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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta I'AGIv KIGHTEEN' THE LRTiinmiWF. DAILY IRHlOATiOX DEVELOPMENT NUMBER SATURDAY, MAY 17, 1919 TYPICAL STOCK FARM some ol calves froui irrigation vater to A iloylh of H tcet ,V. M. Steed's noted bull koni Gloster. auii Is couvenlent to oae of the ko tractor Is used but 'iie work horses lures. additional reemolr In we of Quality. tlio uext field has au ot waler 50 feet by 100 These ponds P .V IContwued from Pajg 177) The potittry department U also de- These ponasi were into guile lor tho crop. At csporimeni I..-oft Qoffcl K8pt Oil tlllS The lire flock crop so far in the trees ate Irrigated once or twice psr found essential to Inoculate the soil year. ol .1 new meadow bsfore alfalfa {rows PreyinULpu, Makes Mcn.y fully. tail Lere .Mr. Plowed ground tutt was formerly bociiiifte ot tha side-line alfalfa scnl ueter drifts lua wlud r T i .L_ _ _ ._ i or (be irrigation i is not neccasarv. I jtroh- this farm will aUo be for (he roots and stubbta bare yal a uiado thto swiion wltli some half sugar Qbra cciJl retaining bqeU to lest their value ae stock (ted. ID the toll lii TLc. They bo OIL a fertile plot Besides, the, alfalfa plant CAUKS him to udriso tbat an alfalfa forniorly used 46 a teodtag grounO for haa the knack of'Ufcfcs (ertilily out meadow be left for, froto to 5 of the air and putting It into the soil, teturuing profitable crogs of Lay eaUi lu the groves on the Pawson estate lleu'co U not only Joaa by jnear'vhlle storing fcrllMly In the soil there are ovor a thouftnd trees is wind but as U, IndlreoUy 10 be reaped VliU iUe wheat various ihelter belts. Cououwooda mom-jf ouLoC yield for a number of years before bv- anil box. elttet are growing flue. In 'parts' of.'the it Is ing again seeded to elfalfa. Irriealed. Fall 1917 May 191S July ISIS Aug. 191S Kay aod faJder froru ihe cultivated areas tu 1919 about.350 acres were sown Till fcr Acre. of the SOJ by to wheat and all that had been Irri- use o! -a limited aria o( raoge gated yielded a good crop, la the fall July 1918 nwrby Jor tie sheep lor a of tfce of ISIS, 400 acres vras irrigated to Mie iVlS ions feisoc. prepare (cr in 191S and hecce IdlS I ion The tensii'of ihe stock on this farm aa eitra goc3 cfop expected for "fotal crop of in one year during ISIS shovod heal of it Is'all up and Is a sort 'jtand of vleldS 4U per acre. It was irri. sheep: horws. iiicluiiiDE French growing gram. ThL, year WO acres and pastured urn- nnfi slalltaii, a swllton, 21 are being seeded w oate and 100 work 3Tld 31 from 5ttct e P0rm' nature field ot ?5 Rcres seeded up to 3 year S3 burehred to'a mature of tame grasses was irri- Berkshire hoss. including reels- three times durins ilie year boarj; 16 bred Shorthorn gated A sample of strawbfinies splendidly at Coaldale apeni bay crop to lake earo OL the large number of lite stock, 200 acres will be sown this year to timothy ami uifalfa. The policy now.is to eet the whole farm Into.bay .to-prcrHo feed and pasture for live stock. If it pro- tlucJs more feed than the farm stix'k need iheu more stocfc fan be bought.( or the surplus ffc'd sold! 13ul it pays better to sell crops on the Iiool. The purebred horses and cattle en- joy the luxury o? a Iraico barn S2 by 70' feet tv-ilh a. mow filled with fodder by the labor saviusr hay carrier. This barn has accommodation Tor 24 horses aui 2 stallions. The stanchioned stalls haveiroom for registered cat- tie aud the three box- stalls'can be used for either Ilie bulls or the young of the cattle accommodation is, by a few partitions, made to shelter the eves the tender eeriy lambs. The corrals, shelter .yards and shea's adjacent to the bam have room enough to shelter 3000 bead of sheep. The" reservoir of water near the barn yard is filled from the canal with Are You Farming If so, and you are in the market (or a Tractor, we want the .opportunity to demonstrate that the GASE TRACTOR ,is the pjie you should have. It is economical, tested and proven from angle, and -V The" only 4 Plow -Tractor at its price YOUR GREATEST RISK I is and hail. Irrigation will insure against drouth and a policy in the "WESTERN will protect yolT against loss by hail. We are, ProyincLal Agents for this Company and deliver your policies on a few hours' notice Iran our head office, in Lethbridge. We have Agents in every town and village in Southern Alberta. Our Fire Insurance Department will be glad to discuss any question re Fire Insurance wth you.; COMING TO ALBERTA We offer our facilities to assist you in locating. We know the country and can show you tracts, Dry or Irrigated, in any size you may desire. We are at your service when you'come lo Lethbridge. We can loan you money on'your.'iarm. Stoner Edgeit Ltd. SUCCESSORS TO R. V, GIBBONS CO., AND M. P. JOHNSTON CO. x BALMORAL BLOCK, LETHBRIDGE "If It .Wasn't Better It Wouldn't Be Taylor-Made." Taylor Milling Elevator Co. J O MANUFACTURERS OF "Pride of Alberta" and Favorite" Flour Also Dr. Rusk's Chic Food _ 1 AGENTS FOR ROYAL PURPLE CALF MEAL -v J GRAIN AND GRAIN PRODUQS LOTS A SPECIALTY, WE MAKEIRON AND KEEP IN STOCK Master Gears Intermediate Gears Qiannon Bearings Bull Pinions .Counter Shaft Bearings Grates Oversize Pistons Piston Rings Grank Discs Wrist Pins; 2 and 4 Arm Clutches And other repairs jor the Case, Reeves, Rumley and other rJopuIar makei ,of Steam and Gawlrne Tractors We have tki best facilities (or straightening and (rueing Shafts, Reboring Cylinders, and dobg other machine work. THE LETH6RIDGE IRON WORKS CO., PHONE 332 LIMITED ;