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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta fl'KSDAY, MAY 20, JBlSt e DAILY IIEKAUJ NINE 1L fit tflOO ACRES IRE IN Provincial Ileylew Seeding Very' 1'romising A FARM PROFIT SHARING SCHEME of Spring ooruttonJj Mar on top of present conditions ffcoulcl a good'crop (bis rear. The drought of lut year has em- phailied and, Inlenilfled Ihe virtue spring oftbo EunimerfallGw. the ai turrev of'crop conditions and o[ Moisture In southern Albbrta tclB Is wholly In tho piov- j to die requirement! of opera- uce. rather Blow and backward j ijons and o[ Ihe gftrmlnatloii ot oudltlon of ftcntbor nt the close of (hero are degrees Iu conditions, and .lurch indicated delayed operations iln8 dllfereaco due to Uw ur seeding ID April Iu central and acd etate or oultfrallon of land lortuem Alberta, but this was brofeen greater than tha differences ol if a prompt' elianeo lo a wccK't real locality. For example, of the Miring temprratcre In, early 'April. IhretVlur outfits hid to quit ojmra- rije vanulh fliadQ opnratioiiB liumo- Uloui Iu the joutn lit'cuuie lha laod llaioiy ]iM3llile. as thero IIM of w66 not wet snougb. unbrtifcen old saturation ot than usual onJBigiQ o[ for the minimum lie heavy land? .of lUo- central' part '.of the atwnoa of fayorablo con- tf Iho vrovlnco owlns to. mole- jdtlions for recelrlug of moisture. ure last year and inoaonUc i Innd other tbsa tumnierfal- ny.t winter. Tuere no condition jioiv, aucli as sttbbles or fall plowing, lusli raolsturo any place. Wto.en luo hoivoror, the molature IB down from lormtll miie, oilier cpuJUIons wero ]g JQ inches ao that on Biimmer- thoro la a reserve aid1 thcro Is the cvldenoe of certolnll of crop In the ellectlTe inrtltnj of tcs char- ntcerlstlc limiting'factor In crop pro- ._ ducdon by tho farnlpr, ad thli Is Iho mil Ihta'wms the "fasd Ibis year, hut of the" farm problem oyery- lucn land and open-neather alone ilojwnere though tho limiting factor Turnlsli lire- total ol. conoHlonsT noi fc0 IJJQ Bamt'. Thla year'a condt- LETHBRIDCE BRANCH WARNER BRANCH MILK RIVER BRANCH avorablo to nut IT o anil uninterrupted ceding work. In Iho southern' part ot Ilia province I ED commonly -passible to get active-, y Into sec-ling optraiions In" March. atie lo Ifcc .planUns of seed. Tlicre T.-as- slill o. condllton of scant nolsluro In the aoll from URL year's Irousht tliRt did not immtlso any :ain s'iick plnnllDK. but rather ilow anil unbVch gcnnliiattOP) If my. Snows In AprlJ, (IOTT- BU ImpetuG, (o oyeratlonJ.( Tlicro M-fls enaugh ttaolslure to put ;lic land Into cundlllon lor 'cultiva- tion and -at least .for gormlnallng Tho result in seasonal condi- tions lias been favorable lo gonoral -icediiig opcrallohs In pocul lime. It 5 estimated that at I ho mfddie of liny S5 per cent, qf the aeetllos" lot jraln la Including uractl- :ally all of the wheat nut] 75 per cent. ]f the oats. Thorc Kill still be jldt-rablo Jnnil soivil to oala for gre'ep :ccu- [n the Peace Rlttr dlBttlcL w'eitlier 1 H-iLB sllgliOr dry In April nbt to Jie eitcnt of rtWaylng.s'idliig onera- Uons as Iho.ground recelvedi winter mows readily.'.'Seeding commonced ibou't .Ap'rir lOtb.' Moisture at Mho >nd of April for slagcs o( groTvUi of1; the crop v. Vlcal, all scedu--r and liity-ftyc per cent of tho oats. the arrfyal'.of. llniely antnvi md rains In ho's out hern part of the favored thfl. carrjlnp on of iccttipg under there R-aa not until Mar 3rd any significant bitprovcmcDC of conditions-bVvinE rc- htlQn lo 'jiroErftRSlvo "ot the irojis following geriu I nation. A- good ruin fall covered thtf If a'broad-ivar-Eaturatfng tho.lflnd (rora Sweet Graes through foremast. Bow Island and north to Youngstpirn ind ren'chlfig far-west as Taber'on Uie' Crowa Ne'rt and east to Ilafaud >Empreiaj LeOi- a'nd.Macleod p.nd the district Irihutarr.tp and sdulh-wrtl of the 'section- meaK- ilnie.