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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MAt 11 OF INTEREST TO THE EAftt Farms PROBLEMS OF THE ORGANIZED FARMERS Nttts to Crack by the by Ex n6 a the secretary deals wltH Vital such as connection tflth the and The com ml membership The fact that We have dealt with the first two above1 fcUbjects our letters indicates the importance that the writer places on but the last above named sub ject Is probably the most vital of thorn Why any intelligent farmer la pot a member of the is ft question that we nre unable to alid the one disappointing feature In I Secretarys handling of this sub Is the fact he does not In clude and emphasize also the drive for Lite Bttt in view of the conditions the deplorable thing to be considered Is the fact that large numbers ot our far roars In Alberta have so far failed to become either members or life mem As an illustration the writer calls teatlon to one A young for living no great distance from and who is an esteemed friend ot the writer has often been approached to Join the His reply has usually Oh 1 do not out at Xow this young man has twice offered his services to bis country and he is and yet he has not regarded it as his duty to be a member of the Re cently he purchased some seed grain At Calgary and found that in order to xcijpt as lft tocWmes arVouds V hi generally kept and nay become known or In spec al trade lines for excellent table enmi ty Tho poultry n planning how to make the most of H Food Will Win the War Serve your country and yourself by raising FOOD on the fertile plains of Western The Canadian Pacific Railway makes it easy for you to Lands to an acre irrigated land up to 20 years to Loan to assist settlers on irrigated Get full particulars and free illus trated literature from MS lit CALGARY POWER it Here are two dependable Power units for your The 1225 the five year tested with its proven brutal will put those idle acres to work this and then when the crop to you will belt it to the the separator that keeps the grain out of the straw Sold in prices ranging from to suitable tor any size Write today for terms and prices to the fol lowing distributors for West Francouer New Home Machinery Mitchell McGregor AnENTION a certificate from the secret The rebate was equal to some years ot dues as a and while he was too high minded to Join the for the purpose of getting the re yet the incident convinced him that he should bo a and he gave us his name for that Is the Illustration typical Is It possible that the average in telligence of the Alberta farmer Is such that he can see no object In be ing a member of this great organize tlon except to save a few dollars this is true the demand for gei oral In formation and education ns to the objects and Work of the can not be To such a farmer I would again say to read the objects of the organization as express ed in the first clause of the constitu and upon a careful study of th same you will realize that in the ac tlvlties of the that mere tin ancial gain is ot secondary import Better Citizen Do brother wish to b a better citizen Do you wish to havi a better country a better neigh borhood In which to better school and better municipality Do you wish to make the province a greater province and the Dominion n greater country If so you should realize is a virile cooperative organization among the farmers to attain these and the fact that it is also the protection of your financial is Notice that I say a great cooperative Cooperation concerted Is the distinguishing The whole tendency of your occupa tion tends toward individual but this Is a day of frtom the united efforts of our school chil dren through all the endeavors of our people to the great united defence on the Field of the success of the Allies will be measured by the ability of the people to So in the the success of the far mers will be When Nehemlah undertook to re build the walls of Jerusalem U requir ed a public cooperative effort on the part of returned As we remember that old each man was set to building on the against his own There is the lesson Suppose that1 certain sections of the wall were well built who would getthe credit the men that lived Suppose that some por tions of the wall were poorly and some were left on whom would fair blame ItfctftJld be easily It would be those that lived In those particular parts of the I Principle the Same j Now in the building of this great co operative work for the good of our the the principle is I the In this new country we should all be The is our field of How is it in your neighborhood Reader Is it a live organization performing the functions that it Is