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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta INTEREST TO THE FARMER KS^a^if m^-''^''' THE LBTHBRIDOlt, DAILY IXRALD SATURDAY, NOVEMBER ^, 1918 THE CONSERVATION OF RAIN WATER Proper ntteiUion is not always given to the storage oi roof water. Roof \r;Uer as �suai!.v coJletted in i a barrel or tunk is foul, dart: in color Iba.l in taste avA the greater portion nJMS to waste l)y means of aft over- suslainerl. Pare shouM be csercised in Ireepin;? all csso !?i'.tf>;r� d'ean frotn hcoumulstioc? cpli:E 1 cfci.-in� c�otni pipes Gild laW i.tuhji- the grcusi.1 ;'5rf*ce to tho hliw nnrt ';:ir& zlU'^tU luir:s cement P. P. Woodbridge, Formtr-ly the ^^^^Ji;^. ''"^ The (lark color oC rain water. Its i peculiar taste and its general foul character are due to dirt washed from roofs and cave gutters; hy proper at-tentjou these objectionable conditions Secrelar.v of T. F. A., Ag:aiii at Work lOwing to ill-health, Wood- bridgo, formerly .sccrctarv of ihs Unit- may lie avoided and the water rendered Farmers of Alberta, was compelled j ed fit to drink. The storage of water to relinquish his position and seek aitor any lehgtli of tinfe does not im-^roore moderate climale. He found re-; pair its "character providing that nil ifttge in the Okanagan Valley, C.C.. iwhere he is engaged m fruil growing on his own account. But the spirit of agitation has not died out and alrenrty he is endeavoring to apply, the,principles of Grain Orow-erism among the fruit growers of British Columbia. In a commiinicatiou received a few days ago from Mr. AVoodbridge at the central nfCice. lie stated that he was now .Misnsoil in, ,-i)of"'areu iu scpiare feet. Thus 1,000 organization and 'etlucationrii ^yti'k square feet of roof surface requires amongst Uic Okanagan Cnitfil 1-'niit Growers". Ltd.. wliicli is a iion-slock. non-profit, co-opcrativc :issoci.iti niovouient mi.! eiu-pha.sizcd. , From a nirciilar lellor issiipil on August in. the followiii;.': rue Cilieii. ��Kir.st. fo-operalive i-itort is iiol � superficial result bruiighl abuiit niito-matically as Munn as yon undertake to thrmv iiita a coininon jiool your name, aud certain of voiir material possessions; but Isl rather a funda-Jnental principle. Ihr; .suco-jss oE wliicli depends on your adding to those jim-turial posisessions. an intelligent and Nvmpathetic interest in rheir fate. 'Secondly. Co-operative effort is not merely superficial but tnndamentat. driving do.wn to the very roots of those things which make our civilization today: It is uot a m'^j.tter of fomi, but i-ather one of spirit. It bears much the same relationship to private enterprise that Democracy dons to.Kais-risni..Xti fact. it. is not Hoing too far to say the Co-operation is. Democracy and that there is no more room for neutrals in our fight for Co-operation ihanjthere is m the war for Democracy "overseas." ,^ FLOOR SUBSTITUTE PRICES SUSPICIOUS fiow. the aarrel or tank nor beini;; joints i\r.d is water t4 gallons of water per annum. Thus 3,000 square -^eet of galvanized iron sheeting erected would cost $200 and Would yield 46$ barrels ot water at 40 gallons the barrel per annum, or, valtilng tho water Conserv. Rain Water Gal Two. F at 4Sc the barrel, the roofing would be paid for in one year. dirt be kept -out of the tank. "Dirt may be kept out of the tank by passing roof water through a sand filter before it enters the tank.- Tanks should be built of concrete anil not of wood; the later gives a yellow color aud taste to the water. - Tanks in order to av.old wi^gte by overflow should be of a size equal to tlVi gallons of water multiplied by the a tank capable ot holding 6,250 gal Ions of water. ; All roof areas should utilized by laying under drains to one common point. House, barn aud outbuilding root area for the.average .farm approximates a.OOO square feet, producing' iii Saskatchewan on the av- water should be drawn per day than at the rate of i% gallons per each 10(1 feet of roof area. To exceed this amount is to run short at some