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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 11, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1010 SECOND CROP REPORT OF THE year. This (net ensures a largo acre- wt> .________ tnr- mivt fi iTOO. OF AORICUL TURE FOR SEASON 1916 ago for next year's rrop. Labor and Wanes With the beginning of the season a croat shortauo was antir-lnnlcd in to'the hlsh yields of i labor of v-liont that havo occurred in tiiejivoKt 01 a.s fouihem part of the province. The, From Hi-iot on t has dealt effectively with: i-Vnr.i understood that unless some ohoauor process of drilling Is discovered, the progress of finding and malting me ot this artesian water will bo slow. At the council meeting of this Board ot Trade on October 26th. 1916. tin- president, Mr. G. U. Marnoch, stiid: "It is evident that ninny ot tho farm or? in Southern Alberta are invest Ing some of the large profits that they have made from grain growing, 111 the purchase of livestock. The last two seasons havo brought heavy rain falls and the question ot water sup- "fiht Great Call for it at the FOUNTAIN or RESTAURANT. fronts .so that animals may find sanc- tuary in times of drouth." After discussion it was Resolved: "That tho LcthbridEC Resolution wore directed to bo sent to the Ut. Hon. Sir. II. Borden. Hrlmo Minister and the members of the Privy Council; to tho Hon. A. L. nnri attcn the atten- uio iv.., Sltton and members of tho Cabinet of 'g'ovoriiitient of Alberta: as well o tho President and Executive of itnitinl Farmers of Alberta, and M.SS7 higher In S4.00 to the iniMtion of harvest labor. By an with the transportation! From Winnipeg, from the south and from Columbia, as well as from ssvwri faa ne-3 appears to be active and dairying before. Is likewise better than it has bcec for "venture to say that tho subject delay. a number of years. We publish below the part of the report relating to crops: Crops As previously reported, spring seed- Ins did not start until about the mid- dle of April and was not completed until about the 24th of May. This, was about two weeks later than year Conditions were favorable for! Tvorl-ins on the land and for the rapid Total CYOI) Total Yield of G-ain 1914 1013 1912 1010 1003 1506 ivorns germination of seed. Following seed- ins the weather was cool and rather wet and the progress'of the crop in the earlier part of the growing season 'Swin was not ranid, particularly on Hie Sheep heavier lands of the northern and Dairy central sections of the province. LM.G44 S37.S41 501.S14 415.917 5il.SH7.5St 22 2r.07S 147 14 5SS.S52 19.333.256 Live Stock Report for 1916 The season on the whole was cool Horses Other Cows Beef Cattle The season on me wnuiu and marked by gradual rather than Other Catt e rapid prowth extending up to harvest At time which was later than usual. Cut- onlj make t beean in the southern part of the crop Meld w C21.200 44H310 539.100 "1S.033 179200 209.615 546.176 son of the year we can i estimate of what the il be. but this estimate information carefully of water supiir.es for live stock has1 not hitherto received adequate at- tention: and we must look forward to times of drouth and do what we can to provide against them. "Our laws with regard to the use from our rivers for 'irrigation purposes have been care- fullv desif-ued; but so far as 1 know, absolutely" nothing has been done to conserve approaches to our rivers and streams and lakes and coulees for the use of the people as a whole. Riparian rights havo boon alienated wholesale from the government and now lie prac- tically all in private owners' hands. "The Canadian Pacific Railway has pursued a wise policy in reserving a neutral zone on the borders of a part of the Chin Coulee reservoir; but in other parts of the coulee which might be filled with water I do not think that such reservations have been made. "It is. I think, high time that the Dominion government and the Pro- vincial covernmeut should collaborate on a plan for expropriating land for practical approaches to river, lake and coulee waters in Southern Alberta and Southern Saskatchewan: and such lands as arc not at present alienated should he held by the government for the use of the farmers and the people generally, it is irue that the road 'copies ol this Memorandum and Lethbrhlge, October Tfc. AMockteJ Board of tin Royal Academy ol Music Royal College of Music LONDON. ENGLAND. tar Local ExaninaUoDS In Music PATEON mi Mijnly the Mnsle Examinations 1917 Open (o the Pupils of ill Tcacheii of NfuMC. The Annual Itxmuhmtloiis In 1'rncticnl ami Theory will he hctil Ilirouchoiit. Cunuilu in diiU June. An mtiou Theory only will tic hi-lcl November nth i9lfi, application to be miitlc by October 1st J-Jili. exhibition value about Jvw offered anuimlly nt.no 3 OoM and 2 Silver Methtls. Kvllnnus, Music for the exatnl-.nitionsand all n'uttculura may be obtained on GJtpHca- tiun to II. HAKIXG DAVIS, m Shaler Slrc'l. Honlrul. Sccrelity tvr Parents