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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta JPAGE EIGHT .'..TUB-LBTHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16, :1920 OFINTEREST TO THE FARMpR LOCUST CONTROL Twice as many "Hoppers" ueil year is the prophesy, (Krom The locust plague !ii Alberta, has entered upon a new report having arrived from f-ethbrMge to the effect that they are besinninE to eat ot eggs Is a very huportii'nt part of the control ot )0- raats.Jand It to I'atry oui'fully thei methuds advocated be up the fall rye and wheat. .They have of an outbreni; the lieca flvlng for some lime past .and t.iollowlns year would greatly re- ih'reatea to become a real meuaco l-duceu.. are suggested ivilh the opeaias of spring. It is attain this eud; they are: V, weU-turned iu-fall or .prefefah.ly during the formed season. Such ploughing shonld be uot less tliaa tli Inches .doepb anu the-furrow ao that the whole upper Side Is -win covered, otheraiie thert .will a'a eicsfgeuce jr. yoant.hojiperi along the far'edge. or value. The 'ploaKh- land IB a comparatively it the farmers by every practical 'means. Coramunlly action already- prov- ed- of eitreme value as' an aid .to 10- cusl control lu Ihe' Oniled Slates, aad In eastern It of much astUtance lu .on the prairies. Perhaps it! 11 illustration may be recalled .'la of the harvest-clubs lie war, citizens, largely' ot womeu, did to mu.th the farmers in gathering .the. crops. hi aghting locuiia.throufti.commu- ed thai ejgs have been laid over a very wide, area, these are now in the sround for spriug hutching. Kail plowing and thorough cultivation of Uic land Is 'rerommeuded by De- partment of AgraeuHure as the best mo-lea of coplns .with the danger. TUa sovemment' has also rnado pro- visioa'for a riew stock of poison ma- terial .which will be available for Tlyi fact that these pesis are now at- ino btanuing gmiu suouia ue nily acllott several details be taken into consideration. First the community has to be leaders provided. Xeii there the procuring ot material' and the railing of halts. This should of'coirse be done at some central point'1 ahrV'under reliable supervision. Horses vehicles are necDSssry tor'the carry log aud spreading of the. material. II IE also Important that the weather bo OWES HER Lift 10 "FRUIT-HI as well as varm, when the inli- The areas treat- fine, ture Is spread ti ihoalrt be surreyed in advaheo and j uefiuite' Instructions j driver at to ground to COTerj The HULL MITOINITTC BOUGHIM fUtutos, part of the year's wort.' But.If to tyring the menace home I when 'it comet to the nodded to the tirniers of the province. the.task fie- social aspect of su wi is also au advance tb rural ork! ic In his statements of the tho situation Distance of lon.Vwho has beeu in charge of When it .irork of combating the plague, Is iha> tuily" cent.- ot the 'taluuidIo- cait.' are. placed in lod -land- such as "and other hard grassy -pliceV'Sajacent to cultivated of the ut- i caipliaji fors DO mpedlment to the projreis of the" .as they fly for.tuiles at -a flight... The plague which hss just been stamped out at High Prairie reappear with redoubled force. on Peace Jliver next >ear or the -year followius. The first- invad- ers of the province made a cleau junjiv ot hundreds. ot miles across the prairies.- From they jumped to --west of J.etbbridge most' 'is 'not 'pracUtible to infested' Ian 3 it shonltl be-dis- bly jgs are ei'posei' to the hot sun. This will fid or cuHlTOiea instead, preferab djrectly 'after-harvest so that the rfj ri and, from them, though the point they have swept-cast-.aiuiig.the to be.compared for main lino of the C V ii as far as efficiencv wili thai of ploughing Cluny Then, all the distance south j kcUao of the (iron, and west of the hue r.un ,when "anything of a serious nature mng sonth to the International bound threatens a.communit} IE of vital to ar) at Coutts nas Again i portance One may work indepead without anj apparent-reasom leuilv normal circumstances, t have turned lip in tho sand'hllls around no matter has .been attacked, the only solution far found has fceeu-'-cuneerted-'ef- loris on the