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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 5, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta MAY 1917 THE LETHBR1DCK DA1IA 1IKUALD PACK SKVKM encMn YD10 i lUUix PLUS CASH ON YOUR OWN FARM HOMES THE ONLY CLASS OF STOCK THAT FARMERS SHOULD BUY IS LIVE STOCK ALFALFA SEED WARNING Commercial Turkestan alfalfa lyhkii formerly came to this country througl Is nunbelne im ported into Ihc United Slates liy Hie way ot Vladivostok and Iho 1acinc Sluco July IounlK have been or enough lo feed Under most renditions II is decidedly In ferior to our home grown and no farmer sow il llilnklng he Is uBine tuino crown The fol lowing sUUemcnts show how com mercial Turkestan alfalfa is regarded experts of the United States do parliudtt of agriculture Generally commercial Turkestan alfalfa lias proved lo be Inferior lo Ihe home crown strains in nearly case where comparative tests have teen In Hie hair of tlie Ihilleil wlieic alfalfa seed is not iiroduccil In commercial Imported seed used almost exclusively until vilhiii Hie past few Of Iho Foveral million pountls ot alfalta seed Hint have been iuiporletl ap proximately o ramc from Tills fact is responsible for many of tho failures tliat occurred with alfalfa In eastern In Hie commercial Turkestan al falfa less Ihan our homo grown is ihorlei lived and is less liardy than lie and Tintullan II is therefore not a desirable foinnicrclal Turkestan alfalfa seed can Ijo readily dlslliigiiislicil from that of other siralns ly tlie presence of seeds of Russian Tlie latter are slightly larger than nlfulfa sceihi anil can not be enlircly rrmoved liy any known method of re I chalhywlilte color makes Iliein especially and their symmetrical being vliicutly wedso serves to clts iiiKlllHl tbom from the notched socil other familiar which often In Italian anil other nlfalta AE tho seeds of Uussian knapweed aro not UFuiilly a small Irarle i sample should never lio userl to deter 1 mine whether the seed Is cnnmcrdal I Turkestan It may often hap i pvn Ilial a number of sniall i such as are usually supplied liy the I contain none of the while an of the will show IJ thorn lo lo It any seed of knapweed the alfalfa seed is wholly or in from TurUos Approximately 20 per of each potato pared orainary household methods is lost in the The loss includes much and sometimes all of thu portion of the Inner contain ing important Iolatocs that arc Ijolted and In lose practically none of their fOOll KnUPP WARNS GERMANY SPRING ROAD WORK Keep Drains anil SMe Oltehes From Becoming Time to Ue Road lu maintaining an earth road in lot oraWe condition for spring the most important thing is lo uet Iho waler away from the road and lo keep many vouug oen who would work of t has expire a m farm laborers it the me so spent In any MI later an were allowed to fount as residence of lie ei upon for by I file willr Ihe local agentfor tho sworu evidence sallstdcior ij time actually tpcnt on the farm 5 lu Ihe event of llic of any entry for Ihe default in lie ror lhat h all tamped down In 3 or 4 inch necessary stock machinen To attempt to fill a muuholc by throw young men Iho chus mentioned Inr In stones is It timplyl would 10 augment Ihe results inlwo mudholcs Inslead of jtural output o a ouch greater ex enl per ormaiiwo the ca oneT It is to attempt to loan 11 they spent their time on nothing In Hi s order shall fill a hole wllhout firsl draining out homesteads hampered ly lack of to confer an rigot 01 water and removing the sort It To get Iho best thin j UEe 0 EQjs or similar material should be done all throUKh Hie tall absorb water readily is a waste stock or machinery and Ill any it will pay Ihe county In llio early spring to have llio road mail KO over tlie road dally to see that drains and slfio dilches do not Lecomo 11 is al this lime also that Ihc road drag can be employed lo thebest advan lly clearing n roadway of slush ami mcltlne Il will prevenl llio waler from soaking Into and rotten iilg the ThEs work id especially Important if Ihe road has been ncgtecled