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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, MAY 5, 1910 THE LETHBmiXiK DAILY PACK SKVEN Why You Should Use Dr. Cassell's Tablets. PROSTRATION LACK OF EKEDGY BRAIN FAG PASSIM THE SACK STOMACH CATARRH SLEEPLESSNESS DEPRESSION NERVE EXHAUSTION FOOD-SICKNESS LOSS OF FLESH DEBILITY 'e y itmtclj 1 Merit has won for Dr. Gassell's Tablets the largest sale of their claw in the They are'the most popular restorative medicine among all classes, tlie I 2 Dr'tesell's absolutely pure in composition, they contain no drastic or dangerous drugs, tlie most delicate may take them with every confidence thai benefit a tor old or young. From infancy to extreme age 4 o? time has proved Dr. Cassoll's Tablets to be the supreme remedy for all'run-down conditions of nerve or body, the surest restorative lor worn-cut 5 Tablets are a British remedy, made in Britain, by British Pharmacists financed by British capital, and sold throughout the British Empire. Dr. Cassell's Tablets an, Nutritive, Restorative, Alterative, and Anti-Spasmodic, :lnd Therapeutic value in all derangements of the Nerve and Functional Systems in old or young They are the recognised modern remedy for Nervous Breakdown, SpecMy valuaWc lor NaSing Mothers aud during the Critical Pcnods of Lite. '1C? tubes price of five..- War Tax 2 cents per tube. Sob Casufff Co., Ltd., Manchester, GET 5oU VOKT wfei and 5 casti for toitaft. a HaroU Ktlcku fr Co., LlJ.. 10, MrCaut Strui, Tcrtmto, sample mailed you free vt riwft. Calgary, May a conference of the provincial committee of the mil-i Itary hospitals -commission with Mr; T. H. Kidnen vocational secretary, yesterdayj plans were completed for; vocational training of returned diera 'Hi liiis province. Tho vocation- al training Is in charge of vocation- al olttcer, who will be an ex-officio member of a subcommittee on train- ing of the provincial committee. Hon. J. It. Boyle, minister OL education, has-also arranged that the services of Dr. J. O. Miller, provincial direct- or of technical education, will he plac- ed at tlie disposal of the commission for a considerable portion of his time. Individual Study In addition, to the general training: for all returned convalescents which has already, been commenced in the Ogden home, and will bo greatly dev- eloped Immediately, special arrange- ments will be made for the provision of vocational training for all men whose disabilities will prevent them following their previous occupations. i Every case.will be studied by a small board of experts and the most care- ful consideration given to LDQ man's special heeds. His previous occupa- tion, his injuries, his special aptitudes and his own wishes as lo his future will yll be intb account, and the wisest possible arrangements for his training made by the commission. A scale of pay and maintenance for the men and their dependants, while undergoing vocational re-education, la being prepared by the commission, and will shortly be issued. Gardening and Hens at Ogden Gardening and poultry keeping will be introduced at once at the Ogden home; also, some light shop work. 1 Tlie present general course will also' be extended to cover certain commer- cial branches! Shelburne Hotel, where Dublin rioters fought fiercely. r Of Interest to the FARMER ALFALFA SEED PRODUCTION AND INOCULATION BUILDINGS FIGURING IN DUBLIN KIOTS Field Husbandry The scarcity of seed oi' the hardier varletlus of alfalfa 1" one of tlie prin- cipal reasons why in eastern Canada the acreage in alfalfa is decreasing year by year. This condition is not likely to corrected until a greater effort is imulo to produce alfalfa seed in those districts where only tho hard- lust varieties will survive the winter. The central western states. Nevada, Utah, Kansas, Arizona and Wyoming at, present supply most of thy seed sold In Canada, and, as tiio alfalfa grown In these stalest is largely the true alfalfa, Medicago saliva, which is not winter luirdy in many parts of Canada, tho results arc frequently very unsatisfactory on account of winter killing. The variegated alfalfas, Medicago media, which includes sm-h varieties as Grimm, Baltic and Ontario varie- gated, have by repeated tests !n both eastern and western Canada proven best adapted for extended cultiva- tion. To increase the supply of seed of these varieties is, therefore, of vi- tal importance to the future of alfalfa growing in Canada. The high market price of genuine seed of the variegat- ed