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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 27, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta f AGC- EIGHT lilt Lfc.iHblJH.HiK IMILV SATURDAY, MAKCH OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER itorses Need Careful Attention After Winter's Idleness it is nlmob-l impossible long 1'ieir I hlioiilJers lender, iTspoci-J ally is this :PJO of young or lai liorses-, should IK> used j fiilly, especially if put to work in Ti'arm. s dubiy weather, until slum'dcrs bee01 no i the skin wit'i cold ..Mter :md j tends in harden it :uiJ render il less] suscreiitihle to injury. j Treatment lor Chafing j If already chafed cold water and x solu-iot> of rarholic acid may be used. resting iu the Held, miEIng ihe collar' and vriplug tho sweat inn! from tho ahouldert- prevent chafing and This lust is a favorite method vrllh wheat farmers. During the hot, dry summer off 191S this method used on n small ranch in western Kansas. Four it-horse teams vrero used oti gang liJbivs ivorking teu liours u day for seven, weeks. At the cud'of Oml time only one horse had developed sore shoulders aud' that animal had large lumps on its shoulders from former r.irelessiipfs. The collars had been I lifted' several times u day. Protecting a Gall 4 t ihe galls arc already formed c-iccpi when u swells outward considerably rJ '.he F the traces wip 'H'his can usually, Vy tUick leather water, and fewer visitors will btiuv.ih rair.e A olean bed, oleau food, clear. FARMING A BUSINESS "Fcrniing is the indepentf- self-contained occupation that it was a generation ago. Condi- tions have changed from the piensrr days, and production has r.ot only to do with supplying tbc of the home, but it must aim iu create an export trade. Farming is a-real business, suc- cessfully carried on by men and women who .are not only skilful in the art and practice, but are versed fn the science of 'agricul- ture. Farmers today srs not con- tent to only how to grow crops, they want to know al- so how to market them to best advantage. They are interested In economic problems o( their own communities and to a great ex- tent in the problems of their cus- tomers in the city. Agriculture is both industry and commerce and effects both the ryral the city The agriculturist bf today is not merely 3 practical farmer, but is necessarily a social worker. Rural communities have problems which require colleoe- trained men to J. Rutherford, Dean of the Saskat- chewan College of Agriculture. 1 greatly help In keeping hog cholera away from imvacduutcd slock. Many small scale hop raisers and a raise hogs on a large scale do not A few gen- eral rules be observed by such stock raliCra or cholera wIU get In- :o tlielr herd. Dirt floors iu bog sheds will sftou become trampled, into a powdery dust which fills the air at tho least commotion or wind and- affords a good carrier of cholera germs. This can bo prevented by carting away tho dust or by giving it a thorough soaking followed by a sprinkling of slacked lime. When tbis btis Leeu done build up a new floor with ''.ramped coal ashes and bed with bright, QOV straw. When the-bed- ding becomes iloWD or ground up into small pieces It should bo ruketl up and hauled out niul b'urneo. Never put new bedding over the old. Clean Out Troughs If troughs are used in feeding they should bo washed wiih water to remove any filth pr soured mater- ial before more feed Is poured into them. In cases where more bogs are fed and constructed feeding floors are used the pens should be swept-clean before each feed die and washed when dirt collects which cannot be remov- ed with the broom. Approaches to The Guilders' Exchange of London bare decided to form a joint Industrial council of-the buildiug trades. CERTAIN INGREDIENTS CMcb. CHICK FOOD l Karrns Note.) Whlla beans have long