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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 21, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT VflB HBHUHIK DALLT HEHAUU, SATURDAY, JUNE 21, OF INTEREST TO THE Collection of Annual Agricultural Statistics fclon Buruu of S ai Otuwt, tcting In couctrt vith each c-t iht nlsa Provincial ha. and carried through. Improved plans for the co-Jexrtlon and fciubllcaiion ot annual agriculiural su- UsUcs lor the ot Cuftdt. Probably no official jtatistica present more difficulty than do those ol agri- culture. Firming is aisenUallr an In- dividualistic industry. Us operations impertevMly un'larelcod by out- siders and Ihe problem cf lecnrlnj irustTrbrthy annual ol tctil yield and Talue Is of battling ler. _ From 19CS to 1P17 ud StalistlcB Office, now tha DomUUon Bureau of StaluUns, Issued i Vleted ire tirci Mut (o tha sorted Into coipitriM or dlltrkte. trwu- mlU them to tbe Dominion Bureau or it Ottawa (or (iaa! com- pilation Ii3ta toUlR by aldlos miehla- err. Inures thos actually collected im ft fairly Bare (or estimating tfca iota's Rccordlap lo the ratio irblcfc lst.3 between tho tumbtr c! faros returns actually received. Tbe !lnal results vare adjnrted Biter and proTlnriaV author! t lei. an! Ident1.- eal flffiiret are then released for slov ultkuoous publication br tha Domin- ion tad Proriar.'al Governments. stock of area and yield of crops and of numbers ot llte- these boist compiled from the returns o( crop oorraspood- ents In percentages of Lbe previous year's data. The method firo faulty for other than the tentative and It was UD reliable as applied to Lie smaller field crops. The plan now In operation la former jmblfenlni the to tSa numbers ot 'Arm at classified by as to the nunber cl living anlmalj on tbs in June collected an pie BL313 cardo E3 f04' CTOpJ. The wii apylled cipflrimtmtaUy I for tha first Ume lii 1911. la (our prorlnces. Last It waa ei-j to R.U tiie nine prorliicrt. j proportion of Futures In the first year 'roci "1 to p.c.; in the sec- ond the lu.veit proportion I lib time Is nov at hand for third year's app'.lciUcn pf the sjeieni In Ihe four iiruviews atchowon. Albona and British Colum- icd for plfcatJon In ite se (or each to call the oihor It Js attenLton ind (or the whole oi Canada, I 0( ririuers jn all p-irts of Canada lo 1 There lissed upon an annual of the arees sow a 10 the principle field crops collected ia Jane lm- mediately after aeeJtns- Later In ths year. harreat, and after and tha latter (or their proTlacGS. Is In lha case ol ooe or two provinces some Tarlatloa o( proceetlnre. Instance. In Ontario the process Is tha cirde ars RRd college's br the Domlnoln GOT- erazncnt Jor compilation br the Inc'al GorenimenL ibe final estimates belnt calculated from the total ecre- afia accordliis plans long In nse. In British Colambii the canls addressed end mailed by the Domin- ion Government to the (orniers, but the compilaMon Is effected local- the- datv up uron of flll- scaedals repaired. Ing, estimates are obtilned from crop IT. Other Tariation apply to the print- eorrespondeuts ol tbe ateraEe ylaMsjinj and provis-lcns of suppJiEs, these per acre, multiplied by ihe ureas, beln? undertaken in cases by give the total yields. The total yield, multiplied by aveipga values per uait give Lbe total ralues. ID June evsrv rear the areas are collected by the distribution of cardboard sched- ules to as individual farmers BS it is possibla to reich through tha agency of the rural school tha Dominion, and in other cases by the province. Hul the essential feat- ure ii that division of labor 19 mutual- lr agreed upon, and the eb- talned ara IficcllcAl, EO that the con- Ilict figures T used to charact- erize the government agricultural sta- tistics of Canada Is oovr a thing of the children. The cards when com- past. Similar