period of the year. Thus .",000 square feet of toof area produces 52^ gallons of water per day based on the average rainfall. .Is during the average annual rainfall bt iii4 gallons per each square foot of root surface, thctankB will uover be full, the .water being in roiitiiihal'iise. the tank is capable of .storing any excess over the average, thus cari-j-iug tlie supply over a succeeding year when the rainfall may be below the average. Hoot.'ureas require the following b-izas of tank, JO feet deep: iSoof area square keer. Vank size in (ect. Storage in gals. Gals per dally use. 1,000 .. .. ..10x,l6 1,200 ......12x1.0 1,440 .. .. ..12x1a 1,630 .. .. . 14x12 ,1,800 .. ..15x12 2,040 .... ..17x12 2,400 ...... ..20X12 V.,QQ(l '.. . . ..20x15 It is advisable to build tanks of a size loVtneet probable future extensions of roof areas. The sand niter should be 6 feet by e feet by S feet in depth, presenting 4 square yards of,sand surface. The New York, Nov. i,~Prederick Frederloks,' ilso kliown as Fritz D�-quesne, fprnifeft captain in the Boftr army, explorer and magasilne .writer, who is wanted by the British authorities in conr.ection wth the deatJis of three Britisl:, sailors, killed by nn ex-piosioii on thft^llner Tennyson in 191% v!e>adoci guilty,�i court hero yestcrdity i to fraud. He' \fas remanded for een-jlence io Novonaber 11. Fredericks was charged with making fraudulent claims in order to collect 135,000 fijr 24,000 feet of film which he retr^Snted he had lost in a warehoiise fire two years ago. Hie faces a fire year term in prison oh tho charge. When Fredericks was -'arrested, there was founti in his rooms, clippings pertaining to the sinking of British sbipB/Ta letter ot intrbduction written by the \ Austrian constU at Manguana, Nicaragua, in which his work for the German causa was praised, In court, Fredericks told ot his having been sentenced. to life im^prlsou-ment in irons at Bermuda on charges of conspiracy and- spying in British South Africa during the Boer war and that he escaped from there to America. SliYSTiKCAPITAL dnauA reTH g.250 17% 7.500 21 y.ooo 25 .10,500 29% 11,250 31% 12,750 35% 15.000 42 17,750 50 Tharft IS a strong suspicion among _ _ Crala.Growers^that the present pnces,;' gauYshould be mfedium ln"grain sizeT � . . . ^jg^i^ sharp. The base of the fil ,especlally In flour substitutes, is un �warranted and that the patriotic efforts of the purchasing public to i:on-�erve,: arc being taken advantage of! by dealers to enhance their profits. ' Jlecentb' a communication was received from li. Higginhotham, secretary of the United Fanners ot Alberta, at the central office of the Saskatche-�wan Grain/Growers, in which the suspicion is given expression in a no uncertain way. The writer ot the letter says: notice your letter to the Saskatclibwan Grain Growers under date of Augu.st S, published in the recent issue of the Grain Growers' Guide, � Augtist 8. re flour subshtntes. Tliis . offic'e has received a number ot com-�^plamts from our local associations regarding the price of flour fluhstitutes. The mattgr. was under consideration by our esecntive.yesterday and there was a very strong feeling that the present price of some flour substitutes as entirely unwarranted. We feel that the efforts of the Canada Food Board are being considerably hampered by Uie su.sptcion in lh� minds of many people that the patnolio efforts of the public to conserve Hupplies .of ter to be drained with ordinary 3-inch tile pipes surrounded with pea gravel, the gravel having a depth of 9 inches over tlie whole base of the filter, thus leaving 2 feet 3 inches to be filled with sand. The top level of tlie sand to be one foot below the overflow weir to the tank.. thus maintaining a water blanket over the sand to prevent disturbance by incoming water. The bottom of the pipe or pipes delivering water to the filter to be at least 2 feet 6 inches abovei the level, of. the water blanket, so as to* provide a^head of water over thii^ssand wEen in use. As the filter will" only pass 1,65S gallons \n Si hoiirs or slightly over a gallon a minute, stand-by storage must be provided for any sudden excessive rainfall, y Stand-by storage equal to 1 inch of rain over the roof area must be provided. Thus with a roof area of .