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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta EIGHT TMft LETHBRIDCE DAILY HBBAtD JUNfc 15 1018 OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER CORN FOR GRAIN 4 IN BdUTHERN ALBERTA A VARIETY THAT 4 t To substitute for the sumnief fallow a field of corn producing from 15 to 25 bushels of shelled corn to the acre Is ft possibility that Is sug feesteU by the tests made at the Do minion Experimental Station at the past two years It has been quite clearly demon strated on the irrigated part of the farm that wheat sown on corn stubblo will produce on the average just as large a crop as when sown on good true even in the dry year of Some of the common sorts wero being grown for silage or to be cured in the stock and dry fed 1n the It was al ways quite the cobs Just starting to Few farmers could use mere than a few acres of this rough kind of The problem was to get a variety that would ripen for there would be no difficulty In find Ing use for of the This was found in the Squaw Corn which only grows two three feet high and the ears which are very I small coma out close to the Pot the fast seven years careful breeding and selection work has been done with this variety nod a limited quantity of seed is how available tor distributlop from the A four pound big will ba furnished free as tar as the supply will to any bona fide farmer In Smithen Al berta who will plant a quarter of an acre for Address Dominion Ex perimental The ears being so small and close to the ground it is scarcely prnctic Food Will Win the War Serve your and yourself by raising FCOO on the fertile plains Western The Canadian Pacific Railway makes it easy for you to LandJ 111 to an acre irrigated land up to 20 years to Loan Get full particulars and1 free Illus traced literature from GM ftpl H 905 CALGARY TIME TO CLEAN UP NoAv that the rush of spring work Is over we can look firoilnd the farm and thko stock of ihinRi that were oVErtfiolied U we did not tlo it in the now Is the time to rafce up the repair gates and fill up somo of the worst flean out all the flybreeding rustle out all the cultivator paint up able to harvest large fields of this the old knlsotnlne but either hogs or sheep can i front room and and possibly be turned in in the fall to The i paiitt the house and white the yields on the station from this variety j chicken coop and any Other place that of corn planted cm spring plowed is likely to have an stubble land has been from 16 to La j empty barrel or box to throw rubbish bushels per acre of shelled As and stand it Just around the cor mentioned the yield of wheat ner so it will be out of In the year following is about as good rfn the corn stubble ns on the sum This corn should be plant ed about May but any time be tween May 10th to 20th will MILK IN THE HOG RATION In order to raise and finish all the extra pigs that will be farrowed in Canada this year as a result of the campaign for increased it will be neeossary to exercise the ut most economy In the use of concen trated Fig raisers Who have be all cleaned as some of the neighbors are coming to see you this and they will be looking around for something to talk Bulletin 174 by the department of agriculture on Use of Paint on the tells us about paint and how to make four of whitewash and You should have TWO YEARS EXPERIENCE WITH SWEET CLOVER Farmers Advocate In 1916 I seeded an acre to sweet access to dairy byproducts have a i sowing it with It made great advantage over Expertj only a fair catch and I must state that ments have proven that when meal is i I do not think sweet clover should be worth a milk is worth more i seeded with a nurse It made than for an equal that its best growth after the barley was provided it is fed Excut in the but even then only pertinents carried on at the Dominion i reached a height of about a foot and Experimental Farms and Stations the plants were somewhat show that for growing GO and 400 of skim milk pro duced results equal to 109 of mix ed Buttermilk fed fresh is eq ual to skim Whey is not so vnl it got a good covering of snow and came through the winter in good It started growth in the spring be fore anything else and made by far October 9th and 10th Under the auspices thro Southefb Jutiirta Wool Qrowemf over one hundred owning Entries Close July 1st I Entiy rtvay belifed application to the Sherlock One hundred pounds of whey the best growth of any hay crops in was proved equa to of this I did not cut this crop that provided it is fed iu not too for hay but put a tdmportiry fence i large and before it has j around it and ran tive calves on it i j during the 1 do not know i t j i i i whether they would have preferred I A studyol with skim grafg op foragebut T vAo know that they ate the sweet clover and did well on Once any got well the calves did not feed on and there was a scat tering of plants went to I fall plowed this field and worked it down milk show iiiat fpr young pigs 1 of milk fetf with 2V6 or of meal gives best For larger hogs less milk may be For hogs over 100 in weight not more than 5 of skim milk daily should be fed in order to get the greatest from the value When We Sell a Casket we do so without taking advant age of the sorrowful when the purchasers are in no mood for delaying over the OUR SERVICE charged for at a reasonable and we make no more than the profit that would be made In any other department of the business MacKAY MacKAY Phone 1802 803 3rd At Our Monumental Works the most Skilled Drafts