proceeJure Is applied The Royal Bank oi Canada Incorporated 1369 Head Office I...... Montreal Capital Airthorijfd Capital Paid Up HCXXP.KXI Rtierve Funds Total over Prssldenl. Sir Herheri S. Holt. Vice-president and Managing Dirsrtor, E. L. Psise. General Manager. C. E. Selll. Superrlsor ol Central Western Branches, Robert C.impbclL Money transierred bj telegraph or mall end Drafts issued on all pirls ol the world in any Currencj-- Collections made in si] parts ol Canada, Ihe tic., at favorable rates. SOUTHERN ALBERTA BRANCHES Lethbndge TV. A_ Parker. SlanaSer ilagrath.........................-........'J. K. Atkinson, Manager Cardrton................................... W. R. Manager G. DIcfcson, .Manager On or about Juno H the farmers ot rnnida will tbrough HIP rural school children R simple cardboard Bthodule to tie tilled, up and retnroei to ihe school Icicher of his school Any fanner who does not re- ceive a card by the rclASle of June should obtain one from Ihs school toarter in hLj dlstrlcl, (ram Agricultural ol his province or from Iho PomialOD Bur- eau of Statlsl'.ca fit Oltaira. It Is lha aim of Iho Dominion Bnr-j pan to secure ultimately an ftnnual I return Iron every Individual fsrmer JD tiie nosninloa. The fgsua ef trust- Trorihy annual Bgrlcnllural Is loiporlant for all cla-ies ol.Inter est In Canada, b'lt lo coao Is 11 of greater importance [ban to the farm- ers liemivlveE TTIID carry on their todustry In Ihe dari find art? laMe to be Tictimlred by unscrupuloua tradera. It is Impossible lo prevent, It desirable to do EO. the Issue of annual esliraatea of frain and meal production-, consequently U Is lo Ihe Interest of the rural communHy thai statistics relnllng to Iheir industry should bo accurate and trustivarlhy and be pul forth on an Independent aad uublasctl authority. It la donlly einected that ns farmera be- come batter acquainted with tha sys- ic-ia organized lor their benefit and realize Ibe practical value lo them- SGlvea of accurate asncuKural there will be a continuous increase in tbe proportion of returns. Meanwhile, it Fl'.ouM be remembered Ihal vfcat- 1 ever degree oi error may nltach to the I Issued Is attributable lo Iho estimate tbnt has to be from j ihe nctual returns. In any im-1 perfection of the syslem is due to the1 extent to which termers, whether from apathy, negligenc-3 or Tnlslakea ejudice. make deEauli. In propor- n as tbe number ol returns is In- eased and necessity for eslima- in is ifi con3pqncnci2 reduced tvlll tbe ;k of error elimiDiited and the great- AVING. -The foundation of almpst every successful business Is built on The SUndnrd Bank of Canada can be of grtat assist- ance in helping you to de- velop jour business. THE than fti Ihe crea- ture haj tried to (tee 11; til. The llvs und bid ablr ]uil liesu lUlod Ic miio i flik timiEOL The boir ot devlUIiii li uc. black 9Qd fctl, Uki leithor. It tri i nick lone. Then U a turd si rear, vllh prolsctloui it botb The rsst boJj l a KKrt On cirti totiUck v ttlrtr or ibrty OF CANADA J. C. SCOTT MAXV I3TM STREET KORTH C. E. BLETCHER MAKJU 4TM AVENUK SOUTH P. BILL1NGTON MAHAI KCW DAVIOM AND BnANCK-- L-G. THOMA3 COA7HURST. ALTA. Mr. (feat ki kio the U oiohelou drair ILi hfcid csd to to Uc bollow ol body Cor yro- teetlob. A doal Oak. bHtem hi two. to dud by Mr. Peccook. At the central point of Ihft tare's body, where the RM iltoihoJ. la Ilki bill, which li hard am) iharp. Thli blil irtll opflu one toobes And li Ita moutL. Hov a dcrUflsb could find Its iray Into a froeh-water ereok, EDurce Is only a and hni no conneclkm wlh the Niagara TUvor. li puizllnc crerrbodj who IIAE hettrd about ifr. Poacock'fl etrmoKe BUT, A8 USUAL, THEY'LL COME BACK TO EARTH Curious and Formidable Crea- lure Discovered by Niagara Falls Man Teach the Children to Save Habits are acquired early in life. Children, whoarelaughtthevalueof money' and the habit of saying, grow up into good business men and capable women. The easiest way lo teach children to save, is to start a Savings Account for each child (51.00 each is After a child has saved another Hollar to make an additional deposit, he or she will have a better appre- ciation of just what a dollar stands for, and how much workaodself-denialitrepreaenta. MERCHANTS BANK OF CANADA Head Office: Montreal. 