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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 18, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX Finishi interesting results have On the Varms some interesting results iimi- been obtained from a number ot clulsea miflnl neriments i" lamb feeding conducted or ft and Stations have irar- iheii lambs on tho open 3111 drovers, and, after i nrices for marketable are marketed m t h all bred but.'beins late lambs or nvm uniform weight nnarmm. o higher price tl i-ig in size, we iambs, and grain. However, a mixture of turnips and ensilage with nny and grain will usually glvo greatest profits. The turnip is tho safest root to feed In finishing lambs, particularly whcro wether or oven rain lam ma> be found In tho lions. Mangels, par- ticularly, may havo a dangerous In- [luenco on the kidneys of wethers aud rams. The wain's which may be most prof- itably fed vary considerably from vear'to year with the market values 'of commonly found in nl in me lamus. I" Q t Daricj-, and fJed wheat tobor Even allowing grains for lamb fill- as thliiiml mcv be fed whole or crush- ed tot never fine-ground. A mixture orthoethree will usually give much better results than any one gram singK Corn is another grain which cKcel's in the fattening of lambs, par- a short Central Experimental Farm have reached ft head, making gKHt j market prices eoni I on the investment in Hie lambs. luded. (or labor, this is ing of lamb to buy depcn the lambs available a market' requirements. Usually, the. wellbreii lamb showing plenty ot i constitution and thrift and weighing lamb to put into winter quar- ,d no( profitable for mbs weighing from SO pounds i pose_ Elevator screenings and sel, only .those stocKer imav'have a food value almost equal to a 'mixture of barley, oats, and wheat I-HE LETHBnmGE DAtnf HERAt-P WAR BREEDS BOY CRIMINALS British Plan to Stop Crept Increase In Juvinlle Offenses. ot The Associated are being considered to combat tho great In- crease In juvenile crlmo which has be- come more apparent since the war be- gan. Home Secretary Samuels met fifty leading representatives of boys' and girls' brigade organizations to dis- cuss what ho described as a very urg- ent and very difficult problem. Tho King aud Queen had 'expressed their grave concern at the Increase of Ju- venile offenses. Mr Samuels thought Hie war had enrouroeed the of adventure among the boys, darkened streets gave facilities for wrong doing, and in tho absence of so many millions ot fath- ers on war aorvlco there had been a weakening ot home Influence. It had been found that the Influence of some moving pictures encouraged the spirit of lawlessness and he purposed to es- tablish a central official censorship of all motion picture plays. At the same time he thought much of the trouble arose from misdirected energy and proposed to consider var- ious suggestions which wore put for- ward by the representatives of the or- ganizations and by Sir Baden-Powell, organizer of the Boy Scout movement. bueli or tho straw stacks would, urtder average conditions, be ample for this purpose. Cheap, convenient rooks and troughs or a combination rack and trough will cost little per carload of lambs fed and, If made portable, may bo used for both summer and winter feeding. No other class of stock re- quires so little In cost of equipment, in buildings, utensils, preparation of feeds, or In any other way us do shcop. In these days when labor Is extremely scarce, this phaso of animal hus- bandry should appeal strongly to the farmer who has not sufficient labor to go into dairy husbandry, swine, or even beet cattle. MARRIAGEABLE AT NINE Tho Turkish woman Is marriageable at the age of nine years, and by law, at that age, if married, she is competent to manage her prop-1 ertv aud dispose of one-third of hor fortune. The law allows her to aban- don her husband's house for just cause and will protect her in so do- ns. She cannot be compelled to aoor for the support of her husband. SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 18, 1916 never have coffee at our house, because I can't make good Have you ever Parted right Chase