and Teachers wishing to enter their pupils for these examinations should communicate with the Secieturv at once and have iiames placed on uiuUiux lUt. 8 FORD TO BREWERS' RESCUE Detroit, Nov. Ford bus solved the problem of meal I for brewers forced out of business in states which wont dry. Ho Fays tho breworlos can bu turned Into plants for the manufacture of denatured al- cohol for automobiles. Ho be lias Blvon tho matter tt year's study at.ti will gladly turn tho rosultH over to the browors to protect them from loss. ELECTRIC SHOCK AS WHIPS To tako tho place of wliliw In driv- ing cattle a Toxan has invoiltotl an el- ectric shock that administers an elec- tric shock from dry butteries and a, spark) coil contained In Its handle. WHEN YOU WAKE UP DRINK GLASS OF HOT WATER GRAIN! facilities' for wear- ing reliable information regard- ing Grain. Froo.ue.nt quotations. All niarkets. Yru are invited to make free use o( this service. Ask for bldi on your carlots of grain. Private wlrei to Now Yoifc, CM- ago, Minneapolis, Winnipeg Baird Botterell, Union Bank Building, ARCHIE. E. F.EESOR, Mgr. Phone 1599. Res. Phone 1862. imtr uBttim iu "it UDon information province about August loth out nici la corresnondents in the province gathered trom 011 crop cor Doctor Teiis How to Strengthen preaches; but we all know that these i __ _ road allowances very often run up tc precipices or impassable coulees. What is required is a system of really approachable roads, and adequate reservations of lands along water SS. become general in the province gatnerec, until the first of September iocai improvement districts, as well as There has been some mjnry from local inpro em frost. It appears this year, at least. m djtferent that the iniury from early frost has v> vince Of course there1 been a matter of special spots and part.of thejr ntRgfl o[ the rather than large sweeps, which la d to flate. but the would favor the idea that the degree gram thresh ed up of iniury from frost may be to some 5ieW J re {m extent influenced by tie process and; lo.med.to -om condition of cultivation While rrost be verified or cor- occurred early in August and did ser- lous iniury in parts of Central AI- reeled as be; reasonably fair estimate j -ear's crop in i is going to exceed! 1 Wheat, Wheat, winter. Oats Barlej Flax......... v be when the lous iniury in parts of Central AI-I in at the close ot berta. its incidence was not general. season, but they A larger frost occurred on the 13thline uue-uuib Hud 14th of the present month which. louna did -onMderable damage to late_ crops j ofjne of thV Canadian Northern railway be-i Estlm, fore the crop was pretty well all har- vested. Threshing returns so far. es- pecially in Southern Alberta, show a zood percentage of No. 1 grain and likewise very good per acre yioli. Over fifty bushels per acre is common. Evi- dence far indicates that the yields this year, especially in the south, are not going tc fall as far below last year's phenomenal yields as was ex- pected. Some very large yields hare been already threshed and while the standing crop locks well, on close ex- amination the heads are shorter and are not as well filled as last year. On the whole, wheat will yield as well as it ever has, with the exception ot last vear. The damage from hall was not less this year than usual. The chief in- jury occurred in the Battle River val- ley and for some distance south In widely scattered patches. There was little or no injury in the southern part of the province. Part, ot the Peace River district will give only a light crop on account of drouth. The oat crop is generally good. On account of the practice of very late sowing, some of the crop has been caught with the frost and for this reason, care should be taken to test for germination in the case of oats intended for seed. Barley has like- wise been a good crop but suffered some in certain localities in the frost that occurred about August 10th. Little loss -has been suffered from rust Traces ot rust were seen along the central eastern part of the pro- vrD-e but too late to work any serious injury There is considerable less straw to thresh this year than last. On the basis of. present prices, the SHIT MEMORANDUM BY THE j LETHBRIDGE BOARD OF TRAOE On Water Supplies for Farms in Southern Alberta. The provision of water supplies for farm use la Southern Alberta becomes dally of greater importance The President of this Board of Trade has on several occasions during the past three vears mentioned this matter in public" and on his suggestion the Dominion government caused geolog- ical surveys for well waters to be made over a. wide area in 1915. The Domin- ion government is now causing test holes for artesian waters to be bored in three districts in the Southern part of this 1-rovince, and it is honed that these will prove the presence of artes- iian well waters over a considerable 'area. The officers of the Geological I Survey, however, are not able to hold 'out