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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta f � p EIGHT THE LETHBRroCE DAILY IIERALD SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 191J 0i INTEREST TO THE FARMER ROlEIiSEO (Winnipe^^ Eree.>Press) From time to "lime there luibs up enthusiastic pi-op�ganaa for a variety of wheat, wliiclnhas apppaved under the titles of Aiaska. KgypUaa anil Mummy. Always this wiical is lo yield 100 to ir>0 bii.sliels to the acre, and is ft brand new disomery. AVheu it was boomed as Alaska, it was claime^ i.to have been, found on the shores ,of, Alaska, and �v.a? therefore. espeejaiHj' hardy and suitable to northe-Tii couditJoiis. and the growing of it.was.-to make everybody's fortune. This, year tliere ha.ar Tlu- sample looked so liko our olil. tririjfi. liie K.eyptian wheat, whieli .it one time was . sold for ("or ;i li;:.sJu-l. :li:lt it ua.-; .-ent u. F. I mm COMMONIinPli Farmers of Peerless Turn Out �r> Masse to Help Returned Veteran partraen; of the .Manitoba agrienltura! eh:ie.!,'e. In dealin,^ with llie subject. he says: I whe;u reipiired for their ratepayers �There are eigiu u;sUiii.:t types of j patented lamis. They have power wheat, arransod in order of lueri;. j imn.Qw for litis purpose and take The Rev. A. M. Shannon, who has been the luissionary in the Peerless district since last spriim. states that lie has observed witli no little degree of interest and gratineallon the work of the Local U. F. A. and ho has on-doavorod in every way jjossible to t and eneourago it- -V splendid situation is that rural muniripaliiies ; community spirit is being fostered in most cases will purchase the seed . Poidard wheat. j 7. Polish wheat. i S. Einkorn wheat. \ �'Under the common type we have' all the milling wheats, sue!', as. Jlar- ' I as security a mortgage on the land of i tho.�e receiving advances of seed I grain, which take priority over all oth-' er encimibrances on the land with the \ excepiion of first mortgages. In addit-I ion. (lie municipalities have a seed i grain lien on the crop of the land seed-! ed with the seed advanced for two years. Ample Security Tills, experience has proved, gives ..... I nas nan to guarantee ine auvaiicc-s. n -- � "^'-'^'^ : is not proposed to change the system. \ l-ocal was f ''^"""J bnt in a few municipalities in the I n resolntion nuts. Red H.e. lurkey Ked e,c. I ample security and in practically all der Duram. wo have the Marc^v.on. : nmnicinalities have been wheats, ot whicn KuKauKa and t.otvse I ^,,^, to borrow all thev required. In a wheat are common vanettos. Inderi f,,^, government the Club wheat there are also d.s-; j,^,, j,^,,, advances. It liact varieties, thus iuiyone oi " ^ types may have a nuiuher ot ditf varieties This sample js prohaWy of .j,,^,,. ..,uonnfr which will re-, the Poulard whea , oi wh,ch the l ,,orrowed runs into a very I variety known m tae vest is Kgyp-;municipality estimates ,ttan._bu there .s a variety known as , ,,., ,,^(, ,e,,ireri for the pur-;-AIas.Ka,' So far a,s the value is con-^ jt t^ .,cerned tor either Hour or macaroni.; ^ i. ,tho dnierent varieties are equa TiMs | ^ , - I type makes very poor bread. .Alaska , companies conferred with ' ,s the name that this type of whea , Government to determine whether .was exploited und-er m the central ^,^,,,1 ^^^^^^^j ^^^^ western states. The met, or '�^cr.ken their security in some cases. Tiie Alternative The morferage companies are coase-I qiiently faced with the altfAaative of Ottawa Sending Collectors to Back Relief Given Back, in 1914. Get Ottawa. Oct. 14.-It is reported to the interior department that a num-i her of persons, who, following the crop failure of 1914, in parts of -western Canada, received substantial assistance from the Dominion government by way of seed grain. fodtJer and re- practically. useless for milling, of very ; either "helping to finance their own little use for macarbni and no_hardier i ,^gi,tors. and retaining their security that there has been a large amount > rgj^,,,.