intended to per form If so It Is because some one in your neighborhood is Have yon been on the wall Or is your In very poor condition and poorly attended If whose fault Is it Surely It Is the fault of you who live In that particular And to my dear who has no In your the wall is entirely and for all that you are doing the farmers Interests and his effortson behalf of his country are not being attended Indeed there is a gap in the wall that it is your duty to To this extent your particular neighborhood Is not only not partlci pating in the common but in many of the endeavors of the organ ization you are a hindrance to its successful and those who are opposing the efforts of the in your prosper a your expense and the expense of th farmers generally without opposition Is not the gap thus made by your in activity Just as dangerous as the gai In the wall that surrounded the anc lent city and protected It from it enemies Lets get behind The Membershi Drive both for ordinary members an for lite but above all things lets do our part on the great A wall that our particular neighborhoo may have an interest in the commo welfare to be obtained Tak up the membership drive in your and if you have no local talk it over With your neighbors and call upon your district If he cait como will send some ens to see that properly Let us have our part In the To be continued U he meat values of hta stock considers what market demands catf be tilled with poultry ot the breed Which he Average Leghorns Too Average Leghorn hens weigh only about 3 pounds Mnrty of them will dress only 2 12 This ia not a desirable stac for a table fowl being too much under the weights 4 to 5 pounds which most people pre fer when buying a Besides being small the av erage Leghorn hen produces chicks so small that do not remain very soft mealed until they have reached tho size the market demands In broil and so the cockerels can not bo sold for poultry at that stage with tho profit as cockerels from larger The standard weights for f jUrtf Potatoes plentiful tfotu a fieWWhlon produced ft heavy crop ther ious The smooth appearance of the seed aftme Is no guarantee of a vF t All Blacksmiths Shops OF THIS CITY Will Close ON SATURDAY AT tefM AFTER Leghorns Males 5 12 females 4 By makking those the minimum weights for birds used In and by giving the prefer ence to the largest specimens that show Leghorn type without coarse strains of Leghorns may be de veloped thatwith no loss of laying capacity have considerable merit as table fowls in a limited range of Leghorn hens which alive weigh 4 pounds or mote are heavy enough to meet tho demand for dressed fowls n little under the weights generally pre and there is enough demand for fowls at this weight to take all tho The cockerels bred from hens of 4 ounds weight and if properly will make broiler size as quick as the chicks of most ot the larger They will also be soft meat d up to about 2 or 2 12 pounds i After that they aiw apt to larilen quickly and their flefeh Is not o Leghorn cockerels pro need from very large males and fe from males that weigh ipward of 6 12 pounds and females upward of 5 12 ceep quite soft meated until they reach 4 to 5 pounds Such jirds make very satisfactory small oasters for home though they will not sell as well on the market as ilrds of the same weight of a slower growing Growing Leghorns for Meat Even when goodsized Leghorns are sed for breeding the chickens will not make good poultry unless they arc well In a measure this la rue ot any HUckens those that are joorly grown never make the devel pment or have the table quality of those that are well the Leghorn breed the ofsize for good table the cockerels having a to becoma hard meated at an earlyageigood growth is ly essential if passably good table quality is to To secure good Leghorn chicks mtost not overcrowded In brooders or and ns soon as they are large enough to range over an ex tended piece M ground should be glv en as wide range as possible and ftt the same time fed Chicks 90 treated wllligt6w twice as fast as those that areeWfed under the Inten give conditions te which the greater number of Leghorn chicks nre sub They not only grow but continue growing several weeks Ion and make very much larger birds at h Not only Is there a flock of poultry on nearly every tftrnf in the country in towns and cities flocks are no With the present high price o eggs even a more general Interes mnturo should be taken In poultry To t frequently the home flock consists o a mixture of Purebred pou try are more Disinfect the potatoes before cutting the Bonk them for three tn a barrel containing Ither at the following solutions Corrosive 2 28 gal ot Note