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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta IMPROVEMENT OF SHORT would do well The weaknesses pointed out lathe shorthorn lire by no means confined to that and the sug iestions for improvement apply with no breod of animals lias ever been brought to a high standard of and standard main tained for any length of life Hyvv can this lie lxt nccomjilishod Theiv is an old and very true saying that Nothing sue ceixis liie apply this where a vigorous process of to the s of the siiorlhou change for the gv uut of the THE DUAL The dual purpose cattle man de mands an unlmal that combines in a the retaining of only those aniimilsthat the shorthorn cow is capable of liberal way the ability to convertcf was not producing milk and butter is to keep fooX into milk and butter fat when Even where the most rigid precaut u yeirJy record of the amount of and to flesh rapidly ions ih this direction are j milk and butter fat she Do and inferior animals among the offspring this Ufa use no sane HKIII weeding out the inferior animals and The way to demonstrate placed in the feed Ives will devolLp into very are always too much in e fat The ifact Too much stress anUattention can the duiu can animal does not meet the not te given to this phase of the keep records the leef catile man is no lireoders must rastmu morn producing will accept the calls word for what hat it is si dual great nmjority of in 1s unmistakable evidence that ittloes not belong to any profit able class of Just because some good milking animals are rath er high off the ground and do not iqual force to the other beef Discussing live stock situation generally and the present demands of possess all the characteristics essen the ProfessorKennedy says The stockmen America today may be divided into three distinct classes so far as their work in the production of cattle is uamely beef cattle dual pur pose cattle men dairy cattle and the strictly The latter class confine their attention thestrictly dairy first two men tioned classes have been more or less interested in shorthorn cattle They constitute very large class in AniericA and their demands are worth catering BEEF BREEDERS DE Now what do demand The cattle man is directly concerned tial in he make up cf the ideal beef is no guarantee that every animal that does not possess the up proved beef type must be desirable from the standpoint of miik produc That there is adual purpose animal cannot be successfully and it fact that these animals are far too few in numbers for the best interests of tlie farmers of the Middle That the breeder who attemptsto perpetu ate both beef and milk in the same tinimaP has a most difficult task to cannot be but it can be and the roanwho docs it will he repaid for his MUST UIlROVE iriLKIXG QUAL The man who will und who owns good will experience no of their ycimg A GOOD STHKR dilliculty in of all of hii buII caIves at very renumerative prices as fast as they reach a ser because there is s strong and growing demandfor i l of shorthorn Tins is not poor It must more profitable to produce steer than a Just as Another important pirint in demon long as you produce bulls lo tlw Vulue uf will have buyers for that class of an Just as long us you produce bulls you are depreciating the value of shorthorn cattle and em phasizing the strong points of the other whose breeders are more aggressive and wide awake to their own There are breeders ofshorthorn at the present day who are from six to twenty young bulls for who should be fowling more than half J of that number of pure breed purebred cattle by Komuxly is that of bringing our first veilfitted specimens of tin1 brejd Li stock Kit the isnoneioo good for there is no better advertise inent fir any beef lhan the winning of at the fat stock Ol iXTlvPjlST TO in of He must te guided in his operations by the of the packing house we must start at the packing house anil work back to the The packinghouse men are demand Ing blocky ani with the highest possible per centage of highpriced and the least possible amount of waste and cheap In addition these ani mals must possess a very liberal allowance of lean intermingled with the so as to prevent an ev enly naarbled Thesesteers are the kind that have been winning the championships in the individual car lead lei exhibits at the lead ing American fat stock If you expect to meet demands of the beef raiUle you must pro duce bulls of this because high class steers have never been sired an inferior These are the mar ket aud no attention what ever is paid to the color of the pedi of the provided his form meets with the approval oi the eye arid his jtesh touch of the butch Will the type of shorthorn that you are breeding fill the bill If not and this is the market you are breed Jug you should eiiher make a This is one of the lines of work that breeders of shorthorn cattlemust take No breed excels the short horn from the standpoint of beef and where care has been usedin the selection and mating of horn steers in tiw feed not with the hope of topping the be cause they would be most1 fortunate at marketing time if