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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER machinery ot Fart 1 of iho- Coin Pro- duction Act. 19K. This Involves pay- ment to sriwrs of any difference- be- tween pricw" and barley MM) 5 V- ol tali, re.-iwctlvely. It liiis de'citicd w take four- i iu the case ft barley, and Pn k III i third's iu the cast' o! oats, as the ..W IW I irarHOT nomilly sold. Tho grower of J U ll whtat will paid fur cadi I I _-. n.1 SAT'JKDAV. MAY 3, 1'Ji nut ou wilU a spreader are worth as ut en ty hand." Per liushel, lev at and At, 51.23 lucre four times'the difference between I 71s. lid. and the average marXet price 1 ascertained for the- seven months com- September 1. Thsyfcrow- OTTAWA. May it'ipasso which has beon reached in lite expor- tation of Canadian pioducts. wheat and through L'nlted States ports to rortbevn European has been satisfactorily overcome Tha Canadian Trade Commission. Ottawa, placed the mailer before lh> Cana; LONDON. May 1 inteed by tbe British govern domestic grain r'0ps_ is as fol 10 Ui Wheat. of sounds Sd. pe jer of barley will receive for' in Washington (acre foSr times four-fifths ot ihe. dif-' tercnce- between Ols. Od. and th I as.! 1'rico ot barley similarly mined. The grower ot oats will re-j Ke for each acre five times uneni for of AlfkHnee 4Ss. Th Id. and iho average price ot slmi- tho results ol one season wlta, tho results ot the next. It the seed' has bees changed between tlniej und the second s-jssou is unusually favor- able, it Is assumc-iS Immediately thai the change ot seed has brousht tie. increased weather condi- tions iu different seasons may alone malco a difference in yield ot from twenty luced on a nine-hour day .tut) pay as tor ten hourtt. To Send Money To Foreign Countries I'ayineuls raa.n now be made by mall. cable through this bank to iwiuts lu: BELGIUM CZECHOSLOVAKIA BULGARIA DALMAT1A FINLAND NORWAY SWEDEN ICELAND DENMARK LUXEMBURG ROUMANIA .TURKEY-IN-EUROPE TURKEY-IN-ASIA Arrangeinenta" also tiado through this Bunk-- for payments by mail to PORTS ON THE BLACK SEA- v THE ROY A L t B A N K OF CANADA Inccrporated Reconstruction OUR BOYS have made the world a safer place and a better place to live It's up to us td this town a better, More tito.1, more modern and safer flace to dwell and enjoy Ihe bless ings and prosperity of peace. Build New homes, new stores reconstruct. Normal progress was stifled because of.thf necessary "embargo the placed upon build- ing materials during the, .war. Progress .13 Tate full advanUge. Dnlld new, bright, cheer- open to us now. ae u a. ful, comfortable. homes, modem, up-to-date stores and office ouUd- Ings. P... LUND anaan m inders and wagons at prices so much elow 'the 'prices charged in the unit- ed States by the makers'of binders and wagons in that why should the Canadian makers .hive to bD pro- tected? Wb'yiwas tiip. binder selected as' an illustration beat-ins the lowest tax on tbe list? Let us consider -the f isures showing how the existing. tariff adds to' the price -which Ihe farmers in this coun- try must pay tor representative. artic- les ot farm, machinery of States' make. A dpuWe-disc seed. drill is made about dearer by the ferilf- A seven horse-power engine crossing tho border and -paying, the 3; per cent. Jlul- has some ?75 added hereby to Uo price the Canadiai fmer has to. pay A .wagon aying tho per cent, duty, is b hat made nearly ?35 dearer .to! th armer on this side ot Ihe line. A po- ato digger, burdened with the satu nty, is made ?40 more eipensive: Th 714 per cent, exacted at the Border n a senine machint takes' nearly 0 00 out of tbe Canadian purchaser's And the HatlmiEht be cpntin- ied_to a great lenglh. j IN CANACA Tn onlei- to offer the utmost induce- ment to the farmer to engage in tbe now industry, the government has now promised a fixed price for the crop and a bounty, running from two cents to nine cents a pound, to the spinncr-Jor 'the- production ot the finished yarn. For tho project is, of j course, not only lo encourage thej cultivation of flas but to' keep the flax In the country.' and gradually to bliild up Ihe complete Iracje. To this end, the government recently direct- ed Dr. Grisdale, director ot the Do-, minion experimental farms, to in- j vestigale the whole question, ajul; his report, submitted a shore ago is of a most encouraging nalurc. Dr Grisdale. is, it would appear, much of' __________ inj favor bi'every encouragement being itended to the farniW in the matter, nd recommends 'ihe establishment, ii" the erperimenial farm in Ottawa. all the opera- ions in connection with the prodac- ion ot fibre for lias. Xo't the leak! useful part' of Dr. Grisuale's report is that iu which he London, Ens. New York Princes St., B. C. x 68 William SI. Capital Paid Up and Reserves Total Asshs BRANCHES kelhliridge Jiagrath Taher.................................. Head Ottlce Montreal Baj-celona Plasa De Cataluna 6 over W. A. Parker, JianiEe.r J. K. Atkinson, Manager W. U. McKay, U. Dlckaou, Manager r impressed wilh .the possibilitie flajv-growiug in the Domililon. is n jtiiuit jj i directs attention to the remarkable _ Wholesale and Retail Dealers in Lumber SHINGLES, LUMBER BUILDERS' SUPPLIES