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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY. MAHCIl 21 1917 rncnAr.n PAGE ELEVEN A BIGGER PRODUCTION SHOULD BE YOUR MOTTO FOR THIS YEAR IT COSTS FAR 1ESS TO POISON GOPHERS THAN TO KEEP THEM Jl Jan. C. Miller. Provincial Director of Technical Kilucallon.) nlcrcst and cobpcmlou wli] help anil Bllniulato (lie pupils la Iliolr work. oreanlzaUona'tau. liclp In forming similar ecUoul orgauJzallons ill other (Jtslrlcts, In nffprlng iirlzes, encouraging and Mi en- lightening liy the esamplo o( their ac cymjillgbniejlls, Tlit followlns plany aro recommend- ed lor fostering home gardens: 1, Teacher should work as largely un possible through parent! lo get on 1 portuiilly for Ihc chllJ. nml gci him ID Tho school work to which liomc Tcaclier nIioulJ act garden! anil school earileni nro re- ajvlacr or in- Intcil primarily, Is the Mime u[ In- [he liome Burden an Btructton hi jiracllcal agriculture ami a5 Hardening. Tho Btliool nardcii nnJ Iho 2 who agrea lo do homc lininc garden should not, oven 1 1 our bc Blvcn of thinking at Iho problem. be placed In Becllp clc lllc schoo, gQr. onpoall on ono to (ho o Fresh Erjgs Will Be Scarce Next Full arctl la In Hands of the Poultry Man. comparisons made and ticliuol work. Iho Home live, schemes. Any adequate plan for Bhoulll bo banned In and effective Instruction In practical agrl- culture retiulrea tho classroom les the school Harden and, aa a-Lfl [Q bC3r Cecily i0 t'Cl final checking ot Iho plan and iwir- n d t uoao of the whole nchoul cour-io, the }iuJnQ forming of the bahll of Himzlng the c'lubs an-l otlicr nuncios pro- moUiiB compoLUlvc ivorh ahould bc Did It ever occur to you that nat- ure requires her children to take an annual vacation? She does, and no- where do human beings puzzle llielr brill us over this fact, marc llran uliei) don; reports on what Is attempted and UK- hc-ns Ijpglii their yearly holiday. tho Government flock during iho past w-Jjitcr Iho gullets or tlic entire (lock averaged over 20 per cent In cfg pro- duction, and Boinc pene maJc i-ei cent. Thai rueaUE. In plain language, ttinl Iho egg production for oil (he jiullols was one ess dally lot every five hens, and for fiorne pens one Tho oarly plant-about. 30-day Intervals Incrcatia the chances of hilling (ho season right and raising some eootl corn. cge dally for every ihrce Hens. EaHy (or too, when frcsll eKKS sold up to 76 ccnls per dozen In Washington. This touM not havo ucen clone except by early hatch'ng. GOOD COWS PLUS 50 PER CENT. lo Ih. HE vai'atloL U leehnlcally It Ing Ihe last summer. Tho hens stop laying, and change lliclr stilts of fea- thers Tor new ones, Usually llicy consume three or four months The man familiar with cows may wake a fairly rlo'se estimate of v. hat nny one In a given herd will give, pos- U follow IE the "Lett" cow? It depends fiomcwlml on what Ihc owner Is after; he may for a laigc flow of ho may require plenty of cream, or, vilely, lie may ieml-arid InjurcJ Less by Frost and Drought R rnlil wea- Corn phnL- Injj Unic Is, therefore, a Iltllc later Corn will nol srow ther as wheat anil nnla. Limn HLQ liesL time for Bowing spring or spring oats. IhiL planted later. cd corn ripens flm, however, and usually produces Iho larger nr Ihc lioltor rrov, of (In slow, LoiiKh growth corn phium! very r-arly IB tiot KO KUEteplUjti! lo I'rosi. and drought ns corn planter! hurr iuid jj rowing laplilly. In a of yearns Iho gain in mature (orn rd fmm parly jjlantljij? niiikL' uji for any Injury from sjinns troHs. jrxrtllc-nt corn crops Vi'hctl ruhbeil wllh Iho hand. Al- heel) prciliKcd from frozen' falfa wlildi is of any shade of o" f-nzpN back when the Mauls! hrov.n JH tjucsllonabtG. One ihould were from a few Inches to a foot or' lJUrcliaac seed when tha samplo lull. Com is 'iol often cnllrcly conlalns any considerable Tlic haml lens will IJG fouint very ufctul (31 delccLIng dodder and nilicr weed Feeds In alfalfa. The KC-ncral (juallly of unadulterated semi can be estimated on the basis of (olor. Krcsh seed IB Jlslit ollvo aur. Killed by citring unU i( cording lo Fanners' linllctln of perfect vitality Is ui tituiiip u _, .Most of us know fhld per- oxpCct a substantial rrotu'nbovc it is liow early In Iho spring corn can ho plnnlcd ami re- sult tu Elaiuls anrl Kond yir-ltls. Kord nf jvirlaf.l vltnllty wiil often )c- nmln In tolil or rtry for scvcnil Irrrnubr arc- the crop. go around Prizes may bc Hckool, In Iho dally life of the chll-lrc-n CIlTOUMeerK IIave at their hoiiiee. In our fitheme of ivoj'h Jji Alberta, oach forms an in- tegral and essential part of the nlaii nleweulary achoola, rural vlllttgo and io be oul al hom c._ which klnil of 'licet, or which root vegetable wMhstands frost best; or, Certain lessons In onie fectly well, but aro apt lo oi-orlooh ccst uf fio yQur as attributed lo poor seed, when shoulil Le Injured Ihe Is much serious Ihon that from tiuminer I or from fall fro.