- were .shpry 'on moiEture pros- jccts :ho land-" In !EOpd condition to work! Tho Cards ton district .did nol liave much oarly rain. On' Thiirartay, Afay 1st, a-hoayy-suowslorm swept the the'counlry trlbdtary to '.lift Galgary and -MacJeoA also the Aldcrsyde sec- tion to a depth at lix inches-at Olds and'Calgary, and Uillcjp'sa nt Ljithbrldge. The storm [nstcil-.ijb hours fcnd'Jhe'..sttarv. wet and hcnyV and lo a e.vlfcTit wai absorbed na (t fell: U me.ms raorc in moisture in tHa soulli than ordinary' depth' measuroruenl would Indicate'aaMhe slonn waa quite ?ofl, and with tho already con ilitton of the Eoll, it, becomes cumu (alive lo the ppivnt of making'R fe- past Immediate needs and will Insure 'continuous growth, Tiic supply of molaluTO-. In 'the innUi now. .enujlably, evened up and Tito anxlhly of far raers1.-until1 Uic'rbig May storm came has been due to the fAct that the lack of moisture fa the' grcoL I (nil ting fnc tor in crop produpllon In" the south hut there. Is nblhinp lo rtaic In mols turc condlti'ona to justify anxiety he your] lite real ure ol the depend farmer "qii acaaonal'con (lillonV HJs'fiot'llVoly that we' abal have two y can on pnd like last yoai and tho ifificrnf prdclpilatloii "whlcl UOQ In coll added to Uie failure of last jear should flnallr and conclusive- ly mako the Iho domf- cnnL feature ot Boll manaKcment soulheni Alborla ivirout which fuc luniB, There was l Blowing iioulb 'through April. The areas ct tel- ly allcclcA irore Maclcod and Uie Lrlcl north of chi about MonarchJ Cold dry.Trlnda ivero rather preTalenl la central Alberts also In the Ihlrd -week o' (Aiirll, and ratior freqaenl Le province rn. ifie montb. Crop Area g' ID IB cBttunied at a mtlhon and acres. 'here irerell.iilUt.IonR to (he break- ng In tho aculli: In It -was OD dry Lo On the other and. Uieio waa a large to arm power tha UM 6f [imcLora, and his extended to. lie rawt northerly ectlooe of ibe prCTlneB. One o( the esl uses ol Ihe -tractor Vs Ibs lurn- ng'over oft a Xvldc Turrow In truah and of Eutliclobt depth lo lurntst a BOOL! lop is-o or has IJBCH made good' use of' to bia Und. The breaking of lust year Lauds fo-blf, who In a repulaUoa all tnc T by ImrvesllDg what was claimed to jbe a record crop of. wheat on 1 000 the yield per acre oil worklug out at well of or bushels to the acre. This it a record that has not baen orrt-rido of AJberU, tt la claimed that Jl wu Fu r In In that of reoort grain cropa. UUr. Nuble has fetoted cooaldcrahle udr. to Uie subject ot Banking Service banking requirements may be entrusted to this Bank with every confidence that careful and efficient service will be rendered. Our facilities are entirely at your disposal. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE u R. T. BRYMN'Ea, Managci J. li. S. GORDON, Maoagcr J. V. STEEL, Manner vlnfl tn (he ol soil, apd tho trao- he, contra! and irovloce this year. pArti ol Uie The Increase In crop over1 ,hp fire yiiars, 1914-191B UTO million a doubling o[ lie total area In 1913, and necessarily' eipaTiBioii was not tna addlUon of a uillllQn each yea.r, but of much hi last "coupla of vcars of period. "The1 mpuJse to production la not BlackcD- PK with Uio terrolTiation of Lha war. Farmers'are oot-lopklng lor anr very nrgt! rfeduclton IB grain prjces belore Jircshlng time in 1920, The7.ara now equipped Lo produce and labor ncreaeefl sfimo irtlh the retunr of the BDldlera.- A ml I Ho ty and ft hatf a' coniervaUva of Uie Jncreajo In.acreage for Tbla wlH conalst or -wheal In tbft eoirth'aniJ-oa'lE In the centre and north 'cblftfty, .but rye will double, and barley will-be coasldbratly Increased Flu mftj" In- creaaod by the new breafclnn. total or 20 par cent, of last year's idts. This Is normal Increase in the conditions of 3 -land, pro.jTMi In lit poUn- of oev pofrer find machine 17, and better lator The following gtn In mcwage: 1918, Oats........... Orecnfeed Tlarley Miiedf Orafris 27.089 W2Q 1919. 