part of the farmers, anu a liberal dosing with "poisoned bait' Speaking of' the destruction 'of' the eggs Criddle, OGO of the best fcnown authorities on subject us .that: of locust'control, tells bul when danger threatens to involve Ihe whole popnlatton of i dlatrict, it !a to -the of all that they shonld take an active -stare measures, as. may. he deemed, neees- safj pnbllo welfare !n this connection the threatened ofLthe diy districrniust nec- essirilv Involve the prosperity of the dwellers within the area. Conie qnentlj it is to their interest to assist It is hardly necessary to.add the scheme presents many possiqiUllw, and it carried out with the entmieluiu it deserves, j the crops and enrich the whole Natural Ensmiec of LocLiata The natural cutouts-of are many and, iiimet staiices, can Tie relied keep Ihem more of leas uniifcr'coTiiTpl.' The Importance ot such'1' c'ontfolj h'ofre'ver. is one that only au.expertjCR'nfguage r successfully, and not. therefore, place top "much''confidence on being freed through Among locui The locust VeUyn, 92 tho morn imporliiit fjir are fleih-flv this (SaYcophasa ths 917 Dorioa St., S "I am writiny to teli you J lift If 'Frili-a-iira' for relieved nie I bad abandoned all tuftrri trrriUf xilK Ojiftfsln I- bad itforyeara and all theme'diclaes I loot did o6t uS5cient the aicrsto tha tilf wbole milk, (or first two to four weeks depending >a Us plrooflh, a weak or puny calf carried CD. whole- milk tor MANITOBA SHEEP AND SWINE SALE Oct. arena here on Thursday, October S The sheep are not so numerous us year owing to tho decision of.' the breeders not to allow uny breeder to tbe she ot I he common j it M iulen or sect poilptiil is srayer; it down the iod a-reattikh tip. to the abdomen. The "fly[ depqsilt's its upon botti locusts, ajjd' has tlons in a'year: 'r- Blister raddtili fcuit-i-tiTes Limited. OtUia. pllee of Btandaici s-jcU Paris ireennte of lead ;and of lime, and as a result theLOQt-_ pat greatly ''increased. Your Friend TV'haf about the future? Are jou preparing lor it? Are you saving and thus laying the 'lion for an'independent old age free from finsn- cial ivomes? A account is jour if the.uo- foreseen happens jou are prepared and when Vour earning is gone; it protects Start to save now, V THE OF CANADA-; Head Office TORONTO met with feeding upon rarzgsna, poU toea, or wild peaa.- The young of these beetles live upon IPcajt The locuat bet.fly (Syjiibeshus S.) insect about of {.lie commonly with resting V upon fiowers. The maggots: of this: fly. are muclj wrinkled, inactive objecta of a creamy.white color.'.'..They Ilveitpon eggs. .i 1 Ked cplder-liKe .mites sp.) .These are commonly ob- served attached to of lo- custs which, ap- pear to kill. Later, they, are'of .value in'destroying locnst eggs. Bp.j. This is tho disease .for the dcad.locHEts found nttaehed.to'the tops of. wild] :_cereals. It depends upon favorable weather for its spread. There are a number of other.natural enemies of at- tack mature, insect's, 'ithers the eggs or .young.'. important part In preaslon, of 'which lake-gulls, ferns, crows, blackbirds, grouse and meadow- larks are worthy ot special mention. Facts to: Bear; in" Mi nil Locusts eat actively pn warm sunny days. They dp ye'ry'iittle ing oii cold, wet; days., Adult locusts are'-as.'easily-poisoned as are the young hoppers.. Locusts do not lay eggs.upph'tlean summer-fallow soli. or 'newly ploughed T. K. LOCK.WOOO, C. E. BLETCHER, P. BIU.INGTON, MAMASEH L. THOMAS, MAKMCT _W. B. FERGUSON, MAJMGM C.T. MCKINNON, MAMASED 13TH STREET NORTH -ITH AVENUE SOUTH NEW OAYTOM AhO BlIANCHES f. BRANCH COALDALE BRANCH i -BURDETT BRANCH CIDERf "MflDE JVT QRflPE LeMON.RflSPBERRY.STRflWBcRRY, CHERRY flND BLACKBERRY. ace fbp Pte'nios.House etc. I-RRQINA Have You Will? Burning grass llnds. ;of piles in the fall IB a-useless practice, as lo- and grass, decided v.iluo for burning jthe ..hoppers in spring. Care should ho exercised-In.mliinr, polsoned-balt the fact thai the poiBou may entjlr, of the skin and may alsp: be, inhaled, by the moutb 'or nose. To.guard a'gaiiist tho latter cpntingeucy Ht to .or.-.cloth' ovsr tin month and rjoao ,wheii 'handlingi'Iarsc quantities tot the poison.'