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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 8, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 1017 PAGE SEVEN arid the Beef Problem r liJ! iho price of beef utirt otner bllherto find carrying glories atxjut the prices ot boots and and ciher. made ot lealbvr, there Biay modicum ot comforl to be taken from the fact that the farmers ranchers or.Woatern Canada arc DOW turning Ibclr aUentlon to cattle ilock raising lo an extent lhat not have been believed possible ffcw y.eara aRo, modern farmer IB very wide awake, and especially of the prairie provinces ol Canada, ami rniurally as soon aa he saiv (he prices livestock soarlnS on the largo world euirkcia he lo pay more aileti- to Block raising, gradually (icirt- did BO that by combining it Vlth ihe grain firo'luc-tlon lie was able to malte two uroflis wticrc be hlthorto rd Ing' to ttfe fi Elver, In" the CerisusandStatistics nuUellri and Commerce OtUwa, all three of the western provinces show large I DC re uses (he mnnb'sr" ot livestock raised In 1916; ae compared wtlh_1913. Ihe year previous lo the war. Although there hqd been rradual Increase In the years 1913..all cJaRsea cf llvoatork'eicefil swine snow greater pp [rent AIJO of Increase tn the years commencement of the war lhan IhOEft previous. The figures (or ISORS show" R decrcise, due to the scv- large war'or'ders received by some ct trie-western packing firms from the Hies. One Hrm alone (s Eald lo have received bam bacon thM called TOP head of h Tbe' Increase In tJj9 Dumber oj is one or ouwUndtnc foa- of the government rejiurt. The lut 39 which IB very 2 ratifying. Many u[ the iif have started small flocks of etiecp, as they have'found out Umt the dluale was 1 i u Ha bid (.0 them; provided a ccr-- amoimt of sliciler was" supplied during the Bliorl periods rbe entljer might otherwise e loooevere- There ire several flotkb In tlie wctjl, and the aucteea Lhal ibe owners of iheae havo prompted Uie smaller, farmers "to etarl (Joi-kB. AH an eitellcnl pftce was obtained wool ai high 30 rents a ami averaging ten pounds of wool! per animal, Lbe Indus- try (bus received, another'. Impetus, One sheep owner, lu AllierU was of- fered f 12.00'per head "for" e'nllrc Hock of field.' Ho-refused the offer and ariulber of 17.50" per head Tor lambs. A abort'tlme a after rcfualng these offers lie purchas- ed another 50 g twe-s. The report that there are at present cattle In the throe western p'rovinocB. 5G5.109 being milch cowa and the balance beef and other ca'tlle. This shows an Increase of nearly IB percent' ovor also the very large number of beef cattle that been, marketed diirtny the past couple of years' must be Ukea In- to co naldc ration." PICTURE uurriv (From Our Own Picture Bullc, March owell returned on Balurday JEjting JICT daughter Ju Vancouv-'i', where ahb has fipcnl a very it. liollday. Mrs, Arthur Joiv.'s j.a''cd her back us far vliorc she Is with osi'i tor u-ilil Mon'dtiy. Tlic welcome cliinook which has Just slarted, li making us feel (hat ivo shall sooi'i be to Mart work again, Everybody longing to get to work. On March 2nd, tho concert wliJch Imd been announced to lake place In the hon yiirJ school Jiousc, niuler the auspices of the IJ. P. A. Local No. 112, de- clared a Rrcat guccnss. Tlio school IIQUSO was crowded to1 overflowing and iliQ concert Crtinnilttoe wish lo thank all who ao fiplenJIdly resj ond_- cil. Lite concert one of the best yet given. On Saturday, next, March 10th, a ,pedal mealing oC the U. K. A. will )c held In lluntsvllle st-hoo! hausu al o'clock sharp, when tlio secret- Bry wJll again present to llic mciu- >era the report ol the work of the convention. KvoiyljoiK- is BLVCII a. hearty invitation lo be iirts- ent. C. Johnston lias returned from Vancouver and school lias again started. TENDER FOR SCHOOL HOUSE Sor.lcd tenders LD receives! by the Hoard of Trustees, Ifarnwell Con- solidated H. No. 15, licrta, (it the office of (lie Treasurer up to noon March 15, for erection of a brick building. Plans and BpccllEcallon? may lie oblaliicd from UJQ secretary- ireasnrcr, llarnwcll, and C. W, Potll- fcr, on ijayjnpjii of a deposit of .'y.CQ, which will bo returned on rcceljil of a bunalido tender ulth and EjicciricaMoiig, The or any lender will not necessarily he acccpioJ, JAS, r. JOHNSON', Sec, Treaa, Ilarnwcll, AltR. reb, 22, 1317, Ad. Z. large war ordfers wcrp flllcd icj'Weatera Canada. The Dominion and Provincial Gov- prnmentg 'and the Canadian Pacific RaHvay. through Us Agrlcullural and Animal Industry all ild- cd the farmers (D every possible way. and have pufellsherl broadcast litera- ture stowing the b l results that bare lieon obtained on tho various expert-' mental anil Uemonsl radon [arma. .-The] Canadian I'acific has several 91" these Farms throughout the West, ivlth. an expert In charge of each, and at every calllc salp these (arms are represented hy animals of a very high class, for breeding, mtlch and beef animals. The experts In charge of these farms will-at atJ limes aid In Any way they can the faruicr who seeks advice with reference to the best stock to so ID for aprl alao the proper way to secure the greatest results. As an Instance of :tUo demand tor good breeding stoch, eiphty-onc head of shorthorn cattle reallzcJ al a sale recently held at Calvary, Alia. The lop prlco obtained was waa Dald (or a, thorouchbreil bull; ile the average juice was JHO. and when It la known (hat C5 of (hose ani- mals were under eighteen months old, ft wllf be'seen that they were a One lot of'animals. (here fejno prospect of an Im mediate reduction In the price of mea as'a result of Iho IJiL-reased interest displayed by Ihe'fanners of Ihe west. Ilie prairies of the Canadian West have unlimited room for the raising of all kinds ot livestock, and with the (arru- qr's taking a greater interest In llve- Ejoch tban'ever before, Canada [s dea- lined to play a large part in solving the meal problem which the world now and which IB llkel? to become EJiU more acute at the close of the war when European countries will DO buy- tug animals to replenish their herds. I frtvo rclltl, flnd a elntrlo IMI res, Atclnl In jif-or If yen ecnd us below. "t'REE COUPON I'YLtAMIT) DRUQ COMPANY, ft J'rro timplo at al, In plu Ell ViTLppcr. tensive of cultivation, lliey were torccil, flrBl, 10'command the aven- ues of supply for themselves anil. In order to meet the increasing ex- pense of such necessity. second, to develop Ihcfr manufacturing resour- ces to.the highest degree. "To IhiB they owe (lie preat num- ber of norls which they noiv possess and wlifcfi, by their numbers, render a blockade, however attempted, herculean tqsk, A clearer cvamnlo of how rial ions are limited or isd- vanccd by ilieir geograplilc tin'iron ment could hardly lie 5E Bhijis d ycnr; Newcastle, and Glasgow' and Belfast each. ''With tho oiienlns or the Clyde, Glasgow .lias focen brought direct coinmuiilcation .with lamia. Driver, Its great' Admiralty bar-. bor; CliatLiam, with Its vast Royal Docityard, vrhcrc workmen are employed oven ID normal Mid- T.-atch'thtirvnrc to Lc foundjanj-ivhcre In-thc wo'rld in the safne k'nglli o[ sLraighiTvay'shorcHncg, .Goruiaiiy's plan to-blockade the la lea secmg-aa ncar-a proposal )lEb Ilia' impossible ns to which1 any 'nation' hitherto haa- corii- mltlcti say's a statement. Just prepared by .the Gcofirnidi" Society aiid Issued from Us licaclciuc Icrs in .Wasliington. "Indeed, undcrtnklng Lo combat once the. Eitiuosltics of a shoreline Kingdom. ships., of world visit" timee, and Ihere Is scarcely a "merchant Hag that 'cJvlllyalloii.kiLuwB thai is inissiiiB in the Thames in other .thsri war times. has some of Iba most modern docks In.the world. Flanking Uic Jersey niver.for.