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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 9, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta SATIWDAY, OCT015EK 9, 1915 TUB. LETH BRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FIVE WILL I EVER Train Of Thought fn.pirod By Letter About MR. D. MCLEAN Orillia, Ont.t Nov. 28th, 19H- "Por over two years, I was troubled with Cottstfyad'oti, of Appetite and Headaches. I tried several medicines, but got 110 results and my Headaches became moro severe. One day I saw your sign which read 'Fruit- make you fee! like walking on air. This appealed to me, so I decided to try a box. In a very short time, I began to feel better, Now 1 have a good .appetite, relish I eni, and (hn Headaches are gone entirely. I cannot say loo much for 'Fruit-n-tive.s', and recom- mend Ikis plcisantfruit medicine my D AX McLlSAN. "FRUIT-A-TIVES1 is daily proving its priceless value m relieving cases of Stomach, Liver and Kidney General Weakness, and Skin Diseases. 50c. a box, G for trial sir.0, 2oc. At all dealers or suut postpaid by irruit-a-tives Limited, Ottawa. SEED GRAINS GIVEN NEW SPECIAL GRADE Sweet Clover Gaining in Very Interesting Article on Grass Which has Succecledin Lethbridge District, Gaining a as. Cultivated Crop GRAINS GIVEN NEW SPEC-1 species Olclilotus Alba) are valuable over a wide area, while the annual ycllo species (Melilotus iriT dica) is of little economic import- ance, except in llio extreme South and Smithwest, where it is grown as a winter-cover and green-manure crop. With the exceptions of a locali- ties, white sweet dover is grown al- most entirely. IAL GRADE Announcement was made last week by Hon. Rurrell, minister of agriculture, of the establishment of a itttw special grade for seed grain. This grade' wiH become effective about December 1st, after which it will bo fiiven out in carload lots of clean of superior quality, includ- ing Ilcd Fife and 'Maniuis wheat, wiiitu uatK and six rowed barley, sub- milted for inspection and cleaning at any of the Government interior inter-! ordinarily referred nai elevators at Ca'igary, Moose .law i or, while the 'other two anil Saskatoon which are splendidly j called yellow sweet clover, equipped for handling seed. Tiiu Minister of Agriculture is placing seed inspectors at each of the three interior terminal elevators; is due to the fact that it yields more forage and Seeding The time for sowing sweet clover varies in different sec- tions of the United Slates. In the eastern part, in the latitude of Wash- ington, a, Rood stand may hi! obtained by seeding either early in the-spring or about August 15. One disadvantage with early fall seeding is that the plants mature and die the following year and only produces larger routs than the other! growth of "roots is obtained small if sccd- spccics. The white-flowered spt'cies spring in a nuisj crop sweet as sweet dov-! clover will develop an extensive root are system the first year anil produce a small amount of pasture. For this reason it is recommended thai; so far j Sweet clovrr resembles ulialfa when young, but can be distinguished from it by shi its bitter taste, its smooth leaves, and later, when as possible it be seeded in the late they will supplement the work of the j bloo.'ii, by the long, louse winter or spring. In the Southern j States, ay far north as the Ohio spike-like) the practice is to seed (initu deputy grain inspectors and be held I arrangement of white flowers in con-jcarly in the spring, during February' responsible for the technical work of trast to tin; close purple clusters of I oc the early part of March. In the) Beed inspection in accepting carload 'iots for seed: and sending out grain alfalfa flowers. One of the most not-) States farther north the date is cor- j of sweet clover is its j later, until in Wisconsin] is seeded in the latter part of the plants are removed for liay. HABITS- OF THE WILD OAT The following short paragraphs on' wild oats have been sent out by the Saskatchewan, department of Agricul- ture: 1. Only about 10 per cent, of a sea- sou's wild oat crop will germinate the same fall U. They will not nil germinate at one time, in the spring or in the sum- mer. '3. Wiitl oats germinate far more readily during the first ten .days of warm spring weather than, they do at any other time of the year. 1. Wild oats wKI not germinate through more than or !t inches of heavy loamy soil, and not more than 4 inches