Ihrough Ihe Soil saturated with water of On earth or gravel roads ruts ore best Ireated wltli Ihe The rain ier the weatlier Ihe more oflcn the roail bhould be uracseJA liberal uso of the drag wllh a thin coat of sand or gravel spread over the bnflcnpi bv rain will Ire rrhn i i ihe former holder ot any such entry being engaged In farm labor in is Canada as under and by virtue ot the to the of cai cellal to iiUir Juniority upon him by e Ihe agent lands tlon C conferred upon uy secme of The War Measures district of the fact of Ins being to 19H to make the following order mm and regulations and the same are The enlry or ans hereby made and accordplying with the fuel when toftened by rain will quently put a iiooiearth road lu sucu condition lhat II can carry heavy traf fic for a short On tho other sand roads give less trouble in wet weather because Uic moisture tends lo hold Iho separ expands greatly when it grains ot sand in When it tliavrs oul again II lias not 1 only lost practically all its power of In addition to llio pressing need for In order to keep it to absorb waler readily and rorm Mudholcs this road work Is dlslr ihc early in order lhat In aro tho cause ot Ihc road may become most of the trouble on clay or gumbo To get rid of tlie first step is to dig a Irench to the side and allow th water and mud lo drain sofidatcil before tho dry summer The The Minister of the anything contain ed in Ihe Dominion Lands act or the during the re mainder of the year Ihe holders of preemption or pur chased homestead employed as farm 1 lo the following shall luring the period of hi employment on lie Hal to cancellation by reason of his rail uro lo perform Ihc tnltjvation re imired in connection wilti his Notwithstanding contain ed in the Dominion Lanris act or the imendmcnU ihe cultnMion cmrTes wlm J of In any case in which Hie nnn islcr of tlie Interior is not satisfied as to Ihe bona fides of the Jic Is authorized aow K Iho side ditches should be opened After Hits all or Iho sofl mud left in tho hole should be removed and the bottom of Ihc Irench filled with broken or coarse gravel in order to provide a drain that will prevent the further tlon of if is the best material ror lining U lullunllls Tlie time of employment to be provided ror Iho fc weather comes Icounleu as residence duties must be Signed As has been pointed the adsiiliseauenl lo the aclual date of entry ilition ofclay or gumbo to sand rudds In each union 01 Ihe addition of sand to clay The provisions of this order gumbo Toails improves the highway shall not apply to iinperlccted prosy n which the I vcrv If thin work e nor lo any during moist weather the materials onirant Is engaged in any other em combine much more Iploymcnt aclual fiirm if grading is put off until later in ihr1 aR possillc the the road will become very i clltrimt commences it shall season LilU uusiy ill dry veatlier nml will need lo forward to the ngsm ofj tlie old attention later in the Domintnn lands for tlie district in j the land Is sworn evi1 deuce salislactory to Iho minister otj bushels lilrnipv M or interior giving particulars or the labels liiiy and clover 32 PC under thy nature ofj STOCKS OF GRAIN IN CANADA O nii lav 1 Tin census ami noo uy an cover e naure office has issued In For corn Ihc quanlly llie where s office has issued In For corn c q llie vvort were mirv torni the reiuHs of inquiries as on hand al Ihc cud cf March of probable a anil clover il la hirser ton nrin the roauUs nt inquiries as un the stocks of barj er and liay ami clover than in fanners compared with March and c Ihc proportion at Jlarch both vcar FARM LANDS Ot the Hudsons Hay Company and Calgary and Kdmocum FOR SALE Mndielh Agency FEED CANADA With Home Grown Stuff Reimiej XXX Globi Table Beet Seed 4 70o First and Best hard heads 4 90c Rennits Prize Swede Turnip for table or 65c Famous Golden Bantam Sweet 5 Select Yellow Dutch Onion Setts 5 Shallot Multiplier Onion 5 XXX Earliest Tabk Marrow 4 5 Wax Butter 5 Rennies Market Garden Table 4 75c Best Snowball Cauliflower Gilt 85c Citfun for Preserving red seeded 4 