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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE ink LETimrvmciE DAILY SATimDAY, MAY 10, OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER oni keft umll sprlni ill a cool dry without auy Injury to the GROWING SWEET CLOVER This Letuiiio well where AlfftlCft Cftnuoi be By K. 11, llaslam IS One ol ihQ great uecds or agricul- ture on tbo plains o! the L'unsdian North Is a good for-. ige ytanL Neither clover'nor timothy 1 as a rule produce eUber bay orvgrass In aave been rye grass. Drome-grass, and later, alfalfa. White culiirotioii of t-aeb has teeu ai- HMided-wiih some or success cone ol them have proven successful. is wanted is a fol- iage .Jlaut thai will urovUfe contin- uous pnsturase aud sufficient hay to Ufcti iho place here that ia ufcen by ant] clorer In Out art a, Que- bec anil 'Merlt.uio rrovioces. There Is a plant which >rill grow ami Is era WIDE very successfully unrt- ?r Iho'very adverse rondilious or ibis I year in many parts of ihe Canadian North West. One cin sec it growing as 1 weed alone the railway track Edmonton lo Winnipeg, ll is noiv frown very successfully in '.Montana ind North Datola, directly south of UE, and is gradually displacing id winy regions every other forage plant. IL seeins (o thrive in an C-icetdingly iry year such as this was. Somo farm- ws em. Canada this year had is much as fifty acres of it- and are rery enthusiastic regarding It, On one firm. that ot John Street, near UeUe Plain, Saskatchewan, which I visited urty in October. J can- a second crop H clover "whtch had been seeded this rear and which was then a loot high tad 33 (hick as it could stand. :There are many different One ot the test IhU" I hare seen was.on. the experimental ploU at the who In turn brought from Gueliili 10 Whfn 1 saw Ii late in September, the plants were live feel hieV and with si very dense jaas's of lures oa. each' plant. Jt appears to be stralu lhal has srtai Preparti Land (or Alfalfa veel Is iiiOroover ite fcnbvn citthod'of'itreparing Iscd fo'r Ifwill also ftvv suctpwlully on, splls ivliich nro loo. alkaline fur alfalfa. In ihc exiwrlniental s'.ation reports, that it has oblalned good yields o[ sweei clorcr on set-page land ad Join Leg FoU which is alkaliue. In iiiany or ihp North ern sVcei ctteer is sown niih a nurse crop of -.vheai or oats, bill the practice in Xonh and Moutaua is 1a tow" wUbonl a 'nurse crop. Failure to obtain a si and is more fo oecur when the seed Is sowu than ivlieti sown alooc be- during ihe dry weather which la liXely to occur wheu the prain is maturing Ihe supply of molGturo iu Uie Eotl Is apt, to be Insurricleul Tor both crops. When this condition pre- when BubJiKVS'd lor a to temperatures such as Oteeiiug and thawing. WUtu >owius sweet clover very luiponiiui that huDM scod. whlcn gemilnates pfr cent, or more, be Tin ers fa (lie Ualted have found tltil ihe imixjrtfd seed has very much higher eerajUiattDB power than seed grown iu the corlk- en> part of ilio tuiivd SUles has belter germtuatmE power thin that P-OWH iu the south. 11 Is very import- ant jn-tho grow i't sweet clover thjt much attentlou be paid to gei- ling sood seed, as Is case with every vther ptanr. Many farmers ivlll ro doubt condemn clover be- CAUSD of ihe (let thai M pvaduces p seeJ. Oce of ihe .Masons why the A thai coiA-s from Is more jatUfactory man tlie home-grown, seed Is because ii is alwuys hulluj before AGRICULTURAL TRAINING The qualification coJimlUees of ,the Soldier Settlement BoanJ eJlmlnalc meu nol suited tor and. pass those fully qualified imrned lately Lo go on iho UaJ. Those who evidence thai farm is to them and that ibey have.other qualifications which make lor successful farming arc recommended to lake njErleuUural Uaiolug. U is felt that college near Jiie setd was originally brought from ilhica. York, to Guelpn, by the pWessor in chirge of the voric there, traliiing. 