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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 26, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The T4gh Work Cloves u go into a store to buy a pair of gloves s, don't ask for just gloves. If you full worth ofyourmoneyanda guar- ctory wear, tell the dealer you want THE LKTHBRinOH 1'age Ifl of .H.B.K. guaranteed gloi horse-hide, specially, tanned by This process thickens and plumps i elastic. You can WASH, a pair of H.B.K, s.oft and pliable. They are specially made other glove can comoare with them for pair is tested and inspected before it le the wearer. That is why we authorize H.B.K. horsehide gloves that fails to gives; H.B.K. gloves. This is your only safety ;made from the finest grade oftcmgh process to give EXTRA WEAR. :her, and makes it soft, pliable and inteed gloves and they will dry out hard knocks and give extra service, ss and worth-of-the-money. Every :tory, and is built for honest service fpealer to make good for every pair of satisfaction. Be sure to ask for 've buying. The Hudson Bay Company Canada's ExpetGUive Makers MONTlAL "This 301 cap is stiffest resister Of Canadian bliz- zards it's an Eastern "When- i-don-'t- want- thd protection, I just turn it the cap and wear like It's splendid for wintejr tecting ears, forehead neck." "I've found it worth and to ask for Eastern Brarid in any kind ap.> They nsible colors and have itented knitted band I will be perfectly extra up inside toy other. bports, pro- Ind back of readily be set over in from GO to 91 seconds, thus taking from tour to If minutes per mile. The horses should have this much time to rest, so therp Ms practically no -lost time in plowing i land before the stocks are ill is simply an for lh( :operator of the plow, as ho has to stop and set a grain shod; over on the p'mved land. Set the gang I Dlows going as early as you rain and (keep them going svery day you JOB .aibly can the fall plowing is'done. A 14-inch gang plow should average 'five acres ,i day, or 130 acres a: month DUACKJRASS How to Hold it in Check on the Dry-Farm Written by Prof. H. L. Bollcy, Botan ist, North Dakota Agricultural Co leue, Auricuitural College, N. D. ;juaclt-grass spreading liroughout the Northwest because o iroseut jigr'eulluriil methods. Th i-eed would not i'ro'. t 2uch a menace n a country 01 greater pasturage re luiremenvs.and. of more intensive cul ivntiou methods. ConthiuouH growtl iC cereals, loosely handled, gives tills iveody grass every opportunity to de When an area is once infectet he plant is soon dragged to all parts f the farm. As with other weeds tlm become f.ononil, most farmers ire paying but slight attention to smal patches, others are much disturbed ibout the rapid spread, and yet others ire already awake to the fact thai have the weed nimost genera] ipou tbeir lands and ere now getting lessened yields, ol at a much greater cost. Quack-grass is. c.ns of the worst introduced by wind-blown joeds, by admixtures in grass seeds ind other farm seeds, in hay and oth- forage shipped to new localities; md it is being planted in new areas by means of improperly cleaned seed grain, improperly composted manure ind through tlie dragging about of ..he broken underground stems upoa larrows, plows, and other implements This grass never dies out in fertile Hinds. It grows latest in autumn and itarts'first of all grasses in the spring. rt forms a sod impenetrable by other ilants. It can crowd out brome grass; alfalfa or other cultivator plants. Its chief body is an underground branching, jointed stem, the roost- stock, in wffich much reserve mater- al is stored during the season of ;rowth. Through the vitality of the underground stems the plant bridges jver droughts aim oiiier hard times. There are nacent buds located at each point, ready to produce a leafy 5od from each broken part. Two or three hundred cush joints may 'be j'ound in a single square Foot of sod. This grass is closely related to the aatlve wheat grasses which it re- iemblos but is of muoh darker color, s somewhat smoother and produces a much heavier leafage. In this .region ho lower sheaths of The young leaves ire usually color near the rrounrt line, also Quite hairy. make them in all your choice of their "Arctic band.. Eithe tary. So different frdfTm the fur