- or other. iVessels.'Si poisoned-bail has ____ not be left where live stock caiTreac) them. The poison kills (iofheslifc ani malsjas' easily.as'il. does Keep cattle suppliVd wlt'n' salt; .the. will then -be less likely to eat'.polsoi cd-tiaii. Farmers in should organize in so as to'be'fiilly prepp.i'cd to cop'A With threatened outbreaks. 11 is' especially important to arrange for the [obtain- ing of supplies of bran, and other materials long before' hop- j pers ippear. Wstchfiilness, quick per- Islslent effort aro'lhe attributes on which .lo rely for the control of In-' sect onrtreaks. Dela.r la often' fatal.1, The outbreak of locusts'which occur-' in-certain sections, of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Al.berl'a.'and '.Hriilsh Culuriiljia In ISlO.'wba the most jint from an econornio 'vlewpbirit that has bnen experienced'fllnte, the'weat was rfevploped as an agricultural re- Sion, although fined lo certain (Hslrlcts. An soon as it was re.illzc-il jfrorp the unuspar omcrgciice pi young hoppors wtart, gradiiiyr, Increasing to one. pound per five months; At ration may be cut off and the dry grain ration. porpcrtionately. it-'5s weJl to7start the calf a.'llttle.-dry and bulky food early as' poMible.; Ith thla end til view a small Quantity flne clover hay and whole oats should be .kept before the calf after it is a month, old. As tHe'calf grows older the whole oatj may be replaced by! a' mixture of rolled and ground corn This mixture should at noon at the rate of 1-S. pound per'day at up to 1 1-3.pounds.per .day at ttfrie ot reducing skim-milk and call meal mixture, at which tlino .the tirr grain miiture may well'be Increased to-3 pounds per day and lie fed In. two feeds, morning and evening. 'Roots are a valuable feed for growing calves and may-be Introduced into the'ration InVsmall quantities when the calves afe''from two to three months ot should uot be fed to baives as'it usually .strong'to- wards the latter part.of the winter, only- very small quantities should bo if used at all. Feed salt in limited qnantitles regularly. Proildo fresh water but do not let gorge themselves with it. i -Strict attention should ba paid the'cleanliness ot the utensils and mangers in which the calves, as to -the boi in which th'e'y are'qnartered. The litter BhoSd oat at least .once a1 week sheep and swine' breeders will, hold offer more tbau 20 sheep whtch their annual sale in the winter fair] all to bo'Inspected and, krfd preferably oftener. above'ralida may seem heavy aiifrthe feeding of it a matter-of sotae 'detail., but' it is attention' to, thtse rpoiits tbut ensures grown calves capable of developJng into (profitable mature animals. PREACHES LEAGUE NEW. YORK, pit.; Wood :row Wilson yesterday contributed tho'uBand women to preach tho doctrine of the League Every .'person owning' property 01 any Jtiiitl shonlil iiiake a will. If YOU- fiave neglected this rnatter, relieve youi self from 'worry and'( anxiety by 'icctifying triis' oversight, antl ap- point- us your Executor. BRITISH CANADIAN TRUST CO'Y LETHBRIDOE QEO.W, PARSONS, ALBERTA PHONE 1M3, that the outbreak dMncusls lo hare serious effects, .immediate, stops wore.lakcn to-warn fanner's and lei advise thorn as to control measures. The procj winihgly co-operated tlirougliout the season's in piiblicily. work. The 'Dominion'--and Provincial co-operated In the control work, which included de- termining the Infested areas, b'pldlnc meetings of farmers, 'rlemonBlrftUng tho lien and .value-pf the polnoned- and later )fc tho (he new nreos in wh'lcli cggii had becn'rfoponlt- cd were detc'rmlneii..' Anlivlpallng posaiblo of its use, and as a result of ,th6 wj.de- spread of pplspnEd-bait and trip use of hopperdozerfl thousauus of acres of crop were saved. Unless unfavorable weather lions prevail during the coniing.'Bprini! and affect tho emergeride :or growth of the young hoppers our-invcsttga; tfong of tbe areas in which the migrat Ing adults of 'last season deposited their eggs lead us to expect' that, the infertation of 1931 will cover about area of that of 1920.V. WINTER (Experimental Farms T6 