-t. Harly [ihitiicd rorn derives more lieucUt from Hie moisture enp- lily, Lcioincu rootcij dcforu suiii- iiicr dioiLtihls anJ nny cvuu maCurc (jrt.roi'C (liesc droughts tiecoiim si'vcro. Where (lie growing season Is very IOIIE and warm, rlantinRs imiilo ul to given. 6. A may bc chosen and r Thi! Interest of the pupils an.l par- cntj In tbo school an'l home garden Ee wow should he Bllmubtcd In. order b basci, Qn that nilch work may Ua unilcrlahcu work niul ilevoloiicil to n point they _ ___ beeoine alive to Its value AND AGRICULTURE i age' pounds iioorly apols -Jrn Ihy nds of fat. 1ml Is each rnuEf. rieldLi arc roiiic-tiiiics seen In that U i Dr. Jas. D. Curtls( a prominent jjhyslclaii and eurgeon of St. Thomas, lias accepted a position on Hie sur- gical Biafi of Iho Worhmnn's Con- l-Gnsation bourd of Ontario, aud wfU move, to Toronto. Dr. CurLla hail or rod on (lie city council aud Loardi of health there. lie had been chief .surgeon for the .Michigan Central railway In Canada for tea years, very important fca- Tlcrj_ may 'avera; turc of (lie moltlns period Is that rnd ?00 oun.__ ......__.______ epy laying stops, We are unreason' a pcod profit? Co.v icsi-l which the seed Kcnntnntcd I'romplly and (he liens lo lay alJ diccklng up each Individual, Infi'st ll111 llLl1 pennlnalcv Iho time. When the hens lalie this answer jntl many other in dry tsiiols until rains came. I vacation neH--laid fresh egga arc ijons. H wllJ ''clp, as it has' Where tho seasons arc IOHR and scarce and rcmnln scarce until the helped many dairymen, .o add at least I moisture plentiful. It Is customary ti t ifty jier cent, to their Income from [wall until the Foil Is warm before! pullets hatched during Ibe preceding Fifty Lcglu to The Tho remedy IB very simple, and la under (ho control of (lie poultry to Its many Interesting features and vn_ step {Q hayQ to Lhc requErcmcntn of Intelltgence In! According (o Ilie, report of llio lintclicd early, EO thai Ibe pullr's be- lts manafGincnl. The oxhlhtlLon of Dominion chemist, Dr. Frank T. to lay when the hens b'-gin Lo garden products at (he annual district shull, of Lhc Douifnloti department mull. This Is not difficult. Pullets fairs, Ihc organization of school (airs, o[ agriculture, considerably more of the American hreeds lay-1 DOSlflKC hoys' nnd gtrld' clubs, and the arrang- (jinn four thousand of Inf at atoul 7 months of SBD. Leg-) Ing ot special competitions have heen matortals were analyzed horn pulleta begin when slxl the usua! ways of doing this. All upon llio year ending March 'months old. Xtirlh of Iho Ohio Illvcr the number of cows, because j planllng. In scnilarid regions, liow-l hccj) Ihose thai are hno-viL lo oc corn Eliould lin early. cftlcEcnt. Your avenge mav he 7rOOu With the EOtl ni prnjicr conJi'fon it libunds, but la three years perhaps you is generally advisable In scmnvlil re- can make It over 10.000 rounds, hut IglciiiB, south as well as norili, plant It won't bo unless cat-li one is ui> lo a 1 corn before danger from f'-osL Is eiv good standard. Write the Dairv Corn-1 ttrely Corn nlantcJ very early rnlssioner, Ottawa, for "record usually maKcs a Blow, lough growth forms. Your letter does not need a nnd a nionlh 'after planUjiff uiay Lu i smaller and look less jrutuEsing Lhan tlicae aro good anil serve other worthy ji, 1010. This tiicludcil samples ot purposes as n-ell aa that o[ oncourag- (lour eiamtned for Iho British war ing (lie gardening. office, samples ol meats, preserva- this moans that all hatching must over by May 1st al the latest. The besL plan is lo have the chlchcnf, In regard lo all garden ivork anO tires, coloring matter, etc.. s'lb'Ht- coming lit Intervals during March and Bchemes -connectcil ullU It, we hold led by the meat .InKiiPCllon division April. The earliest hatched pullets Ihe vleiv In' this province that the of the health ol animals' branch axrl- 'Oj course begin lo lay Ilrst If teachers should not (all lo become cultural fertilizers, Ecawccd, sugar acquainted with the various organ- boeta and older roots, (odders and of the