11m he must be really sin- cere In his Uwlre lo waXe farming Ws lifo work; he must be Industrious, It is the f ____ White Flowering Kind Most ithrLUy and physically capable of per- Sal itf ado There are many vnrieiies of swctft wed, bui the one having k white flower has proven to be the tnost Sweet clover re- -r quires ii soil auJ seed [used us training centres. At inose bed wiih jjsl suiricleni" loose toil training cmircs tbo tatiflldalea Icam, on the surface- to penult the to jby actual experience, Jiow to perform be welt covered. Many farmers make preliminary, farm work such us the practice uf sowing seed on the iharnessiuB, hitching and driving ot snow where iho has been prop- horsc-s; .tins hanlllug nud feeding formiug the 'labor that would bo lalled geltlus ii con-.torlahle Hylus for himself and bis dependents. A number of The Dominion Govern- ment Experimental Farms are being U'here growers of tomatoes have a ritublo placo (or itaTllng vUnls It U recommended they should grow their stoch. Dy careful sel- ectloii from fuilivldutil ulauts Irom a vulety way be much improved Irom the Btnndijoliit of earli- uniformity, and uroducllveness. sowu Lu Kteen houses. In a auiuvy j window, or iu a hot-fccti mr act-i should in boies or flals cou- iifc ibree or iour inches ol The seed is usually sown Iu rows aVoul Tour luclics aiiart from onequar- to'onehftlf ]uch ihe soil firui- with iliu hand aud A TRUST COMPANY avmfo IndhMunl Mile Uou (6e -Jiauy smlcej per. roriUeil Counwulm, uud Low inllueuco (of tool lUe rijiutuuulty. Reililei eililei. uroperlj-. rolled icnli. Iteuil lo of Taiej and Iniuriuce Premiums. other the trutt coiniunlw render, vhlrli Mler Into everyday of individuals. Hence Ihe Trull Company comet and more to (ill that pure In the coinuunlly to whlcU they >ro entitled o[ their-, varied loru o( uielulneii. The British Canadian Trust Co. lEXeCUTMl. AMIQNCr, ITC. HEAD OFFICE. FIFTH CTHKIT LETHBRIDCK. ALBCRTA PHONI 1MJ Further-1 nvu ay Jam Ins to about j sli inches apart i." recrjiiiun-iiileU na i soon as the jilanta commence each other. This luroriualiou la mVeu Irom No, 22 of tho Central Kiyerliueutal Karju which is available from the Publications Ura-iuli of iho of Agriculture at Ottawa. Tucvuaruphlet deals not only with to- rnalo culture, but mushrootu culture mils the clover will surfer badly and ami Iho l of rhubarb during the ihe usual rate. "Ou account of ILo low germination ot-'mucit or fte sweet clover seed, it is very" unyortent ihal. seed be teslej Cor beforb planting. germination usually is due to (he fact that many ot (be seeds remain-hard after been in the germinal- or or soil'for a month, or more. The seed roais ol svreeL Cjover seed be- of such ssedj 3s greally increased, ll has ihe proper rendition ot soU warmth. ODO faroier in Ontario with iviiom talked, (aid me dut yield oi Ills season. The soil and for (omaloes arc fully deiirribeil aa tvell as irealmcnt for diseases, train- ing lo Lho cealrc stem and olbcr use- ful iurornjatlpn. training at these centres ates are placed on wKU prac- lical farmers, if iwsslble in ihc dis- trict in which vihey tnlend lo dairy herd had teen increased farmers arc" carefully selected. 