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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 17, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SATU1IOAY, MAHCLl 17, rim DAILY GRAIN GROWERS I TELUOF; OFFEIl; OF GOVT. HINTS FOR THE OF GOOD WOOL' juris nf Hie The (in- cst woo) Is on the fihoNldcr; the coarsetsl. on Iliu lliit'hs. iiinl llm plioit- psC on Hie lielly. To servo as a il-'rtl ULustntlUI. a nicillum lleocn may Iju differentiated Into five trusses or a or Is; first, liauk, shies ni'H hrlskrlL gucuiid, m-ek-. thliil, Jjell.v; foiirlli, thlcli; anil flnii, trokt-s, or aliort locks mid lafcsi. 11) Peed ahcop well and Sheep ponrly fed ivlll liRi'sli iacklug In pit and, wlili1 ci'feehle Or 4Iocs iioj "tonsllliilc dyslrabtc fw Wljcro'1 bhccp aic starved for. a iigrjotl, Ihe' i-'tfcclft will IK; fihowii.In Ihc wool by, a weak HUC- (Ion ivJjfdt 'lirpak? renilHy nnd, ton- rcriuciHly, cannol 'jbu pKf.d satlsfnt1 lorlly for combing .or woraicd uuv- Kipcry> effort sU'unld be lukoii to Jfeop iho woo] free hnj' und burrs. ..'This cnn be avoided by nrnpcv feed rnuhB and care in prcvctiUny liny or straw dr mi'on thu sheep during feeding Mare- nvor, Jt should fiUvuvij he remeinlie. I'd in Lhlti-'roGiiGcl thnl Iho more dlrl iHero is incoriiorLitcil.'tii tlio higher will'li'o the as wool iu boiiilil by the dealer upon Ihe Imsle of Ihe c'liati ,ur jcoureil pounJ. If sheep arJ ible ket'ji ihc wool iveH clinked bc- Jiijul so aw (o the fornt.iliuu of heavy dim's HI Kudtayor (6- eliminate, with the DrlLLsh Kovc-iuiiicjil jilus crtjj) of (Jnixadinn wheai for ilm-ol' IKIBJS uii" noilhc-ru l-'on 'and 1017 -HU-you-al your'Ham Im Breads 1, on should laho over the hirico or M.30 a bushel, In atoio j-'ort WiLliiiin, on (he bHsis of No. J N'nr- The L-o.-jft-j-cni-p Hit; 1 jimlior nt ronsldcnible tcnitlh, but j Ihe dclnijalca frotn tlif1 were nol lltrcpaicd io Qfirco io this prk-u. It i ivas K'uvc1 Um jiiatiti1 iniilll It was discussed by the in OUUV.-IL on Mareli :i, by of the (.'ailaiHau trll uf yo'ir MKW it pi Ice lju fixed iibt.ul si.'.Ut 11 for Lllf NIC of-Ihc ronii- cil litre today nflur fnfl dc-llOi'ia- tlou upon ihu nluttcr the (nuncll uriis iionlu'rn CONDUCTOR HELD Onl., Alarch tho vcTtlfel of a coj'oncr's jury Ixltifc- rflSLmnsiliUIiy for Ihe rail culllslun al lasi'l-'ri'luy "rkc I.IJel.ticM, Inishcl lor (rial on a WIHain. ilils slaushlcr. "f i niducfoj1, it nil lave bec'ri conuiiit fhargc of in'-u oprVatloha, black sheep from iliu flook, shec'il'yosscss- Jof iiui'e wJiJXo-'ivuoJ., (5) In marking'- elicftp. never use 'oil imint :iro Insoluble und will not' scour from Ihe 1'alnt jocks bo -cut from Iho fleece by Jn'-lhu mill and (JinnoL be used-In llius rctircaculing.'u 'comi'ilclc' loss lo the consumer. Th'crc .arc-. Tiuitcrlals Klvc i1, porniahcnt urund under ordin- ary wcatl tr tpnfllllona, anil fconr iicrfecllv in Iho mill. (C) Slicej] must lie ilipficrl in some s material at Icasl once a year OUnwa, Mn.rcli unllc-Uu suoil Intlay )iy Ihc CCHRUR and Mlal- rii Office reporls un tho values of ci hind, (if, farm helii a. A of farm live piock Jn J'ji'j, as rcinriicJ lij' ernp at (he cud of Jiinur.ry, Average Values of farm LanJ, 1'or of Canaila the jiver- nae value of farm bud held loV afc; rlculliinil whollicr Itniirov- ed or unimproved, and Including the vnluo of dwc-lllns honsts, atahles oiid oilier Tiiiiii huililtngs, H Riiuroxi- inately iier acre, us compared with last The values hy iiro.vhicca sire as rrliico Hdvvnr.l Island, ?30; Nova Scotia, Mu.u. New llrunavvtclt, Quebec, Uniarlo, Manl licrlti. i2'2; Urttish Columbia, In iho liisL nnmeo- province the high- er average Is due to orchardinu i'i'l fniit Browing. Average SVaneg of Farm Help. 