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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 18, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, MARCH 18, lOlfi THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE The Virtue o! the Natural LeaS is perfectly preserved in tlie sealed IICIAT An Ail B104 packet. Youivg tender leaves only, grown with utmost care and with flavour as the prime object, are used to produce the famous Salada blends. Y"Gfl8CllRElS"F0R LIR iD BOIIUELS IF SICK OR BILIOUS TONIGHT! CUEAN YOUR BOWELS AND STOP HEADACHE, COLDS SOUR STOMACH Gel a, 10-tent box now. Tuin the rascals out.-tlin iKailiiohe, blHousnoss, indigestion, the sick, sour Hlomacli and bad colds-turn tlium out tonlglit and keup thoni out with Caa- luonts essential for plant growth long Hio majority of ca�es. it pie-before the land was populated. Of vents heavy sola from liccomu.g too the total plant material only about five impact, It exerts a bnidnig Intlucn. e per cent Is obtainc�""1'1'"K properties ot soils and constituents, chief of which is phos- ' besides, exerts a heucruial induence ;)horus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron and sulphur constitute the part contributed by the soil. I" excessive accumulation ample in clays, often offers such re- '� of partially decompoi-.cd organic mat-instance to the movements ot both air ! erial renders the soil too open in lex-and water that plant growth is hinder- and thereby lessens its inoistnre- cd to a great degree, oven though jl'oWlng capacity. The practice of there is an abundant food supply. ! greou manuring, If carried to ex.'csss. Want or excess ot water each affect ' a'so^ liable to produce a sour con-tlio productiveness of a soil In case ditlon in soils poor in lime, the supply in insufficient, the plant As a result of studies in coil fer-vvill be unable to feed proporly. for , tH'ty has been determined thr.t Ioks the food is obtained in solution from i than two centuries of grain farming tho soil. When water is present in 1^111 deplete the average soil ot the W L. WILSON Auctioneer Who is favored with Instructions from Mrs. Annie Kuskey to .�jell tho following: One gray mule, weight 1300, age 7; one brown mule, weight 1200, age 7; one brown male, weight 1200, age 7; one brown mule, weight 1286, age 6; one gray mare, weight 1150, age 9; one gray mare, weight 1050, age 9; two iron gray colts, nine months old; one bay gelding, weight 1100, age 11; one red and white cow, 5 years old; one red and white cow, 4 years aid; one heifer calf, six months old; fifty domestic fowls; three sots double work harness; one Weber wagon and box; one Bain wagon and hay rack; ouo democrat; one John Deere sulky dIow; one Deerlng disc liarrow; one Kentucky grain drill, one Osborne spring tooth harrow; one Deorlng 3-sectlon drag harrow; ono P. & O. cultivator; one Standard potato digger; one Superior potato planter; one Thompson potat9 sorter; chains, double trees, shovels, forks and oUier small articles; all household furniture, kitchen utensils, etc. TERMS CASH. NO RESERVE LUNCH AT NOON excess, tree access of air is prevented, the oxygen ot which is required by the element phosphorus. Under a system ot live stock farming the limit w.ts plant roots and also is active in lib- found to be about twice that length orating plant food. An excess of of time. If suIHclont grain is fsd water is indirectly responsible for the ' besides what Is grown on the farm formation of alkali in semi-arid re-'Ibe supply can be kept up but such gions. While the higher the water a practice cannot be universal. The content ot the soil the loss is the e'"i"ent. therefore, must be replenish-Injury to plants from alkali, .vet when ed from other sources. Rock phos-drought sets in excessive evaporation ; piiate occurs extensively in nature results and large amounts of soluble j and can be purchased at small cost, salts are brought to the surface from ' Where the supply of phosphorus in the subsoil. A tortile soil, therefore, I the soil is not already deficient, th.a is one containing an abundant food supply, and possessing as well a texture suitable to satisfy the needs of tho plant for air and water. As has already been stated the plant is perhaps the most economical source. Ground bone has practically tho same composition but is slightly more soluble. "Basic Slag," a by-jiroduct in source of thi.s element. Besides con- food is present In the soil In an insol- j tatning phosphorus, it has basic prop uble form. Before it can bo assim j ertiea, and is, therefore, valuable in Hated by the plant it has to be made � the manufacture ot steel is also a soluble. The total amount gives an | correcting acidity. If the supply of indication of the amount that will be , lAosphorus in the soil is already do-ronderod available. It has been es- j pletod tho elsment should be supplied UNRESERVED AUCTION SALE 01^ HORSES, CATTLE & IMPLEMENTS ON TUESDAY MARCH 21ST COMMENCING AT 10 O'CLOCK SHARP, ON N. W. %. 