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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 6, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta ThuL'sday, March 6,1913_' THE LETHIBltlDGE DAILY HERALD Page 5 HAY CAP Alf Alf A � m W. D; HoardvHfls^nds to Local IiKjuiry for Some Valuable Information BEST RAYM Editor l^tbbridge. Herald:' Sir:-^'Tbe World,'.',Bald an aaolent phllosopheri-"reBtsoo the back of an el�pliaat-, and-the-elephant stands on the back of a tortolso." Wh�n asked ' whit the- tortoise^ fltood on, you wUi remembeF that h� aaid be did not TUode'ot UB- lyho ar� Intereabed In-' th� Alberta alfalfa^trade dW not take long to dlaoover'the elephant on �whloh any i)�rma��}t � business In , this line, must >*ietit. quality. A- little' further laveBtlgatlon > also revealed ; the tortoJsis,^" tli� elimination of dam-Age by aunaikl-ralni 'but in the matter ot a'fltaod/ng/^ for said tortoise, we-haye-not gone 80 very far ' beyond thc A; P. above referred to.. ' The encloaed. letter from Governor Hoard' of-Wiseoneln,- ^however,.Beeni's to show that the muoh-taiked-of and imieftrled-out: �hay' cap Is th� real piodarh atlai;  youj'6 faithfully, W. J. LLOYD, ; , |W. J. Lloyd, Farm Products, \,. /Lethbrldge^ Canada: ' Dear, sir:-'AnswerlnB your letter � W th4 ,24th I -would say that after 2Q y^a^s "experience In this climate/ I r iknow .of .no way to:properly, safely - : and economically cure alfalfa and � 'clover, except-by the use of the !hay ,/ i eap.f;il vconolude nthat you havc not, been* a - reader of Hoard's Dairynian' -In which tWa question haa,been thor-. ' oughly ;dJBO\fs�ed'many times in - the ' Itstvflfteen; years; I mall you sample i ; copy i to five,;;you some id�i of the .manner in which farm aueatlons are; ttiandled,' By.reference to-the" India. . sheet' you. .will note how frequently thidea of" the r'tliay cap into,;the folloi^ing proposl-, tlonaj ' �: . The :o�p-. should be made of beat A-; ebttoh sheeting 'forty inohes .wide.: , Tear � off Bheetft; forty v inches long; th,u8 malting the cap forty Inches v equate; Do nqt-hem^ Tc each cor-iner attach;arstout.string iourteenJn-;che8 long ta-^whioh , tier a 'cement /weight eight�ouuoes,.- niade by 'half; und half cement sand .;�and, moistened dust enough..'tp,set ;w�ll..; -'into .eadli - weight -insert; half w*y aSslong wire Itenoe.'itap^i- -'.when iard," tie one 0 V 'eaohs comer sand' you 'have my - style ! of 1 h|ky cap; ^of.-: which I have 2500^ -Hoard's Dalryinan'^B farm iftsi .year , t harveBted,;26p tpn^ of fine, well; cured alfalfa'ifrom;-iorty,:aore8, . 'it is a place where*^ teat out our theories-. Not % bnly is the. cap?a.,proteqtioh.:,'against rain; but it' liiBures -the; only proper ; -way of souring �alfalfa' or clover ,sl'enough-''ito,gconBferve; all Ita nutritive ;v�valu?f ^.-BJitheryoji ttese plants cured V. iiinthe hot rayB.citthe sun lose an important "part.qt;vtl>elr feedlngf. yalue . Bufflolent^ to p^y';,lpr" the estva cost of curing under caps, The alfalfa is ' cut iu?ithe:;fo"renqon\an4 as soon as it , is" wilted enough''5to rake, it U raked V.''/In to,;'iv'indi9-ws^^^ a^^^^ s �well shaped "ftlnoheB, and capped.' .-V .Qnceiln.^j'ery-^^ ' forks-i-gp -alotog^'^knd. move each cock ::,; up^g^ttijfreah'jgrjcm^ ' irom three'-to'fl|^ days. w"hen, if thfe s :,day::?bevi;'fa}iy itlioli^^^ openj for abb^t;;;tri5o ihours'' of "sunilght' j�nA\th|n^hayf toarn. Care; f"; in'uBt'^*'t^,etf tg^'gatWr tHe^ 0^ hang -.them ^undef jilrV �'aheds ^as sopn ^S:Ha8:;fly|yva�eHali|^feb .this 'way pfixvi jnade caps, last seven: 'This, Ip brief,' is iay method. Tot .