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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 19, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta "AGE EIGHT VI IK. l.E'rHHRIDGE. DAILY HKJV-UI SATURDAY. JUNE 1920 OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER j A. F. OF RESpLUTlON ..CAUS FORMEE SPEECH MONTREAL, iuu'e Amer- Federation uf- Labor lu Us an- Soil Blowing All Credited to the Lethbridge of Calgary Damage Not Mentioned. EDMONTON. June wmi-monthly report Vas faiorable irer the wtjole u: the province lo moisture, progress of seei- ng and the improvement in lirestcfi rahject to some delay In the Peace Infer country OG account of and the beginning of a little btowlne in Southern Alberta. Durlnj the past .wo weeks conditions have not im- iroved In Southern .Alberta. There mve a good many local ?howers rather distributed bill there 'jave not biwn any heyy general The country it no! soi'nj !rom drought but there is required .rain in order to Xeep uy the lush rrowth of crop that has occurred so Soil Blowing The slight Injurr lo crop frcm wind rcporlcd nt the first of the month has to a- rather unfavorable ei- with regard to soil ilowing appearing, early iu June were rather broad and were apt to Itad the to the conclusion IhftLsoil blow- ng TVBS general In Southern Alberta This was a mlstafce. While the Injury Jiat has place more recently J lerlous it should be understood that he injury is still to some degree local. The severe winds funnel through the Nest i'ass following, the val- cy of the Old Man Illvef and sweep- such, points as Kipp, Commerce ,.nd Monarch spreading norlb towards 'lareBholm.' and continue as far as :ho.Boiv River touching such points Foundation w'h nineteen thousand acres of crop bss had eleht or nine hundred more or lass injured by yind. The effects of blowing are shown at Barons, Sprtnju. Lo- mond, Trateri The about tour thousand out of Its n'nsteea. thousand acrei ot fall rye wbleh y well. Thts crop serve usflnl purposes on. ot the Southern AlberU soils beside! turnleh- ins jood pasture In the fall and sp.-toj- llt holds the scill in-witter an'd will withstand the strong blows of sum- mer which usually occur In. June. Thc-se who have crop blown 'out season are nov considering the ft- seeding wHh rje Instead of oats or barUy. Willi tsc alwonce of raim ira vrork'inc to Eome extent iu the areas spoken of north of Lethbridse and In fields around Siasruth. heir appearance bat the ProriDdaJ Domittloiv DepartiaeatE ot Agrlr culture are oo-operalinn in prepara lion for them, A number of mea of the Provincial of Agri- are on band and. poison -.sup- plies are held in readiness at LoDi Bridge, Medicine HU and Calgary. .To actwi Injury UOTU.these.haf occurred. Cutslde of the llmltalfons of wind and the appearance of the cutyorra conditions orer Sonthem Alberta are good. Crop along the miln line of Ihe C.I'.R. is generally In Ihe area east and northeast of Calgary occasional patches have been etoppid by the raSmnan but loca showers are generally keeping the crop going.. Heavy Growth in Central Alberta Central 'Alberts continues to make verp rapid progress; All crops or up end coming strong. Wheat is do- ing well, bats are much stronger than usual owing to frequent rains. Barle Is all in but there is some green feec atiil being pot in. The anxiety t secure.all the feed pOTSIbla this yea will that the seeding tor -oat. forage .will contluuc into Julv. The [handicap of an unfavorable fall for plowing does not appear to bo at the spring seeding. The in- _ _ creasing) use of tractors In Central :s NoblCforrt and points on Ihe Suf. Alberla' Is doubling the capacity for ield branch of the Canadian Pacific (accomplishing sprlnr work and ellm-' each and belted in position, loles bored iu the iron nnd the plank platforai bolted to Two hortfr pieces of i-iiicli irou also astened with bolts to the ucdsr side- >f the planks, for edougb from.the oeatre of the platform to allow of a cut Ja It. leel. ID dia- metfr. Tho posts on "Me were Inches afsrl. st both top and bottom, and the-opposite side was 4 i at top and inches wider it the bottom to ample room !or the removal of the lusded seek. On Mi tide the posts wen1 together by the i x 6-inch, 4 feet 10 indies ong. All the other, three sides-were; >raced with the I i u-iucli. the braces mnnins from the upper end of one port to Iba lower end of the other on .be saun side. The end JHISIS apart at the bottom 2nd taper- ed to 3 feat at tie top. A ring ot ii-incli round Iron, and Hi inches larger la diameter .than tha hole in the platform wat made fast by