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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 29, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta J�AGE EIGHT TMhJ LliilllMKIIXiE DAILY HERALD SArURDAY, JUNE 29, 1918 OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER iise io� IHECOST STEERS-HEIR ';Tibp followlriK statement is .ri\ade beins ranirr utock anil ?(ime lired liv In deference to a wiiiely expresjed rto-'(!u' Aiiimal Iiulustry Kratieli. (if tluvi-'slro for Information rcgardinc; tlu' tin-: tliiriy-ouo ot the liest. fairly nniform anclal returns from tlio thirty steera in type ami Hi:^o, were seleetcd on rising two yoars. fed on the Strath- Docembcr 1st. li'li". fed and finislied rinor� Supply Farm ot the Canadian , through the subseiniont winter and IJacltic Uailway Company and recently : marketed in May. 1917. sold in the Alhort.i Pt(u-k Yard;: at j ,l,ese rlreum.-stanres it will the record price of $li-,.S,i per hundred I readily ho admilted that as re.i^ards. %velght. : nuality. there wa.i no .special or ex- . It is also intended to confute the as-I traordlnary feedint? merit. ntiai-hinK Sertion quite ci>mi'.innly made .md in | to the .^leers niarke;ed this year. gome cases even piihlislied by journals which ousht to know bettor, that no private farmer could poseibiy afford to produce caiile .^uch aS these. As a matter of f:\ct. any praoUcal stockman ot ordinary intelligence.' who cares to make the attempt Can pro- The thirty-one calves first mentioned were tiii;irtered in loose boxes, in in open sheds nnd on generous rntlons tends to develop tho strength, constitution and size desirable as a foundation for the Kubsequent heavy feeillnp required to properly finish tho eat11.1 by tho end ot their second winter. DurlnK llio second feeding period, when the thirty steers were on grass, each received a daily meal ration of ,T 1 ;i pounds ot oat chop, '.> 1-H pottnds of barley chop and 1 l-',> pounds ot bran, or s pounds of concentrates. Vecdiug grain on grass might appear unnecessary, but It le worthy ot note that tho lar.gest daily gain per head L'.OT pounds and tho lowest cost per pc.und c.f gain-G.24 cents-were made during this second feeding period. On October K.th, 1017. . tho third feeding period commenced, when these thirty steers were placed in liiost! boxes in the warm, well ven- ton 700 lbs. wall n'l t�*t steers May 20th at farm ..;.............11380 lbs. Weight of stcra May 22nd less shrinkage .......... 11000 lbs. At $16.80 cwt. Dally gain per head ....... 1.78 lbs. Cost per lb. gain...........1G.77 cts. Statement. SO steers sold for ........$6,90,1,12 Cost of SO steers. Dee. 1, 1910 1,178.95 Cost of food Dec. 1, 1911!, to May L'O, 1918.............. S,182.4S Selling charges and commission................... 57.51 Freight.................... 32.00 $4,450.89 well ventilated, comfortable ' tdated, comfortaMe barn in which our a "warm. barn and when sold in May, i:>17, brouplit 111^ rents per pound. Tho daily gain per he.ul wa.s l.sl pounds, and the cost per pound of gain .S.I.' dncO.'cttttIo just as gqbd. jir even bet-1 cents. Tho net jroflf tor head was I ing freezone or afterwurds. It doesn't even Irritate the surrounding skin. . Hard corns, soft corns or corns between the toes, al-so hardened calluses on bottom of feet, just seem to shrivel up and fall off without hurting a particle. It la almost magical. Ladies! Keep a tiny bottle on your dresser and never let a corn or callus ache twice.