'L'Jicr average wages .iniid- for farm help h.ivo reached n high- er levul tlian in any previous veer for Mar. -I o'clock AfU'riiuon, faKoivtfiK tca.tlons occttiiy- liiK I'lirtft of three daj'h In coiiFlilora- lion of Iho ot Ihc Dominion Kcu'ciinnniU Ural the svhcal crop of Ihc .wrsl IK taken over fil a flxi'il prk'C1, IJje Council of Agri- culture tianded oul the_ following Btalc-Kicni: "The first tnilination that tfio west- ern farmers received that iliu Domln-l ion government conslilerine lali- K' ovnr iho 1'JiT at a fixurlv1 was on KVbruary 1C. On Halo Jtoflcrlrk of the Crtiiailtun Council of Aerknl-l ture, rucL'lvufi a ielpRram from Sir d'corffo. roster, rjiitifstcr of ir.idc ntidi cpmmqrcc, asking thai UVOH ot thu CanailJui Council of Agri-' cuHnic meet liim in Ollawa for a tonfldcntlal coufcreniru the sub-, Jccl, Tljc tonforoice WHS held on i U; the wcsiunr farmers Tuprcscnted by Itoderlck spcrctary of (lie council; If. W, Wood, I presldouL' of (he United, t'anntra of] Albcrln; Ulcc Joucy, prcsidenl the Albert n Farmers' Co-operalivoj KlcYatur company; J." A. Mnharg, president uf.ilic Saskatch'yj.-i.'i' Grain usaotlatEon; n. C. Nlcmlers, lircaldctil of Ihn Mnnitoba. Oraln Growers' asrociadon; T. A. jC'rcrar. lircsUlcut of Ihe Cirahi Urowers' Grain company. "At that conference Sir Ceurne :i! ARMED Ml meeting in lU-slna tills we ok urecluclloii, bcllevo lliat lo Insure Washington. -Is a J'MllIt or liiEl dlscnulM, Diclllic maximum of ivhcut ,'l "r n shortly to posts I. Ca'iiaillim council unauliiiuusly tlio coming jrar. it is' n.lvlfalilc nmt HIK aciloa of (lie gov- l-.urouc, nm nrmcd liii cldecl Hint (hi) price oi JI.HH ucr lo :i minimum lil'lco covciing .-ill ere. Ijuslli'l could not lie p.ecL'lilC'il antl of tlilfl ycnr'a clitv, UJid tliJrf i-oilm-il 1 Him- lllnrcfmn BGIlt UlC lollov.illl' IhlTrfOVI! rOCOriltlHUlll.H t'llfll il Ulilli-l--------------------------------------------- Ihpy llicrefoic eent Hie loJ'Bir ml lit Full .Willliim of fl.r.n !Mu miller ot rixlns I'cr UuElicI basis noillicrn lie j pritn for ihc sur suaviiiuecd anil that a maximum jirico pointed out Llui( Ihe British govern- ment was noxious lo Jiuve an atle- tjuiue Eupply of v.'heaL guaranteed for the (omiiiK year. Canada was in the best position, geographically, to provide this wheat, ns It was iimch npu'rcr than cither Argentine or Aus- IraHa, JITII! consequently -.vollM re- ami better twice, in the- fall nnrltgta ralcrins winter noartcr. anj in Iho nnil for lamsltfs ;1B spring after shearing. coimulied with S37.10 anil 'In Directions For Preparing and Packing vf-or .i-li Icli returns have" been collcctcJ. less lo lra-is- Kcr Ihc whole (he Dominion (lie, falr "lul in lier month during the nuninior, 1 Farm Tractor Exhibit lo Ainiouiit'i'd ADDRESS FOH INFORMATION G. P. DEARDORFF I5ox 5 W.ool. (1) Shearing shctild Lc done