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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta 1'AGE TEN THE LETHBRmr.E DAII.Y HERALD TUESDAY, MARCH BREWERY BECOMES A MILK CONDENSERY EGG LAYING CONTESTS Agriculture Department at faiva Has Experts Ready For Eventualities (Special to Th? Herald) OTTAWA. March Ihcr.v a danger ot a serious glass hopper I plague this year it is well to knew what Is being done to meet it. The agricultural authorities arc not asleep] as Is evidenced by the following reply Hon. Dr. a question! asked by Mr. Gould, the new member for Assinfuoia. Sask.: "In order to meet any threatened outbreak of locusts in the Prairie Provinces In 1920 officers of the En- tomological Branch, working in close cooperation provincial officials, will conduct a vigorous educational campaign so that farmers lu Infested districts will know exactly what real- edlal measures to adopt. ID this lat- ter coimectoin the Importance ql widespread community action will be specially emphasized. A special cir- cular dealing with the locust pest is now'in press and will soon be avail- able. "The advisability of sowing Bai In infested districts is of questionable! value. The point has been previously mourners, raised thai if flax is sown In soil in- fested the land would bo kept Th? large .brewery plant in Ashland, Wis..' which vvas forced out of business ..wLtn. the town went has been converted into a milk Is reedy to start operations. In ad- dition to condensed and evaporat- ed milk, the plant will produce butter and ice cream, having capacity of IbB. of milk dally. In connection with the plant are 11 cold storage rooms, two for the company and n'.ns for the various msrchants of Ashland. Hclsteln and Gutrnsey tlcns.havc been organized as well ne 'a'TSetter Cow Association, and it is expected.that Ashland will soon become known as a dairy Bulletin. conlesls have "caught in Oanada. It inquiries that hare These dates ire not absolute (or ins strain and care a marked influ- ence, but as a r'ulo, they Jar out. The aim Is to have the birds just ready to at the open- Ing of the contest. Many o( the blrdi that were entered' in the laying contests throughout the i tvcsi rercMvoii already concerning j Dominion this year we-ro hatched mm yojr's entries IB anythlug lo go'} lirely too A laVue proportion of by. last yesr iho annouiu-enieut was llxem arrived at the rather laie. but Hits year it is belns tests were but partly srowu, ouil It took several weeks mil In some cases as high as months to get tho birds early so Hint all who wish to 1 make entry may batch their chicks ac- I conUtigly. I matured enough to On the other Announcements hand, sonie birds wefo. laying beforo 5 contests will be contin- they wera ihtpped and tbe change next year by the experimental brought on a. moult which was almost rni sys-t'em at the follow-In; places: las disastrous -as the lalo hatching. Canadian Kfg Laying Contest, is advisable, therefore, persons SINGULAR FUNERAL An Abysinlan fuuc-ral is a very rerimentiil Farm, Ottawa. Out. I'rinro Kdward Island Egg Laying (Ynit'si. tiperiinenta! Station, Char- loueicmn, P.K.I. Nova Scotia Federal Laying Contest. Kxperimental Stailou, N'ap-, X.S. Quebec Kgg Ijying Contest. Eiper- inicnial Station. Cap Que. Manitoba Ksg 'Laying Contest, Kx- singular affair, says Tlt-Dits. Wfcen >arm, Brandon Man. a new-born infant dies i.. is almoit! tgg Laying Contest, immedlatelv burled under the floor., Experimental I arm. Indian Head, bass. Alberta Egg Laying Contest, Experi- mental Station, l.ethbridge, Alta. These contests will start on Men- day morning, November 1st, and ar- j rangemeuts are being made lo accept anco, competing ill these contests ibout two weeks before the contests This is' for the purpose of al- owing the birds some time lo res After.iho demise of an adult, the body is washed in water, sweetened with honey, wrapped la shroud, sewed up -In a mat ot braided straw, and laid upon lltlcr made of boughs cut from trees. The lamentations of .the relatives! resound among the cliffs, and ihe; news is rapidly communicated to all! who are contemptuous entering a pou in aay of next hatch. O and with this lu mind. It IB also expected that all pens for which (or entry hnvo beeu made will be inspected on the breeder's own premises before the entry Is accepted, nnd blrda that urn not likely to bsc-ume sufficiently ma CANADA'S 'CATTLE Our national slock of caltle today Is. cosriparod 'with 'population, exactly lured or those over-mature will be re-1 lu the slat'o it twelve years ngo. Jected, as well as birds belonging to In ulninlest form, the number ot cattle flocks that are uot entirely free Irciu dUeuso. P. c. ELFOKD; Dominion Poultry Husbandman. LONG FELT WANT to inhabitants tor three typical years was: WS 1.13 mi.................. vo 1SH9................... 1.12 That U, lhe im.-feaso.ln cattle year by year has only kept pice steadily