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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta . ^mmw&m_____.............., TOTEtE f Call foV* Auction � * �  '   "  I at-least three monU^H durUilf the wint- er tto Idle iarm 'hprie^^ii5Bdety� other fown or rooih^e'Mt bftt ali^lii^.. Grain la fed. In , cb&Juniotloa A�ep ^e hbraes iia godd jsHatie'JFor: hjeftt)r spring work. The breediniicaXtle >* celTB ono le^d of straT^peh flay together with ianallaige ,an41gi'Mn. This use of atrajv;! materially reduced the costot feedlnlf^ I-, v  Oat straw 1(3 nutritlqus airid palta-able, especially when cut a shade on the green side. In fact, good pat straw or green sheaf pats Is^tp' bo preferred to much of the hay on the market. Barley straw is low In feeding tnluo and objectionable on aocpunt bf the awns which maTte it unpalatable and injurious. Hcwever, whfen cut or mixed with oat straw it acta as a'filler. Whoat straw has very little feeding value. It is coarse,� unpalatable and not relished by live stock. However, in the case of a shortage of other bulky feeds, a small quanjtity. of wheat straw may be fed with good success. Conserve the straw by threshing^n a yard adjoining the farm buildings, this system niakes for cleaner .farming In that it-prevents the spreading of straw, weed seeds and. other dirt the utiliaatlon of the grain, lying '^''lonct dataas to tha decr�aa� of lire itock In IBuropa during the tour years of war is. of ocnrse; Impossible to'prb6ure at the present 'time. From such information as Is avallabla aitlmates as to the loss la, the Allied countrlea range.aBfolH^ws:,: ^ - � > Shaep and ^reat Britain France ....... Italy ..... ? ? ? ? ? ?  OatUe ^ s "Horaes'^lind Ooats � ' "1�gs .; Mules 41?t .'37 Wo 1% �25% In view of tha rlctorfons .and of U>e war, the live stock attthorltlurttt : idttiwa are tarioualy oonceriiiag tiTBAi' aires with>ttaa problem that la ob-vlQutly certain now to artaa when jtha mil European demand for Canadian lire stook and Canadian mtat falls np-a this country. liVben it is consi4er-Bd;th�t pracUoally all Bn'rbpp has aat-h deep into bar )>r�ading herds, 'as -^all. as- ooBB&med tha annual ineraise J latka four y�ar8'�f the war,-this de-^ �and la oertaia'to-.1)i'anonnoaB^fha VrbUam aat ^bafo^. th� Gaaaillan live  ptock inJastry 4a^t0 '&Mt ^a -demand ':liind''buUd parmanMt fsudatioa for . "The sitnaUoa t9 om ttoacht. witb -limnense posilbl^^^ Canada. It iia; froi^ht 4jJ�o: .wltll: gr�Ta.^aa�era. ,�ad iI�hl>aaUba]iti�tr,'^ aald' l(r S. lArkeUiBomlntoa LlTe Stock Commia-: flobar., "Thar* la daager that thta . cbnntry. will be elaanad bar*, of ita i.^KreedlniK atook, and the reault of jU] riha^attort to boJld np ,tha.indaitry in ;Giuii|d.i|ia the last ..taw. jraara will ba Ibst Plans are now being consider-l Bd;-%7a:^appl|ad dlrwrtlr .upon a aora oora orvtaailer cat-tow itlyatT gnlek' rejlef. and aooa'the entlra eorn or oalloai,' root aad an, I llfta o;r withmt naia. Jkak ithe. drag ' store i�aa -tor a tlsy bottle. of traaaone, '^^i^ by building-dams on th^T��HT� ^,.f^ir.ti.