial grades of "It is onlv a Question of j "'heat, they may be ealled into Ml nax [under S OTOiis llax industry in the Dominion to accumulate, the on this side oi Canada. It is simply a question oi ot the water will be like'h to sag the production of the raw material and the iiireslment of sufficient capi- tal to manufacture the same into fibres, yarns and linens." Thus spoke Mr Geo. H. Campbell, President ot the Canadian Flax- Mills, Limited, at a conference recently held ot flax dealers, growers and mill-owners at and uncertainties ot ocean pas- sages. Then, when elevator space t c iurv becomes more completely filled, the buying anil grading at local points wi'il be done so as to be safe for; the elevator owners. Then there will he for some grain a rather protracted period of storage befone the grain la trade deTrih I lie of riaxlrom Under these the its sowini: to maturity, and detailed farmer who owns grauarv accommo- he process of its manufacture into dation upon UM own tanm will in very nhre tor commercial .purposes. An I many eases likely find.it an abset of important point that he alluded to distinct value. GETTING RETURNS from YOUR TRACTOR YOUR tractor was an expensive investment. TpreaJizethe best rtturns you must give it proper lubrication. Good lubricants mean an actual money value to you STANDARD GAS ENGINE OIL known throughout Canada as a reliable lubricant for tractors. Its body makes it particularly adapted ior big bore, long stroke, low compression engines. For the more expen- iive and finely constructed tractors It is a lighter oil and leaves practically no ei Tubricatine body under all wealhei id Standard Gas Engine It is cheaper and cleaner. nch Throughout the Dominion IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY Limited ;