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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SAWHDAY MAY tfllft THE DAILY PAGE ELEVEN Boagor the whnat wizard of has added fresh laurels lo his records by the discovery or a called Hod This now wheat rlpons from 6 to 10 dnyw earlier than Is equal to Mar tltils In milling and umlor sbvcn years losts yields higher than Mar It has a remarkably strong straw and the most nearly perfect head of any wheat now More Had Bobs wheat threshes more easily than Whcolcr haa boon working on this now wheat for tenyaws andneohfilctorfit the greatest achicvemiBnti of his Tfie itory At Rod Bobs Is 1805 a plant breede named Farror of New South sent Sauudors at the Central Experimental Ot a sample called White Bobs He Bald that it was obtained by rfoss breeding lie twoelNiin of wheat 1 nnd ti variety of UeanllsHS barley kltnown as This In the only history of Whfto Bobs Wheat that has come to Sriun dors tlic wheat on the Central Farm fpr a couple of lie tbund it splendid straw and head and to bp absolutely infact the only beardless Rrowh in Tlie kernel was white and liuHPatid It ripened very tnucir earlier Saunders then subjqptetf itton mllliiiK and bak ing testj to bo equal to The ohly drawback to the new wheat was its There Is aprejudice against and the Canada Grain Act discriminates against it by barring it from the higher as is his sent the new whdat to the experimental Seagor Wheeler secured a pound sample of White Bobs wheat from the Indian Head Experimental Farm in He had read of Its quality and its history and thought it worth In Ho grew it on his plot a and in it yielded at the rate of 60 bushels per acre and had the qualities that Haundors had found it to possess at the Ottawa To Wheelers mind it was the ideal wheat for Western Canada for its Ho set to work to see if its color could not be changed to tho deep red fife which is so and which is demanded by the Canada May 1 coal suppliedby fields of Al berla will ho Increased fifty cents a ton JUMP and drastic shortage or famine of coal will be unavoidable in Saskatchewan during tho coming win ter the people of tho province stock at least cent of their normal requirements for winter fore September Mol provincial fuel administrator to day upon his return from an Inspec tion trip of the Alberta THEENEMY IS IN OUR this friend of the Kaiser and back up the boys at the By courtesy of Montreal For CHOICE Turkestan Alfalfa Seed CARLOAD White Banner Oats FROM PURE SEED HYDE Phone 1244 Lethbrldge Grain In JJOft Wheelfer had thrj White Bobs wheat growing on plots the wheat began to mature ho studiad tho various heads on the plot to see if tlsre was any sign of a change In Great was his joy when lie discovered one head similar to all tho rost in bin containing A further seifrch revealed two or three heads ohntainihg red These now heads were watched closely and when they ripened put the ker nels awsy with great care for seeding thu following In 1910 ho the red kernels j anft of them reproduced j From then until Uie present time Wheeler has been selecting the best i strains of this new Red Bobs wheat land multiplying them year by Wheeler Is the most famous Mar quis grower in which means in the He tested the Red Bobs Bido by side with tho Marquis jn every Ho found that the Rod Bobs wheat ripened from six to ten days earlier than the Marquis year by suit of tho milling test generally ANCHORDONALDSON LINE POPULAR SERVICE Canada to Glasgow For full Information apply to Agents j or Companys 270 Main showed Red Bobs to be equal to or superior to Marquis is a milling A sample was ulso submitted Grain In graded it to anil In The yield was the Wfs stronger and the head was superior in almost every He was also gratified to find that even though flje head was more compact moreun yet it threshed easier than the r In 1917 Bracken grew some of the new Red Bobs wheat on iis plots at the university farm at SasKa and found that it ripened five or six days earlier than though the season was dry and there was not very much variation in the ripening dates of the different j early days ho grow WOUNDED May 11 Is the location of wounded Canadian offi cers find the nature of their injuries At arm thigh K At British Returned to and it has been his keen de sire to develop a wheat as good as Marquis but earlier in The Red Bobs is the result of his study and and he feels that it will Have millions of dollars to farm crft due to damage from He also believes that it will save millions more in escaping much of tho damage from usually appears In the lat ter part of July or the first part of If Red Bobs wheat is sown proper time Wheeler says that it will ripen before tho time at which runt usually It there escape any attacks that appear iii tho Soager Wheeler has for many years been