on a smooth hoard floor, never on Hie tUrt, (Did Lliu Mcecc sliould lie kept as as possiblo. (2) Fleeced should be tied with bcnnl, the svagcs avnrasicd S.tJi males mid for Fonmloi. nn (GIA- Ihircd with and In 1015. Tlic ftvcrnnc value ol hoanl per I and Is ictuniffj as ?1T for males for icnuilea. Ilic correspond- Iwlnu, never with sisal or figures Of (iinary binder twine. Turn -hi tlic 15 of fleece the skin vngcir-ncr month for lunidieb" Iho neck-piece aiiil 'iliu1 jioriiou until they incot In' NIC centre of the fleece. Thts arrangement per- mits Ihc fleece being reudily unilonc in the Folding nnd lying may be facilitated by use of a. fleccu IJQX which at Iliu same timn given greater compactness and uniformity to 'ihe fleece. 13) The ueol should, te packed in Tory closrjly woven jute, hemp or puper-lincd sacks. 1 (I) Tags or flung locks should never' lie included with Hie fleeces, but cilways packed separately 1C tlic vool Is adhering io lliem. (5) AlULlack or croy. fleeces should 'he JJiciiifcJves. _ (61 I.aml) 'flftcces iiuasraiint; nauiil qunlity Icngtli mriy well apart fnnn Iho others nntl offer- C'l for siilq :is a tltsllncL clnEs.' IT) Tlie. wool EiioiiUl be dry nt sliearing, and snltscci be iicnnlttci) lo become wet. Uamn wool in sloniyo will uMimntcly n yellowish color, which will jirohlbll Its HSU In Ihc mnnufncluru of white yarn. Ucaiilca, nUlilcw may nllack It which will tPii- strctigtli nf the llfore.' (iircrs irreally ilislikc smrtl-prcfcr.not to piircbasc wet wool cirepl ill rediictluii. (il> TuLwasliiiiif not I _ _ It ir.ishing Is folloivct] al nil. let 11 be donu on thn nnd nt (he Utnu of Ehcarln? the washed from the nnwnshctl In lubwaaliins ihc vnrtous qualities of ihc fleece arc so hnillj mKuil ns nbEolulcly lo prevent sorting, which comprises a separation or division o the flecco into lotn coulnining .70 und J 15.70. S20.5S: iMaulloha In, sunuiicr Including lioard, 'tire aS 'fol ows: I'riucc I'dwnrtl lalnntl nd SIT.SI; N'ova ,Scotia, S3S.77 nnil 10.11; Xcw llr-jriawick, and ilC.iJU: Oueliet; an. Oiilailo. and ?r" IS.liT anil tlS.5f( and 325.Gi.i-. ant! llrltish Columbia, 313.isG.and S2S.CC. Average Values of Farm Live Stack and of Wool. Tim v.iluu of horses in 'anadV is ahoul the same as a year milcli cows, olher entile, fhcdu niul s'lVinc sliow a substantial increase anil rehi-n values aic tier Hian in -arfy year since records bopau Ip lie collected In JIorEcs three years old nnil over aver- age for Canada as against 1915, milch cows aro 570 as com- t-M with cattle let ire en I year old and three years average sheen nforage- J10.1S against and swine 511.OS yet 100 Hi. live weight as against Tfic nvcr.'tgc of a of cents per Ib. for nn- (vnshcd ami ni> cents ncr Ib. Tor cd vfool. 1'sitig the uumbori nf livs slock as estimated last June, nml'llip avernt'C vnlnes now returned, llio.tol al value (it Ilio farm aiLiaials oi aila may te eslimalftrl at JTOS.n ns with 1915. Ihc values of each dcscriplloi being ns follows: Horses, COO as against in 1015; imlcli cows as' Ollior horned cattle as against shucp. agninal 225.000, and swine S.Sl.OSS.OQO nf TcuscffisiUly .uniform .Iciigth und acjilnst -Tliis nperatlon perform rd in the millI nnd cart sort may be jvbilc a" natriolic -mccUng wa- nscJ for n in man- illB in