28-10-23, 2% miles southwest of Nobleford, and i miles nortlieast ot Monarch. Having sold his farm, .T. A. Smith, Auottoneer, has recoivel in-slruclions from T. Dekker to sell at public auction and >VilUout reserve, tho following: HORSES-1 Bay gelding, 7 years old, 12C0 lbs., 1 bay maro. 7 yours old, 1250 lbs., 1 grey maro, � years old, 1300 Iba., 1 grey mare, (i years old, 1300 lbs., 1 bay maro, 8 years old, In foal, 1350 lbs., I bay maro, 10 years old, i;i00 lbs., 1 bay mare, 10 years old, 1400 lbs., 1 bay mare, (i years old, 1200 lb."?., 1 bay gelding, 5 years old, 1200 lbs., 1 bay gelding, (> years old, 1350 lbs., 1 bay geldlug, 2 years old, 1 black gelding, 1 year old. CATTLE-1 Kresh milk cow, 1 cow in calf.J cow, 1 fat calf, six months old, 3 liBlters, rising two years old, 1 steer, ono year old, 05 chickens, 15 roosters, about 300O feet of assorted lumber. IMPLEMENTS-2 Klght-foot Deeiing binders, 1 Hi double disc Van Brunt press drill, 1 20 single disc Van Brunt drill, 1 12-lnch ICmerson gang plow, .stiibblo and breaker'bottoms, 1 ,lohn Deere 10-lnch sulky plow, stubble and breaker bottoms, 1 3-soctloii Campbell packer, 1 John Oeore disc lli-lnch 16, 1 3-sectlon harrov,-, 1 12-toot Cyclone weed destroyer, 1 Foster automatic fanning mill, 1 gralil plcklor, 1 hay raUo, 1 (i-foot mower, 1 democrat buggy, 4 sets double ttwm harness, 1 set single buggy harness, also spades, shovels, a new stool granaries never used, 1 unloading grain olovutor. NEW HOUSE FURNITURE-2 Iron bedsteads, Bprlngs and .mattressea, 1 single hedatend, 3 x 0, 1 cook siovo, 1 fancy parlor stove, 1 heating stove, 1 large extension table, 1 kitchen table, iO chairs, 4 siaaa cupboard, I comodo, 1 chlftonnior, 2 large carpels 1 dinner set, 1 toilet set, 1 sowing oiacUlno,^ and a number of other arllclea, TERMS;-All sums of ?10 and under, cash. Over that amount 8 mouths' credit on (urulshlng approved joint noto^ at S per cent,, except that S"5 cash will bo naked on each of the work horses. Oh the remainder of credit amounts, S uidnlhs will he given on fnvpjflhing approved joint iiolos, at H iwv cent., or 8 per cont, off for, cash. Wvorythlug v,'l|l be sold as tho owmu' has sold his farm. T. DEKKEp, Prop, FREE LUNCH, J. A. SMITH, Auctioneer timated that two per cent of the nit rogen, one per cent ot tho phosphorus and one-quarter of one per cent of the potassium is clianged to an available form annually. If this amount is sufficient to satisfy the needs of the crop there Is no deficiency of plant food in the soli. The texture Is an important factor in determining availability. Two soils, for example, a clay loam and a sandy loam, may have the same amount of total plant food yet the foj'mor will have a greater amount available, because of the fact that It is made up of smaller particles and therefore, exposes a greater surface to the action of the different solvents in tho soli. Tho in a soluble form such as super-nhos-phate. Lime'as used In agriculture includes finely ground limestone, quick lime, hydrated lime and air slacked lime. The latter is perhaps the most preferable form. While it has the same composition as the ground limestone it la In a more finely divided blate. The distance to the quarry will determine which is the most economical form to purchase. It is not usually necessary to apply lime for the calcium or magnesium it contains, for these olomonts are seldom lacking, but because it corrects acidity, a condition which is detrimental to the growth of most plants and besides hln- organlc matter in the soil on decom- ! flei's tho decomposition ot organic mat position liberates carbon dioxide, which exerts a solvent action on the soil particles. Tillage, pei'haps la tho most important factor In this connection, for besides conserving tho moisture it permits the free clrcnla-! tion of air and other gases whose function it is to attack the insoluble compounds and render them soluble. To ensure that tho land shail not tor. Lime (a also quite active in liberating plant food, and, therefore, must be used judiciously. NEWFOUNDLAND TO BE "DRY" St. .Tohn, Ntd., March 16.-Governor Davison in opening tho colonial legislature announced his intention to en-!force atrlctly the newly enacted pro-become poorer through cropping, and .hlbttlon law which goes into effect this must be the object attained in'at the end of the present year. 3 Grand Varieties-Good as Gold Beans -Hc/'ino Wax-l'olpuid, p___ -Bnno'a Enrly Settler-A griiml etlro onrly wrinVlod marrow rcas vorluty. TIip poda nm Imno, duop giocn, nnd flUnd wltli largo pom, poBsoBsinB tlie rich Duvor and quality ot the bust lato vorletios. It nttalus a holght ot abcmt 114 and la very productive. V4 lb. 15c, 1 lb. 40o., 5 llja. lfl.75. Postpaid. If Bent by K;cprc�B at purehnaer'B exponae. deduct 10c. per pound. BRU01i;'S Seeds are tlie diexyMt. because they are tas beat. EOuv handaomely lIluBtratod 128-pogfi catalocuo of Vegetable, )''iirm and I'lower Seeds, Vlants, Ilulbs, I'liuUry Buppllea, Garden Implewcnti, etc., for 1010. Send for it. John A. Bruce & Cp.