^,000 square feet, 250 cubic feet of storage is required, viz., 10 feet by lO feet by 2 feet, 6 inches, the latter being the depth or head over the filter surface. Filtering water is essientialiy a-alow ! process, and if the stand-by storaae'is wheat, sugar, elc.,-.are. beirig-'titi.lizert J not sufilcient to take care.of eiceislve by some parbes for the purpose ota^iainfallB, water will be lost. Any at-enhaacing tlieir profits. 1 vvaS;instruct-jtcmiitJIo force water through tlie filter ed to advise you that our execiitlve is at hifh rates, either by using a verv looking for some early, relief from! coarse sand or Increasing the head. thte situaljio^.' mATION STILL' AIM OF ALLIES Reparation iind .Security Sum, Up General Aims, Says Asquith diat London. Nov. 2.-(Canadian Press dispatch from Keuter's)-Ex-premier Asquith, speaking at Glasgow yesterday, said that tho most iilnking change �which had occurred in Europe was the complete and irrevocable collapse of autocracy. In 1914, three emperors Juled.the greater p.-irt of Kurope.and a large part of Asia. The Russian emperor no^hafl been deposed And murderedUH^hp. Austrian > emperor was a ��A\t ^aB^' stray, - while tb^ third einperor^'jcas hovering on the verge of abdlp'atlon.,,Wh�teverb? the terms ol peace; ithose thrones cannot pe rebuilt; We>, entered the war ag > the champions, of the amaller^nattons. pe-spJtethofr.^trlbnlatJonB,'everyone ot tiie8e;'�il^^:a|timstely find Its 'trust i)i4fie,)^aW!(sWoi;�i tbaa justified. RIs-t(�rT' ymm^^'ioeoTi how largely this kctaier^mlat wte idtt� to the British ^"-f, ^'i^erchanit; service, th^-arm-i British flBiiVce. Car (B coma: still. ,:t|e|:eta^ i?.woTds-feparg|ti6ii^^aiia sec- will affect the purity of the tank water. ., ' The surface, sand ot the lilter must be scraped off,-washed and renewed, and the whole body of sand broken up and stirred before; Jlay each year. To do this it i.vo dreadnaug;iits, 'and several other serviceable vessels and may be joined immediately by Goehen. There Is. a possibility of a naval battle ot some magnitude, but it may well suit the allies, to be content for the preaehl to hunt submarines through these waters." Won't Demand Constantinople London, Nov. 1.-Izzet Pasha, the Turkish grand vizier, is quoted by the' Constantinople newspaper Tas vierc Efkiar when- the armistice nego tiations were in progress as-sayin^g: "The condttfons of the armistice will be lighter than the demands imposed on Bulgaria, as no military occupation ot Constantinople or other Turkish teiritory has been demanded." ' NO FURTHER TRACE Victoria, Nov, 2-Search proceeded threugfrout yesterday in the waters betwean Vancouver Island and Queen Charlotte Islands, bi�t failed to reveal any further evidences of the jwreck of the Steamer Gallano, HOCKEY STAR DEAD ToronK), Nov; 2.-Frank Blontgom ery, star of Samia's hockey team last winter, succumbed to influenza yesterday. He moved from here to Peter-bOro and tbence to Sarnia. BONDS New York, Nov. 2.-Announcement that the German woolen mills ot New Jersey and other large manufacturers throughout the coimtrj-, with an aggregate value of more than $20o;o00,0O0 will be sold within the next two months to Americans w^.s the answer today of A. Mitchell Palmer, alien proportj* custodian, to the recent note from the German government protesting against the disposition of former Teuton-owned interests in the United States. German property pi this Country totals $800.00Q,000 and will soon reach 1,000,000,000, as compared with 514,-000,000 worth of American interests tfken over In Germany, Mr. .Palmer said., In line with the- goverlnmc-nt's policy of -wiping Out all the "out posts of kultur" in the United States, he added, the former German companies will be sold only to persons who can satisfy the advisory committee of their Americanism. This committee, headed by Otto T. Bannard of New 'Ifork, also will decide whether or not' the prices offered are fair. SUCCEEDS LUDEMOORFF Berne, Nov. 1.