Sanbom's "SEAL BRAND" COFFEE? Ill X, I and 2 pound tins. line ground for Percolators. Never sold In bulk. IBS CHASE SANDORN, MONTREAL. from 51'to6 Te'r'hundred' pounds feeding Ul 14UU4 Vr.t.arnViar- OTlH frrog DrOIltS C of from ,1 to S3 i made in "pur- between the months of Isoiemoer ann j, between tho J'L and foreign August and November. April. "When the farmer appreciates these months Of pas linisn ma v.um r for food-stuffs consumed by and la- bor expended on his sheep. Many Janners with abundance of roughage can well afford to finish from one to three carloads of lambs during the winter mouths, thereby making top market prices on the farm produce and a good margin of profit in addi- tion Realizing tho existence of such the Dominion, a the time for purchase. The proper time to sell the lambs is when they are finished, whether this be Novem- ber or April or any intervening month. to the selling conditions all over large amount 'have less feeding value. Screenings with dirt and blacS-seeda screened out give the greatest gains and profits. A mixture of whole screenings with barley and oats has given from 10 to 40 per cent greater profits than the screenings alone, the variation being due to the varying quality n of the screenings. Black-seeds lambs off grass." Finished lambs are most unpalatable and are make small fains at a very high cost i dangcrotts to feed, in that a large pro- per pound, which cost will usually be ortlon 0[ the feed will pass through far In excess of the market price ,ambs in an undigested condition that season. In addition to this, the and wjl, again germinate on the land. SOU. 1" _--- ,anu oi3UI11 B------------------- are demanding a well-nnisn- Blaoij-seed5 fed alone are unprofitable not overdone, and ranging, amj tlle iarabs will make small gains throughout Canada. Details ol this work may be seen in the annual.re- ports: however, a brief summary ot UL lUG Jtai. i.i.w, apply to the young lamb trade of the spring and early summer. The following table shows the aver- age profits over the cost of feed the work to date may be timely. Profits in Winter Feeding Lambs lambs have ranged from 25 cents per ling the past six years: mnds live weight, j u- to depend on this feed "or their sustenance. It is doubtful if tinder average condi- tions any high percentage of mill feeds can be fed profitably in lamb e finishing. However, where grains are AVERAGE PROFITS IN WINTER LAMB FEEDING. Experimental Farm at Ottawa, Out Charlottetown, P. E. L Nappau, N. S Que Indian Head, Sask. Lethbridge, Alta Average O r Ib. 99 63 S4 90 70 69 79 0 6.65 4.65 5.SO C.OO 6.00 5.66 5.79 d 03 O zl Most of tie lambs at this Station finished on pasture. ,-ery expensive the following meals may be profitably used: Bran is an sxcellent addition to a grain mixture, especially In the absence or partial absence of succulent feeds. Linseed oil cake might often be profitably added to the grain ration to put a final finish on the lambs. Gluten meal is even superior to the linseed oil cake. Cottonseed when not ex- ceeding 10 per cent of the ration may often be a profitable addition to the grain ration. Middlings, shorts, and fine ground grains are of a pasty na- ture when'moist and should not he fed. To briefly summarize the feeds, one might say that the character and quantities of feeds depend largely upon market conditions and feeds available. A ration inciud'ng some good succulent roughage and proper- ly balanced as to nutritive contents Kill almost invariably give greater profits. Generally speaking, it will not nay to exceed oue pound and a quarter of grain per lamb a.t the finish nor will it be profitable to feed more (than :i pounds of succulent roughage lent roughages, such as turnips, man-1 1.60 1.60 2.03 3.00 6.00 7.67 7.50 1.3S .70 .90 1.65 .34 1.S5 1.05 spread DBLWKBU prices has exceeded this amount dur- tag tie past two years, in themselves. Where corn ensilage a reasonable profit in may le raisea ?2 per ton, it is _. cheapest ana best succulent lage for lamb finishing. When iamb fln'ishtag, in spite of the high prices of lamb, at the -_ tho nurphas- _ high prices of lamo at tat; ;roughaee tor tamo imisning. wneu time, II