'LETHBRIDGE BRANCH. I4DNARCH BRANCH, NOBLEFORD and BARONS BRANCHES, Established 1864. R. J. DINNING, Manager. V; A, EBERLY, Manager. M. A.KILPATR1CK, Mgr. l and Reierre, 1918. o-rer RICH OR POOR TTTO men may cqna! inccnnts hate cqnal rcsponsibililiee; yel one raiy .be com- piratively poor, the othtr comparaliTclj Kch. It ia largzly a malter of thrift, and accepting 1he aid of a. bant account, Have you opeaed icconnt? UNION BANK OF CANADA THE PIONEER BANK OF WESTERN CANADA HEAD OFFICE WINNIPEG, MAN. BRANCH, CARD5TOS ERANOI, BARON3 BRANCH, A. DUNBAR.M.r.itr. F.V. CAVERS, Minuet. S. D. CRI m DI5, 1 BUSINESS LARGE AND SMALL This Jlant is equipped to render complete bank- Ing facilities to individuals, partnerships find companies, both large and small. With branches throughout every province of Canada, and corres- pondents in all parts of the world, your banking business will be bandied witk promptitude and at the minimum of expense.. Our facilities at your disposal, THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE accuracy hed. of Lbe totals be tETHBRIDCE BRANCH WARNER BRANCH MILK RIVER BRANCH R. T. BKYMNER, Manner J, M.S. GORDON, Manager STEEL, Manager (Experimental FBI-JUS NoleO _. The yielding capacity ol alfalfa de- body_ ends on quite a number otfaclora, one them being Ihe: tlmo when the crop harvested. The tlmo of harvesting, Iced, affects Lbe- yleldlnc capacity er acre oi alialfa more than it affects Iber hay crops for reasons which will aiplalned Tirlelly. It Is un'orliiaalely a rather common ractlce amoag fanners Jo delay the of hay crops loo long, under mistaken Idoi thai br waiting a ItlB after tbe crop liaa reached Us sat stage forra a quMLLy Btandpolnt, arger and consequently more rebiun- ratlve crops may be realized. This however, works out rather the thcr Kay In alfalfa. It Is generally held that most satia- aelory returns, both from the Etaod- of lonnage per acre and from ho slandpolnl of Ihe hay nuaWy, aro lined If tbe alfalfa U cul when, as t generally expressed, it is ont- entli In bloom. Tbis expression real- y means Lhat It, Is lo cut alfalfa usl after It bas started lo come into general bloom. The blossoming la, n fast, on Ibc whole a raliier gooil in- dlnatfon of (ha proper Elme Co cut alfalfa, but It is not always aw, for In atasons especially If wcl and cool weather prevails In Iho pail ol Ihe aammcr, the blossoming period mny lio considerably delayed beyond Iho beil lime for cutting tho alfalfa hay. IJp.sidca, It Is not always easy lo determine when an alfalfa Is 'one tenth In bloom" and, !n case of doubt on that question, Iho jrower may easily bo lemitted lo ivcJt Kttle loo long. A far safer Indication hfisl lime to cut for hay h jjlvcn by Iho coming on cf Ihe second grnwlli the crown of Uio rents. The second grow-lh Eenerelly begins to soot Jus I when tbo planla begin to Lul someUmias a Illlle earlier. As Ihc Fccond gnr.rlh Is the one on which the Jilso of ieason'.i Rnrnnd crop oE alfalfa depends, H thai tho firel hay ip of His shouli be laken oil tfeiorrj llio second growth In; rcachfJ such a (levnlrjpmr.jit thai Ihor ia any ripk o! U cut olf wilb the flr.it crop, t.lml thi., inlghl easily happen, !I Ihe culling of Ihe ffr.it croi Is too much, the o, course bilnfif that the return from Iht. secoml crop cf the scauon la apt to Ijfjt.omo ITrdcr the no alfalfa grower bi well not lo deliy C'lillin? ttt Ih1? first crop an; time after