many, winter Bee'rhs run En'which to niisn calvea.'but.never- I tlmlc.'s It Is a truil that rnoat success- ful cal! ralser.i find it to.bo' Ih'e best season. In tV.p. first place tlio fnrinnr has more llrne to give tliu -proper lentlon'to UK? details' so Important in calf feeding; RDcyndly thoro is usually a greater supply of. skim-milk owinK to tbe smaller nnfn.bcr.6f pfgs raised in Hie lhan'in Bummer; lastly tbe calf has not got the summer heat anil lo contend with find is just at 3 nice age to tarn Ip pasture tho following spring. Wlieii the calf is dropped it'BhoulU bo allowed to remain with its dam until BlieTm licked it clean arid dry or else be removed tp a separate stall and nibbed dry with wisps' of.straw or a piece of trapping. If all'.'Voi- Hie winter raised calf should A Sure Increase Stocks and bends or real ertate may depre- ciate in value, but Deposit, even if not added to by fresh deposits, increase. Open a Savings Account to'd ay in THE BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA W. D. Kinif, Manager, LETIinRIDGE bavo the driest and ,sun niest place In tho r.table for" its win- ter quarters and (hey shouitl bs kept clean ai all tiroes for corrtfortable mean almost an; much aa Kood feeding. The calt shouW rbceiTC within twelve hours, a 'feed M colostrum or first milk from'Its tlam.- It Js Important that the calf! gels a' feed of this milk as It lias a beneficial' effect on the bowels and ensures the calf getting tho proper start. For.the first few doyn tho cow should bo milk- Canada's Great OpportuiiUy in Live Stock of the-live-stock industry can- not be too strongly, nor too frequently, emphasized. Europe wijlfor years import meat products in rriqus. quantities. agricultural prosperity of. Canada depends more-that) ever upon exports of beef, port, lamb, etc, tHE ROYAL BANK OF CANADA; Leihbridge Branch E E MacKay, Branches alto at Cardtton, and Taber; WHEAT PARTICIPATION CERTIFICATES Leave yqur certificates with this Bank and we will collect for-you the final payment which will probably be autft-. orized by the Wh'eat Board about end of October. THE CANADIA OF COMM PAID-UP CAPITAL RESERVE FUND Teach the Children to Save v Habits are acquired earJf ,ia life: Children, who are taught the vahw of money. and tbe habit of grow ntj into good 7 _ business anen and capable women. Theeasiest way toteach chiMren to Bare, is tr> start a Savings Account f or each child each is ,AfteSr A child has saved another dollar to make an additional deposit, he or she have a better appre- ciation of just what a dollar stands for, and faowmachworkandself-denialitMyreseitta. MERCHANTS BANK Hud Office: Montreal., OF CANADA Established 1884. B auo at BAToni and ffoileorA. at Mcaaich open taA Your May have all the qualifications to act as Executor under your he may die. Would you care to have him replaced by someone, over whose selec- tion jou have no control? A Trust Company does not die and is the ideal modern Executor. WRITE FOR OUR BOOKLETS TRUSTS and GUARANTEE Company, Limited v 220 STH AVE, WEST CALGARY, fALBERTA LETHBRIDGE OFFICE: BANK OF COMMENCE BUILDING, J W. McNICOL, INSPECTOR J this nature we liad takoTi up with, in- od and tho calf fed times dally, scciticirle In, 19T6 aml4no milk being fed while at blood 1517, Ihe Kljht h Wo (FKlnliKe In fstmft- rttnlfy Xllllnj: hy of cleeirirriy, it you ata iroutltd, URPI, For UlurtrnUd KoMer. Hits. AXTM.I, THOMAS, ALBERTA PROVINCIAL SCHOOL M ;WT RAYMOND OFFERS'COURSES IN Agriculture and Domestic Science CONSISTING OF AGRICULTURE DOMESTIC SCIENCE Cooking, Sewing Laundry; MfiCharilci Horne Wurslna. -V Vsterlnary Science- Agronomy Animal Husbandry Farm'Managsment Korticulliire Science NO TUiTION FEE and- Arjthrnetfo. Manaflerfient. Bsnitatton Poultry Culture, .NO pNTflANCE EXAMINATION Courses Extend over two winter sessioni of five months 29 [and closing March'26 TV' Open to boys and girls who have reached sixteen of age, of studlts nnd Application of Admittance Forma O. s! LONGMAN, B.S.Ai, Principal School of Agriculture. Raymond. HON, DUNCAN .Minister of AgricuKureVjMrnorilon A. E. MEYER, LLB., Sup.l. oi AKr.lcnllural v KarrTis! IMnionton.1 I'. ;