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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PACK Tllli HAIL I SATURDAY, MAY 15.. 1920 OF INTEREST TO TH Get Your Vats Ready Dipping is iu 24tu i luruurut coutii consider the Ui'st, H ihiu jhc Blanket la IMog is En j lo fanliuuo ihU: thersfurv'. of tlie iu 'Uo Tlie xaifcei-inj; or aMlv all over rlntcrNts ot all concerned to set of fce large inferffd territory, ami if the pervifuiase ot seruiiuatiau! thuugli only small quantities arc of- is low. heavier is ,s contineit lo A! Smaller qiiauliiiei may bo (1) berta farmers, tlie applications for] iu iho dry i-l usi lisbt this seed have been simply overwhelm-; ('i ou slubbla or fall ana spring j ing. They arc Htlll coming to baud, ut i plowing' wnlch contains a limited sup-j the rata of eight or teu per ilay. Tho ply of water, HI whrro there is no j department alms to supply every one.} danxer ctfaU frosts, anil (5) when the [If possible, especially with Ihe sweet) seeds are small in siie bat normally i clover, oven though, the amount sup- developed.1 Thinly scattered IleWs plied ts small. A short row in the gar- withstand most drought, but thickly den will Indicate the suitability ot these crops quile as well as a larger] tho treatment of a this will not only seriously .Sever permi: witii the cnforcetnefit of the now. eory dipping order, bin may ar. rangeoHnts to F.uch an exien: as toj make the d'pping invHeciive, neres-M sitating the maintenance of the blank-, et quarantine. "ViTifle it Is osseutlal to have an qoato number of vats it is just as! essential that tvery vat is In perfects 1 working order, and 'in a -Jnrablo con-! -ditlon, Noiv'b the rme to look over' y'onr vats .and make all r.-ect-jsary pairs; try cut your lieattns units and delays. Prepare for Sals Lvud observe them. Kuter into the dipping camp; with a detcrmiiiatlou to win out. How Farmers Can Help to Avoid Grass- hopper Damage This Summer poorly worked sumnierfallow and late area. Professor Cutler feels that hearty response d an Indication of j breaking may be feedeil from Hi one of the great needs ot Alberta far-i to bushels per acre'ut treated mers. There is perhaps oo one prob-, seed.' On well-worked in Alberta farming that presses; moist and rich early breaking and i with greater for a solution well-prepared timothy sod land 1W to! than that of suitable forage crops. It 3 bushels, and iu Hie more humlil j would seem that the Province should and wooded pans even as high as Upend large sums o! money in re- from 454 to 1 bushels per aero may be' search, so that an early solution may seeded IDC lo tho forage crop problem. I Oats an J barley vary from 3 bushels The whole fabric of successful agrl- j the southern parts" of the province, culture depends upon it. This has i to 3 and 3V4 in parts in the north I been brought home la no uncertain i where the. season Is short. Peas have I way during the past year, to be seeded thickly to force matur- A I L! MR. given some Ihousht to Insuriug your against hail. Whom are you going to Insura with? Hare you this serious consideration.' Very likely you have uot. Can we not reason this out together? Wo aro farmers, too. We know that the commarclal world U organized. Are n-e? Wa aro; but we. not taken alrantege o( our organltalioua. We have been Indifferent, ana that is tho reason that the fanners are being dictated to by other isn't a lime we gat tosether and stand back of our organizations? We realize it Is. Then let us make up our minda risht now to place our Insurance- with the FARMERS' FIRE 4, INSURANCE. CO., wiilch !s owned and controlled by the fanners of REPRESENTED BY THE UNIVERSAL AGENCIES SUITE 5, OLIVER BLOCK defects cannot name for the same insect! (hi? your, as well as ihe exU'Ut of lerriMry af- feoted. could be obtained. Such in- uouid lie of the inmost safety yourselves ihaf they will has mailc lor gh-o trd'nbie. liemf-aber lhn; if any- slid Provincial Bovtrnments thing goes wrong while dippins is on. a sVrvt> a large numbw of animals have: isbendance grasfbowu-r ejgs. to be held while repare aro beiiiK! ;uch, !t was lioped that, (ore- made. The importance, therefore. In'oratallon regardn.K ihe careCullv your viiU and abiliiies of an outbreak ot grasEhop- f.n-1 remedying thorough-! rprs (.or which is another ly and carefully any be Oo U rigbt UOAY. Ascertain from the vetjrfnary in- spector in charge of ywur district or from any member of your mange cotn mitlee. where your cattle are to bo -dipped. If you consider the vat is far away advise your mange commit- tee, so that the of the tion of a ii3U" vei on -A suitable