of loamy 5.'If buried more than 5 inches deep, the- seeds may retain their vitality from three to five years, ami germin- when cultivation brings them in tlie surface. s able features oi siveci ciover is for which seed certificates are issued.] root system. During the first season j." With so much excellent grain in the of growth Hie roots often reach April or first of May. When the west tltis year a large quantity of sup- diameter of one-half inch at the'rainlal] is sufficient, a -stand can be erior quality will doubtless be avail-! crown of the plant. On account by seeding in small grain, able for seed, at an advance in price j the fleshy character of the roots, -a j.such as fall wheat or _ spring-sown over standard .grades. It Js not to be supposed that this grain is compar- able with selected seed grain that is pure as to variety, grown by experts, subjected.to special screening and of- fered in the market at high prices. It is rather the object to provide a, com- mercial grain that is reasonably pure and that may more safely be used for seed as compared with the standard commercial grades that are mdrc or less contaminated with weed seeds and which have .heretofore constitut- ed the main source of supp'iy of grain that has been used for seed. The nom-; enclature of the grades i SEAt T BRAND COFFEE There are other Coffees hut they are not "Seal Brand" 1 2 pound cans. Whole ground aJao Fine Ground for ARE YOU SELLING OUR GRAIN TODAY GET OUR PRICES! Phone, Wire or Write Us Consign Your Shipments to Advice of Smith, Murphy Co. Grain Merchants will aivo your business quick intelliyunl, aucntion. Office SOS 7Lfi Street South, In Sherlock Building (Ground Floor.) W. K. PORTER, Manager LcthbHdgc Branch. Head Office Winnipeg Grain Exchange. Hank Nova Scotia. large quantity of vegetable matter is I crop's like oats and barley, but i added to the soil, even when the tops i seeding with grain one runs some risk of having the sweet-clover plants kill- j cd out by drought during the suin- mer. Owing to the rather slow ger- it is usually CHASE SANBORN, MONTREAL. Uses of Sweet Clover iiivi There are few plants which will put tTi waste land or run-down farms into I best condition ior producing crops lie NOTICE TO STOCKMEN We have Stoclc Ranches located in the Kootenay Valley, Uriiish Columbia, in the Cranbrook and Fcrnio Districts, in tracts from llifl acres (n 1000 acres, specially picked for raising live stock, with lots of open range adjoining, running water, shelter ant! with portions of tfm land suitable for growing Iiay. We have several tracts partly developed. Parties interested would do well to see us, or write for further particulars. ADDRESS: The Limd Land Development Co., Limited. WARDNER, B. C. haina and Mississippi, and also parts of Kentucky and Ohio. On count of the- toot development of t! LUUIIl Ul UiU lUUb Ut fcllJb I in.., t 4 stem m a way that is imperative to the enjoyment of perfect health While you arc using Gm Pills for Constipation, the pills will any Kidney or Bladder trouble from which you may bo unconsciously suffering Your nearest druggist can supply you-60 cents a box or H boxes for fj2 60 Remember if you wuh to TRY Gin Pills before yon them a treat went will be sent TREE 3 NATIONAL DRUG CHEMICAL CO. OF CANADA LIMITED TORONTO I on account of its bitter taste, but af- ter they have been accustomed to oiling it no trou (e is experienced A high percentage of digestible protein is contained in the hay Sweet clover makes excellent pas turnge for horses, sheep, cattle and hogs: Probably the easiest way to create an appetite for this p'iani is to commence pasturing stock on it early m the spring of the sec ond year, before either "green feed has, started. A sufficient number of anf mals should be kept in a sweet clover pastuie to Keep it grayed rather closely. This will prevent the steins from becoming large and woody and will also induce an abundant growth of young shoots. Stock when pastur- ed upon sweet clover make gains, which compare .very favorably -with those obtained from either alfalfa or red .clover, There is very little danger of bloat- ing when stock are pastured on clover, but it is Safest to.avoid turn- stock into a sweet clover pas largest growth in the fall. Seed Production In harvesting the seed it is import- ant that the plants be cut before the seed is fully matured. One must watch the seed crop carefully, and as soon as the lower racemes "or spiki- like arrangements oi