Fatal polsdh to nan and Formalin 1 pint in gallons In throw out all potatoes showing rot or brown or ifingt near the stemend and In the Cut the seed immedlaely before The longer you keep them the smaller the Be prepay ed to meet the ravages of the potato Spray your Spraying pfeyst Use poisoned Bordeaux mix The poison tor the the Bordeaux for late This Is solution 8 pounds 4 40 gallons Dissolve blue stone In 15 gallons ot Slake the lime In another strain It It Pour both solutions togeth er and make Up to 40 gallons by add ing Add arsenate of lend 2 to 3 per 40 gallons ot solution or use 8 Paris Qreen and 1 12 of arsenate Ot lead tor 40 gntlons Stir and fill pump through tine meshed Par ticles will clog nozzles and are most Spray and cover all loaves well with Dont Commence as soon as the are a tew Inches high and con tinue Hfeeki throughout tho For r targe field use a high pres sure normpower For tnmaller jtlttM good Bpraytfti dfc fight away und for the purchase o a sometimes It Is a cqad frtr farmers to club tof Wy 4 good power sprAy Witfeh the throw out any slclclylooWnt or dying indWldrtnj Mark one hundred best hllli for fatare these selftdt SO which ytHtltM number of these wparatehr In crease this practice tmtll JrOttr yields highest In ttt daring tHe been and Prairie rMttfetl there was a little snOW in i few dis tricts In THE OF COMMERCE sot H ANI GcnL SIR JOHN Suptef Cental W LEMON WINE Cold Refreshing Invigorating Lethbridge Brewing and Malting THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA HBAD OFFICE TORONTO This Bank offers every facility in the conduct of of manu farmers and SAVINGS DEPARTMENT at every 235 AccountanMaCnarf 13th 4U Avenue CAJCTALPAJO T Resocve SEWING MONEY ABROAD Do you wish to tend money abroad the ttfMt way to do so is to buy a DRAFT from The Canadian Bank of The cost is Apply ty for Lethbridge Protection and Profit When money is in a Savings Account in The Merchants it is absolutely safe from as far as you are All the time it is it is earning interest that the bank actually pays you to let it take care of your Dont carry unneeded sums on your person or hide them at Protect them against theft and fire by opening a savings account THC BANK Head Offifce OF CANADA Eatabliehed LEI HBR1DOE MONARCH t Acting NOBLEPORD Acting MAY LEGHORNS FOR MEAT Breeders of Thla Fowl Should Give Due Attention to De vtlopment of Itt Table Qualltlei The Leghorn fowl owes its popular ity BO largely to Its eggproducing capacity that the meat possibilities of the breed have been neglected by most Leghorn Such failure to recognize the potential food value of birds kept to produce u special food product may have been excusable un ier prewar but in the need of utilizing to Urn full every LMiaclty of every food proiluc ing breeders of should give duo attention to the do VAlOpncut of their table Discussion of the meat value CM n breed must uote und takt due uucoun ot tUe fact that the is the dealers and no recognise breed differences In poultry Complete Service to Ford Owners Ev GOURTEOUS attention to your needs wherever you may travel is something you and being a Ford owner you can get You are always among There are more than 700 Ford Dealer Service Stations through out These are always within easy reach of Ford owners expert advice or motor The cost of Ford Service is as remarkably low as the cost of the car Nineteen of the most called for parts cost only Just compare this with the cost of spare parts for other i cars and you will realize the advantage of owning a Runabout Touring 595 970 OneTon Truck 750 Lethbridge Warner Raymond OF CANADA OpenaHouekeeptnf Account and Pay Your BDls by Cheque There Is a decided ad vantage In depositing your housekeeping money In the Union Bank of and issuing Cheques for your You risk a considerable sum Inyour home or carrying It when and each when becomes a LETHBKiOGE BRANCH Manager CARD8TON BRANCH Manager BARONS Manager Builders9 COMMON AUTO MINING The Western Supply Equipment PHONE 1044 FOURTH LETHBRIOG1 THE UNIVERSAL CAR Ford Dealers Dealer Dealer SALE Dwelling Houses 526 7th Modern 908 6th Avenue 60x75 J403 1st Avenue North fWMW OneFifth Down Balance on easy termi APPLY The British Canadian Trust HEAD 315 FIFTH SThEET ALBERTA PHONi 1843 Your WillIs it Ready Delay in the making of a Will has caused many an estate to pass to those for whom it was not Why not feee to yours at once Consult our Trust All information gladly given without WHITE FOR OUR BOOKLET ON The Trusts and Guarantee limited CALGARY AND ALBERTA LETHBRIOGE OFFICE BANK OF COMMERCE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR AND OFFICIAL ASSIGNEE FOR THE JUDICIAL DISTRICTS OF MEDICINE RED ;