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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 13, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta TEN THE LETRBRroCB DAILY KSRALp; SATURDAY, NOVEMBER QF INTEREST TO THE FARMER EVOLVING NEW NORTHERN BREED? HORSE JUDGES fT 1920 INTERNATIONAL Judges o! tho horse classes at the International Live Stock Exposition, to bo hell! lu Chicago, November ,27-Decem- her 4, aro announced as fol- lows: V. II. Pew, Dr. C. C. Georgesou, Lead of the Alaska esperimeiita! work o! tbo Do- pirdaeui ot Agriculture, reports progress lu the Alaska experiment of devel- oping "a breed that cau produce and at tho same tlino stand iho rigors of Alaska's sei are clhnalo. 'At they are crossing Uia and IJolsUsfn-Vreslau breeds. AJaika Is in need of ,a breed that isjisnly, active and rustler, but oae'that will she a large quantity of-nillk, for which thereris a, big demand. Tbe-Holstein cow Isriot rustler Us heavy KaTenna, D.; Kobsrt helps to protect it -In tho, severe weather.'ie hardy and active, Toronto; Harry McNalr, and will rustic for its living, but gives very little believed that by crossing this breed with the Holsjeln-Freslan it.would be. possible to develop a strain or', tireed of caltie that would bo "producers, and the eanio time possess-the; desirable characteristics of. the Galloway. It was thought that as both breeds make good beef, tho fleah of the cross-bred or new was bound to be. good. Ur. Georgeson Bays that the experiment has not been.rumung long enough JUST COMMON SENSE .Chi- cago. McKirdy, Napiaka, Man. Graham and Frank A. Huddlestun, Webster City, la. C. W. Patents Device for Attachawnt Header Field (Great Falls. Tribune) By using a barge attached to the announced later, or Gil- Aha W- of reUtaas aifthe taller complete! au It Is __________ crop of .only-two men, according A. header when cutting w! olble to Mont., JlcNalr, Robert Crafcam W, H. Pew. i Draft geldings in.three..four. and' slx-horso hitches- Stockyards Will Supply Brood Sows lo Farmers at Cost Price Agriculture haa not suffered to any considerable extent. Crop production has not fallen off. .Practically all of our lairds are in. cultivation turage, and there Is still plenty, of food to go round; aoljany.blg surplus as in the'past, than .enough of manythings. It'thls' -were a ot'-jib''farmer? Tivduld uot have- to'sell cattle and hogs at a loss. But' I do not believe that there Is a- targe Invention this ijsort this spring and successfully bar- .j. i vested acres of wheat with U summer... i j Mr.-.'Hut was forraerly ot the Hart-; Harry Oas Engine company of Charles City, Iowa. A few years ago ho pur- Tho. Belgian Judges-will bo chased acres ot land near Hedgwvllle and-, hss since given v.hls entira' attention to hia ranch >j Hirvist Oraln.Wlth Fewer.MenV.J The Invention by Mr." Harr In'. an> effort'ft'reduce the cost of to tho farmers and to eiSort to Increase, the hog should havb aa extras supply, .Some-; thing should he saved during tho fall years to tide us over the leau ones. done uow.-but each year might tiring an' increased produc- infiui ?to the city.: we populaton of Albe'rtathe departmen of agriculture has-mede arrangemonts with the stockyards In-Edmonion'andK This can be.dono in one -way only, Calgary for the supply of breeding an? tliat-ls to pay the farmer a fair sows to farmers. The best young cows tor. his products. Farming Is will be selected from thoso received at; the wort thcra is, and living either yard and will bo available for stockbreeders at cost prices. It'is expected that there will be brlsfc- demand for breeding stock Ibis who conditions on farms.are usually less During tbo past few weeks, the De- partment of Agriculture his' received 3 number of requests for information as to where brood sows may bo sec- ured. It is.evident that there, will .bo. a comfortable