-Advert AT YOUR CALL you will klways find ready this undertaking establishment to do your bidding on any and ALL_MORTUARY OCCASIONS Prompt attention will be given to embalming, cemetery Interment or shipment of bodies. Bills rendered are always reasonable. MacKAY & MacKAY Phone 1802 803 3rd Ave. S., Lethbrldge, Alta. Dally gain in pounds: Cost per pound gain: Selling price per pound: Spread in cents: higli price of feed, is taken into con sidoration. The profit made was more from the increase in value per p��und of the an- i imnls as they stood, before the last j winter's feeding started, than from I the weight s^iiice gained. j AItlioii!;h the net profit per head j was gre:iter this year than diirlng our' I hut three year's experience, the 1 spreaii or margin, between cost per; , pound or gain during tho finishing! \ period and tho price received does not] I differ from previous years to the ex-j tent that might bo supposed, as shown I from i!ie following table. Decl. 16 Oct 16. 17 lOlo inii". IP17 to to May SO, l.S May 20. IS Isaac Emblem, a resident of Namal abnormally i 1'� since 1882, is dead. He was a nat- ive ot Liverpool, aged 63 Calgary, June 28.-The appellati division of the Supremo Court of Alberta, by a Jiinjorlty decision, has found In favor of the contention ot H. U. Bennett. K.C., cx-M.P., acting for Norman Earl Lewis In tin application for an order dRchirlng that Lewis, a draftee under the Military Service Act, Is Illegally hold as a soldier hy tho military authorities. If the decision IS sustained by tlio Supremo Court of Canada, to which body It will be retorrod before being put into effect, it will moan that all draftees who have been called up un der tho order-in-council cancelling the exemptions ot men of tho 20, 21, 22 age, will bo able to obtain their freedom by taking similar notion. Judge Beck's Decision. The majority dcclsitm was delivered by Mr. Justice Beck who reviewed the legislation dealing with the matter and held that there is no power, im-der tho War .Ateasures Act to pass tho order-ln^council referred to. Ho added: "It would be an astounding propoei-tion that parliament, after spending many weeks in discussing tlio Military Service Act, which, perhaps uioro than any other bill, has been the subject ot so much antflgonism, both within and without parliament, should leave it open to the governor-in-coun-cil to revoke in whole, or even in part, an act the passing of which lias so stirred the people ot Canada." Toronto, Juno 29.-Canada Is to have 'another new and important Industry located at Quebec City. The lino to be mnnutnctured Is automatic revolvers for the L'nilod Stnlos army. Originally tho buslnosH was offered to the Russell Motor Car Company in Toronto, but as thci order was so extensive and tho latter company bo busily employed on other war work, it was ultimately found necessary to organize a new company for this purpose. In this new company, however, Russell interests aro largely represented. The company v/IU be known as tho North American Arms Company, Limited, and will bo capitalized at $2,000.-000.' The manufacturing will bo carried on in tho old Ross Riflo plant at Quebec. Mrs. J. M. McTaggart returned from Lotlibrldge whore she hns been visiting relations for tho past week. I'le. ,1, L, Nelson, of the First Depot Battiillon and Alberta Ueglmenl, has returned homo for a thirty dnyn' leave of absence'. . .Mrs. J, A. Glider and son, A. .1. (Hlder, wore visitors In tho city ot Ilanor, M6nt., a few days last week. Registration day proved to be a very busy day at St. Kllda. There was in tho nolglihorhood of eighty niipll-catioufi put through hy 'IVlrB. Mary Twold, teacher of tlitf West llutto school district. ST. KILDA NEWS. (From Our Own ContsiKnident) at. Kilda. Juno 'JR.