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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3, 101S ALLOW ME TO PRESENT MY BEST FRIEND ROYAL YEAST CAKES IN BUYING YEAST CAKES BE CAREFUL TO SPECIFY ROYAL DECLINE SUBSTITUTES. E.W.GILLETT CO. LTD. TORONTO. WINHIPCO. MONTREAL. THE ..LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE BUSINESS PRINCIPLES ON FARM Proper Methods Necessary for Successful Agricultural Letter on the Weed of Fall Rye to the Farm SUCCEEDS JOHN STOCKS Edmonton, Alto., Oct. .lour- nn1 snys: "b. C. Chnrlesworth. direct- or of surveys in the department Public Works, will succeed John Stocks, as deputy minister of that de- partment when the latter is appointed to the I'uDlic Utilities CommlnEion." NOTICE TO STOCKMEN Wo have Stock Randies located in the Kootenay Valley, British Columbia, in the Cranbrook and Fenilo Districts, in tracts from 360 acres lu 1000 acres, specially picked for raising live stock, with lots of oiicn range adjoining, running water, lots of shelter and willi portions of the land suitable for growing hay. We have several tracts partly developed; Parties interested would do well to see us, or write for further particulars. ADDRESS: The Land Land Development- Co., Limited, WARDNER, B. C. MUST FARM ON BUSINESS LINES TO MAKE MQNEV The following article is from u hiillctiit issued hy tint f. S. Depart- ment of Agriculture Thai to riuiko a money-maker ot a farm that has Ijtromt) a losing propo- sition through steady grain farming, you must Grow sweet clover, soy beans, cowpeas, red clover, or alsike clover, according to your soil and location to say that, the roots of weeds ran along the .surface. Hut, given time, [lie roots struck down for the subsoil where thoy got their sustenance from. In this Mr. Klvans he has proof that weeds are deep rooted. There IB I his peculiarity with weeds, that their roots Btrlko straight down, .while the NEW MACHINES MADE IN LETHBRIDGE We have lately qone into manufacturing. and have for aalo DEEPWELL HAND PUMPS Witli tlds Dunn) a clilld ran iMimo rrpni n 250- foot well easily as wilh tlio ordinary iimny in a US-foot well. BURR GRINDERS Grinding grain for hog feed, and a 1 For amt ,eed You aro invited U) call and these nuu-liines. Madcx by (i, KISCJTEL, Lessee Of the Plant of the Lethbridge Iron Works Co., Limited. FALL RYE A POPULAR CROP j %a Tlie Increasing popularity of fall j rye in this country indicates that Hj 1ms proven its worth under existing conditions. A farmer living in a! weed-infested area of the Red Hiver Valley, called at The Nor'-Weat Far- mer office, recently, and emphatically roots of grain spread out on every [stated his belief thai the fall rye crop side. Let Mr. Evans deny this and would soon be acknowledged as the give proof. 1C you want to grow weeds turn tho subsoil on the surface aiicl most effective means of suppressing sow thistle- He had found this to be j harrow in Uiu usuiil way BOW no seed true in his own experience. Only in (2 "i Raise livestock as a .side line; and a good crop of weeds you will i one instance, when the months Raving ivask in jmsturc, fod-j surely yet. and tlje like, holding) Another tuiestion and another down your grain salts and keeping i.p fertility itate- [cent, weeds do not produce their own seed. There are shams in nature as Keep accounts of receipt? and j well as among men. The seeds may substituting fig- present, but there is no life there. j urea for guesswork as to whether you 'This is tlie difference between a maKing money or losing it each Ipiniit with the need in itself and a i weed.. Mix- horse sense with scicnti- "Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to these; and thou shall cat the herb of the field: In the sweat I of thy face shall thou eat I Genesis Let ;ood Draw 'and livestock. To open this short cut'ami spread ihree inches deep of auh- ue must follow certain fundamental'soil out of u dugout or cellar. Wait for results, and the weeds will soon .___........___......