lhan.in .eliies. If thai demand throughout .the fall. Many people who do the work and endure farmers during the .past two years the hardships are not entitled to good. sold entirely, out of .ihelr.breed- as a busi- stock of sews and now that grain side of the barge and ihe grain eleva- tor of the header Is fixed so It ixiurs the grain heads into the barge. Only Two Men Ncceisary One xuin is needed In the barge to stack the grain as tt la poured Into it and one man. to run tho engine, aud that, according to Mr. Hart, IB all the help.that is, needed.to harvest 1.200 acres of wheat. The heads are statk- in the bargo and when tho ilg is palled from tho field, slakes are driv- en at each etd of a rope which Is placed a-oumi tho stack, near tho bottom. .As the of tho barjo.lj released the'slack Is.'drawa oftttjO'lie placo vttere it is-to bo threshed. It will take just seven minutes, for the rig to pull off (ho field, dump the stack and return to the grain belt agate, Mr. Hart., .V' .Tixa sides.of Its barge arb con- structed solidly to enable the mou lo stack the grain heads despite- a high .wind.'. Very'llltlo grain Is wasted lu this Tvay, Advocate gives' us some Idea of tho present that breed in Shut country. There aro now over COO herds nuclei of herds, distributed follows: Capo and East Grlqualand, 2C2; 0. P. Natal, 93; Trans- vaal, SS; Khodesla, al- though, only by fire herds of purebred: Holstolns has, accordUig to returns; 104 breeders of live stock who icou Frlesland bulls graded herds', and kcaii purebred' females.' (What IB regarded thero as is .not necessarily registered.) Last TCUI for a bull, and this figure has boen eclipsed by the vhaso, by urivato treaty.- of Admiral .Beatty, for Vof a. cow I has beeu paid.-. r Quebec Farmers Eoaie.iybat reduced in price there Is low no local supply froin which i lo disposition among stockmen to re-1 products, labcrT secure a start.' The matter.was dis- establish themselves ic the porker to-' in foodstuffs'lack of farm organ-i cussed "J dustry; They find, however, that there is no local suppry. from'which' they' i a start, and STEER FATTENING AN' IMPORT- ANT SIDE LINE Ins govern- ment a.uthorilles havo therefore come to; their help. result of negotiations between the .-live'slock, commissioner and the managements of the two stockyards gopdjibrood sows passing tirough the yardi ?will be slaughter and rto breeders.' Thejdeparlment will place a repre- sentative at each yard to see that are-looked after, the'pensive', as.a cheap frame shed can rest otthe transaction being between be made with a single, ply of lumber by> tho Live- Stock Coramis. prohibitive freight sionsr of the Department of Agrlcal- Gregory in Breed- 'ure> 'he markets representative of er's Gazette. the Dominion government and with the commission' firms at Ihe Edmon- when he has-been able to perfect it further he stated Friday that he be- use ulll enable Iho fanners to raise the grain, harvest it'and hiul It to the elevators ali for'a cenls a bushil. Barge Hauled Behind Header The barge is about 16 feet long, 12 fest wide and 12 feet hlglt. The boards aro fitted solidly ba the sides and ends four feet hlgh.'witUj small spaces bo; twccn the boards' bulidiug up Ihe ulher eight.feeLl.The barge Is carried on twp wHeelsVpldced nt Iho center, oh each' Etiie. To prevent the barge from tcetpring when it Is being hauled over the a tongue truck is rlac> ed betwe'eri.