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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 28, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FHIDAY, JUNE THE 1ETHBRTDGE HERALD PXGE NINE The Farmers1 Corner SAVE THOSE FARMS FOR POSTERITY If it were not for the top six inches of soil there would be no food to feed the -scorlc's two billion people. If by any chance the soil refused to function -we'd all be dead a couple of years. Ilsley Refers To Breakdown Of Tax Conference Are Downward BACKGROUND OF BUDGET AS PRESENTED BY HON. ILSLEY It behooves us, therefore, to see to it that -we do not allow our soils! the of to wear out, to blow away or so become sterile. It would be the greatest disaster cf all time if we did. And K can happen. Millions of acres of the world's earth surface have become deserts, sterile for the purpose of plant growth, during the past couple of centuries. It can happen here. It requires the best kind-of farming to maintain a farm so that it can be handed down 10 the next, generation as good or better than the owner found it. That should be our objective. It's everybody's job to -work at it sincerely. OTTAWA, June Minister Ilsley referred briefly to the Dorninion- cerierence in his budge: speech iasi night. Before outlining reasons why prosperity and employment of the! auctions although some of the re- Servant of Agriculture Lethbridge Experimental Station The transformation of treeless prairie to a land and the a flat, i tilizers to use j rates of application as well garden surrounded homes is j hes: methods of application, the result of many years of workj and planning. Human nature isj tied so closely to trees and flowers! that, until these are part of our j surroundings, most- of us do not feel at home. This has been a. guiding principle of the Horticultural Divi- sion of the Lethbridge Experi- mental Station since its inception in 190S. Likewise, the need for the pro- ducts of the garden in a balanced, satisfactory diet has been realized. The development of garden prac- tices suitable to both dry and irri- gation farming has been a major feature of the work. As a result of this work hardly a farm, village, or city home exists without a garden that yields bom pleasure and sus- tenance to say, nothing of the recre- ation afforded' bv gardening activi- ties. In more recent years horticulture has become a. commercial under- taking in the Irrigated areas and the work of the Horticultural Divi- sion has expanded to keep pace the problems that have de- veloped. Testing of varieties of horticultural crops in order to find those best suited to our conditions has been a. constant feature of the work and as a result definif recommendations can be given on this subject. Closely 'allied to this work have been breeding projects and selec- tions to produce new and improved varieties for this area.' Foremost among these are projects on com and tomato breeding. Tomatoes constitute a crop that most people like but for which no fully suitable existed for Southern Al- berta, conditions. The breeding work with tomatoes is far from completed but one special selec- tion, L3700, looks now as though ifc may ba nearly what we have been looking for. It has been under test and selection for some years but Isn't quite ready for general distri- bution. Other important experiments in- clude fertilizer experiments with potatoes, tomatoes, and celery, to determine the most suitable f er- June and included expeadi- of the highlights' tares by the army, navy and air; J i.__ i OTTAWA, ing are some presented as background by naarsce force of compared >iif i National Income Of 11 Billions couny had contmued biKh despite the drop in war expenditures, Mr. OTTAWA, June in the previous; reached These expenditures, included, IntmeoeaX. of in' Ssley told budget consirac- Ilslev referred to the failure of the _-. ,._j i bring in under the free lists auto- j special receip-s ana level of em-1 mobile parts used in new cars i While this incaic conference. are enoyisg Innovations years. enues of the in previous years in sum The real the live arxswer. to other credits. pressures existing cars j While toss includes some such M> work aad produce the goods t WIT.Z 1 readUv understandable iteaos as the; are warned in 5 net income of the Canadian Nation- that cvr greater buyir-g power auctions were in orders-in-council. Important changes were those W> S593.000.000 under f lists sntn- I snecial receiDtS aw the at this In 1944 the total market value of f all our current, production and; the statisticians call. our "gross national product" i s i reached a wartime peak of about j compared wrm a. value, at !ower prices, in 1938 of i about Thus, the j Happy PAHIS, June As Aiphonse Marchais, 64-year- old schoolmaster, Parted yesterday, Joudspeaksrs relayed, his jo-rfal voice throughout the triage iuritisg the aKarrcsrs to drini 500 bowtes of nine in cellar. He had reoortied his voice la for his death and as his coda taf io-sered Into the grave his voice told :agers io "have a good sisse" and siag his favorite songs. optimum the many of them peacetime equivalent to the -win- j which arnounred j jastments dS tO Msh levels da the new p.ns added to those al intemauonal or industrial difficul- Iree- ties and