^ r^^- "eeks and ravines. These hap- ,f f^f*f ""5 � Pened to be numerous and Carried upS'ttefe Ke^'tiS ^d'S ^iil! T^'^r"'' ""^^^ spring fresh- ioTSo ra�it3 � -SJtThaflet'^'urlSr ^^fo^^'^^'' '^'^ T breara M the w*^ Itself. , r;TheVar-tiine'market haa been for dlrqssed meats; , The trade, owing to pulled., through'' the driesUxf- seasons arid -Ibllowftg WintSf." These dams were, chiefly built by; muniblpal mon-, ey, and were very costly. Some dams, -^e peculiar exigencies of this war ini heing built with the only viefl^! in sight, #fa}eh,the':enemy submarine played i that the same must be actually on the its nefarious part and commerce with ' nentrala waa conducted only with extreme difficulty, has been confined pracUc^Ibr to Great - Britain;: France, ItalyvandF'tlM minor countrlea assooi- road allowance, was often the cause of trouble and extra -expanditure, which might have,been;.aToided by a little foresight. ^'Nevertheless, it is periiaps not nice to stir up! old con- atedkwltli them which could be reach-1 tentions, for.,,the dams werS^a great ed:^^ When the iwar ceased, the market boon to manjj of Cns, and we could not antjomatioally^jbroadenad.' The ,de-, have got along without them-' ^fj^&'^y^ coifte n*w apt only^ifor" \i focatSd with a bunch,of stock meatsvbnt for breeding stock to re- three miles from ahyvWa^ej, owing habilitate the, European herds. And i to, a very dry season; it was eitier when traders fully released from wai^ | move all the feed stables and-a dwelU time -j-esstrlctions, the neutral ooun-'ing place, as also the stockiAand also trlesiiwili be 'added, to that market. Countries friendly to the Allies, but for ao long occupied, or cut off by the enemy," from "communication with this continent,'--will have to -be supplied: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Holland, to be still fai-tber from 'th^ nearest settler; so we chose tHe-altornatlve of staying where we were nnd'makini the snowfall' solve theproWemi ;The horses -TsfoalA have got throu^" easily without much trouble, but the ^took, Bel^sm,'' Poland,! Serbia and' ;Ru-)of which there'we.�9 quite a, bunch. 3nanla.are,a Ittge flat (ncideatally Aitablishing^ the Sound ^heet-iron;pan about eight Indies liigh, baaia for, a permanent industry. A, and large ^enough tbi cover t^e whole shorMigb^d policy now-might e|l-'' top of,a Jrtg cookstors we had in our low'tbla vinyaluab^S foundation to be summer ^kitchen, with a spou^ in one. Bwepbawayl v If Canada is not to slip end long enough to .reach intp-a coal back'Into the position pertaining be-1 oil barrel, from *he'stove; we'put all lore the war w^en.the live stock in-"idn'stry. was J-being conducted on the snow on t&is we could 3nd then poured about a quart of (water info minor acale, the foundation must be: the pan, under which we kept', a good broadened and strengthened. That is ; strong wood fire. All then necessary the j problem before Canadian live i was to keep the pan suppl�?d with ftock breedera, and the; aoluUon of i snow, and also keep the flrjs going. the problem affects the whole bust-land inUuatrlal Ufa of the I>o-mlbloa.'^' � � ' " � li^eat-grolrlng, has always boen re- and take away the roduolng areas of Jlusaia, India � and ' the Argentine mil ailso come into oompe-tUlba with oa. The question iww is to meet the coming >ive,4y1eara'^prairle hay constituted a large psreentaire of the-roughage fed to live stock on the prairies. Owing to the dronthii however, straw will -largely dry fall, where the well water (supply cannot be depended on.