alfalfas that has obtained for sev- eral years might have bfjen expected to have greatly stimulated production, but tho amount of seed annually on the market is stiil limited in amount, and inadequate to meet the demand. While this is being corroded to a limited extent by the growing of seed in Ontario and the prairie provinces, principally In Alberta, there is stiil urgent need for an extension of iho I acreage devoted to producing alfalfa kseed. The alfalfa seed crop is regarded as precarious even in the districts hast adapted to it. It is very vari- able from year to year according to tlie weather that prevails, more par- ticularly after the plants start to bloom. In some seasons, conditions may favor a seed crop from the first growth of the season instead of the second, although it has been rather generally accepted on inadequate proof that the seed crop in tills lati- tude should be the second. Jn addition to the weather there are a number of factors that enter into the problem of alfalfa seed pro- duction and some of these have been under investigation for several years in the Cereal Husbandry Department of Macdonald College. The factors How They Work VICTORIA, B.C. For several years I have been troubled with Kidney and Hludder Troubia caused liy tine Bt-id and Hie pains caused by the intermittent stoppage of urine was vury severe. For this 1 V.-SLS takinj; something or other continually with hut little or no relief. At last n Iriend handed me a simple package of your Ciin Fills. The contents of this sample fe'avc me relief that I had not experienced in a long time. Strict then I have been taking Gin Pills occasionally and have had no return of my former trouble. (Naniu on Tho abovo letter li from a popular and well-known commercial man in Victoria. Gin Pill" Hrc Me. a boi or MX boxcB (or 82.50 at all druggists. Sample sent 'ree if requested. National Drug Chemical Co. of Canada, Limited, Toronto. Msul.-tlol. A. W. llHtli imitation lias received word tiiut militia department tuts de- cltlat to (rlolhc no more imUali'jnR In kills and tlntl tltureforo Lothljrldge'H Highland uiuiulioii will not be a killed regiment. Instead or the kilts the regulation trousers will bu Is- sued but iiart of the Highland nui-. Conn, the IRIongarry caii and the j doublet will be Issued. The men of the battalion are not particularly well pleased with the change 'but I ho militia department states that the kilt has proved cumbersome in tho trenches which Is thn reason it iias been abandoned. THE JOY OF ALIVE AND WELL Rtttored To Health BY "Frult'B-tivw" The Famous Fruit Mediciav that have been considered include: j 1. Methods of seeding: I iu) broadcast j (b: in cultivated rows 2. Kato of seeding: (a) broadcast to) In cultivated rows (c) distance between rows 3. Pure vs. mixed cultures. Experiments in 1914 Following is n summary of the re- sults of HIM. from a seeding made the previous year. Grimm alfalfa was used throughout. The first crop wafl cut for hay and the seed taken from tho secnnd crop. Results of Experiments Area in .Method of Yield pe, Acres Heeding Acre Ibs. .750 Broadcast, 20 Ib l.er acre 2.352 Broadcast, mixture of al- falfa, tall oat grass and orchard grass .42 In rows. 4 links apart, a Ib. per acre IGO.1'2 .3375 In rows, links apart, 5 per acre 141.48 These results strongly favor tho row method over the thick seeding broadcast, and show little difference between the pure and mixed broad- cast sowings. Rates of seeding in rows :i links apart, sown 1913. Yield per acre Rate of seeding 3 'ibs. per aero 6 Ibs. per acre I mis per acre 93.3 12 Ibs. per acre iw.vb lo Ibs per acre 'JS.Sit Rales of seeding, broadcast, 191-1. Sown 1913. Yield per acre Rate of seeding Ib. 5 Ibs per acre............. 157.5 10 per acre 15 Ibs per acre.............. US- 20 ibs per acre 93.15 25 Ibs per aero SO. Bank of Ireland, which was saved by Trinity Students. It is the opinion of the commission that occupation of'a suitable type will assist greatly In the restoration of the health of the disabled, and will also enable many of the men to im- prove their condition in civil life. "For said Mr. Kidner, "in some of the convalescent hospitals we have found a number of mechanics anxious and able to undertake courses You'll always have nice clean pantry "shelves if you go over them occasionally with Old Dutch in drafting and shop mathematics, which will enable them to take posi- tions of leadership in their trades later on." Toy Making in Quebec "What