disagreements, in a field Tne_par. much closer to home, and immed- iately affecting this budget, we find now "that our previous hopes for a comprehensive agreement between the Canadian and provincial gov- ernments have riot been reahzed. United States ;ces _____ __ _ ___ _ _ and which IsVoout Jess than i saiarj- control had been reiaxed. enter free from in the preceding year. i relaxation is intended as a under the inier- i However, this Isgare includes only i deliberate, orderly program o. de- i? course, what! be for the Jar it has been Lecessary now and' wia: ievei may be pusheo -.IvT bees made, i dcw- a m; production. The reason for the continuing CON3ITIONAI. SALES HJJEGAJ, OTTAWA. June el abases" all conditional -whereby nnr- are required to bay m second article to obtain wanted commodity, will be eon- sidrrrxl ia xhe fatare, fiiets Board s "STATE BAX5T, Alta, June high levels of production, employ- burdening of business asd indus- and incomes, :s that the de-' try by lasaiion will meaii bringing mands of war. represented ov ownership of ir-diatrj -In by expenditures which have "fallen: back door." Premier 3. C. Man- frora a huge a year ago -o a ma? told delegates to The art- have nsial ccnvestion of the Canadian dercartds' Electrical Association here last and i more particularly to smaller substantial tax reductions made in I. L. NONXECKE Horticulturist The direction of the work in the Horticultural Division, is under L'L. Konnecke. who carne to the station, in the spring of 1946. He was brought up a garden and as his origin was in one of the garden countries of the world, i-e., Den- mark, he has horticulture in his blood. After comuleting his high school education he went to the Olds School of Agriculture and from there to the University of Alberta. He received his S.Sc. in 1945 and after a short spell in the army re- turned to the university for a year of post graduate studies. Through- out his university work he special- ized in horticulture and added prac- tical background through summer employment at the Olds School of Agriculture, ths university, and the esoerimental station! Swift Cur- rent, Saskatchewan. Thus he has a wide background of training and experience to apply to development of "horticultural" work in this terri- tory. placing matrices of non-advertis- the budget of last October. news pictures from the United] i on the free list. They form- i Mr. Ilslev. disclosing that the ,T2L e-ly carried a tariff of one-half- over-all deficit for the 1945-46 cautiously, tnaniful that the f5sca, year was. ProvisJon is made to enable Ca- j lower than for the nadian owners of race horses to i previous :or peak pro- chanse them into Canadian horses, auction of civihan goods to keep by paying S12.50 duty. Al present! expenditures and employment the horses raced in this country are i under bond. VEGETABLES There will be a 7S per cent re- duction In the intermediate present prosperity makes many of our problems less urgent for a short time." If there were no interruptions to production. Canada's national production this year would total about almost double that of first year before the outbreak cf only slight increase. Total expenditures 54.S91.000.0CO. a decrease 000.000. for year of j l Total iinrnatured funded debt at March 31, 1946. Probable gross national income] A !or.e prison guard with tee-cool J nerves and a loaded rifle yesterday t headed off an attempt by about 30. men. described by authorities as "dangerous to make a. break for freedom by climbing over the high, gray walls of Toronto's Don jail. The prisoners formed a 'human pyramid" after trussing up; for shss year Sll.000.000.000. War two guards with bed sheets. "As at March 31. 1946. ur total Peak was S11.750.COO.OOO. i tariff tramatured funded debt, including j plans, drawings and reflects, of coarse, an increase cur- j Hitler Germans Still Are Active LETHBRIDGE EXPERIMENTAL FARM WEEKLY LETTER WHT SHEEP GET ITCHY Most sheen in Canada, as_ -n other parts "of the world, get itchy at some time or other. Then they are in discomfort and rub, scrape, and scratch in an attempt to get rid of the cause. In Western Canada the two causes are the sheep ted (usually called the sheen tick) and the sag'e tick. The sage tick is seasonal in its attack on sheep, starting to infest sheep about -the middle of March and continuing on till about July. The period of infestation varies with seasonal conditions and the seveiity of infestation also varies considerably from year to year. Unfortunately no practical methods of control have beea developed an_d until this is done the sheep will have to continue to suffer. The sheep ked (sheep tick) In- V Belt DRIVES A Size to 10 in. 20 to 100 in. B Size inch. to 19 In. Belts 30 to 100 In. We also design and sup- ply multiple belt drives. Stocks now fairly complete. MCKENZIE Electric Ltd. PHONE 3637 Man and phone orders prompt attention. States. Engineers UA t.