> Ltd., NIERESIING SIORY FEAI FRONT London, March IG.-During tho retreat from Warsaw in the summer ot last year, a number of critics of n;-puto assured us that armed force.m were tho only objective in war. Others held that "the greatest secret ot the art of war was to make oneself mas-tor of tho lines of communication"- the lines leading from tho bases to the army in tho field. Of these two divergent views, one inclines to the opinion, as the results of a recent trip to the Canadian forces, that tho latter Is at least of equal Importance with that of the critics. Our first realization of the supremo mastery possesiiod Ijy us came when crosHing tho rhaiinei. From the time we left a certain English port until we reached tho I'Vencli coast, we saw groat activity prevailing everywhere, ve.".sol8 of every description and type passing to and fro, as If (imditlons were quite normal. To the achlove-nient of conveying thousands of troops across, must be added the hundreds of civilians that come and go eacli day. and the thousands ot tons of stores, munitions and victual.s that are transported both to inlanders aiid Franco every day ot the week. Army Service Corps Travelling from the port of disembarkation to Canadian headquarters, some fifty miles away, we saw something of the wonderful activities of the Army Service Corps, the complete command they enjoyed of the communication lines and the strategy they employed in rushing material to the firing line. Literally thousands of wagons lined every road and unpretentious lane for miles at a stretch Guns of ovei'y description and calibre, from the heavy howitzers to the new Lewis Maxim were there by the hundred, in no few cases ingeniously hidden from view to elude the vigilant airman. At certain points of the route, too, we noticed a number of sheds dotted here and there, curious looking establishments, which we were informed were utilized by the army service corps for the temporary stoppage of material. To describe the.sa interesting places would not be permitted, but it may be said they serve most Important functions in this titanic organization. The first item on our programme was a visit to see the artillery at work. Arriving at tho crest of a certain hill where they established themselves months ago, the party were shov,-n to a point ot vantage from which they were able to see the Gorman treni'hos about a mile and a half away to our lolt. Granny, Aunt Lizzie and Mother as the 15 in., 12 in., and tho nine-point two, guns are affectionately called, were all doing their bit, Jiother if anything being rather more active than the rest. Out of the twenty shells which she fired, probably for our benefit, no fewer than fifteen' found their mark and dealt the Bosch no uncertain destruction, tearing his parapets and trenches to smithereens. Every two or three minutes orders were given to fire at such and such an angle and range. In a few seconds one heord the terrific boom ot 9.2, and second later the exultant voice ot the battery major. It had got home, and nothing else mattered. The methods employed in finding the range with such mathematical accuracy cannot of course be mentioned, but it may be said they are divers and ingenious. Ono of the officers jubilantly declared that they had the enemy batteries located to a nicety and that quite recently bis guns had succeeded in silencing them on many occasions. Instruction Schools Leaving tho artillery, we drove to General Turner's instructional schools where we found men listening to lectures and practising new methods of trench warfare, grenading � and the like. Here again it Is naturally not permissible oven to hint at tho devices that await the enemy when he attempts to advance, but even it ever he does succeed in rushing the Canadian trenches, ho will find himself in a most uncomfortable plight, and with all his trouble yet to come. Later in the day, wo lunched with General Turner whom we found highly optimistic over things generally. For some reasons or other, our original program was cut short by exactly half, making it necessary for us to cover the ground within the limitations ot Tuesday and Wednesday, By way of compensation, however tho party were allowed the unique opportunity ot vialting tho trendies and ot staying the night ot Wednesday in them, each correspondent going to one of the five brigades, Tho communication trenches wo found proved a welcome change from tho slush and mud ot tho roads wo had just traversed. There was. scarcely any mud to bo seen while for the most part they were perfectly dry. It was about six in the evening when wo arrived In the firing line, an hour at which, we learnt, that Granny, Aunt Lizzie and Mother were put to bed for the night. "You won't hear any more of them tonight," said my escort. In company with ono ot tho majors 1 was duly shown through the front line trenches. Everywhere wo found tho Inda cheerful and as happy as