1---1----------- Thpy 4-lH be men wiih large humau sympalfates who will .not 'regard the soldier cnndidiles simply as hlrci help, lo da the menial chores about the per cent, by using -sweet clover. Cal- Ue anil hogs do not ukc kindly .to U Bt ibe siarl, especially U the plants are large, hut to eat it in short lltuc. It. practically, all the mitrHIre value of. alfalfa, anil where tarQ1 bul TWJ tmmitm. SOtk. 1018. A Western Bank lor Western Farmers and Ranchers UNION BANK OF CANADA CARD5TON BXA.NCH. BAROS5 F.V.CAVEitS.> S. D. OKIFTTTHS. Huwn. Banking banking Ttquirements may i -be entrusted to with Jeveiy confidepce careful and efficient-, service will be raxtaed. Oiir 'polities are eritirelj; disposal THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE grown, sweet clorer is destined to 1 e its place. It Is yery much more1 droujhl resisting than alfalfa, and on ,hc other hand will grow in regions too strdEgly impregnated alfalla euccessfully, I saw I swtel clover growins luxurieutly this ear in .1-piece of-ground that had been drifted EO badly that th'er? -wns nothinB else on the. plot. At1 the Stslion at. Saskatoon, Prof--Bricken has been 7 successiai in, thtf growing ol sweet cloref and; tad recommended it lo the "ot'Saskatchewan a foraEe plant; "farmer conleraplalJDE ET'Oirinp It should oUp lain bis pamphlet on -the subiecL To Insure growth uader "onr sSml-arid Ldiilona ,rt is better to early In the spring there is plenty ol moisture, to start it. I[ lell 1111 the season It .may'lay .inert in Ibc ground too long. Ten pounds of lltd seed per acre is'recommended as about the right, quantity for the conditions existing ie aJa, and farmers 1 have spoke 11 to who hare been .succeEitul in ing sweet cloTer think tnat this' is about ibe rirht .ampuat Inoculation of Soil SomctirrVs COW TESTING WORTH ALL IT COSTS THE 1IT1 STANDARD BANK OF CANADA MEAD OTP1CC This Bank offers every facility in the conduct qf accounts, of manu- facturers, farmers ud merchants. SAVINGS DEPARTMENT a ntrf I C. SCOTT. G. F. ILI-.KJHFIL .Mi r. HILUNGTON. L. C. THOMAS, MfnM 1J.V Slrcci Itfc A.. uuderlaVc to jiving Iheni au insight Inio all phases of practical [arm work.. This is a most essential pan of ifie soldier settlement scheme. Those men who fire r.miicleuUy cx- jperlencetl lo gp direct lo the farmer will nol be-required to lake a course i at Eiperimeaul Karua Tminias StRtlOU. While the canflldales are wltU ex- perienced farmers they will be visited at lloies by represehlativej of Uie sol- dier Seltleinent Board wno will Veep a complete rscord of -their progress for tbc informalioh of Ihc -Agricultural Qualification Committee- When this committee constilers that a caudldale has secured' sufficient cipcrience to operate a farm iSf his own, the candid- ate is llifn assisted In acquiring Ms lanii, the ot live plenients and.other the tully qualified soldier gels on (arm he i3 flailed at Iffr quent representfitlrea of the Board wbo'atl in Ihe capacity ot "AETicultural Advisors and do everjr- IhiiiB power to" bis road and to ensure his .success. The soldier la'rmefajar.c tncouraged to sub- scribe (or agricultural papers lo keefi 'I would not take four times ivliat my testing cost ino for it. has been worlh to tue." Is the way a dairyman expresses his appreciation of th? benotils lio gaiueil as a mcmifr of a cow-tealing association. "The cow which has proved to be the ucst one In my licrd TY.IS the one that 1 consid- ered the poorest before tbo tests were made. 1 priced one ot my cows at JI25 before she was tested, Luf "HOTV f price tier at -.Th6 test showed that the 19-year-old cow which Ibis dairyman had used for ,he foundation (JON of bis herd oisde' IS pounds of butter fat in November. The average production for the herd luring this month TVBS over 40 pounds of butler fat. LETHBRtDGE BRANCH WARNER BRANCH MILK RIVER BRANCH R. T. BRYMNER, J. H. S. GORDON, War Bond Coupons and Cheques Cashed Free. Bank iriH all ion couponi or interest cheques when due on presentation, without making anr dune __ If not Strings Aoeoant, why not me ytar tntarest money ta open Tbu Bulk 7 MCRCHANT5 DANK OF CANAPA Esljblahed IBM. LETHBRIDCE-BRANCH, DINNING, Mintgtr. MONARCH BRANCH, V. A. EBF.RLV. Miiugcr. NOBLEFORD ind BARONS BRANCHES, M. ATKH.PATRlCK, Mjr. ll Your Made? Your duly (o your dependents is to leave your affairs in the hands of a competent and reliable Exec- utor. .This Company is both, Tte Trnti and Guarantee Gqnipaiijr, Umited CALOABY AND LETHBRIDOE, LfTHtfllDftE OCFICE: OF CDMMEFtCl BUILOINQ. J. W- MtNICOL, INSPECTOR. and Official (or the Judicial Diitricls of tt, Mtdfclm Caljary, REIJ Deer, I'" la close toucb tbe.. agriculture, lo. late ad vantage short, classes in off asricuUaral colleges snj, in shorl. lo acquire fur Uief- fcnotfled'gei With sucb precautions it is Cell that the peal majority of returned sold- iers who filially 'bcdonfc mastcra ol accotn pHshed what the GoTernmenl set ouj to do, namelj': To provide a good llv for those men who sacrificed much the soft and the ol Ihe Nation. OUSTING HIS "BOARDER'1 COWS A goad exaaaple otvyhat coir-lestlng as50clalions-are dolns rnen cull "unprofitable inllV producers shown in the experience of a rvinan who reports thp.t through the cbw-lesllns associHtion he learned that one cow was paying h'lm for i eacn flollar's .worth ol feed, while an- returned only ES cents. This dairyman lost no time In selling Ihe poor '.cow and five others wbich shtjv.-- by Ihey -were 'nqt paj'ing Lhc1 teed they consumed. This year he -will tie able to produce milk at lesg cost, thus lacreaslhg his profits, lie "Ibayc cut down on the feed cost by ellmlnallng the boarders, and can still turlher reduce it by using more and alfalfa I han was avail- able' last year.'.' l, t yea -V' clover.does not grow -lyell oh soil where there is any nc.dity, aud it is riot safe as ivith many other bo discouraged al the-drat may lie because of the Jack their Domain sweet clover plants are not inoculated: Qiey must depend upoa'the available nitrogen- "D-the soil for tnclr and their Lmpire Tbalchtr, al .Hie and to increase the wrodtfclfreness of mental obtainW tdn times 33 much dry-matter ID the tons and seven limes as much la lia roots t" STeet clover which had erpini on thoroughly inoculated soil ts plants -which bad be'en 31- ToveU, a director of ihe pro- vincial ball Insurance board has been name'd secretary treasurer of the board. Send Money To Foreign Countries ,l Piynienls won' Lo made ,by mail .and.cablo through this Dank tovpoints IB1; ALSACE LORRAINE BELGIUM DALMATIA FINLAND .SWEDEN ICELAND' LUXEMBURG "-.v: TURKEYrJN-EUROPE Arrangements .may made IhrouEh" this for payments by mall- ,lo PORTS ON THE BLACK SEA SEAIIX BULGARIA NORWAY -DENMARK THE ROYAL BANK OF CANADA :.V Hud Office MontVui V London; Eng. ;.l New York i'rinces SL, E. C. 68 St. Capital Paid Up and Reicrvei BRANCHES' v-rr Pltu Do.Cttiluna C over Tabrr W. A! J. K. U. soil not iuoculxtcd. Moreover. :he plants grtnsT] on the inoculated soil contained 117 pounds roorc njtfogen lo the aero than those groWn on uoinoc- ulaled.soil. Billl thcrt are many farm- in Xorlli Dakota, 'Montana and Lhc Canadian North West, who have grown.sweet clorer Tory successfully{ without any iaoculation. j There are several methods ot Inocu-l lallng sweet cforer, any oiie of when properly applied should giv5 good resufts. The soil transfer method Inoculation coneUts of scattering over the field lo be "seeded from 201 to pounds per acre.collected froir sVeet cloTcr, alfalfa or" clover where the hoalthy plants show an abundance c( tubercles on the roots. 