much hope of finding adequate well waters over the very large areas that are not in the artesian water bas- in; and these artesian waters lie at such depths that the cost of drilling very heavy, say 54.000 to per well. It will therefore readily be l Eyesight 50 per cent In One Week's Time In Many Instances A Fran Prejerlptlcn You Can Have Filled and Uae it Philadelphia, you wear tlassest Are you a victim of eye strain or other eye wcatneases? If so, you will bo glad to know that according to Dr. Lewis there is real hope for you. Many whose eyes wore filling they havo had thalr eyes restored through the principle of this wonder- by following the .imple rules. Here IB tha prescription: Go to any active dm- store and got a bottle of Bon- Opto Ublets. Drop one Bon-Opto tabj Waih the polions and from before putting more food Into atomaoh, Inside-bathing makei any- one look and feel clean, and refreshtd. Wash yourself on the Inside before breakfast like you do on the outside. This is vastly more important be- cause the skin pores do not tbsorb Impurities into the blood, causing Ill- ness while the bowel pores do. For every ounce of food and drlnK taken into the stomach, nearly an ounce of waste material must bo car- ried out of the body. If. this waste material Is not eliminated day by day it Quickly ferments and generates poisons, gases and toxins which are absorbed or sucked into the blood stream, through the lymph ducts which should suck only nourishment to sustain the body. A splendid health measure is STRONG DOWLER GRAIN Commission Merchant! Our entire organization If at your lervloe and with our exper- we con safely to eot you the beat prices for your grain At any time and for any grade or kind of (rain. Phone M 1922 Caljary) Offlae 1865 LflthbridQO Quota- Re.. 1B11 Ltthbrido..) tlont. Our Agent! who are In your district J. A. CUMMINQ Lsthbrldge Manager spen before breakfast each day, drlnt t to limesWne phosphate wayxto in uptu Hfcuici.o. u'uf -it Vi'IitCii is E- nariiutibB wiiv.j'iu let Into a fourth of a glass of wa or. rolsons, gasos and toxins from and allow It to dissolve. With kMneya, ami and allow liquid bathe the eyes two to four tines daily. You should notice your clear up perceptibly right from tie start and inflammation will quick- ly disappear. If you r tlirough the prmclp.e 01 w.mu... y Jul free prescription. One man says, ing you, eren a little, take ..T _i ow before It ie arter trying It: "I was almost blind; could not see to read at all. Now 1 can read everjtaing without any ilnsse- and !ny eyes do not water any more At night 'they would pain' .dreadfully; now they feoi fine all the time. It was like a miracle to me." A'lady who ed it says: "The atmosphere seemed hazy with or without glasses, but 1 after using this prescription for fif- teen days everything seetna clear. I can even read fine print without glasses." It believed that thousands who wear glasses can now diacard them In a reasonable time and multi- tudes more will able ng yo, save them now before It ie too late. Many hopelessly blind might have been saved If they had cared for their their eyes 10 M to trouble and ft the stomach, liver, kidneys, bowels; thus cleansing, sweetening and freshening the entire alimeutar) canal .before putting more food Into the stomach. A quarter pound'of limestone phos- phate costs but very little at the drug store but Is sufficient to make any- one an enthusiast on inside-bathing. eyes In lluie.. Note; Another prominent physician to whom the above article was sub ne an enuiusmst uu 0. len and women who are accustomed to wake up with a dull. -aching head or have furrod tongue, ban taste, nasty to whom the above article was suo- Banow comptedou, others mlttcd. said: "Bon-Opto is a Very re- ffho bmous attacks, acid stoij- markable remedy. Its constituent in- conBU mar Rrcdleiite are well known to eminent ffo conBUpation are assured c! e are well known to eminent onounced improvement In eye specialists and widely prescribed h d appBarance Ad. by them. The manufacturers guarantee neaiui ami ann ___ _ It to strengthen eyesight 50 p.c. In one week's time In many instances or refund the money. It can be obtained from any good druggist and is one of tto tow preparations I feel bs on hand for regular III almoit Roil Crow Drug Book Company, Ud., GRAIN CD, LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. "A LWAYS WORKING" You may make money by let- ting us hid on your next car of wheat, barley or flax. IT COSTS YOU NOTHING. Our Winnipeg and Lethbridse offices represent SERVICE. "TRY US" J. H. TALLINS Local Manager Office Residence 572 Brain Fa value of this year's crop will be quite equal to that of last year. At present threshing operations are proceeding under favorable weather conditions and the returns are slight.? better than anticipated. Hay The hay crop is somewhat less than last year Our reports show a lighter yield with a slight increase In acreage. Haying operations were held back somewhat on