a cTmrell at uiacturc, Sorllnc; fa h> U.S." tlaes flying al the Direct en rraEon Hint a great disparity cxiala trance were torn down ana in Ibe qualities of wool-growing pn upon -by pro'Germans- THE NEW 'ATTACHMENT WHICH COMBINES WITH ANY FORD CAH TO MAKE A FULLY GUARANTEED TRACTOR, CAPABLE OF DOING THE WOHK OF FOUR BIO HORSES AND YET WHICH LEAVES YOUHVORD READY FOH USE AS A TOURIMG CAR OR ROADSTER IN TWENTY MINUTES FROM THE TIME IT STOPS WORKING AS A TRACTOR, IS THE MOST WONDERFUL APPLICATION OF.LOW COST POWER EVER DEVELOPED FOR THE FARM. IT IS A TIME TRItO, OWNER TESTED IMPLEMENT THAT HAS COMPLETELY REVOLU- TIONIZED ALL PREVIOUS IDEAS'QF ECONOMY IN ALL HEAVY FARM WORK. USED FOR PLOWING, CUTTING GRAIN, HAULING GRAIN, ETC. Any Ford iu good condition used with a Slimrte- MaU-A- TriK'lor will start und I'un continuously on high gcav and. do Ute work of four big horses. M'e arc now closing ronlracts. If'you a good thing wile m1 phone afom'c. SUPERIOR SUPPLY CO. S. and 2nd Arc. S. LtiTIIItHI.DGK Exclusive Ageiita. for Sontlicni Alberta AUCTION SALE Form Stock ant! Impiemeiits On Tuesday, March 20th, u. AT TEN O'CLOCK SHARP, AT ,y v COJIMERCE LIYK11V BARN sets of single harness; a number of eilra collars, lines anJ bridles; 1 brown bear top goat top robe; 2 cloth, lined lap robea; 4 pairs heaTj- horeo blankets; 1 ivaxon, triple grain box; 1 wagon, double grain box; 2 heavy timber wagons; 1 light dray; 2 water, tanks; 1 lank iiunip; 1 wagon box; 1 hay rako; 4 bundle racks; 3 single buggies; 1 sulky 1 mowing mnchfno; 2 demo- crat wagons; I double sealed new buguy, polo and shafts; 2 cutters; 1 act hob sleighs; 1 pony eaddlc; 1 .Magnet cream separ- ator; i churn; forks; shovels; 2 stock saddles and a number of other articles too numerous lo mention. ALSO ONE FIVE HOOM HOUSE IN GOOD SHAPE. About 300 bushels of oals; about 20 tons or pressed bay, and one slack of IQOHO Hay (about 10 tons.) Also shop, lixlC, and ;i largo number of black- smith one Livery Darn holding 20 head of horses and lean built to laa barn. TERMS CASH. J. A. SMITH, E. J. ENGLISH GEORGE STAPLES, Auctioneer -Cltrk Proprietor AUCTION SALE Farm Stock and Implements ON WEDNESDAY, COMMENCING AT; ONE O'CLOCK SHARP At W. 1W-5-1S, milos S, AV. Now Dayton 1 team of greys, about J300 Ihs., 5 years old; I trnni ot creys. J200 Jbd.. 0 years old; J learn nlioul J350 5 ftnd ]1 old; I team of hays, about 1600 ii anil S yc-irs old; I icani..a dark liay ami a blaclc, 12fln Ihs.. D ami 11 years old; 1 bay Ids., fi yohta old; 1 liny 1300 Ibs., 11 years qW. 7 iliac harrowe; L heavy subsoil packer; 1 scl ol Ora'c harrows; 3 vvngnns; a loir wagons with racks; 2 K.ITIK: ploivs nnrt I sulkcy; 1 McCcrmlck morcr ami rake; -1 McCormlclv- hlntlcra; 1 fannlni; portnhlo grnln elevator on Iruckd; steel tank ilonbl sell nf prices ihji wjll lha termer and Ihe large dealer; and, will make a very good is a large number of horses are not fully developed, although well broken, and will offer an oiijwrttiRity; for Invcslmcnl tor workers and ai tho snmo Hmc for hordes Ibal rapidly advance in value. A SMALL QUANTITY OF MACHINERY WILL ALSO BE SOLD, INCLUDING 31X BINDERS AND NUMEROUS OTHER ARTICLES SATISFACTORY TERMS WILL BE ARRANGED AND MADE KNOWN AT THE SALE C. o. PVO3LE, Owner ED. POPHAM, Auctioneer ;