-a distance ol seven miles, Lhe'CO decks, having "S miles of quay and covering 42S acres of ground, arc equipped with every nir) known'to Industry lor'the rapid liandling .ol tlie Immense quantities cnce. Ncwlyn and BrUham, homes ol tlio mackerel Qiitl even (he largest radius which anV 6[ ,tlicse boats pos-j seas, -are- dependent upon n coiiveii-j ent base or upon the service reoiIer-1 ed by a 'rnolncr ship.' They- generally! can, carry Hmltetl uuinber of without which they 'are' ineffective, and in addiiiou they arc severely handicapped liy (Hie very nature o[ tbcir..pporaLiona. British ocfthe fa has not' come about geographic limttatJous have compcll-i ed "her to keep the avenue of ocean traffic insular position that her ac- tivities have on sea null land. "___ lias'always done for the children ot tlie wild by renilerlus theib.' adapldble, liabit aud FOR SALE 3 cars of good ewes, due to lamb about April J5th. C..KAUY Alexandra Hotel Phone 717. Street Vlv FOR SALE! Tivrt sectfofis of land, 2fa miles from Monarch, Kiral class ImlMfiiKi; Kootl water, I Icuiir hundred ana seventy-four acres summer fallow, balance crojiped last year, fenced and cross has produced ovnr hushcla of wheat two years. Owner lives In Cali- fornia. Will sell two sections at sacrifice. Will also sell full cqutpinenl, Includtai; horses at a low price and easy tcrnia. Write or wire for prlco and terms lo owner. HOYT H. MITCHELL 307 TIHs Insurance Sldg., Los Annelcs, California. _____ G3-1-I ford and the -ports..- the Llirqugh equipment, b the cnviron- liakc has made famous, arc all places! nienl in -which they, are pluccU, the full o[ enterprise, which have bcun' EngllEh people have''clone for-lhem- cvcn more ticlive since the war ijc-'selvta. Crlbhcd, caliined, and conhn- igjEun than ilicy over "were5 beroro u, eel jjpon a group of islands limited in peril' was dreamed of. area and capable'cf inadeiiuale pro- nrUisl) I Juc-llvcncss, even with the most Isles contain no less lhan 11D lically [or commerce, and _ all of tlicm have b'een ovcl- oped for effective use. If Germans have'; 500; lending" Itself bctlfir lo against blocka'dfi than :my other of is far .down-the list In Uio' submarines constructed for-the.-pur-. equal [cngth''lu the world and tho'number or'ships nrriviiig, bin ranks pose of this blockade, as ts claimed. greatest navy, .civilization lias (9 difficult to imagine success1 could'even be hopcil for by! from tlioso putting Ihe plan in "England Is so deeply indented that Tio part-Is "more than ?5 nillcg Ironi J the eea, while Scotland has the moat rambling coastline of any country In thr, .Tvorld. "Ireland is not 03 deeply .Indented. as England and Scotland; but .wjlh nil that It has shores llmt make'thc vay of the blockndo Ulfticull. "The VQat propotLtons of the Dritlsli, Khipping Industry which1 lite German.' tuLiunrinc blockade is atlemptlns lo deslro'y; dctles our comprehension. In normal years an average ol 214 ships arrive at United Kingdom from rbrctgn'walerB every day In tlie year. In addition to that> thcro aro 780 arrl-i vfllg Jrom homo porls every day In. the ytar'1 ot 'shirs In the coastwidej trade. "DritfBh merchant ships have a' STeater-aysreBatG tonnage lhan thoac of all tho oilier countries of (lie Tvorld together. The incrchanl mar- ino of- that -nation includes nearly Bhips of all Of-these, about are falling ships 300 Bleam vessels employed in, the liomo Irpde, There are 'approximalc- ly engaged in sailing be- tween BrllJsJi anri forfclgti- porls. These Iiilter -hnvc an average capac- ity or more [linn ncl register i tons. "JIow rajiJAIy Great Rrilah been replacing the losses suslnlncd hy her shipping ns n result of Gcr- manr'a submarine attacks Is disclos- ed by! the fact lliat al Ihe cntl of ISlp tbcrc were -IG5 sleam vessels congtructlon in llrillsh ship- yards, more .lhan half ot'lhcm being ahlps of more lhan tons burden. The aggVcEfttc capacity oC those ahfpa Is tpnsr so that both In Ion- nage and In nnmlier the new craft are rcrlacing those siink hy the enemy. "Few countries In (lie world are so dependent on the Importation of EooJ- Etuffs iva (he United Kingdom, and for her not lo possess Ihe slron est navy in Ihp n-ouJtl lie lo le.trc her of all 'natrons perhaps the mos! all the food her vcoplc con- AUITO ix sli'fs .en} In trndc. "On. (lie othsr hind, the coal deposits ami I lie nbundint raako IlrUIsh Industrie.; largely: free Iroirt blockade dangers. evcri third In the total thla belnp liowjilue lo the very heavy coal business Ihe total mnkca'Ein average o[ only; about four submarines