- 1_ t blue prints are to be allowed in: ing the year of the amount of the i Outlook for high level of ernploy- paid peri budgetary deficit. The funded debt meat free. Formerly they cent British tariff and 22'-- per' cent when comms from the United i States- The object is to facilitate j carried annual interest charges of The average rate of interest was 2.59 per cent, compared this year brignt, fests sheep throughout the year and unless control measures are used can the health of the" sheep. Fortunately satisfac- tory control has been developed on a practical basis. The common method of controlling the sheep ked is by dipping the sheep as least once each year. Several satisfac- tory commercial dipping solutions are available and if used properly will give good results. Some variation occurs in the time of dipping. Some producers favor dinping shortly after shearing while others prefer to wait until some wool has grown after shear- ing. If sheep are infested heavily with keds dipping should take place soon after shearing. In fact, in cases of heavy infestation the sheep should be dipped twice at an interval of about two weeks. When dipping is practised shortly after shearing IMS dip is required than when dipping takes place later in the season. Dipping usually is not a pleasant job for either man or beast and often leads to injury to some of the sheep. It occurred lo members of the Dominion Experimental Sta- tion staff that some other method would be more desirable and dur- ing the last two seasons a system of applying the dipping solution with a power sprayer has been under test. While all the kinks haven't been taken out of the method yet it does have real possi- bilities and you will hear more about it as time goes on. FRANKFURT. June 23. W> One way or another, the aost-war followers of Adolf Hitler still play a non-too-dangerous game of ridi- culing the American occupation power and trying to gain Germans back to the fuehrer's philosophy. Though German night clubs j noticeably those which cater to i curious find ifc "profitable" to caricature Adolf in little skits, Hitler's post-war agents occasionally inject dramatic anti-Allied propaganda, in strictly German movie houses. For instance, an official United States army report relates occa- sional efforts to cast doubt on Al- lied-made films designed to show Germans the horrors of Gestapo Chief Heinrich Eimmler's murder factories. MASS GSAVE FILM Ir Erlar.gen recently, a concen- tration camp movie was stiown. There was a scene of men filling in j a mass grave. "Suddenly a patron gets up ex- i citedlv and savs aloud to his wile so that the whole audience can hear: "That's me there filling in that grave. They were not concen- tration camp victims, but victims of an air raid attack on Nuernberg which I help the army re- port said. "Exclaiming. 'Such a swindle, he leaves the cinema with his wife. Half the audience follows him." persons or companies desiring to with 231 per cent as at March 31. j Pressures. erect plants m "Canada and need Increased production the solu- tion to continuing inflationary plans for plants, machinery and lavouts produced outside Canada. Tariffs on certain types of fibre- board and paper board from the United States are reduced from 25 to 10 per cent, certain glass used in making receptacles enter free. The list of photographic equip- ment coming in free has been ex- tended. The tariff provision which enables A traveller in the United States to bring S100 worth of goods into Canada on his return has been" ex- tended to cover almost every type of goods except that the limita- tions in the amount of liquors or cigarettes which are unchanged. Ail the changes in the custotas come into effect today. 1945. slight increase being due j j to the fact that most of the addi-' tion to our debt during the year took tne form of three per cent victory bonds." Canada had made a remarkably fast switch from war service and work to peacetime jobs and objec- tives. The main reason for this was Conf essions By Accused German Heard In Trial Canada's present level of employ- ment and prosperity sets new peace- time high. Failure to complete Provincla! agreements cautious planning. FIRST ABDICATOR The first recorded abdication of a sovereign was Sylia's, the Roman dictator, in 79 B.C. Announcement We are pleased to announce the oDening of The Western T DRIVE In the Purity Dairy lot 51S Fifth Ave. S. NOW OPEN EOLLIXGSOX B'iOS. Bommion- neceasitates i for tives. The main reason for this was Heavy deraanas iui that war expenditures had been re- goods cackea by purchasing power placed by expenditures from other 1 largely replaced war require- "including sources, including a heavy export demand for food products. "While I hesitate to venture into the field of forecasting economic developments in a world as chaotic and eventful as the one we are liv- ing in at the present time, it ap- pears that these major influences which have maintained a high level of expenditure for Canadian goods largely replaced raents. Large Investments by private in- dustry delayed by shortages. During the year we redeemed for cash securities of a par value of including" in U.S. dollar securities. We find Canada For Goodness sake-Try Red Rose REDROSE TEA "is good tea" WELDING FOR PORTABLE or SHOP WELDING Phone 3893 Richards Welding Lethbridge 323-Srd St. S. opcs Warning that our prairie soils are in danger of becoming sterile have been made recently. That is what happens when everything js taken oat and nothing put back. Summer- fallow and grain with no live- stock and no rotation includ- ing grasses and clovers will