^ I have knovim sojne men to haul for several days in the fall with a tank and fill up a � well or wells, to tide them over tha sharp, cold spells when their water supply was short.; Some haul all winter, but 1 found that it is not as comfortable as a stove in a kitchen, or a snow meiter in a BheAl. LONDON'S' NEW'LORD MAYOR The new Lpra-Mayor" of LJondon. England, is Sir Horace Brooks Mar-slffill, ,Bge 54, proprietor of * noted London ' publishing house, Horace Marshall and Sons. He was InsUll-take'its place this year. Therefore, it ed in office Nov, 1;., He presides over is the duty of eVery farmer on the the square mile of the .metropolis pralrii to conserve every stack of known as the "City of London/' The straw, as it may be required before salary is ?100,0t)0 a year, but tHe per-tha, dawn of another spring. The sonal expenses of the occupant jof the cropB: in certain'sections of Northern ofBce exceeds twice that amount, ow-Saskatchftwan Buffered considerably ing to numerous entertainments .he, from frost injury in July, and were has to-give and innumerable contri-i immediately cut and cured aa. hay. butions to charity that are expected' iWheat, oats or, barley, cut and hand- from him. He is higttjup in the Ma-^ed-as :hay,. make excellent feed for sonlO'Order. i.-i ' ilive'Stock in fact;, with the addition' ,� i ---i.--i-,- of some roots and a little grain, it is :pf;acUcally equivalent to the best hay on the market At the Indian Head experimental farm all the straw pro- 6, R. Mi^niMich Says Gb^:iN^ Paying Enough Attention toK Ih^gktion Schemes ;r "This is truly' a land flowing wlUi milk and ;iiOney, but it is flowing past our doors in tho shape of watefcldnB\;|OT.the'tuture,*BU(:h Via thiB,'m&t>:' irrigation. '-^ (fiit'Ji irrigation^ tVat...l8 ' going 'tb;^tMtag^tKei^;llve,'%tdQk gahie, and ' the grtpping power that has ' been taken,awh'y from it by years bt^oul*^ tlTatioQ. We talk,about the,'soli dtitling,>.butv,the soil.;,won't (drift-it ltinvlt! Tbe-{rc(gatV}n moans- cattle, . and the cattif mean manure, :and. ibe- nihnure means Ireshr strength , to the isoll.'-..VAnbther feature^ of this is tife' milk I'^ltuationi'which directly affects ttte, city man. Witliout irrlgatipii tliere'ia're fewer cows, and this is rbally at the bottom of our milk troubles today." Jfhe Irrigation branch, says .M?'. Marhoobi is now taking up the matter of the Lethbrldgo northern irrigation project, with a view to iex-teiiding the system to take in more farmers and spread the supply bC water over a little more, area. The tirojeot as at.first outlined would lrrlt(ate ,100,000 acres. . t ;|rhe Taber project Isi algp under way, but very slow progress is bo-in|{( made. This project will have to b^ extended now beyond the original limits, since the school lands whose owners are not available cannot' be 'fets-^fpr^c^SrW year,'. 06.. cents'.m?i6e 'l^6 v.'FlJrnrni^ � � nWmn^hai rs who be&r hi ifebW ifHtui' & l^nd HlB. hiiiib>9elf rl^itf^'^uoa:| ' ,fir�inl4 '* BtlOB.' ^^^^^ Old heba ...................,en8�.$8i'/4' per doz6b'./Flfcurei!l "spmoVhat similar to thebb .dould '.be ^Jtirotiiirtd In larger quantities. The early pullet is the only bird that should be kept for ;wlnt-sreftg'tlroauotlert'^ftnd'lt ifl tbe.Wlhter,. cggstthat^pay, A dozen of' - eggs w^ti ObMsttnas Ifl worm-two 6r three diiierf' in'May or.Jupe.' lElarly- i^ullotscmean oarly!' eggs and .early ohioka in the spring 'Which, of .course; meant early pullets in the falL-'As'ttrulo, the pullets , earliest are - the bek't layers ISO tliat .every pullet that lays beforeQhrlstpas, should be marked. ar-do Tot" stjr*^- �^ '^o'^'^ iwwbany, nOireconiiiI�iaiM)to "-V"'-''' . 'I > Mr. Grant's' 4iccleiifa�tlcal 'riiilMloh� 1 'have 'included, trips'' to-, Jamb .audi EARlJc PULLETd FOR WINTER : EGGS ' � ; When we take into consideration j that the average egg production on th6 ^1.Canadian farm is 75 or 80 eggs par '�I am niif- wnrrvine about our^*" when well managed flocks market^" he sa^d ^'The markets Ire "^'"�^^ ^20 to 180 *ggs and Individual tWB whVf T �n, u-nrrvCahrtut is hens go -even higher-than 300 eggs there._ WhatJ am worrying^about is .j, j.