flowers a e dn and mature it is. best to cut the crop. Even where it is "mown and the seed nailed out, 'probably no1i morc than three-fourths' of the racemes should be allowed to' become fully mature. Sweet clover seed can be thrashed most ei ilj the. ordman EAT LESS AND TAKE SALTS FpR KIDNEYS Take' a glass of .Salts if your Back hurte or Blidder bothers. The American men and women must guard constantly against Kidney trouble, iieoause we eat too much and all our .footl is rich. Our iblood Is turc when it is wet with dew or rain filled with uric acid which the kid- or when stock are unusually hungry Swe3t, clover will also thrive well during midbuminei droughts and pro duce much early and -late pasturage, Soil- Requirements Sivrel has the ability to thrive on poor; clay soils as welt on poor sandy soils, but it will make a better growth on fertile soil.r .It prefers soils of limestone origin Clay soils which are .acid should be lime-fl before sweet clover is sown. Sweet clover is also very resistant to alkali, and! plants may he found in Hi? West growing on soils so alka- line that little else than salt grass is able to survive, The primary requisite for obtaining a stand of clover is- to have a firm, thoroughly compacted seed bed with just loose soil on top to enable the seed to be coyercd The lack of a Jinn seed bed isT probably the chief reason why sweet so often fails when seeded under. culti- vation. Hdwever, if it is seeded with spring son n grain the heed bed should hr rolled rfflcr iprdlng Better results ate usually obtained u here sweet clovci is trouble Bven iE lt caies indigestion MEPICAGO SAT1VA The virtues' of alfalfa have long been trumpeted by the United States department of Agriculture, but now the medical profession has taken to this' particular brand of fod- der. At a national convention in Chicago, Dr. Alexander Blackwood of that city announced that alfalfa is just as good for human beings' as it is for cattle, in fact, he declares it is not. only a-nutritious-food product, but hud valuable medical properties He with seventeen students at the Hahnemann Medical College feeding them a compound preparation, name for they not only digested the stuff and throve on it, imt had" their appetites for other prov- ender so stimulated that they were impelled to eat; five or six times a day. Alfalfa may come in lime to form an integral part of, every, fa rally, meal and restaurant menu, and there may be an alfalfa bed In." every garden. But economically, the discovery doesn't 'be an unqualified blessing labelled "Medicago Sat- is .merely the Latin. 600 RAMS FOR SALE As follows: 350 2-year-old three-quarter blood Lincoln Rams; 250 ,3-year-old half-blood Lin- colas To 'be delivered f.o.b. Coutts Alberta. P. H. BUCKLEY Sweet Grass Montana to These charges must he met by the grain sold and therefore represent a loss to the Tho feeding value -of the -screenings is a further loss which will be eonsidereou e rheumatism -when the iv.eather is -bad, get from your pharmacist about fom ounces of Tad Salts take a table spoonful in a water'before breakfast few. dnys and your kidrieya will then act fiiie. T.his fa- mous salts is made from the acid of grapEB and lemon juice, combined with lithi.1, and has-been used for generations to flush and stimulate clogged kidneys; to neutralize the acids in the'urine so it no longer is a source of irritation, thus ending bladder disorders. t Jad Salts js inexpensive; cannot injure, makes a delightful efferves- cent lithla-water ibeveragej and be- longs in every hdtne, because nobody can make, A mistake by haMng a good flushing any time T D Hig i inbotham Co Limtttci gayS) we're not going to much b> a haj diet that drives us to eat six square meals a day. Why. not .discover something that will make one meal a tice? TRANSPORT CHARGES ON SCREENINGS The total dockage set by the In- spection Department, Hoard of Grain Commissioners, Department o! Trade and Commerce, oh the wheatj oats, barle> and flav recrned nj the ter minal plevatois the >tar ending 31, 1913. exceeded iOO.OOO ton's The Saskatcheuan CUain Commission placed the cost of Iiaut- ing wheat from the farm to tlie rail- flaj station at fie pccbub loc.il and terminal elevator charges at and average freight lates from SasVatch ewan points to Kort William at 12o, per bus inaktitg total of l9Jc por bus or 50 ton Taking Sa points as crage location for tht prairie proniu cs tlip charges on tons of at per ton .inmnmU ;