-it arid" the gasoline engine. The SuU-'wheel'of Iho header is dir- ectly opposite the wheel on the right Tarms .Note.) should be" made an important'side line" on the grata'fannB ot the prairie province's. Buildings used for this work need not be ex- th.e farmers and the stockyard com pahie or a straw shed can be erected. Either .THE MILKING OF COWS" Shall cows be milked two or three times a To the average reader tbis maj of small concern To ihe fanner ord it U a qne tibnlof, considerable interest. Ti have recently been made in Scotia, "Quebec and Ontario. Professor Barton Macdonald College ears ton and Calgary 'stock; learned th'at a considerable number of good brood sows are now passing through the stock yards and are being bought by the.packers for slaughterer Arrangements have been made with the Exchanges at thcsa yards to Gil orders for brood sows. The department will place a; represen- tative hvtbe yards to see that the farm- ers'- interests are looked after. Farm. ers are advised to procure sows from of these .will provide ample protection local shippers if possible, which will for, good'-healthy 'steers. con-1 save freight to and .from the central' siderable money has beenlmade fromjyards. Thoso wishing on Bnmhier pasture from the slock yards sb'onldfcommunl- QUEBECi Nov. (By'Cafiadian Therlault M.L.A. for Even to ;lit as- had been made In Ibe memorandum which was prepared on behalf of the farmers of Quebec for delivery before the Tariff .Commission. Mr. Theri'ault said' he lisj authority to speak for the farm- ers and-that-what they-wanted was a complete abolition of the. tariff on farming implements and not a deduc- tion to 12 per cent, as appeared in the typewritten statement. .He also 'aiBrnicd that, Quebec fanners want the tariff on other sup- plies reduced to 10 per cent, and not 15 per cent, as the statement banded out to the press. SOUTH AFRICA The'special Holsteln-Frieslan num- ber of the South African the experiments at Scott that steers can be taken off th'o grass In-tho fall, put. into printer-feed ins quarters and further profit bejeallzbd. pofnt of economy and safely that a cow giving to Ibs of milk a day should three times. Both Professor Truemmi of the Nova Scotia Agrlc'ul- College and Professor Barton are agreed, that unless the there Is little or no advantage to bo gained by milk- ing.three limes-a day.-TheBO-authori- ties are quoted in the September number of the 'Agricultural Gazotio Professor. Wade Tbole also contributed to a soltiitoit'of the same giving resulls of tests made al tho Ontario Agricultural Col- lege.'The tests are to bo continued n.nd -Professor Toole- hopes to bo able to givo a more definite opinion an- other.year than he does at present InMh6 meantime he shows that three high class purebred cows'gave more hy'itbrlce than by twice milking a day. His present conclusions, however, are the.same as those of Professor Barton osi Truenian. 88 Years of Service The history of tfu's Bank since its inception ,in 1832 has been char' atterized by a steady growth tn facJities for the pubtic. ToJay we have the accumulated knovyl- edge and experience of 88 years to apply to your banking business. We invite your Account. usual, melodrama, supplement, moving picture' tion cate with of toe Edmon- ton Llvo Stock'- Exchange, Ltd., Yards, Edmonton, Live Slock Exchange, AlberiiTstock Yards, forwarding deposit per sow with the order, the bala'nce .to be paid on delivery. This order will, be most farms there is an abundance of turned over to'a commission firrii at- the Stock Yards and as good utilized, lor-Tf inter'feeding. sows as possible shipped onilhesc'oi-- ThisUeed would reach the ultimate dors. consumer (the fattening animal) with he least cost lor transportation nnd THE SEEING EYE; i' abor. Hayt Etraw. ensilage, roots, oarse grains ntlliied In this way farming to become more iversIBed, and, proper crop rotations self in th estahllabed on farms that re now almost completely dovofed'to n-aln growing. In addition, the manure pread on the land would .mean 'in- rease'd crop Tho nibsiJinpOTtant reason-for fat- ening steers is that properly handleid bis Bide line Is profitable. In connpc- ion with 'feeding experiments in fht- ening steers conducted at Scott, eventy-cight animals bavo been fat- ened in three Tho