-Local showers aro visiting this district, but general rain Is needed tor good cropo. The U.F.A. picnic given on Milk River last week jiroved a success In ; every way with ,Mr. Adllo llellberg' walking away with a bunch ot the money in the bucking contest. I.St; .4 LPS ."..sn .*N.l'.|t 2.TI 1..S1 s.ir. 11.50 ".S'l l.Ol 1L'.21 16.S0 4.56 1.7S 16.77 le.sn .03 Clean to handle. Sold by all Druggists, Grocers and General Store�> ECZEMA AND SKIN DISEASES Has Cured others. WIW cure you. WHY SUFFER? Results show with fir^t bottle. Guaranteed and sold in Lethbrldge by The Kenny & Allin Co., Ltd., druggists.-Advertisement Eczem The valuations placed on tho various feeds Uccd were based on the market value ot these commodities on the farm during October, 1917, I when our supply of teed was stored for winter consumption. Our main endeavor during the en-i tire breeding period was to avoid setbacks and keep tho animals steadily going on. The largest daily gains-2.61 lbs.- were made during December, 1917. . .-\t December 1st, 1916, the average weight of tho steers was 519.56 pounds, and the average cost per head at 7.50 cents, per pound was $39.30. At .May 22nd, lOLS, the average weight of the steers was 1,369 2-3 pounds, realizing Ifi.SO cents per pound, or $230.10 per he.-'.d. Statement Showing Cost of Beef Production and Net Profit of 1918 Shipment. First Period. 30 steers weighing 1.^,387 lbs. Dec. 1st, 1916. cost ......$1,178.95 .'\monnt and value ot feed consumed from Dec. 1st, 1916, to June 1st, 1917: 17194 lbs. oats at 43c per bush $217.45 8,597 lbs. barley at 60c per bushel ................... 107.48 6,643 lbs. bran at $28 per ton n,07S lbs. ellago at $?.u0 per ton ...................... 19,361' lbs. oat sheaves at $7.50 per ton ____.,...... 32.494 lbs. hay at $10'per ton 1,543 lbs. cut hay. sheaves ami straw at $7 per ton....... 514 lbs. salt at IV2C lb..... Grinding :i5,7!il lbs. grain at 10c cwt.................. Come In and we will tell you something about what D.D.D. Prescription, made In tho D.D.D. Laboratories of Toronto, has accomplished in your own neighborhood. Your nionev back!JnV''",','"' junles�'the first bottle, relieves you.- l ;..A,','''' J. D. Hlginhotham & Co., Ltd., dnig-glsts.-Advertisement. -Advertisement. 93.00 8.89 72.60 162.47 5.40 7.71 25.79 at Weight of steers 1st 1917 .......... Daily grain per head Cost per lb. grain .. $ 700.79 June ...i..21377 lbs. 1.06 11)3. 12.1 cts. j0 Irfiixiaixi Wcxs.lb There is Character every design wo erect. Wo igtve to every memorial stone 11 Vdlatlnctlve Individuality. \\V aim toMmparl to all our outinit an expression of personal iiileresi and .sympathy. We arn prepared to'BUbmIt .special de3lgn.s and wiU be glad to have you call or phoUf. us to call on you. Lethbridge Monumentat and Cut Stone Works R. Needs,'Prop.' 8th Street S. Food Will Win the War ' Serve your country and yourself by raising FOOD on the fertile plains of Weilerr\ Canacla. The Canadian Pacific r Ib's- barley at $1.06% ' Tier bushel.............. 623.02 r,,i;Sii 11..^, bran al $.'!1 per ton 103.54 5.s;)2 llH. linseed cako at $60 per 1(111 .................. 176.70 U.OtJO Ibn. KllrtRe ut $4 ptr tun ........:.............. 36.12 6,7,'j Ibrt. Iiirnlpii at $1 tier ton 1354 '.ir..!>;ii 111:!, oat sheaves al $7 piT tun ........�.......... 92.61 l4,'.'.'Jil lbs. hay al $10 per Ion 221.13 X.:;i;i lbs. ali'alfa at $16 por ton 66.S9 �I'.Sl!! lbs. blue joint hay al $16 pel' Kill .................. 