sewing with strong cord to the mouth of the sacks and the bottom of (be sacks hole, In the being larger Iho hole supported the .which hung' jiiBt clear uf dropped through the plitforni. r the ring thin A heavy dust occur- :ed over this area on.the Sib, It Is lot to bo understood that within this >re.i all crop is. injured; as. moisture conditions in the soil have reduced the ajury from 'wind. On light soil and larlicularly on aummerfallowed land he blowing has been serjous and has aused consldarable loss. The Noble Inating the difficulty ol having spring operations" completed well within spring season. In the Peace Rtvw valley seeding operations' are jtill going' liaTlng been f renuenlly delayed in places by liesvy rains. H is probiblo that tie crop will-be. a little late The- -very -rapid progress of graaa in the-laat month is resulting in.'a rapid makeup in condition of all kinds of livestock and such beet as is bl market- -age -will not be later 'than UBual'for market this year. McCAIG, Crop Statistician and Publicity Commissioner. Jl is noticeable that in above report all wind iatflsge Is credited to hue area. As a'matter of j fact reliable reports the Youngs i lou'n district to have been. much hard cr Jilt over a oD-mile stretch. Ihe floor, tn.'lhis way the walls of thVsacS and in tho beat easy, packing. One man throws the 'fleeces on to the pJutform and another packs theis In the sack by traniping: 'The'sacka when well packed weigh froin 2SO to 300 pounds. As each sack Is filled it is cut free from the ring. SBWB up, rolled aside and, (he. owner's brand stencilled on it. It Is then ready for shipping. I Bach shearer has bis whetstone tened to a block on the top at a panel. They always have two pairs of shears, and whoa using one pair they drop Ibe other in cold shears become otrfte hot when used a while. This causes them to stick in All sheiara have Ihe sharp.- Joints ground off and nicely as a measure ofsafely both to the shearer and tho sheep. The shears are also ground down at the heots where the ,ws cumo together arid a-piece, or eether, wood, 'rubber Of cork fasten ed there to eliminate the monotonous click and snap. The shears rui emoothly in (Ko h'an'ds of good shear ers aud.Ihe.wool, seems to come off is-if-by: magic.- -Two hundredjsheep Qor-'u'ncommoh among the fast, workeri for a ten-hour minutes to shear a rheep aflij'tie up the fleece, look's' like, and is, fast work. The hand shears are" considered. moEt suitable for'tub range flock as Service bank aims to encourage systematic saving. It also stands fpr no matter bxiw .Jirge or. how small your business, and counsel oq, inanciil matit'rs.. is always at your .service. THE STANDARD BANK CF CANAD'A' ipli> Vtiilrliti r SHEEP SHEARING Editor Farmer's Advocate: By the time this reaches you -it may he too late to be ot any value for this- year, but 1 there. Is space In a basket, intended to receive such matter, when there is no space for it on the printed page. :No shearing topic came up for dis- cussion In your paper ao will give our ciperien.ce' and even yet it may help some who'have not already ?horn "and who may be shearing a flock for tho first, lime.. t'ntil'1918 shearing was done In this neighborhood at a shearing plant sit- uated- on Ihe IJethbrldge-Weyburn T. K. LOCKWOOD STREET NORTH G: E. BLETCHER 4rn AVEWJE SOUTH BILUINOTON NEW pATTOM S7EHL1W BRANCHES L. C. tHOMAS, MAHAOM COALHUF1ST BRANCH VY- B. FERGUSON MAMOOOI COALOA1.E BRAHCH C. T; McKINNON BUfiDETT BflANCH 662 Branches 1S20 ibe clippers -take'the' wqpl off tod so 'thaU in' very hot [he sheep suffer, froui the burning mn, and so sud- denly from "exlreme-.heai to cold, bit- ter showers, that the animals need some Uttle protection from thet. ele- ments where no other shelter can had. The machine hAve ad- that-there-is'less danger of hurting the sheep, and'tie, amateur can'handle them' ana? make better speed, besides leaving' ;.a job .that to thb 'Tor ths farm, flock where tho theep have the shelter of the buildings or a brush-! shelter from son and itofru, Ihe m'a-' chine should give good reanUg. Clipping usually the second 'or third week in June, on the range flocks in tliia-district hut. farm (toeIra could ba shorn earlier whea the weather is layorable.'There is) always the donger'ot'sbeep with wool on getting on "their backs and dying. Some years losses are fiulte from this cause. Tho range jheop arc uenally dipped Hires wi or a mouth after.