^ months, it looks as though n,??�tt y^l-^PT^^ ^^ebt be made in the taking, or rather are not taking, ^ to ,,,,.oj stock many kbep. In the first help equip the farniers to more .pi^^, pure-bred stock is best ^They fully meet the.deraands of these mar-1 g^^uM be from a good laying strain, "tetsi We ahould not worry ..about They; should be from good healthy what the, United States might grab .parentage ^nd for winter egg pro-away from us In this regard.We ...rtttction, pullets only and early pul-will always bave a market ready; to iJletB should be kept. In an experiment hand. jl conducted at one of the branch ex- ; "What makes me impatient is the ,Ted (me \%)tm In the coHiiicIl ftapper bouse)", 'of the terrl-tArial aid.up ....^U-am-y.. .v .$,14,000*000 Reserve^und Undivided ProfiUl ..: 15,00d;000 To^ Assets .. .^i.^.,:,,..^. .i386j^04)00 "2" ^�^�?*'" 'n Canada, riiwfounclliind, British Weat Indie's, Cuba, Porfo Rico, OomlnieanrBepublieT Coata Rica and Veneiuela. SAVWdS DEPjQniENT ^Inter;TcreS''Sa?f&'''*^>^ -f f'-^TF^:''"' S"^" )i .-iBustai*^ Aocounta carrtod npbn^^ l~ i THE STANDARD BANK OF CANAD>^ MBAD OPPtCB  TORONTO' Thrift Assures Protection E8TM> 1673 J. C. G..F. P.BI THRIFT brings success to ^ all countries or individiials/; , who practise it. By tHHft,.; hktd times are forestalled and -et^ergencies guarded agaiiist.* Make thrifty a habit! and ^eposit ; your urplus^carnitt^s reiulirly in r th^ Bank^$'Interest alKmed at ^ current i4te and ^compounded or � , paid baUryearly oa all Savinii... AcOCUHtG. v.-�. SCOTT, Manager r > , 13th St,.Nprth.;: l^INSTc!^ M#8er -U^JNemD^ytpn.iSlta. pUI^I^-^^^H^nt-ia-cbl^e^^ .t D,CL.PftMnll H V. P. JONES. Ait'iGciia MuH�cr SIR JOHN.AIRO, CmralMuHIM' V.C. BROWN, Sup'i of Central Wcaem Branchei CAmALPAII^UP4iS;000.000 I RESeKVEfUND. . 113,500.000 Consult the Manager JreSardin^ your banking requiiements. iYou will be met with courtesy and find our service prompt and efficient 101 w Wife,' Brother and Sistftr, It Is an all-round convenience, as deposit 0;r withdraw money, and In case qf M. A. KILPATR DINNING, MaSiiir. EBERLY.Aotini Manager. KILPATRICK, Actinil Madatfer. A Prbspercius City! $50,000,000 wortii of Grain and other field products pass annually through the City of Lethbridv^e. Mir/Farmer, are you putting aside a little for the lean years which will come? Buy a Victoiy Bond or two and see that your Will is properly drawn. i The British Canadiaii Tru^ CilV '^EXEC�/rOR, AOMIHISTRATitfR. .AMIQNEE. ETC, .HEAD OFFICE. 315 FIFTH STHtETa. ' LETHBRIDGE. Al^BEIJTA l>HON|l IMt UY ViaORY 'VuiWjIJNiiKrFinittii' le Trusts BiJd GuarBntee/ Companf, liiDited � CALGARY AND LETHBRIDGE, ALBERT^ LETHGRIOGE OFFICE: BANK OF COMMERCE BUILDINQ, J; W. McNICOL. INSPECTOR; Public Administrator and Official Assignee far the Judicial DIatricta-of Lothbrldge, Macleod, Medicine Hat, Calgary,'Red Oeerratettlar. P:l-UND& SON i' Wholesale and Retail Dcdert in ^ VMJMBEft I , I^th^Shingles^ Mouldings and Fbishmg Lnnber f Buii^ers^^upplies of>A9^^^^^^^^ ; CONSULT.,ySVREGARDING PRICES, PLANS, BTC.V!; a WE Bliiy) HOUSES TO ORDER^ pioE AND OlSTRIBUTINil YARD, CORNIR THiW AVENUE AND SEVENTEENTH STREET, LETHBRIOQB; � HEAD OFFICE AND OlSTRIBUTINil YARD, CORNKR THlViP AVENUE AND SEVENTEENTH BTREET, LETHB^IOQE; ' BRANCH yABDS: AT MACLEOD, COALD'XL^'cHYN^A'ND'BARNi WEm.'v'AT.,THESE POINTS.------- - lAL, HARDWARE AND FARM BOX 189. OR PHONE 516, WELL. ,'>\T,,THESE POINTS WE,HAN0LC FENCING MATKII^ IMPLEMENTS. ;