average >rofil over feed cost has amounted to 17.22 per. steer or. a. total profit of The animals for these experi- menla'were bought in the autumn and sold in the. spring all iced con- sumed was charged at top market prices. Tho cash' profits 'from this work were secured In thrco ways. There was a spread between antumn prices when there is usually surplus ot slock selling on the markets and the spring'prices when'.bntiiher.cattle1 arc usually scarce. There was an In- creased gain in weight made by .the animals during tho winter-and .there _wa3 an'incrcascd valuo ot the animals 'due to belong clashed at'fat'batchor stock Irislead of asjleeders. Oho of the great olfficulilca on West- crii'farms is lo secure competent help feeding wonld provldo winter employment for hired help and -would permit the farmers paying good wages and thus more efficient help would be inaintaTnftrthroughout the'cAftro year. Every encouragement is' being given That rations to Increase this line of work. Tho should contain banks will loan money to farmers for the purpose of purchasing. Block. Tho Live Slock Branih' of the Dominion department of agriculture have market representatives at each of tho several large slock markets In ABQLJSH YOUR LIFE A CANADIAN GOVERNMENT ANNUITY >WM DO IT' Gives a iarger return fofj life than is obtainable "from any other form of investment with absolute security. Free from Dominion Income Tax. Any person resident pr domiciled in Canada over the age of 5 may purchase, to begin sit once, or at any later date dcsircd.an Annuity of. to be.paid in monthly or quarterly instalments.. Any two persons may purchase jointly. Employers may, purchase for their employees, r- Apply. Tnitc, pcstagc free, to S. T. Bastcdo, Superintendent of AnnuitiM, Ottawa, for. new bcoVlct arid1.other information required. JrTention ase last birthday. Principal Reynolds of the Ontario Agricultural College thus delivers him- self in the Agricultural Gazette of The teacher 'vf up hopes to take a right place in the the country school district culfivale the seo- iiig' eye ami the understanding heart for persons, ami things -rural. .Tho comic concep- of ths farmer and of country e must bQ forgotten. Is essen- tially and perniciously false. The farmer is something of a- humorist, ami-takes delight in deceiving the simple-minded by a somewhat unfin- ished exterior. The city-bred person makes the fatal mistake of -judging by ontside appearaLces. To the city- trained eye there arc two tlasaes of persons, one wearing overalls and 'tho other wearing white collars. ;The former class work with their The laller class work with their brains. That Is the superficial Judg ment which Ignores the fact that there Is a rcry great deal, of clear, han thinking done to-day by the men wear Ing overalls. At any rate, the farmci bclougs to both classes. Tho mqrfl h< understands of thoso discoveries which It IB the business of'the agrl cultural College to make, Iho mori ho absorbs the. teaching which It I: the business of tho college to spreai abroad, the heller farmer will he bo. MEAT SCRAP FOR EGOS for laying hen approximately 1 Buying or Selling at Calgary Stock Yards No need of carrying lirge rams of money, certified cieckf, tank no need to worry ftboat exchange, etc, when buying or Bell ing the Calgary Stock Yards. The Stock Yards Branch of Bank Canada Trill ae'rva-you) by traasf erring fobdi to or from your home bank. The Manager Mil also furnish any information you May desire market con- ditions. Write, telephone, or wire. There is a room; In the bank for yourusa while at the M MCRCHANTS BANK Head Office: MonlreaL OF CANADA tETHERIDGE BRANCH. CALGATY STOCK YAMS BRANCH. Branched al Btroni jn Sub-Agency at open Established 1864. R. J. DJNN1NQ. W. T. HOrXIRIcI SUi .od Fiiiiys. por cent, .of moat HCrap for cfflcteti egg proiiuciion Is brought out by! leals at Ihfi 6hlo Exiicrlmcnt Station. This amount ot meal Ecran has ile-i creased the cosl of feed more lhan 20' per cenl. and increase'! Iho egg pro-j THE ,BANK OF NOVA SGOTIA West6rn .Canada. 