sandboys, each man engaged on hia own particular task. Some we?.'o doing sentry duty, others wore rebuilding parapets which had been shattered the previous afternoon; some again were standing high near the sandbags peorlug In grlra earnest towards the Bosch trenches, while others were cosily tuckeil up In their parlors either enjoying a smoke, letter writing or playing some sort of game. Conditions of trench life have improved during tho past few months, and Khe CUxniMuu linos today are a prottv tolerable place lo live in. "It gols a woo bit monotonous at times" said ouo of tlip men, "but , on the A COMPROMISE Subaltern (to his mouBtache)-" Your King and oounlrr need you, and I think you ou^ht to grow. But I'll shave the rest, at usual, with Viaolia, don't you know I " VINOLIA SHAVING STICK Sold by all good DrusS'sts and Stores at 2S cents. VINOLIA COMPANY LIMITED Soap /Baftcre to 5Hl0 ^ajestg tbc f?fnfl LONDON, ENG. PARIS TORONTO 173 whole we don't fare badly." We liavo plenty to eat, drink and smoke, and (here is always a good supply of warm clean clothin,? available for us. For breakfast, about seven o'clock wo have tea or cocoa, bacon and bread. Our dinners consist of a pound ot fresh beet, potatoes, and bread and steak potatoes and broad and onions. For tea again we don't fare' at all badly. We usually got bread and jam biscuits and tea or cocoa, and on top ot all that we get as many smokes as we can very well manage. Generally, we do our own cooking on our trench fires, but whon there is a short-ago of cook.s, our rations are brought into us already prepared. The nightly round ot trench life consists of one hour in every four doing duty ot some sort; tho other three the men spend in their dugouts. Most of these parlors are extremely comfortable and in some cases have some pretension to luxury. During the two days we were privileged lo be at the front, the authorities tried to make them as profitable as possible, and our thanks are par-tlcularly due to Sir Max Aitken and Major Mauley Sims, D. S. O., who proved to bo a bear leader ot tho best type. EASY WAY TO REMOVE FRECKLES AND ERUPTIONS Some women have skin of such texture they occasionally are annoyed by tho sudden appearance ot freckles, slight eruptions or fine lines. March winds usually play havoc with sklna of that kind. In such cases if one will procure an ounce ot common meroo-lizod wax at any drug store, apply a little ot it before retiring, like cold cream, she can easily overcome the trouble. When the wax is washed off next morning, flaky skin particles come with it. The entire outer cuticle is removed In this way in a week or so, with all Its defects. No bleach could so effectually remove freckles or blemishes. The new surface la smooth, clear, fresh looking. No pain or inconvenience accompanies this simple treatment. In case of wrinkles which sink beneath the outer skin, a solution of powdered saxollte, 1 oz., dissolved in Vo pt. witch hazel, makes a face bath which Is wonderfully effective. Adv. Canada's soldier missionary. Rev. Ralph Smith, is now in command of a company of infantry in India. A now high record was established for Sunday recruiting at Toronto. ALL BUT ONE OF CREW LOST Prince Rupert, March 16.-The Pacific-American Canning Co.'s tender Alpha, which left Bellingham, Wash., on Sunday for Alaska, was swamped off Rachel Island, near here, this morning. All on board, with the exception of a deck hand named Chris, tiansen, arc believed to have perished. \-v, Saved Hamilton Man's Life Whole Country Amazed at Wonderful Cure of Mr. John Herman S73 St. James Street Nortfc Hanniltoa. Ont. Gentlemen!- I was taken down willi Inll.imatlon of tile Bladder. During the ntucks, wliith occurred more ami more (rcquently, the agony was unbearable, and I bec.ime so \vcal< 1 could not walli across tlie floor. The Uoctoib could do nothing to relieve or cure me My wife sent for a box of GIV PFLI.S to try nnd see if tliey would lielp me. From llie tifsi lliev did mn good--llie pain was relieved at once, and t'le ottacl.i bt-Kaii lo come at lonjrer intervals. I coiuinuft \lcinsr tlie pilli fur six weelss, and liien, to my surprise and delii-ht, tho .stone I sent you came from niu and my piiin stopped. I liave liad no refnru of Ilia trouble, and 1 liavo not lost a day's worit on account ol it since. riicro is not the slig-litest doubt tliat GIN PILLS saved my Yours gratefully, JOHN HERMAN ir you have pains in the back, guspect stone In the bladdtri suffer from suppression or Incontinence of the urine, or your hanU^ and wrists and snklen are swelling, your kldnevs te. quire attcUon and yau need GIN PlLlS. II your dealer dois not handle GIN PIT-IS, do not take substitutes, but order direct from us, enclosing the regular re. tail price-joc. for one box or $2.jo for six boxes. Money cheerfully refunded If GIN PILLS do not do all t.iat wo claim for tlieni. Sample free if you nientloa this paper, |g NATIONAL DRUG & CHEMICAL CO. OF' CANADA, LIMITED, TORONTO, ONT. ;