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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 16, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta Mia at. lovniwi.wiwrfiahiii Iff ft it &4 - ' vSi! ctirate Watches �Befiu;frlb.ut..your purchases nre mude whore nothing! litlt high.firade goods nre offered, where umilily reigns Kv.... Sltpreme, and still where the price is within th reach -.r;;f>.6! all. Ours is such n store, Our watches nre right. /M^* W^fc haVp them from $5 to $50 and nil guaranteed. -IP/' Our $20 Watch is a Winner Ik ft C. Ross Tate The Jeweler .N.B.-Expert Watch Repairing a specialty. 3?. -V* farm lands! 50,000 Acres Choice JFarm Lands Four miles from Raymond, and five miles from Stirling. Nothing better in Southern Albctta. Also CITY PROPERTY and acreage adjoining city. Call and investigate. g. c. Mcdonald Representing British American Laud & Investment Company Couybeare Block Farm Lands, Real Estate and Insurance. Of Interest to the Farmer a stitjv ok JIKKKHS of swim:. An Instructive pamphlet and colour in various localities as suited the requirements and desires of the hog raisers resulting in the course of time in establishing the present pure breeds. The breeds described In the bulletin and roptvttjnted by lllustrations of typical animals are the Yorkshire. I lie Titttiworth. the Berkshire, the Chester-Wldte. the Poland China and the Duroc-.Iersey. The first and second nre desrribod as lnu-on breeding, the illicit and fourth as nridwny lxed as belonging to the large You will be building possibly this stason, and will require Bath Room Warm Air Furnace -or - Hot Water System We are prepared to give you right prices and th� b*-st of mulcriul. We-makea speciulty of this work and you nre sure of satisfaction. Particular attention paid to jobbing. See us regarding your next job of electricul house-wiring. Phone 116. HicK (& WaKely The Leading Tinners, Plumbers, hUeam and Hot Water Fitters. i. X r 5! 5* T V v % % breeds is traced from about 181 A, when it Is said to have Ikhmi Intro-1 Jduced into Kngland from Irelnnd by | Sir Holtert IVcl. Thu author of the liull�-(iii claims that this hiwd i� purer than any of the others inasmuch as its Improvement has been brought nbout ol.mo.it entirely by selection of animals within the breed i jlsclf. It is stated to have received little attention outside of the Counties of Leicestershire. Staffordshire, j j;>ml North llniiiptaasliire until about j ! 1870. when the baton cuivrs of Kng-: land comrnenciHl a cauipnlgn ngitliiht I the tlK'ii tpiite fashionable short, fat [ and heavy slioulilerisl pig. which they found quite unsuitable for bacun | production. The Tainworth then \ c/iine into prominence ns an improv-!er of some of tlie other Knglish \bret-ils It seems to have uiaiittallietl I from the first its disposition to put on leutt meat during Its growth. The llerkshlre Is stutcd to have nv sumed a fairly uniform .and desirable about the yvur. 1825. It was "at , that time a llm j iiiil animals, a vuluuhlo service is | allonled in teaching the correct Weals i to Ihi looked for in selecting brood' |.ing anituwlH. Tho author ot the Uulr jletin is Mr. ,T. II. Spencer. U.S.A..' l who bus in this work prosontod a |systematic study of swine thwlshould j I e. highly uppreelaloil not only by of the cut worttm nnd web worms, that were attacking the beet crop itt that time. Soma specimens of the cut worm were collected by the pnrtmpnt for experiment, nnd from these It has Ihjoii learned that probably very many of the cut worms in the fields are doolted before spring. Two enemies nre attacking incur, a fungus disease ami a clear winged fly. This fly lays Its eggs (it tho body of the cut worm, In which tho maggots which hatch out from them live till they are full grown and ready to en-tor the pupal stage, when they kill their host and come to the outside and spin their cocoons. These insect and fungus enemies are tho means which nature provides for keeping the cut worms nnd creatures of that sort, in check, nnd in the his-lory of . all iiwoct ravages this Is round to l.o the case, tn the economy of nature every creature has some enemy which preys upon It and ordinarily keeps It within bounds but occasionally it time comes when, through an abundance of food or for some other reason they develop very rapidly and get away from the control of those agencies which keep them In check and they become a plague as