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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 21, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE LET1TBRTDGE DAILY HERALD Monday, October 21, 1012 Many Fields Like This WHEAT FIELD NEAR BARONS, ALBERTA I'bolo by J. .1. Uleraan. SECRETARY OF COLLEGE SECTION A novel -poster.irt connection with the educational campaign 'of the Dry- Farming Congress Is "being widely used at present The illustratipn on the poster shows the .difference in plant "development in" the "deep 'and shallow plowing and makes a strong appeal tn every fanner and agricul- tural expert. On th-3 .body oC the post- er underneath the illustration, direc- tions are outlined on the following valuable points, viz.: Why Plow Deep 1. Plants feed principally in the soil-turned-up by the seed bod. 2. Deep plowed soil takes in more moisture when it rains. ,3. Deep plowed soil holds mMsinVe bettor. 4. The crop on deep plowing does not suffer as much from hot winds. How to Plow Deep Follow 'binder with disc. This, iu loosening up the surface soil, cuts off evaporation and also kills Weeds that take lets of moisture. This 'will save enough moisture so the soil will' pul- verize thoroughly, which is the main mixes the stuibble with the soil, which makes a-better teed bed. Riowing the dry soil is a good deal like kneading the dry flour instead of the dough, r. ,1 When to Plow, Deep tin tlha earlier the better- when'summer fallowing, cr ICT corn. to bring moisture to The moisture moves through the com- pact soil, PO to get mcisture to move from .subsoil into plow-ed soil a good contact is which is secured by discing before plowing. This, hi pulverising, tbe soil and mixing it. with the stubble, brings the plowed soil iu good contact 'with the subsoil To make it compact, follow plow im purpose of plowing. The discing also I mediately with subsurface packer A GOOD FARM, with fine buildings, good IM. wells with wind mills, also never failing stream of good water, 26 miles of fencing adjoining good railroad town with natural gas. Owners wish to sell en bloc to clean up partnership. Will retail in smaller farms at much higher figure. in -Lasy terms Balmoral Blk. Limited j tlio South Oukotii Agricultural College, which iwaltlon he held until 1899, le: tlioro ID niictipt the position Professor of Animal Husbandry in tiu: University of .Nebraska. In 1901 ho was mnde Associate Dean in-charge of Agriculture and Diructor of the Ne- braska Experiment Station, !n 19 ho was made full Dean of tile Ag i cultural collojre, University of Nebras- jka. He is author of various bulletins on feeding of sheep, cattle aud pigu. has charge ot the work of the Nortii Platte Experiment Station where a great deal has been accomplished along the HUGS of In- vestigation of dry1 fanning. D Lave a -special announcement to make to the FAO.ERB and. .IMPLEMENT DEALERS o.l' Southern Alberta, and believe that Con- gress Avcek is a good time to make jt. TUDHOPE-ANDERSON CO. LTD.. the pLoneejv Jinplement Jobhers of Avostern Canada over ai'tej' the 1st of NoveniLer, 1912. along in'- Fish Bros, Funning' Miils'i Drills and 'Cultivators, full lines as manufactured" and sold by the EMEESOX-EEANTIN01IAM of ROCKEORD, ILL., lift plows, dise barrows, cultivators. plows, and engine dises. and rakes, staekers, sweeps and liny loaders. drills, .manure spreaders and gasoline engines. EEEVES engines, separators, tractors and plows. GELSEIJ engines, separators, road rollers, hav JjlG Four cylinder all purpose farm tractor, uses gaso- line or kerosene. NEWTON Wagons, invincible since 1854, lia'ht draft. ;mcl n half miles west of there livos a nmn who mndd on a unart- cr section, lie i.H one Oeorge Simmons inul he cun proiully hoast tlult. lie owes not any Mr. Slnl- niona has earned his Tann, his Ijilild- ing.'; liiy machinery and har. not ono1 dollar of a niortsaKC this year's erop. lie has lived well loo, and now forsees the road lending to easy street. Mr. Simmons lir.a made his quarter section yield th'ajnaxfmnib and lias carefully guarded against de- pletion of the soil. He farms for results and realizes that there is only- one way to get there and that is by hivcHting muscle and brain, tie has worked hard and haa .his reward. Small farmers can- succeed as well aH mnri> extensive operators and do not carry one hiilf the rialt. We are handling the biggest and best line of Farm Machinery sold .in Western Canada. See our big exhibit at The Dry-Fanning; grcss, also our premium at work, an Emerson Engine Disc {farrow, given for the best individual farmer's exhibit of .sheaf grain. All we ask is a trial. Our service and prices are rigbl nnd our goods first class. Representing Emerson-Krantingliani and Tndhope Lines, Tddliope-Andersoii Compaey, Lid. II. A. ALLISON, .Local Malinger. Avenue South ...._.'" PHONE ;