men employed facts insure feionuments of beauty and good which will neither crack jOi chip for i great We are prepared to give you Youll find our Widerate in the Uethfcridge Monumental and Cut Stone 8th Street well with the hope that the field would be reseeded from this I cannot the Nova Seotia Agricultural j say as yet what success I will College it was shown that the best I time of writing there are some gainswere made by feeding a lot of j sweet clover seeds coming through pig ration composed of 148 of j the and I think that many more will Enough to seed the field at From my experience with this little field I cannot say whether or not sweet clover will be a successful hay crop or I am inclined to think it If my success this year is sat will seed more next closely with the results obtained as I consider that It will give a yield of hay where other crops will 900 of and 110 i Of At the Ontario As College thebest results where the proportion of mllte to meal was to In one trial in which this proportion was usidlSeS of Bkfm milk were equal to of This agrees fair at the Ottawa and Branch a yield of ha la a series of articles that appear be tlried UP in the May number of The Agricul tural both the Ottawa and Guelph authorities agree that it does not do to change the diet from sweet to sour For young pigs the sweet milk is much to be For larger pigs it seems to make little difference whether or not is fed i sweet or moderately sour provided whatever condition favored Is uni formly kept that is to if the milk cannot be obtained always then if should be fed sour as If asked as to what I thought was the greatest future problem of pro ject I would June will be the time for their great drive they will come hi They will come in the open and from behind the trenches And over the They will seek the cover of everything but will keep And when you mow them down and cut off the first ad another horde will follow New contingents will keep filling the ture and slve heavier crops the auc They will hldo behind and grab feeding year than late ploughed fal at any old place for such lowaPloughing the middle of May CONSERVING MOISTURE FOR 1919 CROP Experimental Farms Moisture is one of the main con trolling factors crop production in the Prairie Three methods of conserving mois ture to have the ground in such a condition that the rainfall will soak down and not run to keep the surface of the soil sufficiently fine and loose that the upward movement of the water is checked two or three inchesfrom the surface and held The third method of conserving moisture Is todestroy all weed plants on cultivated Molt farmers summertill a part of their farm tvo objects in to store up moisture and destroy the Experiments on the Scott Station have ehown that early plough ed summerfallow will store up mois as fence rows and uncultivated If allowed to come on your will steal your They will rob your plants of valuable plant They will take certain toll in the way of Theweed has but one friend on and that is the Do you want to help him has given 3 23 bushels more wheat per acre than ploughing iu June ploughing has given 2 23 bushels more than July This in creased yield from early ploughing is due to not only storing more moisture but to less loss of moisture from weed plants that grow up on the lato It is sometimes thought that plough 11 la DUUICIJUICD To kill weeds rotate ling down a crop of weeds will have grow tilled crops in your as sugar There is not a thing too small for the weeds to They will sneak into the fields by night no mans land Is their To make our propects safe places In which to we must deal with weeds just an we would with the If hold them at the firstlino Get them with our longrange and when closer use our machine guns Cut off their heads and cripple their Mow them down In Smother them with Take no prisoners and hury no lsro Fieri Cross work is needed in this hattlo Dont let them hold a single foot of Take them while male and female Dont trust them for a single as they are manorial Experiments con ducted have shown thatthere is not only a loss of moisture due to the weeds using ft tut H is difficult to cover the weeds and make them de cay Ip reasonable Then the ground is left In a more open condi permitting drying Experi ments at the Scott Station have showing that ploughing down green cropa such an peas and vetches does not give as good returns as does In corporating barnyard manure Into Karly ploughed well cultivated with the duckfoot cul tivator will mean an increase in yield and the frequency with which the land is siiminerfallowed and the num ber of weeds present will be deter mining factors In regulating the amount of cultivation It might be pointed out that where tifacherous as a They n mlg u T lDal must he while our boy alternate years is practiced find there is a reasonable are doing their duty at the lets get busy on the farm arid do H rteeau liuril to he so Lait thene are war and no for halfway Kill I lie Driver Uunrge reimriini last August is ami by his wife lu the place whore she wiis WHIIUIIB in a letter fnoin him having never reached her amount of the land will not tbo eame amount of cultiva tion that land will that is only sum once lit three or four la this true in the uurthern dintilcU wuere early autumn TheDistinguished Conduct Medal bfen awarded to George ut the Border Hugimeut for bis record in 1101 having been away from hii battalion lor a single day since the outbreak of the MUTTON teaperimentftl The scarcity M wool and given a new to the breeding