this applies to the purchas- fed ciOTer hay and grain it will ing of stocker lambs .for winter feed-1 proauce 5 per cent greater profits ing It would apply doubly to the a of turnips, clover hay, ing, IL wuuiu fanner or shepherd having Iambs in gaina at a reasonable cost- ail unfinished condition. It Is always profitable to finish iambs before put- ting them on-the market, Feeds for Winter Lamb Finishing A large number of feeds have been tried to this work and these may be briefly treated under the four head- ings; dry roughages, succulent rough- ages, grains, and, inill feeds. Of the dry roughages, alfalfa hay is an easy leader, closely followed, however, by fine clover hays and fine mixed hays. At the Experimental Station, Lethbridge, Alta., it has been found that alfalfa hay, when properly fed with succulent roughages and grain, is worth 521 ton for the finishing of lambs. It has also been that alfalfa hay aione or with meal is less profitable than when suc- culent roughages, such as roots {tur- nips and mangels) or green oat sheaves are also fed. What applies to the rich alfalfa hay also holds true with clover hays. Good quality clover hay is worth from 10 to 50 per cent, more in lamb feeding than timothy or sim- ilar grass hays. Proving the value of succulent roughages, it was. found also that good quality timothy hay plus mangels gave from 15 to 20 per cent more profitable gains than plover bay alone. A hay made from peas and oats, well cured, will pro- duce satisfactory gains but at least 10 per cent, less profitable than- al- falfa or clover or. a mixture of these with oat sheaves. Fine corn stover will also make profitable gains, but there is a large percentage of waste. a small amount may be fed satisfac- torily as a supplement to good quality leguminous or grass hay. Coarse hays commonly found In marsh lands are approximately 50 per cent less valuable in lamb finishing than good quality timothy hay and approximately 60 to 75 per cent, less efficient than clover or alfalfa hay. A limited amount of straw may be fed satisfac- torily in finishing lambs, but this should only be as a supplement to clover bay and roots. Generally- speaking, tie richer the hay and the better It is cured, the more profits will be made.In feeding it to lambs. Coarse dry roughages of any sort are less palatable, more wasteful and less profitable than arc the finer feeds of the same varieties. guccuSeot play .a very ishing of lambs is very light. Warm quarters are not necessary for sheep of any class. Sheltered sleeping quar-, ters, free from draughts a-id having a' dry floor, are usually all that is re- quired. A good, tight, single-boarded shed with doors opening to the south lover iiity, or, for the prairie provinces, a straw However, shelter of even the protection of the' DAY WE LOST A HE DIED The Live Ones Are Still With Us. Give us a chance to demonstrate our service by entrusting your next order iri futures to our care. Our new office is in the Empress Block, Ground Floor SHIP YOUR NEXT CAR TO US. United Grain Producers GROUND FLOOR: EMPRESS BUILDING PHONES: DAY NIOHT: DENNY HARRIS, 1620. OEO. MelVOB, 547. Spots on painted walls come off easily when you use Old Dutch The C. B. Bowman Agency ESTABLISHED 1891. Grain Insurance HIK. FARMER PEOTECT YOUR YEAE'S AVOEK. We will insure your grain In stacks or buildings, by this day, week-or'month, and when sold the policies can be cancelled and a refund, allowed. Insure in an Agency that will be in business to look after your interests if a claim is made. Our Agency has carried on business for over 25 years and is permanent. ACADIA BUILDING LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. PHONE 1325 Dodge Bros. Motor Car ft Speaks for Itself Its merits are now so universally admitted that they are rarely a subject of discussion. That the car is all it is represented to be is taken for granted. That it is good value is conceded. Sales are very quickly consummated. The gasoline consumption Is unusually low. The tiro mileage is unusually high. The Price of the Touring Car or Roadster Complete Is f- Lethbridge STANDARD GARAGE THIRD STREET SOUTH, 2ND BLOCK WEST ALEXANDRA HOTEL FARMS FOR SALE British Plantation Rubber Is Saying Canada Millions Low Prices of Rubbers and Overshoes Due to Britain's Control of Situation Here in Canada many of us have fallen into the truly Anglo-Saxon habit of considering the Mother of Parliaments slow and a bit behind the times. 