^.;,.,-,^ would prefer to follow of this .stuff grown in small patches ^ former course, but the decision and plots throughout the province. ..ggt^ ^^.j!,, t],gir i,ead offices. So far as especially among the R-uthenians. It . Saskatchewan is concerned, with the would be wise, therefore, if the ag-j gj.^.p,,.jQ, ^1,^ southwest corner of the province, the situation is not at ricultural papers would make it known the valufe of tlus grain, which in niy opinion is .sbsorately nothing. It it is grown to 'aiiy extent, it will beconje mixed wilb.our good wheat? ! and lower the standard." �\V'hen ;t,i^.-iKj^sible to produce as high as tJ9 lyjf|liels per acre on Mar- I quis wheat "ori^'large fields, it seems foliy for men to 4e spending lime and money experimenting with new.varie- all serious, but Alberta has a difficult probiep.i to deal with, as a large territory is in need of seed wheat. IT PAYS TO FINISH POULTRY (E.Tperimental Farms Note.) Even with the present high price ot feed no one can afford to sell birds ties of which they know nothing, and I and especially cockerels, in a thin con. which real experts pronounce no good, j dition. The good prices received for Vuicanlzing! We understand how totake care ot all kinds oi tire troubles.-Punctures, bliy.v-outs. worn treads, etc., repaired in first class shape. We know our business. Lethbridge Tire & Repair Station F. B,,McKinnon, Proprietor OPPOSITE BANK OF MONTREAL 305 Sixth Street S. Lethbridge, Alta. Phone 495 "SERVICE THAT SATISFIES" y^jC Handle All Standard Tires and Tubes. First Class Repaired Tires, $12.00 up. I AUCTION SALE On the Oldrlierefb^d Ranch, northeast quarter Sec. m 15, Twp, 5, Rge. 21. SEVEN./mIL-ES SOUTHWEST OF RAYMOND. 5 MILES SOUTHEAST;, Off, iV/Et-l-1NG, 51-2 MILES EAST OF MAGRATH, ON TUisDAY, OCTOBER 22 AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP .^1 pure-bred, registered Shire mare, 1600 lbs., age 4 years; 1 pure bred,-vregistere(j'Shire mare, 1400 lbs., age 3 years; 1 bay team matched g^iajngB," S-years old, 3300 lbs,; 1 bay mare, f, years old, 1500 lbs.;-iTiltatcheil- team black geldings, age 4 and 5 years, 2S00 lbs.'; 1 ma"tSii'etl,>team bay mares, ages 6 and 4 years, 2.S0U lbs.-; l matched tS^iS'.iiiay mares, ages S and C years, 2800 lbs.; 1 hay mare, ,7 ye&s old, IDOO Ibg.; 1 grey mare, 5 years old, MOO lbs.; 1 brow'n gel3i^'.:4 years old, 1400 lbs.; 1 brown mare, 8 years old, 1200 lbs.; 1 grey-mare, 7.1 years old, 150Q lbs.; 1 grey mare, Z years-old, 1250 lbs.; 1 bay gelding, 3 years old, 1200 lbs.; 1 brown mare. 4 years old, 1150 lbs.; 1 bay mare. 10 years old. 1200 lbs.; 1 standard stallion. Lord Roberts, 3 years old;, 1 bay mare, 3 years old, 110(; lbs.'; .2 geldings, 2 years old; 1 pony; 10 young cow.s, 3 to 4 years ol(j;4�young .cows with calves at foot; 4 yearling heifers; 3 yearling'��eer.s.' �i wagon, and box; 1 single disc drill; 1 John Deere gang plow; 1 Cockshatt sulky plow; 1 Success plow sulky; 2 hand plo^.v.s; 1 grass and grain seeder; 1 democrat, 2 ee-ats; 1. light buggy; i water tank; 4 disc harrows; 1 McCormick mower; 2 hay rakes; Iwooden harrow, 6 sections; 1 lever harrow, 4 sections; 1 portable �4.00 for the care of ir,2 birds for less than two weeks. It also showed that for every pound increase on the birds it took :! lb. of mash and 4 lb. of milk or tin average cost of 14c per lb. of gain. Winnipeg, Oct. IS.-Important land settlement policies involving the placing of soldiers on farms and new British, French and United States immigration were evolved at a conference here today. Hon. J. A. Calder, Hon. F. B. Car-veil, and Hon. Edward Brown, provincial treasurer of Manitoba, and many prominent businessmen took part in the deliberations. Representatives of the various railroad companies and a number of land men in this city and also of the western provinces assisted with advice and suggestions. The conference was held behind closed doors, but Information Svas given out that the policy to be adopted will be more aggressive than any previously followed. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE S� EDMUND WALKER. C.V.O., LLD.^!.D,C.L.. Pre>i