PlantRenniesHighGradeSeeds XXX Table 4 We Unrivalled big buttery heads 4 80s Select Yellow Globe Danvers Onion black seed 4 Early Canada Water fine 4 40c Improved French Breakfast 4 Rennies Jumbo Sugar for Giant White Feeding Sugar 45c Perfection Mammoth Red Mangel 45c Rennies Derby Swede for 4 70c White Field Seed big 5 Within thirty slays after the j the crops or 131C that proved lo be of merchantable compilation of returns collect ed from flour mills anil rail way companies shows tliat on Alnrcb Ihe quantityof wheat and wheat lloiir expressed as was 2C million as compared with 91 million bushels last anil 19 illlion bushels on lebraary The ror HIT includes lull Ion bushels In tho nonr nills rind in winter storage bushels In fanner hands and busliels III transit by rail This fur the Wants No State Control of Munition Plants Aflcr the Germany was warned against any attempt to nationalize the munitions imlnstry aricr tlic war and admonish uil against excessive state Interrerence with industry by Guslav Krupli von IJohlen und husband of Hurra in a lecture recently tie livereil in to a summary of Hcrr Krupps lalk printed in The London lift saiil tbal Germanys encm ies were already arming their unltei forces for Ihc economic am1 i while Herman industry was no j afraid or the it could onl I face il honorably and victoriously a i hitherto if Germany retained a sys h tetn in which business leaders ns well It ns their officials and workmen were able to keep their joy in lie jnstlfiert where purely domestic wero hnl where they had competition at home and abroad the complications or Slate Iarllamenl In he background must deprive any Indnslrlal undeilaklni of the absolute elasticity and the frce ilcra of movement essential al n given Krnpi then proceeded to crit icise Hlale or Municipal In EO far ns H went beyond the supply of and so referred ns follows to the future of the munitions Industry ir we glance nt our war organiza wo sec lhat many of them are working milte satisfactorily In the present lime of in which our business Is to dcfenil tho area of the ronrcss in which we and It Is very easy for Iho desire to arise to carry over Inlo time of hasproven1 Itself in time Xothlng could be more mistaken What Is profitable to tlie defcnde who Is righlhlg with his Itack In th wall Is by no means profitable for Ih bold rider who desires lo conqtic foreign When remember the peac achievements of our Industry nn ihelr importance for IliR power nn strength of our Ialherland in peac and in and when we realize Hi hardness of the economic battle wit which we nro Inevitably face jngainst countries anil peoples w iJBllll rind salvation hi Ihc freest acll jily of Ihefr Individual must nil practice the grealcsl ca tlon in the treatment of such fund menially and w must oilrsoKea again al again how easy it Is lo lake a step the direction of Increasing Ihc liuencc nf he how dlf cult H may be lo retrace such a sfe serlou if1 consequences may troyc to nqulry was citended lo and Of including oat pro lucts expressed as the total inantlty in Canada on March 31 was ibout 184 million million hushels in elevators and flour 137 million bushels in farmers hands ami 10 million bushels transit by Of barley thetotal qnanlity in Canada on March 31 was about 15 million of which bushels were in million bushels in farmers hamls and bushels III IransK by 01 flaxcced the lotal quanlily in Can ada on March 31 was bush Including bushels in elc vatora and bushels in Iransit ami bushels in farm ers Stocks In Farmers Hands on March 1917 Out or llic total estimated wheat oilnclion or 21 per or bushels remained in rann s hands at the end ot li at the corresponding the oiiortinn was 2H per in 1915 was 1214 per anil in 1JH i as m per Of Ihc remaining iti the proportions and qnnn tics estimated lo be in formers amis at March Si are ns ollnwa ills 3D or bushels 20 or bushels ye 2S or bushels buck heal IS or bushels orn for husking 13 or ushels flax 20 or bus Is potatoes 26 or lower Ihan In any previous year since the records hcean in Merchantable Quality of 1916 Crops