'Theso men iaauo j dudlon more lhan 60 per cent, as daily renorls on tho market slltullon' compared with a ration containing only and Ihese reports are published in Iho; 2 per cent, ot meat scrap. This was dally papers. In addition every assist- true ot bnth Iho hcnvy and light broods a nee possible is given tho Intending purchaser. In securing a good grade oi eleer and reduced freight rates are of poultry. A ration in wUch (ho grain mixture was made up of three pnrls corn, one .......u i.vnj, UIIU allowed on ill flock going to the part wheat and tho dry mash mixture farms. Thd martfels representative, ol two parts, by welghl, ground corn, i also he found of great assistance at the time ot disposing of the'fat steers. .t On tho Dominion; Experimental sta- tions steer faflenirfg has'.heen 'under vay for sometime .and a'nnmher'pt j-allons havo been Iritdr- mallon nlong this lino will be sent free oi; application. M. 3. Tlnilnc, Supt., Scott, K.xperiraenlal Station, Stay. blind Atlanlfl, Oa., man returned one part bran and two parts meat scrap, has proven satisfactory. Thej fowls 'consumed Iwlco as much grain os rnash. THE OREAT NOVA SCOTIA HEN. the opening session last night of tho fourth annual exhibition of the Colchester County Poultry anil Pet Stock Asso- ciation, Harry Taggart, M. P. P., announcer! tliat "Scotia's Hcd a Klnglo comb Khodc Islnnit lied home (6 find aiiolher Mind mail mok-'owned by C. K, McSliillon of Truro Ing love lo his wife, who Is also blind, had won Ihe diampioiiBhlp of llm A fight followed, bat no damage dona, Dominion, having hid a total of 222 only to the-filrdlluro. in twtlrj .-.-t-iaUu, TheWiD to Save Saving is a prosperity promoting habit and is easily acquired. Every person can save if they that is necessary is (o make a start. accounts de- posited regularly grow into a substantial reserve fund with astonishing rapidity. Start today. Open n savings account Tvith this Bank. Interest, rates. THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA Head Office TORONTO T. K. LOCKWOOO, G. E. BLETCHER, MANAGER P. BILUINGTON, MANASEB L. G. THOMAS, MXNAOin W. B. FERGUSON, MANAOIH C. T. MCKINNON, MAMAOtn 13TH STREET NORTK 4m AVENUE SOUTH NEWDAYTOM ANbSTEnLiNc BRANCHES COAUHUR5T BRANCH COALDAL6 BRANCH BURDETT BRANCH Let us known A THRIFTS PEOPLE Let us stop -spending end needlessly, and begin to save _now and save regfularly. THERE IS A SAVINGS DEPARTMENT At EVERY BRANCH OF THE ROYAL BANK OF CANADA LETH3RIOGE E. MAC KAY, K also at Magrath, Cardcton and Taber. SENDING MONEY ABROAD If-yon .wist to send chase a-draft-from the Canadkn Bank of Goniinerce. It is the safest the cost is small. Should the money be required at once we shall be pleased to arrange the matter by cable. UA THE CANADIAN BANK PAID-UP '.CAPITAL JUBTHBIUDGE BBANCH-rK. TV. Eeikie, Manager. BRITSH tANADIAN HEAD OFFICE, CONYBEARE-BLOCK LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA .j ACT AS EXECUTOR, ADMINISTRATOR, ASSIGNEE, GUARDIAN, TRUSTEE v GENERAL! AGENTS AUTHORISED TRUSTEE UNDER BANK- RUPTCYACT Your May have all the quaiifications. to, act as Executor tinder your may die. Would you.care to have him replaced by someone, oyer.whose selec-. tion you have no control? A .Trust .Company does; -not die and idealmodem Executor. FOR OUR.BOOKLETS TRUSTS and GUARANTEE Company, Limited 220 8TH AVE. WEST .CALGARY, ALBERTA LETHBRIDGE OFFICE: BANK OF COMMERCE BUILDING, J. W. McNfCOL, INSPECTOR WITH ZERO LOST HMD LI1TLE MOTOR-RIDE-PLAY COLF VANCOUVER-VICTORIA Winter Etironto Fiflj CAKAD1AN PACIFIC BOCSIE3 In their wlnUr firb Choice of TWO d.lly Comptriment obser- vation eirs Excellent r jeriice. Ask of the GAHADIliN PACIFIC RMLWAY ;