locality which arxi feed stiiri's, well waters, Insecticides or should he connected wSUi, and In- and (unglctdes and other things. tcreslcil In. thta means of education. I From llio experiments of field roots him or her Join such. They will It lias been shown that certain varle- Includo aericullural societies, worn- tics havo a greater food value than en's Inatltules. (armors' Institutes and ollicrs. Considerable nltentlon was glv- other organizations, such TJnitcd Fanners of Allicrta as tho en lo Hie Eluily of Inseclicrdcs, funet- or the ddes and poisons for enemies In crop any of Ihcm uoetn to moll, Ihelr places will he taken by the later ones aud a sleady supply of eggs will he more certain. The Pilficuliy. Tho In llio way of the practical application of Ihls mailer Is Ihnl EO many poultry keepers arc dependent on hens (or hatching. As United Farm Women ot Alhcrfa. It Is. production. Tlra folloivlng general iloiis as hnvc late hatched chickens desirable to have such directions am given (or tho prcpara-pvo will have late sillers. The poul- ro-opernllng more directly than Is o' [lolsoned wheat for Ihe do- often the case wllh schnol'work and strnclion of gophers: the pupil's work at homo. Let Ihe: "ri.'Rolvo 1 ounce of slrychnine or echoola be. as It were, the younger ot strychnine sulvhale (both arc crys- partilfcis o; these societies, whose lallinc solids and equally poisonous, hnt Ihe sulphate is tho more AUCTION SALE Irnpl Farm Stock and lements On Friday, jMiiri-h 30lh Commencing at One o'Clock ON SEC. 2-5-23, 2 MILES EAST AND MILES NORTH Or SPRING COULEE. The following: t Iron grey geld- 7 years, weight 1400; 1 sorrel gelding, age 4 years, weight 1400; 1 dark grey sge G years, weight 1400; 2 bay geldings, aflc' 8 and 9 years, weight 2503; sorrel geldings, nge 11 and 12, weight 2409; t bay gelding, age 1C years, wciflht 1100; 1 bay gcldlrg. aged, weight 1500; 1 buckskir saddle pony, weight 1000; I la cow, milking; I white and reci cow, 3 years old; also a few turk- eyt.' Farm Implements: 6 good bundle racks; 1 cook car, 10x24, with 18-dfsc Hooakr press drill good ns new; 2 Cockshult gang piowt, fn good orrftr; I 16-foot Massoy Harris In good order; t CockahuCt disc harrow; 1 McCormlck binder, S foot cut, tn good order; 1 Msesey Harris bind- 8 fool cut, In good order; Deerlng binder, 8 foot cut, tn good order; 1 set Harrows, 10 foot; A sets of good work harness; 2 stacks of good oat straw and many other articles, 10 or 15 Store Hogs, vvetQhlng about 125 Ibs, each may bc sold also. Mr. HiJIar Is leaving Spring Coulee and everything will Le sold. Iry keeper who wants to change from late hatching to early hatching must Ilierclore cilhcr get broody hens Trota EQmo one else or. uso an Incubator. After bc 1ms "changed (lie dales" nn In from, one to Iwo pints of to "been" added an ciunl volume of hot water. Stir ttll all Llio strychnine Is In solution, adding more water, and boiling If necessary. Add to this solution of strycfnlne 1 pint of molasses or 1< pound of sugar anil n Icaspoonful of, oil of anfso 'seed. Pour tills hot EOlullon over 50 or 601 pounds of wheat-and stir till every' j Eraln ts thoroughly moisLcned. (If r necessary, a ftirlhor qiianlitj- of water! should ba added Rt this so'Lhalj the poisonous solution may lie amply sufficient to completely wet every kernel.) Allow the grnin to remain in the vessel twenty four hours lo Mm rolutlon. If at the end of this period the liquid Is not entirely lakca up by ihc add a pound or two of Eliorts cr flour and stir well. II Is best Lo use this poisoned whcal while still mofsL: a small leaspoonfnl will be sufficient for each govhor hole. i Those who use thla poison are can- None d because of Its rttiarily nature Io I all lhat consume it j Copies of Ihls report, aro available I free at the publications branch, de narbceol of agriculture, Ottawa. his Hock he will haye trouble, especially, with Ihe American Can H Be Done. Ivvcry progrcEalvo ronllry raiser who has tried it, every agricultural college and Ihe Government, have data shoeing UiaL early hatching will I produce fall and winter layers. In AVERY TRACTORS Possess A VER Y QUALITY M.L EXPERIENCED THRESHERMEN AND PLOWMEN RECOG- NIZE "AVEUY" SUPERIORITY IN CONSTRUCTION AND PER- FORMANCE. Avery Trz-ctor to fit every size farm. A very Oil Tractors arc equipped with double carburetor anrt they burn Kerosene perfectly. Avery Oil Tractors cost less lo less to run. Prices and terms are right. Let us give you details. Tractors demonstrated