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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY. MAY 29. 1020 THE HERALD PAOK RIGHT OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER: Mange Dipping VAtUE OF HOG PASTURE? IN PORK PRODUCTION ONTARIO MA" TRY OUT REPRESENTATION linger ihe of the ory nut tit; e It avH Karms ?v The cost ot producing jiork The Health of Animals branch have from time 10 liuii- revrivcJ. requests tor permission to use nuuiy varieties of. preparations for (In1 irealiuoni of mange, bui the govern meat fcas con- sistently iustereti upon ihe use of ihe lime ninl sulphur dip, lu vunv of Ihe fact (-hiit this jlfirudf Iris overt sioiKti- ly caused reset in item by those interest- txj in corlaiii proprietary zu expliiiatiou at iiii? particular IhU'? is considered aii'l It is dopii'jbSo ilie 'CoaBdenco oi the btorkiaeu is L'b'aitieJ. and the is itmt they should fully UHikfsu'ind ultl- tude In every particuUr in connection its efforts lit the fiituiiiMtioji mange, so tliat they it ihelr fullest support. In the J5r3t phu'o it :s-oi importance to ronicojlicr wo are dealing wJtli caitle ;uiJ Kill the nianM ami full-v on CO lirowl sows fed i noihiug else lime' Hie wiuler lime aud sulphur dip will! Swim have ihan-u in any event have a'dplerrljiK Influence il ct'sla W-90 I'i'r mmith lo feed on !Ui> uiul iltHi ilie I catniot survive dip. It is. fore. working upon safe Hues, and all that is necessary to ensure effociivo Is for ils. utriLers 10 seo (bat tlu> j lime and sulphur is mixed tn pro- per and psxiperly cooked. This it- no time to experiment. 1 ihe depariineut feels iluu in insiitinq upon the use of ibis dtp aad prohibit- ing the use of all "others, it is in vipw L of alt lite eirvumslaiK'es taking t (inly safe course. t Many itockuitti have asked pe isioa to use the uicoiine dip. owhiR to the fact tbat ibis dip is very effective i In destroying lice. Tltis ilip is not. howt-ver, as eft'eciive as limu sul- 1 pintr for t'io de-.iiriii'tion of ihc- uiango j parasite, and cannot, therefore, be or alter it bus been com- plo'.c-d, '1'he tlepartiuent desires to puiiu out must emphatically tlial all c.ittk own- ers should caiiivutratH Iticir cfi'cris Oil June 2Jth io tho dipping all cat-, tie iu the official lime and' sulphur j upporluiiity for plenty at vxcrrise. In summer, however, a pasture, ca'a uy io advantage in reducing amount oi meal fed. and providing u healthy exercising and feeding ground. Not only is the cost of carrying tho sow reduced, huf tlu1 iliauccs for rais- ing a large litter art1 increased, and Ihe co.st per pig at lime held mixture, for tliu purpose oi extfrinin-j w'thln reasonable btmmlf. mini; tlie ina'ige parasite- This is bv 1'lle average number of ot i far tlie most iuiimrtaut uiulertaliltig. I train or its equivalent required'to jsitd in view ci'tho inane difterent con-' "nrfuce a pound of pork has .-been under which oiir stock avit kept is not ail.easy mutter. It there- it. fore, necessary for every stock uwacr n> commence, his preparations for the compulsory dipping right found to he- 4.44, Thi? figure is arrived at after five, years of experimental work on over a thousand bogs, some fed on pasture and others in a dry" corral. The following table gives the I number of pounds of gryiu required to produce a pouiid of pork with various pastures and on dry lot: No. Ibs. Grain j required, lo No. of years produce I 1'asture tested 1 Ib. pork j Barley....... War Bond Interest Coupons and Cheques Cashed Free. The Merchants Bank will cash all Wai- Loan coupons or interest cheques when due, on presentation, without making any chargs whatever for the service. If you have not a Savings Account, why not use your interest money to open one'with This Bank I Huron County Farmer Satisfied With New Korltler Well Altalfii 4.2: 4. as 4.C1 TORONTO, May ties of proportional representation will Investigated by an Ontario legislative committee which was named today following trie intro- duction of a discussion this ses- sion by K. P. HIM. Ottawa West. REQUIRE REFERENDUM TORONTO. Ma_v the open- ing of Ihe, legislature. Col. W. H. Price. 1'arkdale, asked the premier's permission to introduce an amend- ment to tho Beck A'ct of 1909, to make It Impossible (or municipalities to piss bylaws. pertnitliuK any altera- tions or of franchisee without the consent of the electors. Consent was given and the bill was given Us first reading. _ KIDNEY .Head Office: Montreal, OF LETHBR1DGE BRANCH. Br.ochcubt, 11 C.ion CANADA Established 1854, R. J. DINNING, Manages d THE MERCHANT The banking requirements of merchants will receive full con- sideration by the officers of this Bank. Arrange to open a current account and every banking facility is assured. SSA THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE PAID-JP. CAPITAL RESERVE FUND LETHBRU3GE W. Reikio, Manager. j i Toronto'Globe.) An increased interest is being I thu'.vn in sunflov-'ers for eii-iilage j purpose by farmers iu districts where com lias not proven a success. So far. liowevcr, liltlo attempt has been to grow these plants in i :i large way on this side of .the line. Jainvs am! his neighbor, i Leo J. Krauslions, of Dublin, how- ever, have not only tried this new j fodder iu nn experimental way. but I last season were so satisfied with the I results that their two silos were [filled with nothing else. i "From my own experience and that of says Mr. He- Inner. "1 am satisfied that sunflowers are just as satisfactory as corn, and in some localities, where the' latter plant cannot be grmvji. sunflowers I will make a good substitute.'" This enterprising farmer grow five acres of Mammoth liusshm sun- flowers last seasoti. choosing this particular variety on account of its rust-resisting qualities. The crop was harvested fully ten days earlier than corn grown for the same pur- pose. No trouble was found in cut- ting it, either with the binder or.in filling, despite the tact that some, of I the stalks were over three inches in I diameter. From this crop Mr. Delaney was (able to fill his 1! by 36 silo to the (depth of seventeen- feet. Only one foot .was lost by settling, lie esti- mates that this amount ofsilage fully eqtialled In weight a full silo of corn. The great weight at Ihe sunflower fodder makes tr.tmping iu the silo unnecessary, while -the wastage amounts to less than four Inches. The coat ot seed per ton of. ensilage, is less than corn, while the statements of Mr. Delaney prove that the labor of handling this new crop is consider- ably less lhan that required to ensill its principal rival. In feeding quali- ties sunhower ensilage is said to be fully coual lo oilier plants stored in a similar way as far as beef or dairy cattle are concerned. Corral, no pasture 4 -I.S'3 Sweet Clover___ 4 5.6S Of the cereal crops tested oats have provided the most pasture per acre, or in other words have carried fully Ibs. more pork per acre thau bar-' ley. Depending on the season, the pas- ture capacity on the various, crops tried out has ranged from 1300 to 3973' Ibs. of live hogs per acre. The ease'1 with which n pasture of oats or bar- ley can bo established makes lliem particularly weil suited lo the farmer who wishes pasture this season. Mix- tures of wheat, oats anil barley, equal parts, have also given splendid results, although wheat might well he omit- ted. Rape .sown broadcast a'nd in drills has been used with excellent results. Seeding In (Iritis Is tti be recommend- ed, for although n little coarser plants result. Die hogs work between the rous and do uot waste much tif the pasture. There is one drawback lo tits use of Ibis pasture which should hei mentioned. If the hogs are allowed In it when it is wet and high enough1 so the drops from the leaves wet' the young pigs' backs, scales or sun- scald is veiy likuly lo result. This be largely overcome by using two. pastures, such.ns oats and rape, and: allowing hogs to use the rape block only when it is dry. Providing hog' i solution also' help to.; keep- the- hog's'.skin in a healthy con- yi Hardy sown in rows about-.twenf '-eigrttonclies antl; allowerl-a1 year ftvestablish itself, dur-j ing which Is .frennoritly Alway, keep in your medicine cibinet Effervescent Saline It it iuic fjrcventive agaimt til digejtire ditorde ti acd blood It euy lo giiei no dittruJ. Martin's 'Manitou Health Tir.L Hutli'i MiiitoQ Oiatmut A wofidet'ul ilia heitef Sold at sit good Standard Ltrnltetf MONEY ORDERS at a iafe and economical method of remitting amounts Payable without charge at' any branch of the: In Canada (Yukon excepted) and Newtoundlar.cf; and vdjc 3c Over J10, not Over J5, not exceeding ,JtO, 6c Over not exceeding Total Assets Over LETHBRIDGE BRANCH E. E. MacKAY, Mania" BRANCHES ALSO CARDSTOfJ AND TABEt HAIL! MR. have given somo thought to InsiirlnE your crops aKfiiiiji hail. Whom are you gblus To Insure wltlil Have you S'ven tills serious likely you have uot. Can wo not.reason (hif out We r.re faruicre, too. Wo know tlial the cODiuie'rclal world is Xro woT'Wo are; but wa have not la.kea advantage ot our organizations. We have been Indifferent, uml tiat Is the 'reason that the farmers are being dictated to by other organizations? Now ien't It time we get together and stand -back ot our organizations? We realize It Is. Then let us make, up our minds rlglit to'jilace pur Insurance with the FARMERS', HAIL INSURANCE CO., which Is.owned and controlled by the farmers ot Canada.. REPRESE'NTED BY THE UNIVERSAL AGENCIES BLOCK PHONE 455 PELT; HIDES, HORSE HAIR, RAW FURS, WOOL, TALLOW YOU WILL RECEIVE HIGHEST MARKET PRICES FOR YOUR GOODS BY SHIPPING TO A RELIABLE FIRM. THE LARGEST DEALERS IN THE WEST A. CARRUTHERS Co. Ltd. P.O. BOX 37 LETHBRIDGE, ALT A. PHONK 595. SECOND AVE. S. AGENTS FOR MINED ROCK SALT HOW MUCH MONEY CAN YOU GET? KOR YOUR HIDES, PELTS AND FURO. WYMAN CAN TELL YOU And will pay you tht advise you regarding the market. Correspondence and Inquiries i A, WYMAN CO, S20 SIXTH STREET SOUTH LETHBRIDGE PHONE 4i? TRAINING CHICKENS TO RANGE FOR FOOD Many young chickens which are get- ting their dally rations nt the hand of tiu-ir keeper wlil absolutely on what is brought them und will" not rustle. The foil owing is a good device tn Kot them to range: On four small wheels make ft uorlable feeding floor. Kni-lose with poultry netting, anil on one K'vle make a drop door which when opened vdll act as an approach lo the door. After the chickens have, become ac- to feeding in Ifce enclosure. the door may bo closet! and the floor moved toward the open fiyld or mead- ow or '.vherever one wants them to It should not he moved far ILc first day, just enough so that the chk'kfunF, wiil find their way back read- ily. The door should be dropped and the chickens left to