___ .appear in due season. You cannot tell Establish a sound and regular j what, sort, hut more than likely the lie adapting the methods to chaupes in market, wenUier. and other conditions." What To Do "Given u rim-down farm, the best We are the subjects of nature, and shortest cut to enduring andjnny one experiment. Take a profitable fertility is through legumes, Is pot of unbroken prairie land. We Have New, Attractive, and Up-to-Date Ideas and Plans In all kinds of Buildings to show you for the asking. ALL KINDS OF BUILDING MATERIAL, BUT ONLY ONE BEST. Hardwood Floorings, Wagon makers' Oak, etc., etc. Say, you need a, GOOD Screen Door NOW! We have it. Citizens Ltimber Co. 134 16th Street 3forth. Phone 362. rules in handling the soil Put humus into the soil. rotation of crops. Pick your crops to suit soil. Use draintile freely. Suit your plowing to soil. Manure as rogulaily as harvest." Don't Canadian thistle will show itself, but your'outside of where the subsoil is will jbtill remain cear. Now let that spot t remain undisturbed tor one of two your! years, and tbe roots are all down and along the subsoil. Keep ploughing af- youjter two years, but the thistles are [there, looking at you. f am not a botanist, what T have is "Don't plow when the soil is too I from hard and often bitter experience, wet. Such plowing puddles the earth j and if a mistake is made in my writ- and when it dries the sun bakes clods to bricks. "Don't keep same field yea rotation which will include legumes.1 "Don't break up your rotation when clover fails. Kill in with or cowpeas. "Don't pasture fields in winter when wet. During wet weather keep the stock in the feed yard. "Don't, as a rule, follow a shallow- I rooted crop with another shallow- footed crop. "Don't fail to save and put back on the soil every whisp of straw and corn stalk that you can't feed. "Don't expect "the best results from the use of manure or other fertilizer unless tillage, rotation and adapta- j tion of crop to soil have been given Jh J or the manner of expression, i might be forgiven. Perhaps a man one grain crop on the j )nay have farmed, and come to sit in r after year. Have a an 'armchair or sometimes be better off ju the hospital than working hard and get ao crop. soy beans j present season has been a good ono; "God has never left himself .without a -witness in giving some seasons." But in a country with the very best of soil, the failures are all too numerous. Again, if I am right iu my statements that tlie seeds of weeds do not germinate, then why sue a neighbor for spreading the weed pest. Perhaps Mr. Evans will kindly send a packet or two of selected weed seeds [1 I will try and 'get a crop from the have given him a recipe for growing weedgj without seeds it Complete Furnishings, Fittings, Fixtures and Stock-in- Trade of KING'S HOTEL VALUED AT In the matter of seizure under Mortgages and' Wen 'Agreements, made 'by THE KING'S HOTEL CO. and B. B. MoCARTY, in favor of BAWDEN BROS.; HOTSON, LEADER S. GOODE; G. E. HOTSON, and. NATIONAL CASH REGISTER COMPANY, J will sell Public-Auction at King's Hotel, 13th Street North, City of -Lethbridge, commencing at 10 o'clock in the morning oa TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12 and continuing from day lo day until entire goods and chattels are sold: Excellent Furniture 'mutable for 'private residences: BfasS and Knamel Beds, Bed Springs, .Mattresses, Bedding, Tablo Linen, Crockery, Dishes, Kitchen Utensils, 3 large National Cask Registers. Stock-of Wines and 'Liquors, Cigars, Bar Fixtures, etc. ABSOLUTELY NO RESERVE Practically all Furniture and Fixtures are as.good as new. Articles'may be seen any day up to date of sale from 2 till ii in the afternoon. T.J, SIMONS-Sheriff's Bailiff Dated at Lethhrltlgo. Alberta, tills Will day of September, 1915. Yours truly, J. M. RITCHIE. 1705 Sixth avenue N., Leihbridge. "Don't let the sot rest with the: will be a sort of .exchange. idea that Nature will make good the j Thanking you, Mr. Editor, for the results oi 'mail's- mistakes. Keep the space. soil at work." Missing the Best Bet "The farmer who robs his to get a big crop is riding for a fall.. Tlie farmer who sniffs at 'new- j fangled' hut successful methods in i agriculture is missing the modern far-! nier's heat bet. The farmer who farms merely to get a crop instead-of to j get a saleable crop is all. right if he j is farming for his hcaUh, .hut he' won't get much else. "A man who fails to make a suc- cess of farming because or his failure' to apply the recognized principles of] 'successful agriculture, or