'At ehtlttai to a oT the ihe in Nofci tlon, tba BUM uuter'vMdi his cora- jiaiw la Incorporated, and bis RS- liave trlod to pot Ibcory tnto thru Tfcls company owns finntu farm property, E lore 5, elerston to the TaJue ot over million dollan. Any ctnptoyte who. his enough TTltb the company to prove may became a pa-rtiananl la the scheme and the method of ac- quiring stock J? very simple. The employers la required to pay for ten :per cent, of his stock in cash glre a note for Ibe balance ai eight por cent, IntcrcsL iltr monthly paymcnU of a certain amount to pay off the note, to which also lil? dividends are credited. In tils mariner his Block la paid otf Wr- rapWly. to _ avail themselves ot op- (1) Oats grow in Alberta', (2) Ail Alberta wheat field in to hero'tne shareholders., rear' Uisr' drew a diridend of per cuit-fon tbdr Investment Ibe faici that last scascm war, ly a dry ono. Iu 1916 a ihTldfiid -of twenty-live per cent. TWS paW, and. In ad-iition a con- plicwl lu the re- acrre fimdy The results oC the operations of Uria company are a atrihinff ejaiaple of the prcductire capacity c! the soil in thp hind of crops Ihjii .may expected it care- ful ajid-p'rope'f farnung methods are followed, i It Is-qnesthmable the land Ihej- own is any better than mil- lions ot acres of.other' iaral In the province, yet laet year, which was the dryrfst Ecason ever experienced. tbe average yielb of-.Trhcat waa twen- lf-fonr bushels of Trheat ptr acre and, end ot oats flftr budaels per Still more Interesting Is the arerasc lor the years mi to whlis was less than Uklrty-clgM autumn. ,f of wheat and bushels of With such Ugh average ykWs ES these'lbo bip need not cause iuy B An Instance of the of the Noble Foundation and Its n tbe country was the purehmae tie fall of 1927 ol a rmnch of about 20.OW.acro. On this property! tblrtr-IlTB.'iioJles of "jradtd road navei constructed, siily miles, ot Ihrta-wl're fencing Beveral- rirsl-claj3 builoings welln (irlUed and acrw Theprolit-sbartns scheme has bee'a'' successful cipedatlons. Afuf employees have Lhenoelved; of the opportunllj- to Invast tbnir; In company and dividends, on their Mr. Noble" has proved that a larjej farm can be operatw successfully in: years and bafl under good 'and the future of his pro- set cme irtil. be wlti interest Protection and Profit 'fl'hen money is in a Savings Account in The Merchants Bank, it is absolutely safe .from loss, as far as you arc concerned. AH the time it is here, it is earning interest that the bank actually pays you to let it take care of your money. Don't carry uimeeded sums on your person or hide them at home. Protect them against loss, theft and fire by opening a savincs account. THE MERCHANTS BANK Head Office: Montreal. OF CANADA Established 1B84. LETIIBRIDCE BRANCH, R. J- DINNING, Manager. MONARCH BRANCH, V. A. KHEIILY. .Manager. NOBLEFOUD ami BAKONS BRANCHES, M. A.KILPATJUCK, Mgr.' Through tying lie halter around I was dragged to death wheu his his "Krfst, Charles Cole, Harwich, horse took (right. north was not distributed properly and the feed could nol be made'avail- able-on brief notice. Thero was not saHiclonL. of condition in the stock to hold it up the hard weather came. There were not many .wialer losses, bul Uia alocJc was not'strong on ac- count of haying been got through on ,ow or bare maintenance rations.. Stock was out. Ealhcririg old, and a. ltf-neTV Erise "when ttie snowstorm of .1, 2 and 3 came. Tins worst May slorm'that has occurred; lor thirty years. Its.oCfect on Uie cropland grass was bul H was1 dipastrous to oa both the range and Iho farms. The snowfall wais heaviest lied Deer, huL lli'e' clilef' losse's .occurrcU epuUi; It began with soft snow and developed to B, gale with a velocity or silly miles par libur and callle perished In tlitch- Jakes, againEt Trtre1. fences and over cutbanka. The Rosebud country" extending from Di'dsbury bojond Dni-Tihcller, ihe Glelchen district anrt Ibc cfrhntr? Ts-est of the lead railway surtored worst There Tvere lamb lotscs through the province, tut not to'any great eitent in the 'largefjiands, as