tho'second growth lie-in: to come on. A simple examination o flkC crown of Ihe win, nhor tliz new l.i nn'l tho ciiUIng.of llin Hrwt- cro should l.Tko place htforo 11 IB MR' enough in lie caught hy Ihe mower, MAGATtA PAIjLS. A carious cat ci. has been mado In Motley Run Croek In this city. Muddy Eun Creefc fs a stream prhlch cuts throiJEfi the centra o[ the city, its source some springs aloarj where the Hydro power canal is being consiructed. The catch consists of devilfish, pure and simple, with all the requi- sites of Victor Hugo's deriUlsh, describes in 'Toilers o( the Sea." e C. Peacock o( 9 Joe street, thla'cUr, caught the [Ish and is hay fns it stuffed. He took Eareral of It rfiortly after it3 cap- luro. Mr. Pcacoct TTSS out walking near thg creek and ho noticed fire dead fish floating on the water, supposed someone had been lie looked Into tlia water and what seemed to be a fish-line a a bis stone. Reaching down, Mr. line and pulled It up, thinking the dead flsh were perhaps attached to iL Wlial he brought up with the fish- line almost made him falnL A great crawl j-looklng thing, liberally supplied wilb. tentacles, came to his horrified flew. It seemed to bo dead, hut when Mr. Peacock regained his composure sufficiently to examine his !ind ho concluded Ihal it had only just breathed Its last, as there was ererr evidence ot recent lifo Jn tho HOUSTON'. 6iliaiXFta (orro two twelve-cyl- inder liberty motors bw.tlnj the wfddluR march, R.W. Meade of Cloclnntll. Ohio, and Mlis Damonl of Yorlt- vllls, Ind.. to Jay were pro- nounced man and wlte, more than S.OCO feet above tbe heads _ of spectators at Elllng. ton Field. A giant Handloy- Fase bombing plane carried the wedding party of twelve persani. E. Klllffcrs pllol- td (lie machine, and Chn.plaln J. E. Hcos of Neva n, O., acted 39 "alry-pUoL" Follow- ing the ceremony, the party enjoyed a twenty-minute cruise BLUE RIBBON TEA Fragrant and Strong, Re- freshing, Comforting and Invigorating. Blue Ribbon Tea Try It. TRANS-CANADA Being B reading man and also know- Ing something about underwater 'birds'' Mr. Peacock soon became con- Tinccd that It iras a devilfish that he had caught, also that It had prob- ably strangled Ilaeli by catching one tentacle under the big stone. One tentacle was stretched considerably A New Daily All-Sleeping-Car Train from Coast lo Coast, making.tin fastest timo between ter- minals of my transcontinental Irain in America. Leaves Calgary 0.45 n.m. daily, reaching VancouTer ia 25 hours. East-boumi (rain leaves Calgary 9.30 pja. dailr for g, Toronto and Montreal. Limited to Eleepiag-Cnr Passengers Only. FIRST TRAIN JUNE 2nd For apply any agent of tha CANADIAN PACIFIC RY. Perfectly Clean! Ttit'i the feclinf yen wntcd with Lifebnoy, rapceiiEly atoeVlngi, underwear, thecti, bltnVtti, anJ eftrjttlnit ihit tOrjcbei tbfl ikio. The nob TelycfT lither of Ltfefeaoy hftt cltflBiintf power, but raare Jaifftrttatj the In LIFEBUOY lha; l grid iJenr U l.lfilnj Hi frrfirttft RED SEAL BUT-rVPATS Insure Your Crops Against HAIL IN THI is true lhatfour out of fivo perj" pie over (orly Buflcr from or Pyorrhca DiscascK Hut many people even under Inirly have Pyorrhca. Women, particularly after Iho baby conica, 'arc peculiarly subject to I'yorrhoa. JAI such lima they cannotbc too 'careful about their lecth. Pyorrrica oornmcnfiea wilh lender brush lime. Gradually lha corao Bponpy. Thaylnnamcondlhcn shrink. Tho tecih bccomo txpoicd to decay nttho baso and tiny optn- Injs in tho becomes tho breed- ing' placcfl of disease germs infect tho other ailments. bawnro of that pum tender- Try It Federal Insurance Co, OFHEWJM SOUND FAIR ANU SQUARE TREATMENT- QUICK AND EFFICIENT MR VICE ASSET B EXCEED MILLIONS POLICY HOLDERS' SURPLUS R. V. GIBBONS LOCAL AGENT ROOM 14 BLOCK prevents Pjorrhta, If used in time and used consistently. No ordinary loolh parto will