-shearing, the idea being to allow of-a slight growth of vfool so that "the dsp takes longer'to dry off, thus giving it a belter chance to kill any ticks that may bo present The future of sbecp hasbandry lies in the small flock, as tho range is 'ilulcHy closing up and large bauds will soon be a thing of the past Farmers art'tahing quite an Interest in Ihe humble "woollie" and in lasi issue .the Farmer's Advocate gave us a good editorial on a much neglected industry. Yours for the mutlon chop was shorn in the shed used for lajnblng. The sheiJ fs 100 I 30 feel. capable of holding and leafing -room Pens were built about 20 sheep, The Road From The Farm to The Bank Should be Well Worn Go to the Manager of the near est Royal with your financial difficulties wtrllo they are email and he can, usually Yolir affairs will be ircntea with strict confidence. The Bank's employees are rlcdced lo secrecy about tho business of every railway, but with the droutny, condi .Ion. water became so scarce that lockmaaters hud to move the sheep to diatanct bands became so scattered that It was impossible to concentrate en any one point that would be suitable for all. v Ton York Machine. and Refrigerating Plant cofnpiete. Company's guarantee with 'n Machine. Must this week.' APPLY WEIR, ALBERTA CAFE A rrCHlncry In he making IIUULT outlining from 10 to 2; per ccnl. iniiisiiiir. Federal HU- lliontH'5 seized lov'." ncmtirls To Sell Your Hides, Pelts and Furs f AT THE HIGHEST ..A, .PRICE YOU HAVE IF YOU SELL THEM TO A. WYMAN CO. 320 WXTH eTREET SOUTH LETHBRIDQE, PHONE 442' EVERY ill AN the detj hadirai to its wife and other.members fimUy to that tach oca of thein for artsr hla 'decease as bat in majij acMi to make such arraricemenU will euan hla aad their aifain being properly managed irtef nis demlie. The of thta Corapinj at Executor and Trustee under your Will, will ufeciurd and relieve them of duties which might OMTOIM to them InterrUws and correspondence inillwJ The British Canadian Trust Co. '31S FIFTH SOUTH ALBERTA PHONE 1843 Like a Guardian Jiipi A POLICY; IN THE Farmers Fire ind Hail Either on your buildings or on -protects you against .all loss and gives you security that 'is worth many times its. cost, even though you should be so fort- unate never to have a loss. J _ Plice your application with locaj agenl in your town or with Suits 5, Oliver Brock, or writo us, Box 896, PHONES 455 AND 644 The Farmers Fire Hail Ins. A. N. KE6SLER, DISTRICT REPRESENf ATIVE One Benefit of a Trust fund A trust fund in the- care of this-Gompaiiy as Trustee, is a safeguard of the famjly welfare. Sveta a fund ettabilBbJed in TOUT rketime will enable you to see 'it.., in openUon and may i.prflTent- the. waiting of your eetate Ui rough the-loeBcperieoce of TOUT SceinitbflsV CALOARY- AND LrrHBFUDOE, LETHBRIME OFFICE: OF j. w. ,1. Pubtlo Admlnlatratar antl Official AwtBne. for the Judicial birtrfetii W. Mscleod, Medlolnt Hat, Calnary, Rtd ttetthr. Collections For Business Houses satisfactory service which The til' Merchants.Eank.renders to Bus! ness Houses, in the matter of collecting Notes, 'Drafts vand other financial paper, is due to tha ij numbe-randslrategiclocation of itsbnrnches turoughout Canada, and efficient system force. Special attention is given to collections; are and credited (.losses are of ten prevented by the ami thoronghness with we do this pars [of our wprjc. 9 MERCHANTS BANK Head Office OF ClfVNAPA 1885, BRANCH, R. J. Bunthef aho A) Rttoni nidMobTtlerd. SubrAlaocF if MonftrcHopcnTuetd LARGE -AND SMALL Tliis Bankjs to render complete bank-( Ing facilities to individuals, partnerships and' companies, belli targe and piunli. branches throtiKhouttveiy province, of Canada, and conc.H- pondeiils in; all parts of the world, your banking littsitie.'i.s iiandled with promptitude and at the iniuitniiiii of expense. Our facilities arc at your disposal. MA THE ANADIAN BANK ;COMIVIERCE PAID-UP CAPITAL RESERVE FUND W, IN CAR LOTS ______________ i AV IN IJETHBftlDGE AND OTHER POINTS sit PER TON, F.O.B. LETHBRIDGE' FOR INFORMATION, A. R BpAHP OF TRADE BUILDING PHONE l. yOR DEPARTMENT OF MSfllCyf-TURE, EDMONTON 61 Bxccutl6n issued out of the Dlafrtct suit of JOE A. POULIOUT, Plaintiff, and HOMER E. 'BENSON arid BERT CLAUQHER, Defendan'.s, and lo dlreclecl ngalnst Iho Goods and Challols of Hotncr i! nrinson nnd Bert Claughcr', I.. hard seized1'. and taken Into execution 'the' following Goods nnd Chattels, nmnely: ONE REGISTERED PER6HERON STALLION WEIGHT 2200 LBS.QOLpIV BLACK. COMING EIGHT- YEARS OLD, Vj. WHICH 1 EXPOSE F6ft SAtE ON 2lit Dajr of 1920 At BdNNELL'S LIVERY BARN, THIRD STREET, LETHBRIDGE AT THE HOUR OF iff THE AFTERNOON MALCOLM YOUNG, aheriff, .luillcial District I Shcrlll's Office: Uthhrldpe, .lime- 101H, 1020. ;