-Gen. von Grower, in stead of Gen. Lioosbarg, is the successor ot Gen. Ludendorff as commander of the German armies on ^he western front, according to-th'e Wolff Bureau, which quotas Berlin rumors to that NEW APPOINTMENT Toronto, Nov. 2.-W. JS. Norman, who for several years has been assistant superintendent, has been appointed superintendent of the Western dl-vision of the Canadian Express company, exceeding the late Hr. E. Allen. s'abd evaders VICTORY LOAN law It is the duty of every citizen to purcliase Victory Bonds, and this Bank is prepared to assist wage earners by making loans for this purpose at 5being the rate the bonds bear. Wherever possible, the bonds-will be held for saferkeepirig,;On -behalf of small subscribers for one year, without cjiarge. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE An ikvestment Recommended I By Ev^ry Bank In Canada The only real difference between twenty $& Gorernment bilis and � $100 Victory Bond ia^ that the Victory Bond pifcyi^ 6}4^ interest. The seeurily is / exactly the isme^ Behind both bill's and bond are the total resources the Dominion. LeaTinff all sentiment aside, it wouldJ>e impossibia to find a moi� dssinbis inTWtmsat than the new Victory Bonds. Head Office: Montreal. OF CANADA EsUblished 18(14. LEI HBRmCE BRANCH. . . R. J. DINNING, Ma^r. MONARCH BRANCH, , . V. A. EBERLV, Acting Maoajtcr. NOBLEPORD BRANCH. 14. A. KILPAtRICK, ActinC ^!u�er. A Valnable Feature Joint Aeerant opened with the Unmn Bank ^ Canada In the names of two persuns. Is that If one dies the family funds are not tied up just when they are. likely to be most needed. The survivor can withdraw^ the money "^thout delay, oi fonnallty. o Think it over--then open a joint Account LETHBRIOiJE BR'ANCM ..i...... F. W. Nicholson, Manaaer ........... F. y. Cavers, "Managpr ........ �. S; O. Griffiths, (Manager , CAROSTON BRANCH BARONS BRANPH t.., K�T'0 laTs" OF CANADA MIAD OPriGB - toronto f Lessons From the War ^IJLIBD defeat was change ed into victory, by the foresi^ht of Marshal Poch in provididg iiffictent reservea. r It'r tha rturve that couatt. On J,': your reterva your future suecieH /greatly depeodi. ^ 'li''Build ap your reierva by-ttartini: -  Siiivinic Bithfc Account now, with ? 'v.- Cfcj�f Bank. ^ latereat paid or eon* �; poilinded half-ycpTly. J. C. SCOTT, Manager - ' 13th St. North, G. F. BLETCHl^RiMSfiager ^ 4th Avenue South. P. BILLINGTON; Manager - New Dayton, Alta. D. A. CURI^Ii^l^wOiit-to chyy Coalhurrti^^lto,, MiSOMPANtES Mexico City, Nov. 1,-The supremo court, Hfter weekw of argument, haf (lecided. according to reports iiubllsh-od yestorday, to refuse the foreisi. corporatlona i)6UiIou3 r.salnst suspert-sion of the ))r?fij>iiuary holding certificates recently CT.^cte(l (heso corporations, staying .-the execution ot thri oil flearees^qt July 31 and Aug. S anO 12, wjiicli corifititr.to n groundwurk *nr the regulations'ot the, taxation ot olt; landc). The vote was unanimous. This 'declr.ion' metina that the do crees ohjeeted to by oil Interests an confiscatory will stand. The pil' companies offered no nbpectlon to the taxes fixed on producing lands, but they attacked the decree opening to denunciation 'l^ds that are not being: exjiloited.' .depends upon prpiwr feeding. Give jrbur oirds Tvlth Uie feikd. KecM them In vtitarau* haoMli, Bnina li�altS)y, vlsowrtJi Uyers a.n.i JS'****'^-Keeps dUaiuM B.w)\r, Tou Serft -eriment when you uia >tlme>�Mt�' TRa( * * > � � � : : : : : � NOT LIKELY TO > > BE FINISHED George and. the other allied : ? prime minisfers now lu Paris, : ? together*^^ with Gol. E. M. House, ? ? their conferences would he flu- ? ? : �5' ? � * * ?  * : * : i STREET. LETHBRlDQE. BRANCH YARDS: AT MACLEOO.COALDALB, CHIN AND BARN-WELt. AT THESE POINTS ^E HANDLE FENCING MATERIAL, HAr^OWARE AND FARM IMPLEMENTS, Y BOX 189, OR PHONE SIS, LETHBRIDGE  "-------- ' ^__.� -i^. vy,;... ...V,: - 13 60083??0 ;