about toy Mr. Kid- ner was asked. He stated that-.toy- making formed n very useriil occu- pation for convalescents and was ing carried on very successfnily. in tho commission convalescent hospital at Quebec city but it was early yet to form an opinion as to its possibili- ties as a regular Industry for dis- abled soldiers in Canada. While in British Columbia, Mr. Kid- ner arranged with tlie provincial com- mission for the organization of train ing work in that province. Tho B.C. department of education and agricul- ture aro co-operating splendidly. Complete Organization Mr. Kiilner returns to Edmonton early next week and from there will proceed to Saskatchewan to complete the organization in that province.. Work it: already in operation In Win- nipeg and by. the end of tho month training classes will be established in connection with all Uie convales- cent hospitals in Canada. FLIER CARRIES SEVEN PEOPLF. Newport Va., May T. MacAuley of the Atlantic Coast Aero- nautical station established what he declared was a new duration and dlst- (nnce record today when he made a I continuous flight tn a hydro-aeroplane with six passengers from Newport to tho mouth of tho Potomac and back, a tola! distance of about. 170 miles. The trip required two.'hours and 23 minutes. MacAuley had start- ed .for Baltimore but back be- causo.of a rainstorm. The Hard-Headed Business Man Insists on a high degree of in his employees. Thai means proper coordination.between brain and body, and for its best realization there must be care in the matter of food. A well-balanced diet is easily digesl- iblc and rich in nerve-building material. Very often the result of improper food is seen in indigestion, "brain- nervousness and general inefficiency. Grape-Nuts a delicious food made of whole wheat and mailed barley, is admirably adapted for brain workers; for included in ils rich iuitrimcnl, are the vital mineral phosphate of potash, etc., grown by Nature in the grains. These mineral elements are absolutely essential lo well-balanced bodies, brains and nerves, but are often lacking in much of the food that goes to make up the usual dietary. A daily ration of Grape-Nuts along with other food is just the thing to put one in fine fettle. "There's a Reason" for Grape-Nuts Made te Canada Sold by Grocers everywhere Canadian Postum ,Cer ohl Ltd., Windsor, Onl. In both methods of seeding the I yield of seed decreases as the thick-j ness of the stand increases. Ths flS- j tires would apiifar to Indicate that the broadcast sowing is preferable to j the row system, but It should he borna in mind that a seeding' of only 5 Ibs. i pur acre broadcast would give ai stand that under ordinary farm condi- tions -would soon become infested with grass and weeds and be quite unsuitable for growing seed. A thin stand in rows is not opea to the same objection as it can more readily be kept clean by cultivation. Experiments in 1915 The past season has been a. poor alfalfa seed year in all parts of Can- ada. Where seed growing waa contem- plated the first crop was as usual cut for hay. and the second allowed to stand for seed. The wet weather so general in both eastern and western Canada in July and August did not fa- vor the fertilizing of the blossbms and a very poor setting of seed resulted. In thu Cereal Department, we hud r. very light crop of seed, but in this case it cannot be attributed to wet weather as we had practically no rain during July or the first half oi August. The extreme drought Is more likely responsible for the low yields given' Methods of Seeding, Sown 1913 Area in Method of Yield per Acres Seeding Acre Ib. .42 In rows 4 links apart, 6 Ib. per acre ...ti'1.29 .8370 In rows, ,'i links apart, 5 Ib. per acre.......... 71.11 1.847 Broadcast, mixture of al- falfa ,tall oat anil or- chard grass ..........24.9n Range 11, sown broadcast in IP 13 at the rate of 20 Ib. per acre, pro- duced, as already noted, a light crop of Ib. in 1914. In 1916, it was a complete failure owing, at least, partly to the depredations of grass- hoppers. There was an extremely poor setting of seed and the grasshop- pers seemed greatly Lo prefer the broadcast seeding to that in rows, as the adjoining Range "12 was injur- ed very little by them. Tlie yields given above are all low, but those in the row seedings are well above the others, and are, .non- sidering the present high price, profit- able. It is scarcely necesary to point out that several years further work is required Vafore any