The returns received from crop cor respondents show that of Ihe total Slimated whuat crop in HUG S3 per or bushels proved to lie of mei1 chantaWe This loss of 15 per is greater than in any previous i year on record since con trasls with last years high proportion of per centmerchantable or only 5 per The proportions of the other crops of 1510 which proved to he of merchantable quality are as follows Oals S9 els oul of loy 34 bushels nut of f rye 02 000 bushels out of uckwheat 75 bushels lit or corn for uskins 58 bushels out f flaxiieed M bushels out of potatoes 7S iiBhelso out of etc 75 bushels ul ot bushels and hay and lover 3H tons oul of i 1 LANDS FOK niock or selcctcl land in Township in quan tities to suit purchasers at S20 per Liberal terras to actual sett Apply to Owner CLEVELAND MCDlTUrilT Live SoeU AudhHiccr Let me conduct your Five years experience in the Suites selling in the sales WRITE FOR DATFS ALBERTA Pakro You plant It by the 2 for Ask for descriptive I Rennies Seed Annual Free to Order through your LOCAL DEALER or direct from RENNIES SEEDS 872 Granville Also at NEW HOMESTEAD REGULATIONS TO AID IN PROVIDING MORE FARM LABOR j Whereas owing lo enlistment ror overseas service there is now through Perfection Wire Stretcher and Splicer Dont kink the Wire dont go siack when machine Is Weeks says It Is the only llnng that will llic old fence as good as MANUFACTURED BY ALBERTA BE PREPARED Have your Will made and appoint tliis Company your Executor and Our officers Iiuvc a service is and our fees uo greater than a private individual is entitled Write for our booklets ond forwarded free to any The TRUSTS and GUARANTEE Company Limited CALGARY ALBERTA Public Administrator and Official Assignee for the Judicial Olltrlctl of Medicine Red overseas service there ts now uirouguj A out Canada a scarcity of farnij f alorcrs coupled the dimi nution of lantl for will j result tn grenlly rtecreased acreage inder ctillivaiion unless steps laken o improve Iho condition in this regard and Whereas it is believed that there are in Canada find United States For Sale GOO Kwes wilh COO Bood lainlia al Price riant if taken at Raby 5th Phone 1553 1223 A solemn service will he held In Abbey on July an a ccleliralloii nt Iho fifty ycaiy of Confederation nnd a mem orial for those Canadians fallen in Hid The King lias nr riroval oflhn and will attend vilh Ihe WE CARRY A FULL LINE OF Repairs for All Makes Our Is equipped iiptodnle machinery and our men arc thorottKhty competent lo handle any work on any kind or GRINDERS AND PUMPS W6 manufacture anJ linvo for sale Holler ntnl anil Deep Well rumn K1SCI1HL Lessee ot Iho Lotihrir1g3 Iron ARE YOUR ENGINES EQUIP PED FOR SPRING WORK J We are equipped io handle all kinds of Hirjh oratfe work at a reasonable price is our We Guarantee Satisfaction Our Prices Aro N1VEN 216 First Phone 1732 DAIRYMEN Eiectricityfor Everyone Everywhere T T DELCOLIGHT THE COMPLETE ELECTRIC LIGHT AND POWER PLANT Satisfied Ustrt DelcoLight hick long Owners of Summer Sold by You will find a steady market for your cream and milk with Highest price We can supply you with cana at fclfowing prices 5 gallon cjuis S4JJO 8 gallon cans us for Wft are iijenO for the BEATRICE CREAM The beit on the Easy to operate and saves you lo 40 on the f HE cnra HUT Lfil HBRIDGE MELLIS 1253 5th Lethbridg Phone 77 OR FOR INFORMATION CALL OR PHONE The ROY ELECTRIC Fourth Avenue Lethbridae Phone 735 bulltfinfl new homes us before contracting wiring JUSTARRIVED Carload of 187 Double Disc Low Down PRESS DRILLS READY FOR DELIVERY Where Is Your Will You arc thoroughly convinced that you shonlrt iiwkc a will but for various reasons you defer doing Why not decide once and Do It How to Make a Will Go to your tollcltor and have H properly Make this company your executor and do not put the burden of your affairs In the hands of your wife and British Canadian Trust Manager and secretary PHONE BLOCK ALT Aspimvall Potato Planters and Cullers Now Heady for Call and See our BUGGIES and DEMOCRATS Woo Siicks Grain Sacks Twino PHONES OFFICE 1173 1217 SECOND ;