38.55 ir,,(i;io lbs. cuL fiicd ill $0 per- HOG PRODUCTION It is a matter of the greatest importance that Canada should increase her production of BACON HOGS and other live stock as there is at present a world-wide shortage of meat Good markets for some time to come are assured. RAM SALE LF.THBRIDGE, ALTA. October 9th and 10th Under the auspices ot the Southern Alberta Wool Growers' Association, over one hundred jjicmbers, owning 200,000 sheep. Entries Close July 1st Entry blanks may be had on application to the Secretary, Sherlock Building, Lethbridge, Alberta. f Don't Bay Anything Until you See in Wsdnsjday'j Herald THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE will gladly make loans to assist farmers in good standing to acquire live stock. 3St Lethbridge Branch- - R. T. Br^mner, Mgr. Builders' Supplies CEMENT, LIME, WOOD FIBRE PLASTER, EMPIRE FINISH, HOL. LOW TILE, LETHBRIDGE AND MEDICINE HAT BRICK, ROOFINGS, BUILDING AND TAR PAPER, FIRE PLACE MANTLES AND GRATES, TILE, BEAVER BOARD, PLATE GLASS, MURANESE GLASS, COMMON GLASS, AUTO WINDSHIELDS, MINING SUPPLIES. The Western Supply & Equipment Co. Ltd. PHONE 10-M FOURTH ST. S., LETHBRIDGE THE EST'D 1873 STAHDARD BAHK OF CANADA HEAD OFFICE - TOHONTO This Bank offers every facility in the conduct of accounts, of manufacturers, farmers and merchants. SAVINGS DEPARTMENT �! every Branch. 235 J. G. SCOTT, Manager, . G. F. BLETCHER, Manager, . D. A. CURRIE, Accountant-in-Charge, 13th Si. North. 4lh Avenue South. - k Coalhurst. Co-operative Saving Is facilitated and encouraged by the opening of a Joint Savings Account in the names of Husband and Wife, Father and Son, Brother and Sister, or any two' or more members of the family. Either can deposit or withdraw money at will, and the Interest accrues to the credit of both. Ask the Manager for full particulars. LETHBKlOGE BRANCH  - . F. W. NVCH0L80N, Manager CARDSTON BRANCH    . F. V. Caveri, Manager BARONS BRANCH.....J. Blackwood, Manager A Prosperous City $5t),000,000 worth of Grain and other field products pass annually through the City of Lethbridge. Mr. Farmer, are you putting aside a Httle for the lean years which will come? Buy a Victory Bond or two and see that your Will is properly drawn. The British Canadian Trust Co. EXECUTOR. ADMINISTRATOR, ASSIGNEE, ETC. HEAD OFFICE, 315 FIFTH STHEET 8. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA PHONE 1843 Draw on Your Customers through the Merchants Bank. With Branches in all parts of Canada, and correspondents abroad, this Banic is in a position to present Drafts promptly, have them accepted, and collect payment, with the least possible trouble and cost to you. The Manager will be glad to take up thia matter with you. THC M?RCHANTS Head Office : Montreal. OF LEIHBUIDGE BKANCH, MONAHCIIMRANCH, NOHLEI'ORT) BRANCH. CANADA Established 1864. R. .r. DINNINO, Muna^cr. V. A, RIJIUtl-Y, Aolii.g Miiimgcr. M, A. KILPATRICK, Aotini! Monnfter, For Sale Stearti Engine E. Leonard and Sons 200 H.P. 17x16 Automatic Side Crank--in Good Condition. Tlie Trusts and Soarantee Companr, limited CALGARY AND LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA LETHBRIDGE OFFICE: BANK OF COMMERCE BUILDINQ, J. W. McNICOL. INSPECTOR^ PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR AND OFFICIAL ASSIGNEE FOR THE JUDICIAL DISTRICtQ OF LETHBRIDGE, MAtLEOD, MEDICINE HATi CALGARY, RED DEER. STETTLER. 00 NOT FORGET TO VISIT THE CALGARY EXHIBITION, JUNE 28TH TO JULY 6TH. P. LUND & SON Wholesale and Retail Dealers in LUMBER Lath, Shingles, Mouldings and Finishing Lumber Builders' Supplies of All Kinds CONSULT.US REGARDING PRICES, PLANS, ETC. WE BUILD HOUSES TO ORDER HEAD OFFICE AND- DISTRIBUTING YARD, CORNER THIRD AVENUF. AND sevF.NTEENTH STREET, LETHBRIDOK. BRANCH YARDS; AT MACLEOD, OOALOALE, CHIN AND BARN-WELL. AT THESE POINTS WE HANDLE FENCING MATER. lAL, HARDWARE AND FARM IMPLEMENTS. BOX 189, OR PHONE 516, LETHBRIDGE 29 2?6927 ;