1 he present price of rubber, when its cause is revealed, affords one of the many proofs that such an opinion is away off the mark. Thanks to great, rubber plantations' established, in the face of criticism and ridicule, many years before in her tropical Dominions, Great Britain at the outbreak of the war held a firm and'tightening grip on the world's supply of raw grip Reinforced by her dominating navy. From 60% m. 1914 the production of these plantations has grown this year to 75% of the whole world's output leav- ing only about half the requirements of the United States alone to come from all other sources. The result has been that the needs of the Allies, enormous though they are, have been -plentifully supplied, while Germany has been reduced to regis- tered mails.and the "DeutscWand" in desperate attempts to mitigate her rubber famine. Neutrals have been allowed all the rubber they want, at prices actually lower than before the war, so long as they prevent any of it from reaching the enemy, while Canada and other parts of the Empire have an abun- dant supply at equally favorable Government-regu- lated In thin gweroslty of the British lira the reason why rubb.r alone, of all the great not gone up In price-why rubber. increased cost of fabric, chemlcalu lid M aa while contlng dolta" a- Wearing ruhbw. or through thl. winter to. protect these cipeniiv. I> nwrejthan thrjft-U li jme- ful patriotism, for In thus mrfni w. It fw the Government to secure the absolutely necessary supplies of this alarmingly Karca material for our soldiers. Both Thrift and Patriotism Point to Rubbers! South West 30-5-26, West 5 miles from Ewelme. House, barn, stable, granary, chicken house. 65 acres brokeiL AH Good weir and creek. v South Half' Sec. 30-6-25, West 4tli.-16 miles from Waterton 2-storey house. 310 acres In crop. Fenced and cross fenced. GJear title. Price North Half Sec. 10-0-26, West 20 miles from Mncleod, S miles from Standoff. Fenced and cross fenced. 310 acres broken. About 160 acres fall plowing. Shack and North West 6-7-26, West 20 miles from Macleod, 9 miles ana 3tawe- M North Bast 26-9-27, West One mile from Nolan station. 75 ac'ref inBcrop. Shack. Stahle.and shed. All tac. Nnrth West 16-9-27, West 5 miles from Nolan. 8 railea from Seod 16 acres .summer fallowed. 3 acres new breaWng 38 broken. House, barn, granary. All fenced. 27, West 41B.-6 miles from Granum. 220 acres in SEND FOR OUR LISTS OF FARM LANDS FOR SALE. the Trusts Guarantee Company, P4LGARY AUMRTA Public Administrator and Official Assigns! r for the Judicial Districts of LETHBRIDG6 MACLEOD CALGARY WETASKIWIN Uthbrldje Bank of Commerce Bldj.-J. W. McNicol, Insp. Mammoth Unreserved AUCTION SALE FURNITURE, HOTEL EQUIP- MENT HOTEL BUILDING At the K. of P. Building, 427 5ih Street 8. Lctbbridge, on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21st AT 1 30 PROMPT, UNDER INSTRUCTIONS FROM MR. JACKSON AND BAMERON I WILL SELL THE FOLLOWING: One Hotel Building, situated ait the Koyal Collieries, live miles north of Lethbridge. A 2-storey frame building In good condition. Thirty rooms, purchaser to remove same. One Steam Heating Plbnt, capable of healing 200 roerni, used one with all radiators and piping thereto. All bath tubs, sinks, piping, etc, connected the watsr system; one 24 ft. oak bar, with brass foot rail, sllvtr work board, one 24 ft Oak back bar with heavy plate mirror1. FURNITURE: Parlor Furniture of all kinds; Dinins repm ttWji and chain; Bed room furniture for 22 rooms; HnoleiinV pictures, etc., etc.; Large hotel range In geei NOTICE: The contents of above) house will be sold at above place- in Lethbridge as well as the building which should be hy Intending-purchasers as it Is in good condition ani consists oMhe best of material. 1 ABSOLUTELY WITHOUT RESERVE. BUILDING AND EQUIPMENT WILL BE PUT UP AT SHARP. TERMS CASH' R. A. JOHNSTON, AUCTIONEER ;