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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETITBHTDGE DAILY-HERALD Thui-Mltiy, October Improved and Unimproved ;We will during the Dry-Farming Congress week offer "one special snap -in Farm Lands each day. Any piece of land advertised in this space will bear the minutest in- spection and is such that you who are interested cannot afford to overlook. Watch this space carefully. Make Us An Offer On acres in section T wp. 7. Ege. 21, 4th, 100 acres under oiillival.ion. only 1- miles south-east ol' Lothbridge: viji'ht on irrigation ditch. class land. Owner iniisi sell. .Asking per acre for -S'.'SO per aero i .-feii-d- Inn offers submitted for consideration. Terms V r opporl unity of a life time. are YOU pleased- to have you call at go into this matter fully. disposal to go and make a y Office Ground Floor above we shall be very oince (open evenings) and automobile will be at your sonal inspection of same. Comer Office Dominion Blk. A LIVE WIRE Chainnan' Downer of the Dry Farming Board of Con- trol is ona of the sort of men that go to ma.jw a western city hustle. He believes In the west. Might we say It la his religion. And the best part of his west is Loth- bridge. He has made a little for- tune 'here and It is all Invested In the city. Downer Is behind and pushing along every good movement that has to do with the advancement of Lcthbridge. He will work night and day for the city. That's why they placed him at the head of affairs from the loc- al end for the Congress. He has worked like a Trojan and is still smiling. 15 horses, hire................ 7.50 Cost to head 30 acres 31.GO Cost to thresh 30 ncrea of 30 bushels grain at 7c___..... G3.00 Total cost With 10-foot cut Combined Har- vester: 15 HICK, wages '.................517.00 fi men, foourd 2.50 20 horses, hire 10.00 Cost to .harvest 30 acres with Combined S'JP.oO "While the saving jier acre, as shown by tho preceding table is considerable, t is not the only advantage that ac- Tiies to the use of the Combines; When his crop is ready he can hrcsh it with tho help of only three T four men. I itnow of nothing more discouraging] 0 a farmer than to have a good crop j oady for threshing, ruined or badly umagcd by mi early rain while he Eiiiuls impatiently waiting his turn or the "machine." There lias been same discussion as tho relative milling qualities" of which was cut, and allowed to in the stack before threshing j ad that which was allowed to ripen 1 the field and threshed a Coin- inc. Some farmers have thought that rain which was allowed to sta'iid in field for it time after ripening oteriouited to a certain extent, but believe this question has set- ed for all iime by the very oshaus- experiments that were recently onducted by the Utah Agricultural ollege. The results oC these experiments re fully set forth in Bulletin No.; entitled "The Influence of the ombined Harvester on the Value or 10 and prove, after careful Illiug, baking and chemical tests, at there is no difference in the qual- of tho wheat threshed by the two The most, of (his trad is'all within two townships ftl and is all sloain plow land. It selected by years ng-o when land was not as scarce. Wo had a is all unimpfov- ourselvcs some lot to choose from. IT LIES DIRECTLY ON THE LETHBRIDGE-WEYBURN LINE Railway is Now Under Construction, and Two Town- sites are Laid Out by the CP.R. On This Land will sell this Jiind right. The price will make you money, and the terms arc easy. Would you like to look over the land'! If so, our cars are at vour service. Alberta Block, 324 5th Street, Lethbridge Head Office: Palace Building, Minneapolis. Combine Harvester an Aid to Wheat Farmer By H- C. of the Northwest (Washing his father's J'ri 'who came to deride staved to ;idm. i _ r. i L. Harvester Company, Spokane, Wash, i H !about 500 jlaiat statement. which proves the land wound up by enthusiastic use. From Dry Farming Congress Bulletin! in the early days nearly every farm-D The most important question for the .Hry-farmer's consideration, outside of tlio conservation moisture, is cost er who used tho Combine was driven Even this compavatively small out- divided, between four jies, located at Stockton and San California, and SiuiUgne, Wash- so it is not probable that the of their, manufacture will ever the benevolent of mr of but is. I iu muuuiAiuu. uuu thero j., stm to be found an pliangcaWy related to each other, ana man conficlently' predjcts that :the successful farmer must look pare- rally to the first. Probably no wlu {U of thc p'sL piece oi farm macmnery 1ms evc-r 1 proven to be a greater cost reducer; This opposition, when analysed, re- ami profit maker for the f arm-, solves itself into nothing more than ers of the Pacific coast than the Com-jtlia natural reluctance., of the average to it hy necessity, and'this is still true assurance that iheir manu- It is needless to say that the Com- hine in use vod niont OTer thob' many years a grent improve- n earlier use. For s have been ".vork- blned Harvester. [farmer to make a. radical change in ThU machine, as its name implies, p1'3 methods of harvesting that would Ss a combination.' of Header' anil 'require the purchase of new