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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta EIGHT THIS LUTHHttltMlE DAILY HERALD JUNE INTEREST TO THE FARMER TWOYEAROLD STEERS M COST OF MIR li following statement Is to a widely expressed fle WJr6Ibr Information regarding the fln Tftftclftl returns front the thirty steers rising two fed on the Strath more Supply Farm of the Canadian IJAclfic Railway Company and recently Midin the Alberta Stock Yards at the record price of per hundred It is also intended to confute the as ertion quite commonly made and in some cases even published by journals Which ought to know that no private farmer could possibly afford to produce cattle such As a hiatter of any practical Stock inan of ordinary cares to make the attjftidpti caft pro just as jWtVcn bet This being the fourtn fiqfcsecuyTe years that shipments from the Alberta it will be necee for purposes of to fefer to our previous The thirty head of steers riiarketed this mostly of Shorthorn and Hereford wore from a lot of got together in the tatter part of sbme being range and some bred by tho Anlnml Industry Of those thirtyone of tho fairly uniform in type and were selected on December fed and finished through the subsequent winter and marketed in Under these circumstances It will readily he admitted that as regards j there was no special or ex traordinary feeding attaching to the steers marketed this The thirtyone calvos first mention ed wore quartered in loose in a well comfortable barn and sold In brought 11 cents per daily galtx per head was and the iost per found of gain net prdfty feer head was The this years ment spenttheir first winter in open in open sheds and on generous tends to develop the con stitution and size desirable as foundation for the subsequent heavy feeding required to properly finish tho cattle by tho end ot their second During the second fcedlns When the thirty steers were on bach received n dally mertl ration of 3 13 pounds ot oat 3 13 pounds ot barley chop and 1 13 pounds ot or S pounds of Feeding grain on grass might ap pear but it Is worthy of note that the largest dally gain per head pounds and tho lowest cost per pound of rnado during this second feeding per On October the third feeding period when those thirty steers were placed in loose boxes in well ven comfortable barn in which our afo usually nuhiBer of steers per pen de solely on Uie size of the Allowing only for comfortable lying Xo exercise was allow ed and water was provided In the pens at all From the time of entering the ton 700 Urimlta lOc grain at per t Weight At lifers May 20th at farm 41580 Weight of stemMay 32nd less shrinkage 41090 At Daily gain per head Cost per gain 30 steers sold for No Humbug Lift Off Corns Doesnt hurt a bit to lift a corn or callus off with I For a few cents you can get a small bottle of the magic drug freezone re cently discovered by a Cin cinnati Just ask at any drug store for a small bottle of Apply a few drops upon a ach ing corn and all soreness disappears and shortly you will find the corn or cal lus so loose that lift fSLzBH It root and with ill the 11 Just think Not one bit r ot pain before applying freezone or It even Irritate the surrounding soft corns or between the al so hardened calluses on bottom of just seem to shrivel up and fall off without hurting a iIt Isalmost Ladies Keep a tiny bot tle on your dresser and never let a corn or callus ache of fed during the months of April and daily gain per head was pounds at a cost ot cents per it will be was small in comparison with that shown by those kept in the There was also a noteworthy differ ence of added weight the calves in tho barn round ed laid on accumulated fat and came out in the spring with an attractive finish and Those in the shed grew in stature and develop ed bone and so that al though full of growth and thrift they could in no sense be compared to the others in point of either flesh or fin It may here be said that the im portance of warmth and general com fort in the finishing of yearling steers was fully recognized and appreciated from the commencement of our work in that connection and had undoub tedly much to do with the results achieved in previous years with that class of On the other hand it is equally evi dent that the wintering of weaners AT YOUR CALL you will always find ready this undertaking do your bidding on any and