because ofj i his failure to conform to recognized j business principles, lias largely hira-s self to blame. Success today cannot! be, gained by happy-go-lucky meth- ods. "Moreover, the farmer who is too. or suspicious to get together I with his neighbors in order to do co- i operatively what no one can do i alone, is sure lo pay dearly for his I lack of confidence and his incapacity. for team work." A REPLY TO MR. EVANS To the Editor of The Herald: you can find space, please publish the following reply to "Mr. G. M. Evans' last letter, re the weed pro- blem. This reply is in justice to my- self, as well as tij throw more light on the subject. IE the crop of weeds in this or any other country could be 'reduced, it would be a blessing to all concerned. After repeatedly reading about the great loss from weeds and especially about the loss of in the province of Saskatchewan, and hav- ing had some experience, I. thought 1 would try and do my "little bit" in this matter. I fully expected to raise opposition to the ideas put forward, which was much needed to draw con- fuusioris whether the present system in use is the proper one to follow. The weed question may be consid- ered a new one, for tbe reason that the system of fanning or cultivating the land has been changed 'from what it was fifty years ago. Mr. Evans calls on me to give facts and proof to my statements. Well, it would take one year, at least, to give proof that would be accepted without i'dispute. However, there is no ground for believing that the most'.noxious weeds grew from seed, or that they carry 'their own seed. I' have prov- cd this, and have the very best auth- j ority on which to make this statement.' In any case, where the seed is car- ried, or the plant has its seed within itself, the plant is riot ,a weed, but a plant that ia usefitl for food, either to j beast or to man, or to both In an ex- treme case. is u ouiu.suuenient. ft is now up to anyone to contradict it. Prove it falsR, or let it be true, In a former'tetter, I made the state- ment, perhaps in an indirect way, that weeds were of spontaneous growth; that this growth wag more likely to start when the subaoH was thrown on the surface. I did not mean SEAL COPFEE Recognized in all professions and walks of life, as the leading coffee in the best grocery stores of In 1 and 2 pound CAM. Whole Pint Ground for Perraltton. CHASE ft SANBORN, MONTREAL 162 600 RAMS FOR SALE As follows: 350 three-quarter blood Lfrieoln 'Hams; 250 3-ysiir-old' hit It-blood Lin- coins. To be ilelivcred 'f.o.b. Coutts, Albertn. P. H. BUCKLEY .Sweet Grass Montana ....._____T ____ of August and September were exceed- ingly dry, did he fall to secure a good catch of fall rye, Once started, the I crop provides green pacture in the fall when grass crops are sometimes burned up. When there is a normal fall of snow, rye win winter over In good condition, and provide very ear- ly spring pasture. So long as the crop is not eaten too closely, cattle will not injure the crop by pasturing on it for four of five weeks in the spring. If not pastured longer than this, the crop will yield .1 profitable return in a few weeks for hay, or it may be left to ripen, and will yield from IS to 25 bushels per acre of threshed grain, according to the na- ture of the land. In the matter of keeping the son- thistle in check, this farmer found that the rapid growth of rye gave it a start in the fall and spring, with which the sow thistle could not keep pace. The sow thistle, therefore, grows up weak and spindly until the crop la cut late in July. Once the field is cleared of stocks, surface cul- tivation can at once be given to these weak thistle plants aud millions of them destroyed. So serious is the sow thistle menace In districts of 'Manitoba that any prac- tical method of supressing it will be welcomed 'by all good farmers. STOCK. DROVERS, DEALERS AND SHIPPERS MUST PRODUCE EVIDENCE OF OWNERSHIP The new Stock Inspection, Act re- quires that when live stock is offer- ed for shipment to a point outside Salberc Grain Co. MEMBERS WINNIPEG GRAIN EXCHANGE Lethbridge Floor, Hull Block. 