within a two cents a pound of the It is the sale of this kind of bulls thatsooner orlater ruins any When you com contrasting bull dont stop when you have picked out the oftcolored or the cockhom ed but be sure and find every young hull that would not make a steer ihnt would sell when fat with the But this matter nmst j m a half cent of the top of the mnr Lo given more Short Next year have n little higher born as a have been work ing the blull game too The time is at hand the shorthorn cow must Le more reliable from the standpoint of a milk producer if she is to position which she has so nobly occupied for almost a century the worlds most famcusbedf and butter It is up the breeders of this breed to say whether j in the young standard and by continuing in this way you vill not only be benefitted youiself but the entire Do not try to convince yourself and then later on convince sonw new be ginner in the hitsiness that long legs coarse light tint cock and cat hnms sure indications of milking qualities iy if his or not she her but there is one thing that is there must be more else there will Le fever of the and the TO EFFECT liLPROVEMENT Having discussed the essentials that and will be demanded bfthe shorthorn another important uouil has been How are we to improve the a high standard of and let those outside of our kuow what we are In thefirst dam did not have enough milk tohalf nourish him during the first Jive nicnths of his Keep only thos young bulls For breeding purposes Uiat ycsj deem gool enough to use at the head of your own Biwl then you will doing a noble and lasting work for the KEEP itILKIXG So much for the of Im proving maintaining stand nrd of the The next step 01 of the The next step in out work is to demonstrate that we have While Cii patrol duty recently Con table Ashe1 found that Tonljerg f Seven standing a trillion for gain in his stables with jut having i certificate of enrollment ssited Department of Agric posted on the inside and out of his stable as required y the Tonbcrg ltwuled guilty to the charge when rcuglu Ixjfore Inspector of ledicino Hat on 2Sth and fined and As the object of the Horse Hrecd rs Oixlinance is to improve the industry of the steps will be taken to soe that its pro isipnsare carried Stallion own rs having faikd to comply with the the Ordinance hy not having horses oil neg Itctcxl to copies of the certifie ivte of enrollment1 on the stable would du well to lake warning from SOCIALISTIC SUNDAY SCHOOLS The Sccialist con tinue to and some of the members of the Lileral Government e trying to plan a way to m to these Sunday schools as they are at present constituted without interfermig the traditional limish right free llere arc aoiiw extracts from t Socialistic Srinday school catechism How many classes niv tlwre Aristocrats and workiiiff i 7 loU on near WcstuiiuBter for per uonih A beautiful Srooaied modern residence ou Bartlett for balance terms FARM LANDS sections farm 13 miles from at per acie 5 yearly 620 acres on Railroad at easy terms 100 on Kailrojtil at terms Choice Irrigable farm ut per acre aod up acres of the choicest farm lauds to select Alberta Realty Who are the aristocrats Those who enjoy wealth without working for Who are the workers Jlcn who work for wages and ro ceive only u portion of what Uiey the other partgoing to keep the idle Who own the factories and ware houses The rich vho will not employ myn unless they can make a What is the consequence That men able and willing to xvork for food cannot set forxl for their wives ami Do men and women die of hunger in in the midst of Do savages starve in the midst plenty tiure is plenty of food thty all rejoice and feast vml maKe i Here an3 n few lines from the Soc ialist Sunday school hymn book These kings defile us ith their pow 116 war within the land Let soldiers strike for peace call Lay down arms and join hand in Should those monsters still de termine to make iis in Theyll know full soon the kind cf verm in Our bullets hit in this last Professor Wiggins has discovered 11 not her which is the warm veatherwc ought to be The worst of moons is that they cannot be en ugh t and put out of ha rms flora 1 Ca mpbell of Montreal has elected of the goner ji jissembly Presbyterian 1 ICf ycv are ez gooil yew kin IKJ the rest ov tlie world wont siilTer by Dry Farming The Department of Agriculture has arranged for a series of meetings to he addressed by 1L of i he man whodeviscd what is called The Campbell System of Soil Culture for Under his sys tem the soil moisture is converted and excellent crops are This system is sometimes called Dry It is applicable and manshould jmiss Campbells fiekt tetnon stration at 2 and address at 8 Jjethbridge June 2fth in cor ner Houml This iwHlress means money and pro fit for every f iyJO We our friends w perfectly frank with us A man may be rich enough to do he provided he isnt mar WE HRE HEHDQUMRTERS FOR WHOLESALE ANp RETAIL OUR LIST Consists of Wild from to per acre en and to per acre at Land near railway per acre and Improved Farms to per Now is the time to make if you want good land near CALL ON US FOR H H COONS OLIVER LETHBRIDCE ;