11 Is strongly recommended tbat thla roil be scattered-on a-cloudy day or LANDSCAPE DEMONSTRATIONS PROVE VALUE IN COUNTRY The landscape; demonstrations were gtren last year on two consolidated school grounds. It ivaa.a new depart- ure, designed both lo finj how much people were Interested (11 the subject, and to stimulate their interest In im- proving ihc appearances ol lUelr homes .and school grouncla. The re- sults of the trial left no doubt in the minds of the gounly ageDl and the ex- tension workers. only coiiEolJdaled school, but indlTiiual -fKrraers arc eager this year for niore lacdacapG demonstrat- ions and ore putting Into practice wbaL they learnad lasL year- They realize the commercial and acalhotlc value of planling su rubbery about homes and olaern'.'se Jmprovfug ap. pearances. Hctnlt by Dominion Express Money i ur In Iho early mornlns or in the even- f order. If lost or stolen, you gel your ing, ant] fmmedJafely iiarrovvcc] back. disced Into the ground as Uie sun's raya' arc very InJurlouVlo the Inoculat- ing germs, it (3 good plan for tfic, person Inoculating 16 toil (o U'- recllj In Ihc When thlg practko fs followed llUlc tan he done by ihc To fftoill- lite In tne scattering Lho soil can he rnjxod tlioroughly tvllli two of Ihrce llmea Itj weight Df'olber soJl frctcr- ably from the field -where the clover Js to nt flown: TJie soil used for, (n ad- ulating sweet clever need ncces- gartly have to he on Ihc land Just, previously lo sowing-, lire seed, ft may be EcalUrcd a few mtmfM OP a year in Advance of tbc llmo the scerl Is Xo be sown wllj bo )UE! aa rffpcllyt AS ft scattered a Jattr lime. In whcro sweet (.-lover is to bo on tb.c 6prfng I or H'l Filer praln, the Inoculation should be applied before the grain l.i .101111. A ne-w whlsii has fflvon EuLctaafnl rcaulln Tor soed and lallStonej M. How's [damping each bushel i ipTeaA on cloth, paper or cetn'ar.l floor I wlirie half t-' tho-' iishly In- [rcii'jled front Rloirrr pr trl plniils liilfct] oOer il I r i1. or tri -ha. j fit I'i'J t -JI i al'horpli snl on accd If ih3 Rlue or snijar Is n-.V plants Siir '.lif rool3 of.' ..f'-fi aro afmnilaritfr (no i lie I tfift xfidtis Stonuch DhMtrera, often ciuKdbrOHStooes, tnd peopfe Inrtil OKat Stooe apptar. Not one in Un fluftcitrl knows, wlwl It the (rouble. Specific will cure Or Mi.-.r. For Silt all Drily 'Xecomnienrfcrf J. 0. Co., Llmilti Drugillts, LtlhbrWfe, Altj. j J.W. ISMMlTMtlOiT, OKI OUR BOVS hare. niadO'lhg worH a place and i placo lo live. It's up lo us lo mako this town a better, more beau' tlful, more" modern and Bafer place lo dwell and enjoy thti blew.. lugs and tiro.Bpvrily. of peace. lioniea, new Normal progress was ttCDed because of the the goverurosct placed upon build- ng! matcriiU during the Procresa' to us now. Take (ulVadTuntogn. liulld new, bright, r'ul. comfortable, liaiues, 'modern, offlco build' P. LUND SON eUU Deikn in Luibcr LATH, SHIKOLE9, MOULDINGS AND LUMBER 'BUILDERS' SUPPLIES OF ALL KINDS Head Office .anil Distributing Comer 3rd Avenue ind 17th Street', Branch Yards Ht Mickod. Coildile, Chin and Dar'nvbll. Al. (hue points we Jlardn-aro a'ni) Farm Inlplirhenl.i. CONSULT US REpARDINO PRICES, PLANS, ITC. i Box 189 or Phone LETH BRIDGE ;