ALLMORTUARY OCCASIONS Prompt attention will be given to cemetery inter ment or shipment of Bills rendered are always reason MacKAY MacKAY Phone 1802 803 3rd Dally gain in pounds Cost per pound gain Selling price per pound Spread in cents and February linseed oake was addedto tho ration at the rate of half a pound per day per This was gradual ly increased until each animal was getting practically three pounds per The daily gain per steer during the feeding period was ata cost of cents per pound of Tho price per at first imply a sub stantial but new light is thrown on the subject when the cost of gain per due to the abnormally high price of is taken into con The profit more from the increase in value per peund of the an imals as they before the last winters feeding than from the weight since Although the net profit per head was greater this year than during our three years the spread or between cost per pound or gain during the finishing period and tho price received does not differ from previous years to the ex tent that might be as shown from the following Dec Oct 1915 lOlrt 1017 to to Mav IS May A Cost ot SO 191C Cost of food to May Selling charges and commis Freight Net profit Net profit per head The cattle were purchased by the Hums who have kindly furnished the following figures cover ing the costs and dressing returns of Live Live Dressed As stated In our Pro ductionof ftoby Beef in published in our experience In feeding beef at Strathmore is given only for what it is worth we make i no claim that our methods or rations j the best j There are many good feeders In Al berta and is is our earnest hope that more will Interest themselves in tho production of early finished beef and by making their experiences pub shed Wort light on the best methods and rations to secure the best Agriculture and Animal Industry Isaac a resident of Namal mo since is He was a nat ive of aged AliDRAFTEESOF I asm That Lewis Decision if Upheld Hy High Court June appellate di vision ot the Supreme Court of Alber by a has found in favor of the contention of acting for Nor man Earl an application for an order declaring that a draf tee under the Military Service IB Illegally held as a soldier by the military It the decision id sustained by the Supremo Court of to which body it will be referred before being put into it will mean that all draftees who have been called up un der the orderlncouncll cancelling the exemptions of men of the 22 will be able to obtain their freedom by taking similar Judge Becks The majority decision was delivered by Justice Beck who reviewed the legislation dealing with the matter and held that there is no un der the War Measures Act to pass the referred He added It would be an astoumling proposi tion that after spending many weeks in discussing the Mili tary Service perhaps more than any other has been the sub ject of so much both with in and without should leave it open to the governorincoun oil to revoke in or even in an act the passing of which has so stirred the people of Clean to Sold by all Grocers and General CURES ECZEMA AND SKIN DISEASES Has Cured Will cure WHY SUFFER Results show with tirst Guaranteed and sold In Lethbridge by The Kenny Allin drug Eczem Come in and we will toll you some thing about what made in tho Laboratories of has accomplished in your own Your money back the first bottle relieves Higinbotham There is Character overy design we Wo jjlre to every memorial Ktont a toUmpart in nil our output uii expression of and urn pivijund tusubmit designs mid will lie glad to bave you call or us lo cull on Lethbridge Monumental and Cut Stone 8th Street Food Will Win the War Serve your country and yourself by raising FOOD on the fertile plains of Western The Canadian Pacific Piiihvay makes it easy for you to Lauds inigaied lanJ Id to pay Loan jcc full p tralcd hlLi lite uic from ALLAN C Uadt ytlj lit CALGARY The valuations placed on the var ious feeds used were based on the market value of these commodities the farm during when our supply of feed was stored for winter Our main endeavor during the en tire breeding period was to avoid set backs and keep the animals steadily going The largest daily were made during At December the average weight of the steers was and the average cost per head at per pound was At May the average weight of the steers was 23 realizing cents per or per Statement Showing Cost of Beef