definite rules can 'be laid down for the production of alfalfa seed in this part of Can- ada. But the results of these experi- ments coupled with the experience of fanners in Ontario and Quebec, would seem to justify the statement that in the majority at years alfalfa, whca properly handled, will produce enough seed to make a fair profit, assuming, of course, that only hardy variegated varieties are grown. Cer- tain districts will undoubtedly prove better adapted to seed growing than others, but while genuine hardy seed continues to be as high In price at it is at present an. effort should bo made to grow it wherever possible. When the market price falls, "as It surety will, seed growing can be left to those districts where the best crops can be grown. During the year 1915 .about applications for alfalfa culture at Macdonald College have been receiv- ed and dealt with. Bach culture sup- plied is sufficient to inoculate 30 Ib, of seed and full directions accompany it. Only one shipment of inoculated soil was made, tills being, to a man who had gown his seed without inocu- I lation and'who Intended'.hwrrowiog in the inoculated soil after .the alfalfa was several inches high. When alfalfa is being sown on land that has not previously produced the crop It is essential that the soil be inoculated with the bacteria that en- able the alfalfa plants to utilize the nitrogen of the air in their growth. The method of inoculating Is of little importance. Where soil from the es- tablished field of alfalfa can be con- veniently and cheaply obtained -with- out the danger of introducing the seeds of new weeds the soil might to advantage be .used. But under other circumstances the laboratory culture will bo found more satisfactory. MDE. ROCHOH Rochon, P.Q. March 2nd, 1915. "I have received the mostiroaderful benefit from taking 'Fruit-a-tives'. I Buffered for years from Rheumatism and change of life, and I took erery remedy obtainable, without any good results. I hoard of 'Frait-a-tiyei' and gave it a trial and it was the only medicine that really did food, NOT I am entirely well; the Kheumatism has disappeared and the terrible pains in my body are all gone. T am exceod- ingly to for such relief, and 1 hope thiit others who suffer from such distressing diseases will try 'Fruit-a-lives' and get MADAME JSAIE ROCHOJT. The marvellous work that (Fruit-a- Uves' is doing, in overcoming disease and healing the sick, is winning tha admiration of thousands and thousands. SOc. a box, 6 for trial size, 25c. At all dealers or seat postpaid by Fniit-a-tivos Limited, Ottawa, BULLETS FROM BRAIN SURGERY Sacramento, Cal., AJay ing in his brain two bullets that were iired at him by a posse in 1893 when he and George Sonntag, both desper- ate train robbers, terrorized the -peo- ple oE Fresno and Tulare counties, Chris. Evans, who hag been on parole from Folsom prison since May, 1911, walked into the county hospital today and asked that the doctors remove the lead and relieve him of pain. Accordingly, Evans, who is now 76 years of age, will be operated on. by Dr. W. J. Harris, superintendent of the hospital in an effort to save his life, for the bullets ara causing his right side to become paralyzed. One hullet ia in the brain above the right telj'e and the other is behind the right ear. Driven by a gasoline tractor, a machine lias been i a vented for clear- ing ground oi young timber and brush svctt though closely matted agaLnst the soil. BE'RESFORD DECLARES FOOD SUPPLY THREATENED BY DEPLETION OF TONNAGE London. .May Baron Charles Ueresford called the atten- tion of the. house of lords yesterday to the depletion in Ihe tonna.se of British ships needed for trade pur- poses, asserting that unless it were rerutidicd It would endanger the supply of food, and asking the gov- ernment to consult the labor leaders [with a view to obtaining more labor for ship, building. In reply Earl Curzon said Mis gov- ernment is now administering tho whole British mercantile marine, aii'.OuiiUng tc half 'the gross tonnage of the world. Forty-three per cent, of the British tonnage, ho added, has been requisitioned for naval and mil- itary jwrposea, fourteen nor cent is occupied in carrying food stuffs and raw material in behalf of the govern- ment and its allies, and the remain- ing forty-three per cent is being op- erated by British ship owners under state regulations. Want to make the Children Strong? Give them CLARK'S Concentrated SOUPS 1 Gets.per can W. CLARK, LIMITED MONTREAL. ;