they have la this case. As the plague increases so do the parasites, which in n short time arc able to regain tlte mastery, and we have a return %o the normal conditions again. It Is gratifying to note that this is what is happetiiug now and in u short, time the cut worm plague will lie a thing of the past. However, mnny of the cut worms nre left, nnd there nre quite enough to destroy the young l>eel crop this spring unless something is done to 1prevent them. The rtx|>erieniv of last year ought jto tench us the advisability of nt-! lending to this early, and if as soon ins the beets nre sown the pnris J green nnd bran mash is sovn be-I ween the rows or sown broadcast there should l>e no trouble. So one who has not e.\|Ne6�ac�Kmc�caoceoM^ to G Builders' Supplies of Every Description Wholesale and Retail Lumber Shingles Mouldings Building Paper Lime Tar Paper Doors Windows Lath Cedar Fence Posts Phone 23. Lethbridge, Alta. bate them as well ns possible, so us to cover the whole uf the interested territory nnd give the Commissioners nn opportunity to hear evidence front every district uiTccted. It. is prolmbt,, that the following places in AllterWi u i 1,1 le chosen: Mmlicinc Hat. lj'lli-bridge, Macleod. t'inciter Creek, Ui(jb lllver, ("nlgnr.v. lutlisl'iiil, l^icomlie, Kdmorilon and Vermillion. If there are other places which feel their districts should l>V,u.n, ,.,,, th|, n|u. W(.ather that is; sure to come when seisling operations begin. In pn which from the South Sea Islands. None purer or sweeter than KiukIu's �>f Raymond. Then, too, your money goes bulk to the soil. FREE � A lb rip* for r hlii . lllllkillb iw I'nirlniiil Toffn*. Meniton your gruivr'n mniip hh>I l�*|it. Fia, and writ*...... KNIGHT'S SUGAR FACTORY raymond, - aWa. 1 ___I The Meminc Bath1 C. W. GRAY DRMYINC. If you wish drnyiug or waving of tiny kind dona, call on us. We hiivo the layout and best equipped cartage business in the city, with thoroughly experienced men iu charge. All work promptly attended to. Bay and Oats of the best grade fur sale. Coal delivered to all (parts of the city ou short notice. ? � lion bred I'c � | bred Duroc-Ji With the d jtj students of animal husbandry but by ^i .swine raisers in all parts of Canada ___............... Western Warehouse & Transfer Co., Ltd. 1 Oifice-First dooi souUi of Opesa House. Phone OiJ. t'opies of tho liullotin are obtainable by applying to the Uvo Stock Commissioner at Ottawa. CUT WORMS IN HEKT FIELDS. About the end of October last year tho Department of Agriculture at Edmonton issued � ,norBpa,per �.r^iclf which contain*U a short Wstory .THK HEtSF COMMISSION. Thi- lleef t'oiumlssidn has finally taken shu|te. A preliminary nunMing to arrange details will be held at Medicine lint on the litth of May. Of the four provinces which llrst signified their intention to investi  gate this question, only two uro standing by their llrst convictions, namely Muuitoliu anil Alberta. Sit l ngs of tho Commission will l�''f,V ashes (no back-breaking across shaking with the Sun- the Arc-pot to shine) what dust . �;>'V ' the tinoke-j ij.e, arises is drawn ns -bown in illustra- froni the ash- .^ffi&S::'tlon, where it initiu'diately pan up the ^$&'�&lh' ascomls tolhe ouu-r air. dust-flue, AffljfcpP'''" Only two tliiu�s to remember then jy/i'wJt^^.- in connection with thi.* operation :--ofen both tlie dust and direct dampens. ftunchitie i:t just the cleanest, sim plest, easiest managed, greatest labor sa tinjj furnace that you can buy If your local dealer tines handle the "Sunshine" write direct to us for Ttir (V�Mk1 lutlt Ik tacavli r a 111 ll't- CUI-..h4h ilrrper llmi 1)1*1 uf itlirr yearH-Hie eff-ci l� even nine pie.ii.luK It B ROD IE & STAFFORD, Sole Agents l^ins up 108 When you wunt DRAYINO Douo promptly and satisfactorily. JOHN BRODIE While You Wait Shoe Repair Shop. ifeu's shoes soled and heeled iu 30 minutes. Price $1.00. F. QERMAN West of Bentley Co. L H. FOWLER & CO. General BUcktwitblng �ud Ilorseshottittg. New l)iig((lo� to order, oorrlugo painting, all kinds of woodwork in wag-m�, wlntlinillH, funning tnllla, ctoaiu Mparatoni, grain |>lcklera, bU.k-ntlUi coal. UCTHBRIDCE. ALBERTA. I have tome extra Block iu th� Burr Orpin|ton and Barred Rock Varieties which must be sold at once, in. eluding hens and pullets, value 12 each, if in need of any of above, we would be pleastfd to hear front yon at an early date. Address Old Chief Poultry Yards, Letbbridifc Box 407 ;