Industtf Ih Canada Jltd once it becomes again firmly estab lished as a common farm and the benefits coitting from It are Wily writer feels oonflffcnt that It will not Alain go This class ot while eaJoyJnf to the full the benefit of the high prices ot the products Is probably the one which has affected the lout by Increased cost Ot common to the product from other classes of Thlsls due to the tact that the feed con sumed consists largely of home grown roughages and to a large the purchase ot AN OPH LETTER TO From DfcAR IRELAND When the house is on fire Iti no time for family Ita no time to sulk and tolerate plots With the enemy at your Forget your Illtimed Home Hula agitation do your bit towards can ningthe If the Huns win youll have no home to rulf ir klflfe priced It Is also Co the fact that HUM labor required to hdndlo A flock 10 that the Increased price o Mtot name wk fcirlte at coit ot mutton production many factors must be UMn Into tt fee considered that the ac crulfel from thei manure Ihhhiced ftttd weeds dwtroyod fully otnets the lafcor rrom the records of brMdlAR and feeding work at the Ccbtrftl Experimental the re tnalnlDR fn the coat of pro duotton of year old mutton may he UMUted M follows Cott of toed In maintaining ewe from cleaning of one lamb to weanini of Interest on value ot ewe at 6 per flertlce charges and mainten ance Colt of feeding lamb from wean ing till finishing at one year Sincerely Wool from ewe 7 pounds at 60c per pound Cost of 120 mutton Value ot 100 pounds mutton aprlng 1918 Cost of 100 pounds mutton Profit per 100 This te a profit of per lamb if but one lamb is raised per The above figures are baaed on an increase of one lamb per Where Builders9 Supplies WOOD FIBRE EMPIRE HOL LOW LETHBRIDQE AND MEDICINE HAT ROOF BUILDING AND TAR FIRE PLACE MANTLES AND BEAVER PLATE MURANESE COMMON AUTO MINING The Western Supply Equipment FOURTH LETHBRIDGE PHONE 1044 THE STANDARD BANK OP ttEAD OFFICE A General Banking Business offering special facili ties in the handling ofbusiness ItTD 241 13th 4th Sending Money to Soldiers Those who have friends or relatives at the may wish to send but possibly do not know the best way to do If time the safest and most convenient method of making remittances abroad is Bank Money Order or as issued by The Merchants it is necessary to send money the Bank will arrange thia by Cable M6RCHANT5 DANK Head Office OF Established LE1HBRIDGE MONARCH NOBLBFQRO Actinf Acting OF CANADA When will Yon Save U yon dont Save NOW Though your salary or Income vill no doubt so will your many find that the latter more than keep pace vlth the Now U the time to start a Reserve Fund the Savings Department of the Union Bank of Canada li the place to keep Deposit the extra you have on hand can open u account vlth any dova to drav loUreitvIL Manager Manager Manager LETHBKIOQE BRANCH CARDSTON BRANCH BARONS BRANCH two lambs wow rained prnctlonlly the results Jnv Weight may be Atithfe end of tlie such a case the first ft Items In the cost would split the two thus reducing the to per him dredWelght dhd Increasing the profit to per The forogolnR are ex W overhead chnrRes or depre ciation bflt these Items may well bo overlooked AS they are almost neg ligible in sheep Owing to fuel that BO HHiulrdd Ih bnlliK Ings or Moreover ea tlrnatcs nre and though they show a return of at leim per on the theaairte ma un der Eastern cdlrtMUfas Wlltfe Ai Western conditions even gfwter dends may be A Prosperous City worth of Grain and other field ducts pass annually through the City of are you putting aside a little for the lean years will come Buy a Victory Bond or two and see thajt your Will is properly The British Canadian Trust HEAD 315 FIFTH STREET ALBERTA it 1MI HOG PRODUCTION It is a matter of the greatest importance that Canada should increase her produc tion of BACON HOGS and other live stock as there is at present a worldwide short age of Good markets for some time to come are THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE will gladly make loans to assist farmers in good standing to acquire live Lethbridge Branch For Sale Steam Engine Leonard and Sons 200 17x16 Automatic Side Good The Trusts and Guarantee limited CALGARY AND ALBERTA LETHBRIDGE OFFICE BANK OF COMMERCE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR AND OFFICIAL ASSIGNEE THE JUDICIAL DISTRICTS OF MEDICINE RED LUND SON Wholesale and Retail Dealers in LUMBER Mouldings and Finishing Lumber Builders Supplies of All Kinds CONSULT US REGARDING WE BUILD HOUSES TO ORDER HEAD OFFICE AND DISTRIBUTING CORNER THIRD AVENUE AND SEVENTEENTH BRANCH YARDS AT CHIN AND BARN AT THESE POINTS WE HANDLE FENCING MATER HARDWARE AND FARM BOX OR PHONE LETHBRIDGE SSALE PROVINCE OF ALBERTA i To Wit By Order of Two Distress Warrants addressed to the undersigned In the matter of two Chattel Mortgages Given by WILLIAM OTT To THE MERCHANTS BANK OF CANADA I HAVE SEIZED AND FURTHER BEEN INSTRUCTED TO SELL THE FOLLOWING GOODS AND NAMELY AH the Tobaccos Pipes and Tobacconist Show Cash also Barber Pool Linoleum on Floor One Orchestra also Tiling for NOW ON THE PREMISES AT 212 FIFTH STREET By order of His Honour Judge Jackson these goods will be sold by either Public or Private It is the intention to sell by Private Sale Until 18th day of 1918 At When I will what is left byfcPublic Auction either in bulk or that is The Pipes in one lot Cigajfs and Cigarettes in another and so on until the stock is disposed STOCK CAN BE SEEN AT ANY TIME TERMS CASH FOR THE MERCHANTS BANK OF CANADA 1ST June ;