be6i> grown and appreciated iu certain parts of Canada for table use both iu the green state aud In the form 01 Iho ripened this crop has not been us ex- ttruslvely cultivated as would bo de- sirabfe. One. of tho principal diffi- culties In the way of tbo more ex- tended production of vipo li cans' Is tho sensitiveness, of plants to frosj. Ordinary beans cannot be ripened in any district whore the season Is phort. There are, however, some tec- lions' Canada where the cultivation of beans ripe at. present uovertheless. this and where, would likely provo suwossful, provided, suitable- varieties vre'ro tried. With a view to trending the use of rlpo beans [or humau food, the Is distributing this winter, for Ibo first Vhere there nre no liners between the rinK valrcs, it will ho necessary to :ilti the cap to eliminate tho looseness. AVliere thick liners are used, apply tlie 'tile lo tlie liner for adjustment.. Hearing adjustment i3 not difficult. H requires a. little pa-1 tience but is worth Just as the tractor rfiil require at1 tention from lime to time, so will the. various other farm machinery. Prbtier Dousing is a' great (aulor in prescrTing uiachinery. At least a Sveek each year should bo set aside, known as farci machinery-week, eacu farmer cau give his implements Ihe attention that means better ser- vice and longer Agri-1 culturaj College Uullelin., Tieacli tlie Children to Save ,'..r Habits aro acquired early in. life. Children, whoaretaughtthcvaluepf money. undthe habit af saving, grow up into jfwid business raeu. and capable women.; way to teach children to sate, 'is to start a Savings Account for ieaefa child each is After a child has, saved anol'.ier dollar to make an deposit, h< or she will have a better appre- ciation of just what a dollar stands for, and ho wmuch work and self-denialit t MERCHANTS BANK Held Office: Montreal. OF CANADA, EstablWied IBM. BRANCH, R.J. DINNING, ai also sidewlse direction parallel to.- the crank 'shaft. The up and I down motion will indicate 'the ex- tent of the looseness which requires adjustment; This loosoneEB will .be evident Do in like manner with thu rest 01 the Assuming, that all rods are loose, remove cotter keys and loosen: holding caps oE bearings body of the rods. Adjust ono br' oii'e bj" first removing cap-and then remoyinE a liner On both sides bearing. The cap is replaced with' fheVrcmaiiilhgJiiiers and fastened -rigidly to the rod by means of the'bolts and nuts. Con- siderable caro' should -be exercised in making sure. nuts ate drawn up lightly ogaTnst Iho cap apd the', liners properly placed. Turu the starting crank nhd riote its ease in turning. If It turuH'loo oasily, it 5s an indication that not sufficieut !iucT5 have been Remove more until, uhcn'asacinblcd in placi, thore will be considerable effort required to turn the The adjuatnicnt.is now too light.. Again remove cap, add n thin liner and readjust. This should Doesn't hurt a bit to lift sore, touchy corns off with PREPARING FOR THE BREEDING SEASON Yea! Magic! Drop a HUlo Krcezone on a bothersome cprn, instantly that corn stops hurting, Ihyn you lift it right off. No pain! Try- 11.'- A few cents huya a tiny bottle oj JVeezonc at any drug store. This Is suEMc-ieut to rid your feU of every hard com, soft corn, or Corn The toes, also calluses, and wilhouMhf; slightest soreness or U tioftan't hurt at all! I'rcfizono la tho ether discovery of Ilia Cincin- nati Kermis.