lower the fertility and vitality of our soil, and the foods we produce from them will be- come less nutritious and less filled with vitamins year by year. What this country needs is an unlimited livestock market which will make it possible to balance grain growing with stock which will eat the grass and the clovers and return manure to the land. Such a program will build soil rather than ruin it. The trouble is we have no sure market for live- stock and so we go on produc- ing grain as our chief cash crop. And each crop of grain removed so much fertility, so much minerals, so much humus from the soil. It is well to take stock of this ar.d of the growing menace of soil drifting. Decreasing fer- tility leads to increasing soil drifting. We need a means to bala.nce our farming economy livestock, and that means need markets for more live- stock. MEDICINE HAT. June I Two confessions signed by Sgt.- Maj. Bruno Perzenowski were pre- jssnted as evidence by W. D. Gow, crown prosecutor. Thtasday at the Alberta" Supreme Court trial of Per- zenowski. one of four German pris- oners charged with the murder of a fellow-Drisoner. Karl at the Me'dicine Hat internment camp Sept. 10. 1944. Perzenowski admitted that with- out having been directly ordered to do so, he had given the order to have Lehman removed, ana he ex- pressed the desire that full respon- sibilitv for the murder be placed on him and that those he had ordered to assist m the hanging be not blamed. The two statements had been given civ the accused to Detective Corporal Bull. R.C.M.P., investigat- ing the murder, and were accepted as admissacle evidence by Chief Justice W. K. Howson. after he was sarisrieci that they were made by Perzeaowski voluntarily. FOLLOWED LAW When undertaking the deed he was acting according to the Ger- man militarv law, he confessed, that hfr had summoned Sgt. Willi Mueller and Sgt. Walter Wolfe, also charged with the mur- der, and informed them that Leh- marin would be sent for. At the room. Lehmann was jump- ed upon and beaten by others, the! confessions revealed. Cross-examined by defence coun- sel. G. E. A. Kice. Cpl. Bull said it was his belief that the accused had considered he was acting accord- to German military law when ordering the hanging. The crown's case was conciudecJ i Thursday and the jury will be charged "today. Dr. Fred W. Boutley. official re- presentative of the Canadian Red Cross Society to the board of gov- i ernors of the League of Bed Cross Societies, will sail from Halifax July 2 for the first international Red Cross meetings since 1939. The first meeting will be held at Oxford University. England. July 8-20 and the second in Geneva. Switzerland. July 25-Aug. 3. today more along the id recoa- reasonablv bliC 1 TTit If VA J i and bevond it. unless further diffi- 1 nave expected last autumn when I presented the previous budget, despite many shortages and inter- ruptions, our economy as a whole has returned with remarkable speed from war service and work to peacetime jobs and objectives. We are enjoying: a level of employment and prosperity that we have never experienced before in peacetime. culties arise to retard production." Mr. Haley described this as the "critical year" in the fight against inflation and he addressed a special plea to business men to help keep rnices down. How Canada's debt rose: Year Debt 1938 S 1939 1540 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 Canada will spend in the current fiscal year in various payments to or on behalf of war veterans. Mr. Ilsley said this figure included war service gratuities, benefits, re-establishment credits and other assistance for those leav- ing the forces, but did not include amounts paid by the services them- selves fcr leave on discharge, de- ferred pay. clothing allowances and eimilar payments. War and demobilization expendi- tures last year were shown at PLENTY OF ROOM IV PRAIRIE ELEVATORS WINNIPEG. June elevators in the United States bread belt may ipe choked with wheat but tho situation bears no resemblance to that in Manitoba, Saskatchewan arid Alberta. Manitoba's elevators are "nearly Saskatchewan's have "space to bum" and Alberta's "practically shipped out." elevator companies i reported Thursday. There's a reason, of course. The 1946 Canadian crop won't be har- vested for nearly another two' months. WELCO3IE KA1X J dis- trict received a good rain Sunday night, 1.5 inches of rain falUns.. This moisture was welcomed by the farmers as the land was dry. Idea; JULY Holiday Time For Carefree Motoring Let put your car in condition. Beny Chevrolet TWO DOWNTOWN LOCATIONS SEVENTH STREET SOUTH Main Garage Open 7 a-ia. to midnight, Monday to Saturday. Sunday; 9 a.sn. to Midnight. Phone 4O55 for Service MONDAY AND TUESDAY, JULY 1st and 2nd :s pi; j on of spezd the drudgery of iioujtnoia chores. It'j better idea to ft come irue! Every will Snd rxipfo! fitr Trevury SrjncK. Evwyone Bod's dut Branch Branch Ir.reres: a: i i i help to busk! fi HOUSEWIVES this serrice i MAMMOTH PARADE 10 A.M. MONDAY MORNING 9 STAMPEDE EVENTS PLUS 7 RACES EACH DAY TRACK MEET TUESDAY MORNING DANCING EACH NIGHT KNOW YOUR TREASURY BRANCH Savmjs Denwid Accovatt full Collection Service of Negotiable Deposit Boxes Fire ana Life Money CScques Motor Driven" SPAPFRf ;