account of broken wea- ther. Roots The practice of root growing Is de- cidedly on the increase among those in dairy and general live stock work. The area is considerably increased this year and the yield will be good. The area in potatoes Is likewise In- creased and the crop will be a satis- factory crop as to yield. The quality is somewhat variable. Live Stock It is thought that there will be an abundance of fodder for fall and win- ter supply; ail live stock is in good condition; no epidemics have occurred anywhere and there has been loss dis- ease of other kinds than usual. Breeding stock of all kinds is In strong demand. In the dairy industry there a !arre increase in the pro- duction and general revival for im- proving conditions of both production and manufacture throughout the pro- vince. Summer-Fallowing Our reports announce a large in- crease In the acreage summerfallowed, ptout 25 per cent, mort than lant Clean, Soft, Dnsfirantcn Never rub'woollens. It thickcni hardcal them. JuBt loak and itir gently about in tepid LUX rinieaad preia the water out and hang to dry. The silken uakea of esfence of aoap make woolieai at loft, Seecy tigbt aa when new: Try LUX to-day. British Kiade, ty Lever Brothers Limited Toronto At all -I ft_ _ .r Tired, Nerve-jaded Folk Find New Strength and Living Energy in Pr. Cassell's Tablets There is nothing in medicine more certain than the strength-giving power of Dr. Casscll's Tablets. Everything they contain makes for strength and vital tor nerves and muscles, richness for the blood, living energy for the whole system. In every part of the world the mcorn- parable efficacy of this great British remedy has beeivproved beyond any shadow of doubt Dr. Cassell's Tablets can and do bring health and vigour to the every other means has failed. They brace up and rcmvigorate all the bod-lv -restor-- their natural action, and build up new health and ntness for the worn-out man or woman. They are equally suitable for children, even for infants. Sir John Campbell, Bart., C.B., formerly Major-General in the Royal Artillery, said I have pleasure in stating (hat I have derived great bene.it from Dr. Cassell s i ablets, and have found them remarkably effective in restoring the nerve energy and physical vigour which advancing years naturally impair. They suit me admirably and I have every confidence in recommending them as a safe and reliable bodily restorative." Dr Cass-11's Tablets are Nutritive, Restorative, Alterative, and Anti-Spasmodic, and of CTeat Therapeutic value in all derangements of the Nerve and Functional Systems in old or young They are the recognised modern home remedy for Nervous Breakdown, Nerve and bpmal Paralysis, Infantile. Paralysis, Rickets, St. Vitus1 Dance, Anxmia, Sleeplessness, Kidney iJisease, Dvswpsia, Stomach Catarrh, Brain Fag, Headache, Palpitation, Wasting Diseases, Vital Exhaustion, Loss of Flesh, and Premature Decay. Specially valuable for Nursing Mothers and during the Critical Periods oi Life. ___ Drug-Uts and Dealers throughout Canada sell Dr. Cassell's Tablets. If not procurable in your city to the tole agents. Harold F. Ritchie k Co., Ltd., 10, McCaul Street, Toronto; one tube, cento, 6 tubes for tho prke ol five. Tax Extra, 2 cents per tube. A prominent Lethbridge far- mer walked into our office the other day. "I used to sell barley to .Tames Richardson in Kingston fifty veara ago." he said, "and I want to do business with the. firm The prices are so high and the spreads between grades Bo wide this year that the need of expert work all along the Al- berta, in Winnipeg and In Fort even greater than usual.1 The kind of service that lives in a man's memory for fifty years Is yours when you maKe your bills of lading read '.Notify James Richardson Sons, Lim- ited." For car seals, markers and daily price cost or 201, Sher- lock Bldg., Lethbridge or phone 777. Manager's residence, phone 365. OFFICE PHONE 1313. MANAGER'S PHONE UK. SMITH, MURPHY CO. GRAIN HEAD OFFICE, WINNIPEG Write or phone it eur expense if you have grain to handle. We can aiiurd you the price the market will rtand and give you courteoui prompt returns. N. T. MACLEOD, MA> .-GER LETHBRIDGE OFFICE SHERLOCK BUILDING FARMS FOR SALE Silt Proprietors Cassill's Co.. Ltd.. Manchatlr, iiri GET A FREE SAMPLE 10, Storf, Tanou, mirnv h .Britain's Greatest Remedy South West 30-3-20, West 41H.-5 miles from Ewelme House, barn granary, chicken house. 66 acres "'oken. All fenced. m7ST30.G.2o, West miles from 2 miiefto-ni'waterton school house. 310 acres n crop. Fenced and cross fenced. Clear title. Nnrlli Half Sec 10-0-26, West 4tb.-20 miles from Macleod, 8 e Clear in stubble. Small shack and atablo. All ln acres broken. House, barn, granary. All fenced. 7 West 8 miles from Granum. 220 acres In SEND FOR OUR LISTS OF FARM LANDS FOR SALE. The Trusts Guarantee Company, JJjjtel CALOARY Offielil AMlgn.e for the Judicial DUtrlcti cf LETHBRIDGE MACLEOD CALGARY WETA3KIWIN Bank of Commerce Bidg.-J. W. M.Nh. p. ;