available for that ijorl. Cowcs lias 24jOOO blockading each port. ntoU ALL KIND3 .OF ELEC- TRICAL WORK. W.L. McKcnzic Co. PHONE G37 718 3rd Ave. S. THE NEW ATTACHMENT WHICH COMBINES WITH A_NY FORD CAR TO MAKE A. FULLY GUARANTEED TRACTOR, CAPABLE OF DOING THE'WORK OF FOUR BIG HORSES AND YET W.H1CH LEAVES YOUR FORD READY FOR USE AS A .TOURING CAR OR ROADSTER IN TWENTY MINUTES '.FROM THE STOPS WORKING AS A TRACTOR, IS THE MOST WONDERFUL APPLICATION, OF LOW COST POWER EVER DEVELOPED FOR THE FARM. IT IS A TIME TIDIED. OWNER TESTED IMPLEMENT THAT HAS COMPLETELY REVOLU. ALL PREVIOUS IDEAS OF ECONOMY IN ALL HEAVY FARM WORK. USED FOR PLOWING, CUTTING GRAIN, HAULING GRAIN, ETC. Any .Foiu] in good condition used with a 8tandc MaU-A- Tnctor will start and run continuously -oil high gear unrt .dp the work lour big Price S3OO arc. now closing agency contracts. If. you yvant a s' write or phone al once. Exclusive Ag-enfs Hnntlieni Alberta' Sale Register Farmers or ranchers, If you contemplate having an auction sale of farm slotk [t will pay you lo see Ed. Papham, the Bnr- ons auclioneir for dales. A sat- isfied patron is my best advcr- lisemcnt. Have had 30 years' experience in raising and hand- ling all kinds of live stock and know the value ol S3me. This is the secret of my success as an FOLLOWING SALE DATES ARE RESERVED. WEDNESDAY, MARCH Burt Lebar, farm sale, Albion Ridge. FRIDAY, MARCH V Bowersock, at old Barr Hill Post Office. WEDNESDAY, tf ARCH C, S. Noble, annual sale at West Farm, S. W. Nobkford. Ed. Popham, The Barons Auctioneer Babies' Milk Milk supplied from Individual cows that have passed .the tubercular test by the govern-, merit veterinarian. Cream WANTED Highest prices paid for No. 1 Cream and Check1 (or Each Shipment by Return Mall. MILK AND CREAM DELIVERED DAILY. EDGEH1LL DAIRY Flume 1524 EOl 7lh St. S. Wanted CAR LOTS OR LESS Must be sized, sound whita riione732 or call at Siiimrtcrs Hay and Grain Co. 1221 2nd Avenue S. WORK HORSES and MULES iFOR Three cars of the best work horsss and mares that have been ottered for sa'e In'Lelh- bridge this season. Also a good mules. Do not forget the Bud Safe on the 1-Uh aL this barn. Bonuell Liicky OF SALE HORSES Will Offer at Public Auction At New Dayton Oa Thurs., Mar. 15 Commencing al 2 a'clotk sharp.. (he following, 30 head of farm horses, rang- ing from 3 to B yeari old. Theie horses are Alberta raised and dim all red. Wintered on farm. ALSO SOME NEW AND SEC OND HAND HARNESS TERMS CASH H. O. ROLUAG Owner J.A. SMITH Auctioneer Owner will IJHVC 15 very choicu registered .Shorthorn balls for sale at tlir. Lelhbrldge Sale Barn about March loth. AUCTION SALE OF 10. Head of Heavy Work Horses ;iml Mnle.s AT BARONS On aat'ilay, Mnrdi in Commencing at, 1 p m. Sharj About hair (he above are marcs. All gentle end broken: BONNELL LUCKEY 1 WADDINGTOX'S AUCTION ROOMS; S. 0. E. On FRIDAY NEXT, MARCH 9tfe MORNING AND AFTERNOON AT 10 a.m. AND 2 p.m. PROMPT FRANK WADDINGTON BY THE OWNERS WILL SELL WITHOUT RESERVE AS ABOVE A QUANTITY OF SUPERIOR HOUSEHOLD rUKNITUKE Anil cflccla incluflinB: Very fine STEINaACH PIANO in ma- liosany Case, has had very liltlc uge and is lu A 1 order; maasive br.is3 ted, complclo with all lialr mallrcss spiral hamUomc little turret sullr.blo [or Hal or cottage; 3 piece parlor suite In mission oak; mission oat occasional table; combination, cliiM.cabinet; set ot S oak ilinlnr; chairs, ivilh leather seats; very handsome aollfl OATv'drcssera, uiie wiiii circular beveileil extcndins dining tables; two handsome sideboards; chest of drawers; splendid chiffonier; deer's heart mounted on oak shield; iin.lnLlty of pictures; "Arctic" Jewel range and "Happr Home' COOK range, holh fitted with hoi water reservoir; 12 LADIES' PERFECTLY HEW DRESSES ANO COATS IN SILK t CASH- MERE; Quantity of good carpeting arid carpet squares; drop head sewing machine; lypenrllcr nila long carriage In good order. At the morning sale the smaller Ittms and the ladies' dresses and coats will be said anc! in the afternoon Ihe piano, stoves and A PROMPT ATTENDANCE IS RESPECTFULLY REQUESTED TERMS CASH AUCTIONEER'S PHONE 770 ;