--Advertisement. THE COST' To your Estate is no greater by appointing a Trust Company as EXECUTOR than an individual but yor. are assured at all times of the benefit Correspond or call on us for further information. Tlie BritisV Canadian Trust Co. PHONE J15 FIFTH ST. S., LETHBRIDGE TREES! We will send you a price list upon application. Do'not fail to some of this home grown slock before It h too late. ORDER EARLY ,is some of our tines, arc llmitetl, A. MITCHELL NURSERY CO. FRANK.KNAPP, (experimental Farms Note.) By tbls time it should be, (airly well doctcloil wliat birds arc lo be used in the breedior; pens. In. the main, dependence should be placed on hens but it ist alwflys well to use Komo of the best pullets as by so doing a year's ttcic is very often saved. none nut the best, pullets should have been carried over the second sea- son there ehptild lio very little culling of the hens rcqiifred. However there are always a fow that have not'kcp.l in primo breeding 4 soMb may have put on tod'much fat -others may have shnwn a' tendency W or others undesirable qualities. should not bo put into the bfcedhlfe pens. Then hens intended Cor hroedcra should bo carried Uirough "tho winter in a normal condition without, forc- ing or stimulation of any kind, eo thai they come lo the breeding season full of vtm nnrt -rigour, to 'obtain and r'c- Inlu this condition, feed should be plentifully .supplied. Chopped clover, sprouted oats ur mangels are nil good. Tho piillnt-1 used. should ho early batched, vigorous and- ivcll matured. To these selected females should be mated oilhor' vigorous cock birds that have already 'been proven ni breeders 'or .strong, vigorous, iVoll- matured cockerels thM are nol only Ihe sous of htgh-producing hens but shown by Ihc-Sr that the? carry the iiunllty for bigli producKon. Do not. make Ihc inatlngs tort large. A good, vigorous of the gen- oral purpose type oh free Tango 'way successfully look after 15 or or ovfin more females huL.'lhg Hame bird in down" lament- jahly wilh more than half that num- bcv. not c-xppcL a lo attend lo I'un iiumbor, of, females) that a cockerel woultl and ft you are looking for early chlckonff, 11.10 cockerels at the bead of (he breeding pens as iiro much more reliable early In tb'c season. Ocorgc Kohcrtson, ApsManl, 1'ouUry Hustoadman. SAVINGS, Thrift, Independence all these are: the out- come of the same impulse .attain the same objec- The Standard Bank of Canada can help you to attain it. .THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA J. C. SC6TT 13TM STREET MOUTH 'G. F. BLETCHER MANASCS 4TM AVENUE SOUTH P. BILLtNGTON MAMASEB NCWOAYTOKAWD STfftLIMC 13RANCH 15 L. G.'THOMAS MAHAGSR COALHURST BRANCH .W.B.FERGUSON MANACM COALDALK BRANCH C. T. MCKINNON MANAGER BURDETT BRANCH Only One Way to Bequeath Your Knowledge and Ability '-Your jbusihegs niul. financial acumen arc a buhvark at defense for year ivifc and children white you live.. .ybu'cnnnoL bequeath these things, to them, with the your willj apjiolntlng Tlio Trusts and Guarantee ConipanJ-, Limited, aa your Etecutor. You will then lie, assured or the careful. carrying'out''.ot your your.heirs viill to protected strong, perpetual fully authorized and equipped "Company for ibis us noiv about thts laiportant matter.. Ifie Trusts and Girarantee Company, limttetj AND LETHBRIDGE, LETHBB1DCE OFFICE: BANK OF COMMERCE SO'iLDINQ, ;'j. W.McNiCOL. INSPECTOR. Public Admlniitrator and Offleiil AuTgme for the Judicial or Macleorf, Medicine Hat, Cilgary, Red Sttttler. YIELDS .on Government, Municipal and School .Ifonds can bo secured buying at the present prevailing prices. We rtcoriimend investors to make all possible purchases uow aud so seeuro tho. present hiGh inter05t 1 rates for a ions period. W. KOSS ALGER and COMPANY Investment Bankers. 515 MACLEAN BLOCK CALGARY m-T CUT YOUR POWER CpST IN HALF BY USING A GET OUR BOOK- LET OF SATISFIED USERS. 10-20 H. P. Kerosene Tractor THE DADDt OF THEM ALL FREE DEMONSTRATIONS GIVEN. Satisfaction Guaranteed SEE us BEFORE BUYING: BUY YOUR OILS AND GREASES FROM US. AS WE KNOW FROM EXPER- IENCE WHAT .OIL TO USE, Repairs OUR Specialty We beg to notify our customers that we are making arrangements to carry a full line of Repairs at our Warehouse E.A. SHARMAN CO. 1233-1235 SECOND AVENUE SH LETHBRIDGE ;