--------- ----ng value "damage, ..- ... -,r)ver apd 1 alfalfa 'b'ay^' under ca�s.' ^ ^ Yours/Sincerely, >,..> di superintendent of the Kootenay Cake General -Hofliji-, ,M'iS5 kidd la'^atgraduate of the 1907 ola�B*wara,>�nd undeir the direction of G. P^^Tdllefttrvp; who haa been a'icldi^e fir/end and^neigbbor: to Mr.'Smith'for the laat ten yeara." The BpeakerB were J. a.: AUred, of' Raymond; Bifehop �. -Bi Young, of LethbTldge,' and Biahop,�AnderBon. of Raymond Ftrtt ward." The kernel of the talk was "It is not aov important; where you live; hut how^ou Uverand not^what.y;ou'have, but Tftat'you are doing." / '^..'-.^l i , "Mr..Smith''has.'"been a' member of the ' vaYiou'a Orohfiatrks; and iaiUtary bands, which havte^iiu'niahed -Ray-m'ond and vlcinitys-wWt-muBlp from ita Infancy, and .4t> waa pleasing to note that the Raymond, military band were preaent in uniform; and vae the proceBBion passed � fi^m', the' meeting house, they �prayed"N6arer, My God, to Thee." ' \ ' , Mr; Smith;; Ieaife8.'av-wife;; and six small chiidrehi'to mbuni his ioBB, who: have the sympathysof the .entire com-ipuAity, ^ ' M'r.';:i8mUii had-U time, and'he ha^ P8dBed,from a^vorld of pain i and'Buffering'to a .conditioin free ;from'Buoh: burdfens,; and ,e^ ed hlmBelf' as,..willlng'!to.go,^vif it was, the will of'the DlvinsSTVIaater, . � ,vl^:'�;-^�,:^ly��^^Ian(lae^vR.e8^ . Monday^ nl'ght,' the ,iSeburity, Investment 'Goni)any;Llmitedi_h'eld'a' meet-i Ing for-thej.dlreotpw office; al IUymond;.i"t;^cbnBlder.'mat-^ tern,'of ^Impprtance ito  the^^omD'any;' v ^During, ...the, meeting, "debrge *� H Budd, manager,'-tendered^; hlB.;refllgna-tion aa idanager,-in ^pr&�r ,to'devote^ h^ time to the' outllde -^ork'connected, w>th.,the, cofflpany^^^^^^ Bidered sat � ,thekipr'aB�^ importance\jto*^thlBVoWcern, that 'the office work^ they haaMiiT3dd-was 'selectedVafl'iBOc-; retary-treaaurer In place of 'Qharleaj M.McGarty; who severed'hl^';connec-tlon with the ' company-' to go . into busl^iess for. himself, and Is noiit located In North Lethbrldge. ' ^ - Raymond ha^ ^hvaya foupd theSe-; curityCompjtny ready-to,do their part in -booatingr-radyertising'.iand' dey;elr oping the dlatrlct; and they "have the same determination, now to .puah Ray-' " William P". Betta' took Wedneaday'a train for th^e aputh country, i'^ ' can guarantee ^hSvgpoiJ.i;;|)ab� plfel'b^ Cardaton a firBt*la^s|eittef^a^^^ ment.'? Jt U pleasing, to s'la^Jthibyinieri ^Set'^ken in tha8a"school airi'ueemli^ta^ sytri^ChjUa, Dolng^ In Ra>r^||p8p:bpi v-,On^year ago,' the Raymond'tWard' ^^jMl'.L A. offered;; vS^mjgj'ir'APaUy engraved"-sPVer. cup to ^^ihb^prop^ty^g^^^l mmm '�X/imiiyVrUoi tw � ye�| A\,nev�r 1'rc.ltf (ar Cr9WP aad whwDiBB Coueb* for the conteat,' three oniyapi^oayed, ^ , ,, Yizfc;Khight;,madej^ ;8ibt^:.returaed?t^i:flH&^ Lethbrldge, and Raymond Wa�!d. people enjoyingvthem^eliriSa Stirling withdrew without'notice until Mrs. Redd'a forty-Bevjpi^h ;'])lrtbda'y, the" laat moment. The teama; drew and aome one found it ojxt, Biittmoat' cuta for ppaltlona.aiid payed in the � ^-"^-^ , .......... following manner: Knight Academy mm pi inent I mm. I I mond 1 (r latti tl an w#|hj towa aa(I<}�Ur'l)�4i(ewb('ll i^bpi hj lu luua u . i.�m.iL ihu fuimcr hi,J A til 'i.i ;