most of the sheepmen, hnvo good The count In stock'lessee fa not yet avail- able. J. McCAIG. Chief PubKcltj- ComniisBloner. Ubof" Tlis adJuBbntnt. during past Ihrco years of scarce labor by (lie wider use of motor Implements I) continuing, Oils year. Lahor on Ilia howaror, vhan not been pkfitt- tul, The returned soldier, ta not ret appreciably, .ewlng tlie -_Mioc sllua- Iron. Those who arff fit arfd who liavo had farm oiperJenco nro settling on land of Live Slock IJvs stocX IB not In Tfttj'good con- dition. The first jturt of the winter was-nillil And good weather prevailed over thel-province until March, lit. With Ihe opcnlnR of March there wng coneirterable reduction in (ho strength nnil condition cf 'lire' stock by severe wflalher In Iho south Hho shipping ot reserves of feed Ihnt had boon put lip or pnrctoteefl centre nnd A TRUST COMPANY Tno'nvcngc ludivfdunt 1ULU knfms lha BCrTtc fljiid Tr'uH' Co'm'paritdB, great !s IheTr Influence for BCrTtcea per- forfljiid Tr'uH' Co'm'pari good In llio CQmmunHy, BesTdcB proricrty, collect attend to payinnril of Taxes and Insurance "ThcSo and other voliinbie IhA Irust comparilfls irbleb.cnicr. Into uvery. day life o( Individual, Hence ihe Trust Compnny comes-mo'rG nnd rcioro lo IiU thai In ihe communllp to they aro enLlllcd by vlrtuo of their formal ueofulncEri, _ the British Canadian Trust Co. AOMrNlSTRATOR, Ef C. OFFICE, 516 FIFTH STH6ET S. LETHBRIDOE, ALBEHTA PHONE 1843 M all McClary's .Models, unusual conveniences are found. The exposed surfaces 'arc covered with hard-baked black enamel, wliich ,nccds no black- leading. 'Every part of Mc- Clary's Gas inside of. the oven, be cleaned wilji a damp clolli. Many types to clioosc froni, To Send Money To Foreign Countries P.iTr.ies'.E ,'nav now be mada by mail and cable through thli Bank lo polnls In: ALSACE.LOaRAINE BELGIUM SERBIA CZECHOSLOVAKIA BULGARIA OALMATIA FINLAND NORWAY SWEDEN ICELAND DENMARK HOUHANIA TUBKEY-IN EUROPE .TUBKEY-IN-ASIA Arrangements may also be made Iliroueh Ihis Bank [or paymtnls j by mall lo j POUTS ON THE BLACK SEA THE ROYAL BANK OF CANADA Incorporated 1SE9 Come In ond inspect them. Ranges For DiKon Sheet'Metal Co, "GaffS) Kirkby's 'ELL Refreshments FOR WELL PREPARED, .NICELY SERVED Montreal London, Eng. New.-York i Barcelona I'rlnctB St., a De Calalllna 0 Copitil Pild Up Total i Ix-thlrl'Jia Parksr, Maiia6E7 .'.'v..'...... Alklnson, Manager. Cwdsfoa W. R. McKay, Manager Tab'er G. Dlckson, Jlanager Sale Of City Property Ixita 2( ana 25, Dlock 93, slluited on the coroer of 4tti Afenuo iind Hlli Strcol South. 1 purchssnd this property from William in 1912 Tor Thla house has cot been vacant. durinr my possession. Mr. Olasser of the Cry.ilal Dairy Company fa lha iirescnt'tcuanl.. lal 34, IJlock'26, situated on Tlh Avenue South, between 15lh ICili Slreot. I purchased tola In 1312 troin Mrs, Frith tor 53000. This house has nqvcr been vacant. Mr. ot the .Crystal Is lAo present lohint. Ixjls 31 and 35. Bloclt.33, aHualej on fill Slreet South, aijbin- ing Asatnibola Music Company's store. These were purchased In .W12 (or JZ0.600. I own one-third unillTldcil Interest; others later- cstcd. A First class building site. Lota 13 to 16. Dlock'6. This Is-No, IMS 8tb Avenue Soulh, Iho centre hoiiso of a block flro houses, and was until lately occupied by" Mr. George. Macleod. This house has had consider- able Improvements made Inside, 'by Mr. .MacLeod; hardwood floors, decorations, elc, 'At present it Is occupied by Mr. McLar- en'. 1 -.traded Mr. Maclood lor worih A very. and central home. KINDLY MAKE FULL INQUIRIES OF THE TENANTS t As this Is a forced sale, made tho iMcrchants IJanK 1( it to .117'personal Interest to glvo as much publicity 8s possible, therefore v. On SATURDAY, June 14th AT H O'CLOCK ,IN THE COURT HfJuSE BE PRESENT IF VQU ARE LOOKING FOB GOOD BUYS. 1 appreclale' your allendanco. I Will Sell any or all of the time Pro- ferty at any time before the Sale ARTHUR HAYR Auctioneer: FRANK WADD1NGTON .1 ;