raachin- which .at one operation cuts, threshes, cleans and sacks the grain. cry. In spite of this opposition, though, the very evident efficiency ing'out the as they j fj that now Combined Har- i vester is as near a -threshing J machine as has ever beeji devised. It'works equally ns well on rough, hilly land as on ping now oouippetl tfith an autolnatic .'iiechan- ism that maintains the and i It is a California production which economy of the Combine bag portion o' the machine >u a was brought about by the necessity constant increase In the number Hovel position at all times, rogardiViS Jor a cheaper method of use'from year to year. loi the contour of file land. Hilly land Brain In the semi-arid wheat belt ofj Totoy it is used almost exclusively i" Palouse section of Washington that state, and nan been in successful jin California, and is being introduced 'operation there for about 40 years. From the first the as it Js now generally called, has had to fight against an almost inexplicable and unreasonable prejudice against its use. Its use, however, has been like Tom Sawyer's experience in white- so rapidly in the states of t has been successfully harvested with j ;i Combine on which hinders and head-1 Washington, Idaho, Utah and Montana could not be oporated. that it is n question of a few years only until its use l be general there also.1 The yearly sales in these states of the different companies that manu- facture the Combine will aggregate The power for driving tho niJi'cnin-1 i ory is iisually obtained from the two large wheels which carry the weight i i of the the gasoline harvester, which is drawn by either Consi ing large ting of -stream of "Mil witli irrigation ditch water. Seven miles from Claresliolm. This i? one of Ihe best grain and atock farms in Southern Alberta. flood framo IS x U.S. with kitchen. Telephone in house. Frame barn x 110, grain room for over 8000 bushels. Oilier out buildings. Wirier running Ihrough lliree-nuaitcre. About. 5SO acres un- der cultivalion. 30 acres nlralfn, :il) in llmothy and brouic. 90 JicreK seeded lo Western Kyi' Grass. All deeded, clear title. Heasmi for polling, getting on in be sold with 'ho place-. For furtlior particulars addn.'js owner now livir.g on tlic farm. horses or a tractor and has an inde- pendent gasoline engine for driving the machinery, is rapidly coming into great favor among tho larger farmers. This machine has the added advantage of being capable of use as a station- jury thresher also. Us use is especially J desirable in those localities where the j harvest season is short and time Is Ian important factor, as it enables the j farmer to use a binder or header until I the grain is ripe enough to thresh. The grain so cut can bo economically threshed after tho remainder of tho crop has boon cut by the Combine. The greater the number of acres cut with tho Combine the greater will be tile saving, for it is an accepted among those who are acquainted with I their use-that the grain can be put I into the sack by. using the Combine lor approximately th3 same expense (hat would be recitiired to put it into the shock or Gtuclc if a binder o: header wore used. '1 be following tables of comparative cost v.' years have nui-Oit nri> correct, they vary [somewhat in the different localities and will enablo any farmer to figure quite what lie could save each yoar by using the .low Method. Ho I must ho a small ;.umer whoso savings w'll uot pay a good rfitc of interest on tho money invested. Comparative Cost of Harvesting Grain With header thresher: A dally saving of 8 men, wages ................520.00 8 mon. board 4.00 587 6-10 ACEES, Tp. 5, Ego. A splendid mixed- I'tirmiHg1 proposition. 75 per c'ent. Steam- Plow Ltuicl (Eaw) Balance McnuW Lsiucl. Close to La la-. A snap for Jimiicdmte sale. Close to Lethb.ri.d.o'e-Wc'ybimi Line. ACRES I? AW Xorili of T.-i-bor: will lie served by two Jess tlian 10 miles from C. P. E. Main Line. casli; JJal.-incc Easy. An excellent buy. A SPECIAL BL'i" 1-320 acres located I be Letlibridsfc-Wcyburn lirancb of the C P. E, Price 6MO.OO per acre. Terms Easy. 1.200 ACRES RAW LAND alono- Letbb ridge- "Railroad at per acre. Easy Terms. al a. bunmin Also many other Iraols from 360 acres to acres in a block 1-2 SECTION LAND within a mile of Stirliiiir, Itcndy to 172 ACHES IMPROVED FAKM LAND with rio'hts to Stone Qiuirry in one mile of C. P. E. only 'S'50.00 Per Acre. The stone can be seen in Hull Block of this city: also Eleetwood School. OF COAL the famous .Diamond and Chinook Klines 280 ACRES IRRIGATED AT.L'. of Loth bridge. Full water rights; 65 acres Alfalfa, 150 acres Timothy. 1-2 acres Pasture. .Balance Htiibble Land. Two Hon'ses, "Barns and Stables, and Snllicieni to work the place. CITY Property, with or without Trackage; Warehouse and Stor- age Sites; Residential, Vacant and Improved: Subdivision Property, close in, from 10 acres to 80 acres. .Largo listing to choose from. Our cars at your service. FRUIT LANDS in the celebrated Tobacco Plains, in plots of 10 to SCO near tla.teway, alongside X. .Railway, on Canadian side. xrv 11IC .Capital Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada Financial IJrokcrs, Mannfacfiirm'Agents Incorporated Phone 1173 1282 1st Ave., S, ;