Western Canadas greatest as Ho has demonstrated to the world the possibilities of wheat grow ing in this in addition to his other he bus discovered a new wheat which will make wheat growing safe over a large area whore i tho damage fromfrost has been very I heavy for many The debt which Western Canada owes to Seag cr Wheeler is a big but it lias grown immeasurably larger by the dis covery of Red Bobs British and Colonial Grisdalo also grew a plot of Red Bobs wheat on rtlie farm at She Schoolof Ho found it to ripen six days ear lier than Bracken milling tests made and found that the Red Bobs Wheat1 was equal to quis in milling and baking Other samples of thoRed whtat were sent Howard Laboratories in Minneapolis and the Western Can ada Flour Mills in Tho re 1 hoon definitely establislud iliut the now wheat containsnil iln qualities to make it commetcial success and at tho same time has very distinct ad vantages over Marquis partic ularly Inthe date Wheeler liiifeWon farming for j 27 years fn Western In the i Fife wheat THE HOLIDAYS While admitting officials of the union picketed the Gait mines to keep contract miners working onMiiy which aholiday ween tbftpporators and the secretary of Local 574 declared to the today that theunfon offic ials didnothing towards Iceeping the miners from working foithree or Join days following May as was in an appearing in the Herald on Wecannot helpItif tKe nationalities keep ttyeir various holi days declared Secretary We have been trying to impress oh the the necessity of Working every day order that the coa ojit put may meetthe reUlv ize that we have a chance nowto dSdq the Manitoba market to the Alberts distributing and hope to ty able to keep it after the Secretary Peacock states that abou onethird of the Gait miners are ab sent at present working either in oth or mines or on and he ises that he will do all in his power t have every man remaining work ever day In order that the population of tin prairies may not freeze next ALBERTA May Fita a and mining 11 years eiper has been named as fuel admin j fetrator of His departmehi wlllrbe under bhjel administrator and Inspector ot miner of the Ross has resigned j orate of the James Street j and to Second Baptist and lost three out of or more from AVhon Marquis was introduced he wasom of the first to grow1 and he maclo it international thous e New York ly by1 and dollars in at th Land Show in has won four world prizes with his Marquis and has de veloped this wheat pitch ot to the highest has Marquis taheat on farm to Buffer frost vary fre iMONUMENTS Headstones and Crosses of every description made to GET OUR PRICES AND OUR WORK BEFOREYOU Lethbridge Monumental and Cut Stone Works Undertaking 20 per cent Discount As pricos nre artvaiiclris fre we have bought mi ex tonsjve Htosk In order to protect tbo public we tnvito you Up unl befort COUNTRY AND CITY ORDERS RECEIVE OUR USUAL PROMPT ATTENTION MacKciy aod MocKay 803 3rd Phone 1602 Never Closed The Herald is a Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations and haa its circulation books and records a udited and certified to by the trained ac countants of that Audit the detailed reports of these accountants will be fur nished to ANY ADVERTISER at ANY The Organization of the marks the biggest advance made in years in either the newspaper or the advertising field because it enables its members to furnish you complete by and expert covering phase of thats what every squaredealing publisher wants to He you to know the quantity of circulation you pay THE membership over a of Ihe leading niitipnal IretaU store agents throughout America with head ofliceb in Ctiicago and a large staff jff tiained Any advertiser ANV TIME can have li ietailed report on The Herald 1S V r new features give todayV Ghalmers Two new features meet the annoying troubles of low grade By these features great Chalmers engine turns poor gas into high gets higher carbon raw gasoline runs more v V r quickly even in cold weathen For these Chalmers Features insure thorough vaporisation of even poor grades of They guard against formation of raw as motorists is the cause of trouble from lowgrade Valuable features Firet comes the Hot This breaks up the gas completely into a hot the Rarashorn manifold carries it hot to the Note well the ramshorn shape of this Chalmers There are no traps to cool and condense the No no sharp no rough inner Rfw gasolbie cannot form None is carried to the there to raue wrack the and rob its Motorists will understand these features at a But their araacing effect on perfownancejean be appreciated onlf by driving the Every motorist this great Ckalmers should feel the life of Know first hand what high efficiency it even using a low grade of for a T Great Engi 7pAstenget JO LatiJaulel 00 Car Lanjaklet Srt Dealers Narqe Hera ;