Pro duction and Net Profit of 1918 First 30 steers weighing cost Amount and value of feed consumed from to June 1st 1917 17191 oats at 43c per bush barley at 60c per bushel bran at per ton silageat per oat sheaves at per ton hay at per ton cut sheaves arid straw at per 540 514 salt at iy2c Grinding grain at lOc Weight of at June 1917 Daily grain per head Ibs Cost per grain Second Feed consumed from June to October 1917 oats at 43c per kwhitl barley at 51 c per bushol bran at per ton 4Vi months pasturage at 80c per head per month 10800 nail at IVac per JrindinK grain at 1ic per f right of steers October i1 Daily grain per head Cost per gain cts Third Amount and value of feed consumed from October to May i i oats at per i barley at per bushel j bran at per ton linaufjil cake at silage at per j 3012 i luiiiipa ui ptr ion 1354 ahfeitves at j I Ion Ill I bay at per Km at per Ion John liny H 1 prr loll j fill Iucil al pnf 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 FOR CANADA Is to have another new and Important in dustry located at Quebec The line to be manufactured Is automatic revolvers fof the United States Originally the business was offered to the Russell Motor Car Company in To but as tbo order was so exten sive and the latter company so busily employed on other war was ultimately found necessary to organ ize a new company for this In this new HUH sell Interests are largely The company will be known as tho North American Arms Lim will be capitalized at The manufacturing will bo car ried on in the Old Ross Ilifle plant at HILDA i Our Own Corrpstiondcnt showers are visiting this but general rain is needed tor good Tho picnic on Milk River last week proved a success In every way with Adlio walking away with n bunch of the money in the bucking RAM SALE October 9th and 10th Under the auspices of the Southern Alberta Wool Growers over one hundred owning Entries Close July 1st Entry may be had on Application to the Sherlock MeTagfaH returned from Lethbridge where she has betin visit Ing relations for the ot the first pot Itattallon and Alberta has returned home for a thirty days leave of Glider and were visitors In the city of a few days fast Registration day proved to be a very busy day at There was In the neighborhood ot eighty appli cations put through by Mary teacher ot thrf West Hutte school Bay Anything Until Yea THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE will gladly make loans to assist farmers in good standing to acquire live 3 Lethbridge THE tSTD STANDARD BANK OF CANADA HEAD OFFICE TORONTO This Bank offers every facility in the conduct of of manu farmers and SAVINGS DEPARTMENT every 235 Builders9 Supplies WOOD FIBRE EMPIRE LOW LETHBRIDGE AND MEDICINE HAT ROOF BUILDING AND TAR FIRE PLACE MANTLES AND BEAVER PLATE MURANE8E COMMON AUTO MINING The Western Supply Equipment PHONE 1044 FOURTH LETHBRIDGE 13th 4th Avenue OF CANADA Cooperative Saving Is facilitated and en couraged by the open Ing of a Joint Savings Account in the names of Husband and Father and Brother and or any twtf or more members of the Either can deposit or withdraw money at and the Interest accrues to the credit of Ask the Manager for full LETHBKlOGE BRANCH Manager CARD8TON BRANCH BARONS BRANCH Manager Manager A Prosperous City worth of Grain and other pro ducts pass annually through the City of are you putting aside a little for the lean years which will come Buy a Victory Bond or two and see that your Will is properly The British Canadian Trust HEAD 315 FIFTH STREET ALBERTA PHONE 1843 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 AMD OFFICIAL ASSIGNEE FOR THE JUDICIAL DISTRICTS OF MEDICINE HAT RED DO NOT FORGET TO VISIT THE CALGARY JUNE 28TH TO JULY Draw on Your Customers through the Merchants With Branches in all parts of and corres pondents this Bank is in a position to present Drafts have them and collect with the least possible trouble and cost to The Manager will be glad to toko up this matter with MCRCHANTS BANK Head Office OF CANADA Established LE1HBKIDCJE MONARCH NOBLEIORP Acting Acting LUND SON Wholesale and Retail Dealers in LUMBER Mouldings and Finishing Lumber Builders Supplies of All Kinds CONSULT Ls REGARDING WE BUILD HOUSES TO ORDER HEAD OFFICE ANP DISTRIBUTING CORNBR THIRD AVENUE AND SEVENTEENTH BRANCH YARDS AT CHIN AND BARN AT THESE POINTS WE HANDLE FENCING MATER HARDWARE AND FARM BOX OR PHONE LETHBRIDCE ;