can be promptly consiuerc'L Th? partment gives financial r'.mountin? lo f-IOO. prortcied tb-e vat Is necessarj- and is built in avcr-rdiint'e with plans which can be obtained .'rem Dr. Hargrave, and on a sile approve 1 The poor condition of tie trull-; this before appreciable damage had been done. It Is. therefore, very much to Hie advantage ot all farmers in the sns- pscied tsrriiory that they make an examination of the probable breeding grounds on and r.round their tartnf, and that they report immediately any ity: the larger pras should be seeded ot 3 bushels and higher, and the small- er ones at bushels per acre. Flax may bo seeded at from SO to 45 Ibs. jicr acre. These rates vary, depending upon conditions. in view of these needs two years i ago exnauslivo investigations WC-TO dertakcn so that as rauldly as possl-j hie Information of a definite charac-j ter could he given. New legumes and i grasses following the Allaswede will, we hope, he forthcoming from these almnilanrc nf to the Dominion j Kntomolosieal at l.cth- bridge. Areas reporting danserons abundance of eggs will be visited as oon as possible, and the necessary value in plannios the ntfesi.iry taken to organize for control ganization for combatting an outbreak' THE POTATO CROP (KxperSmental Karms Note) hti w MienMon it should. IJou't commence ihc erection of a rat uiiut you have rccolvid ibis Approval, if you desire 10 obta'ii finan- U is the practice cf many farmers to leave the planting, of potatoes until practically all othr-? crops are in. AVkh tho exception of, perhaps, some pans of the Ol provinces this late planting means a tnucli yield than vhere be If ihe planting were done ae'ore' i fee- middle or by the middle of May. end o' May or beginning of 'J June [ho potatoes have sprouted I left nt planting time the new shoots t oy. clal assistance. Don't forget to con suit toe mange committee in your dis- trict, and if you do not know they are, the veterinary or range rider ivlll be in a position io advise you. Above all means set busy, in nrdevi- to enforce the compulsory .order effectively it Is essential to have an adequate number of vats properly distributed, and that each Tat is in ercellent narking orrfer and in a rturablc rontfitioji. This 's. cycr, not sufficient of itsdf for in 'addition thereto it Is epsential that owners of vats Khali accept all ani- maU coming to their vats, so long me-.isures. Where to Look for the Eggs There arc two kinds of grasshoppers which were unusually abundant hummer, and tliey choose somewhat different places for laying their eggs. The most desiructire grasshopper Pellucid grasshopper or locust) Kiys it5 eggs almcsL exclnsircl? ou liuid as occirra along roadsides, while Uie Losser Mlgnilorj'! grasshopper or locust, lays them most, freely on weedy slubblo. liotli of tbcse should be esaitiined; road stde-3. and vreedy stub- ble. N'o csss nre laid in soil tout iras ploughed last summer. Tlie which are sausage shap- ed, only one-fifth of ;in inch long, laid in ;en t not eocue on with the sauje vigor as they did early in season. Fur- thermore it is Important 'ou can write, postage free, to the is- ncce.3-.ary lo pllm about four inches Branch Ottawa for a for "ulture lo one I J-W- In harrow before (he potatoes ore up whh nirt pulling nj> tho seia. Tho varieties which have been most generally satisfactory in Can- ada, are Irish ColiMer as an early imtaloand Grocn Mountain as a niailn ci'ctp or JaUjr variety. Other vartlctios which cunnot be distinguished from Green Mountain and are included in the Green Mountain groirp are Gold C'oin. I'nclc Kam, Wof; MacGregor and Dplawfirn. Tho of [he nirat group ilfinc1 well in the warmer prtrls of Ontario. in c' I Hurbank is also popular. fuiiy witii the whole problem and sug- gests many control measures which can be put into practice from the first moment iliat cgga or young grass- hoppers are known to be-prescnt in dangerous numbers. E. H. Strickland, Dominion Laborutory, May Mill, 1920. RATE OF SEEDING FOR SPRING GRAINS A Savings Account is more than a start towards financial is a mark of character. One of the strongest recommendations in the world of business that a young man can present, is a MerchantsBank Pass-Book, showing a record of consistent savings. A Savings Account may bo opened with ?1.00, which shows how highly_ we regard tho accounts of those who desire to save. THSmCRCHANTSBANR Head Office; MontrMl. OF C ANAPA. Eslablished 1864, t-ETHBRIDGE BRANCH, R. i. DJNNING, Managei BraiKhei at Buoni jind Noblefoid, Sub-AcenC7 At Monarch npcnTuecdarf RECOMMENDS ITS MONEY ORDERS as a and economical method