321 5th St. S. Lt'llibrido-c Plume 1425 GRAIN COMMISSION Before selling or shipping your grain this season, write, wire or telephone Wm. J. Bettingen Company 512 Grain Exchange Calgary, Alberta A Well Established and Reliable Firm.' References: Any Bank. Liberal Returns. usl oi the province, the same m inspected for brands, and the shrp-j per must either own the. brand that is on the animals or he must have a! memorandum of sale signed by such owner. If the animal is unbraniieil, the seller must state in liis memor- andum how he acquired the animal that is offered for shipment. I All animals sold at a sal? yard or j sale or exchange stable, stock yard i or abattoir'must-be inspected before payment therefor is made, as must also animals sold on a farm or at tlie private stables or the less they have been on the premises for at least thirty days. If a farmer raises a horse or cow and soils it at the farm, no inspec- tion is required. If he brings it into town and sells it, it then must be inspected because it has not been on l.he premises where sold for thirty days. If a resident in a town or city own a horse and kwis it in his own pri- vate stable, he may, if he has own- ed it for more than thirty days, sell it without inspection. If he keeps .it in a livery and sale stable, or it he takes the "animal there iu be sold, it must he inspected for brands, the proof of ownership must be estab- lished before it can be1 taken away or payment therefor accepted. E. A. SHARMAN, MANAGER. FARMERS AND FIRE PROTECTION As the fanners of Alberta are reap- ing the greatest harvest in the his- tory of the province, they are apt to forget In the hurry and bustle the pre- caution that is necessary at this time ot the year in the protection of their crops and property from loss by fire. It is the duty of every individual to preserve as far as possible the re- sources of our country, and more es- pecially at such a critical time as this, when our nation is passing through such a crisis as this great 'lamentable war. To completely eliminate, if possible, the destructive "fire waste" should be the motto of every individual as "Weil as the farmer. It may Jiot be amiss to again throw out a few reminders at this season of the year, as a number of the fires are due to carelessness, and we take the following from a press bul- letin issued by J. K. Wilson, Saskat- chewan Fire Commissioner: 1. Burn all fire breeding rubbish, and use every precaution when burn- ing it to keep it away from the build- ings. 2. Do not smoke around your farm buildings, or allow any one else to do it. 3. 'Have'a supply of water and pails on hand for any fire emergency. 4. If you should have occasion to light a match see that it is extinguish- ed before throwing it away. 5. -Do not handle gasoline by artifi- cial light. 6. See thai ashes are deposited in a fireproof receptacle; and, lastly, be sure that you have proper fireguard ploughed all around, your buildings. ITALIAN WARSHIP DESTROYED BY FIRE Paris, Sent. dispatch to the Havas Agency from Brindisi says: "A fire, which was followed by an explosion, has occurred on board the Italian battleship Benedetto. Eiglit officers and 370 marines have been saved thus far. "Rear-Admiral Rubin do Cervin In among the dead. "The fire was an accident." John Billings Co. Ltd. Grain Merchants. Threshing Outfits Separators, Steam Engines, and Gas Tractors Also Combination Threshing Outfits Mounted on One Truck or Mounted Separately Phone 1173 The Lethbridge-Weyburn Realty Co. Ltd. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. Consign Your Grain to PAREISH and HEIMBECKER, Limited. FORT WILLIAM The Pioneer Grain .Firm of the. West. Represented Ernest A. Sharman Manager The Lethbridqe-Weyburn Realty Co., Ltd., PHONES: OFFICE 1173; RESIDENCE S30. Smith, Murphy Co. Grain Merchants Ground Floor, Sherlock Bldg. Phone 1313 308 7th Street to Wilton skeith. We have opened au office at Uie above address to enable us to give our Southern Alberta shippers .better and Quicker, service. If you have not yet consigned any grain through our office, GIVE US A TRIAL See or phone this office for prices We solicit a Trial Shipment. of Nova Scotia, or your nearest bank. W. KELLY LETHBRIDGE BRANCH HEAD GRAIN EXCHANGE. Declaration of Trust .Being- a. Hint the British Canadian Trust Company lioltls cer- tain First Mortgages, on improved Estate in trust for (be Owner. British Canadian Trust Co. PHONE 1843 315 5th STREET ;