Of' ALL Head Office and DIslribnttng 3rd Avenue and nth Street Lelhbridge. Branch Yards at Mscteod, Coaldale, Chin and fiariiwell.' At these points we handle Fencing Jlaleria'f Hardware and Farm implements. CONSULT US REGARDING PRICES, _PIANS, ETC. Box 189 or 5i6 LETHBRIDGE HOWVSAVE oac safe wiy is to open aBanb account tnd pill something in it regularly. Then think iwice, before drawing cheques tgainst jonr "nest Money in your poclcet is money half spent. Open a smogs account today and enter on the riwid lo.happinessi. sy> UNION BANK-OF CANADA THE PIONEER BASK OF WESTERN CANADA HEADOmCE. T WINNIPEG, MAN. BRANCH, CARDSTON BAHONS BRANCH. F.V. CAVERS, S. D. GRIFFITHS, Muwa. re -alue of what may be called tho by-' iroducls of the flax-crop. In many ndustrics, ot course, tho -by-products lave become the most profitable .pro- ducts, and however Ibis .may actually out, nothing, seejifis lo be wast- Vrffh characteristic Canarllan Government (From the Christian Science Monitor) Tho steady encouragement that 'is being offered by Ihe Canadian De- partment of Agriculture to the Cana- dian farmer to engage increasingly the growing of fla: wpiifd seem to be a wise 'policy. .During the war, Une tremendous demand for linen '.for aeroplane wings and other war: pur- poses made heavy on the linen energy, the is permitting no delay In the matter of develop- ment. .Already a complete plant has been equipped at llegina, Saskat- chewan. by the federal authorities, and 'Is now in operation? for extraction at, the fibres from straw. After this treat- nisnt, according to Ihe roost re cent reports, the, material is ,to be sent, (or experiments, in spinning, to mills, selected for purpose, in Kitchener, Onlario. Flax is not a difficult crop lo raise, and it will do well in. practically any .soil that is i suitable for other crops. The pos- sibilities, therefore, before.- the inilus-] 'ry .'I Canada are almoit unlimlltd.- GETTING FULL VALUE OF FARMYARD MANURE1 I n c. STANDARD BANK OF CANADA HCAD TOBOHTO k Money Orders and Drafts issued by this Bank all oarts of the world. J C SCOTT C F BLFIClim M.niler, I'. Bil.UNOTON. t n. THOMAS. Noitb. Slirlinj! Coalhunt AI LI. CUNARD AHCHOR AricHor'Donaldson PR'OPOSED From N'ew-York- Hay Uverppol lay 17..Manrelanla ..S'thamptpn From Montreal-- 15. .Cassandra From N'cw Vork- Aiay( IT. .Caronte Mverppo! May 13..1loyal George .Uvorpool From May Olnsgow From May Ifi, Juno 2..Aqultanla .Southampton Juno 10..Maurtlanla ..S'thamplon Juna !2..0rduna Uverpoo June H..Carohis Uverpoo June U. Jtoyal George From June 20..Cassandra; 'July J.... Olaj'gow Glasgow Purchare prepaid lo< relatives and Friends lo CO sure prompt sailing.' For all InforitiajtahjapDly. 10 ?.n of our agtnLv b SCOTT BLOCK; 870 MAIN AT. WINNIPEG they have, Hey tw for Soil mining, or "syiwy" farming bns 'always been too commsn In Canada. The fciilowera ol that industry obtain possession ot lands and tlicn proceed In rob them of their fertility. They Neglect inlilligenl rotation of crops and they lo apply sufficient fer- tilizer to kcap the soil .from losing its irdductivo power. Jlany ylrgin areas Ii Eastern Canada have been serious- in 'this way, but, during j ecent years, the prairies have been 10 chief scene of operations .for. this lass of marauders. Thousands of cres of excellent farm lands liave icon literally laid wnsto hy .them and he wasters havcVpvcd on lo repeat heir depredations, elsewhere. They arc Interested only In on impcnonal ort of'wny. in making "Iwo .Wades growjwhtro, bill one grew before." they 'may -have hcnrd of "the right ot-fiostcrlty" but, If treat thn subject as t .horn to worry over. Fortunately, however, tlicrn are IhpusanSs ot Ihe other class ot farm- the farmers wbo endeavour to nValnlaln and lo, Increase the fertility of their farms. During Ihe wnr. many commercial fertilizers were f.o scarce I'm) so high in prlcp that tfioro alien- lion wftfl palrl lo the iiroiluction, care, tnd TiillizftUOfl of farmyard manure. lixperimciita carriod oul by experts at many of the leading Agricultural Kxficrlment stations have, demonstrat- ed thai farmyard' manure is ono of tho most important factors In heltof farming. Only (Miners who can afford to burn monoy can afford lo Infrn or waste (heir farmyard manure, and the benefit to bo derived from It is In ill- reel, proportion tftlhe Intelligence c'ar'o wllh which II la tweil. Mr. n. K. Thornc, Iilrfidor of Ihe Ohio Station slain, .if I cording lo re'cfnt issue, of Hoard's Dairyman, that of mnnnro War Bond Inteffesf Coupons and Cheques Cashed Free. The Merchants Bank will cash all War, I-oan coupons or interest cheques when due, on presentation, without making any charge whatever foX-he service. If you have not a Savings Aecoont, why not use your interest money to open one with This Head Office: Qr IETH BRIDGE BRANCH, EiStfcHiSid 1884, R. 1, DINNING, V. A. EAERLY, M. A.KILPATRICK, Mgr. 1 Service YOUR banking requirements may be entfusled to this Bink wiUi( 'every. donSciencc that careful and efficient service .will fbe rendered. Our.fecilities are entirely at your disposal. THE CANADIAN BANK 'OF COMMERCE u LETflBRIDGB BRANCH WARNKR BRANCH MILK R1VF.K BRANCH R. T. J. K. S. Hmtta J. V. 5TEEL, MmttCT. ;