bands whiaffli are often made from Fall Plowing on the Dry-f Written by W. R. PorUT, Superinten- fore the gcnor 1 barte t A 1-f- dent North Dakota Demonstration gang .grVIS miles a Farm. day will plow tl> would turn over i n week it Fall plowing should bo done as early as possible, as more wocd seeds are j there Is any d _ s-'irtcd in early plowing tlie stubble [stacking tho tn better and more nitrates are jar high winds U lov_ formed nml other plant Cood is liberal-jstnrted, if or Lould IJL uo on (lie I in larger ______r Quantities. Early fall lields. Thei i nit otoi on the plowing can'be' plowed deeper late fall plowing w: Ker of bringing iiout so much dan-. too. much soil at j plowed land le flll' cultv liy the operator of M shocks Fioni r, to .On lands that are not inclinedUo drift I or pack .down hard a section of p. har- row, car i be hauled after each plow to very gpod advantage. Deep Plowing Increases Production T'Ae majority of farmers do not re- the full possibilities of .their soil be .cause they do not unlock by their rmcess of cultivation the plant food that is stored a few inches beneath the surface of the earth. Repeated plowing at approximately the same level forms a sort of floor through which the plant roots pass with dinleulty. Beneath this floor Is an abundance of the elements which are necessary for plant life, and un- ess the 'tiny roots are allowed to reach down and make use of this food it is of little avail in increasing the yield of the field. Tho usunl practice of plowing has another disadvantage in that It docs not break up the pores of the soil and check the evaporation of moisture. The most up-to-date methods of cul- tivation provide for deep plowing, says Kimball's Dairy Farmer. Some manu- facturers are making a. specialty of machines that turn the soil from S to 12 or 14 inches deep, bringing up n new and rich loam upon which the plants may feed. The use of the power plow which is rapidly increasing, makes it possible to plow to these greater depths. Still another method of loosening the plant food from lower levels is by the use of explosives. Agricultural blasting is coming to be a science in once from below; Early.hurley stuiible May or from fm ien sliorl noi can ho n lowed to good advantage the A shoU can be set a itself. In horticultural work, as well as in regular farming, the loosening of tho soil to a. greater depth is found valuable and profitable. Deeper plow- ing will make the farm larger without changing its boundaries, for it will increase the productive capacity of every acre. INCORPORATED 1855 Record of Progress for Five Capital .S Reserve Deposits Loans Investments Total'Assets...... '7j284 Has 83 Branches in Canada, and Agenffe and (n all A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRAN SAVINGS BANK DEPAFSNT at all branches. Interest jllowad at lilfllies! >ate. Lcthbriiliyc-Branch. K. Methods of Extermination, To give advice to farmers whose lands aro now over-run by this grass may as though pcldrag insult to ex- termination is no No spray- ing method for eradication of this !s economically possible while other crops are to be grown. Direct application Ealt areas have not proven satisfactory. On thorough- ly worked summer, fallow on which the broken root-stalks are making a vigorous growth, a thorough spraying with sodium urscnite solution at the rate to 5l) gallons of water seems to prove beneficial if applied three times during the growth and .if fallowed by thorough harrowing to start the remaining mipoisoned pieces into growth. (In using sodium nrscn.jte it should be re- membered that the solution is a strong arsenic poison and the sprayer should be so handled that the spray does not blow into the face of the operator so as to be inhaled.) B What To Do. (1) If in small patches up-root '-in dry hot weather a'nd 'as far as possible remove all underground slems. Vis- It the area once every eight or ten days and remove every apparent spear of grass with the attached under- ground stem. (2) Or. cut off in July and cover with tar paper so as to quite exclude the light. Allow the paper to remain there through July and August, then plow (3) Or. cut off closely In July and cover deeply with straw or manure. It is in the "little gatherings" that ions are recognized --and remembered Tailored Clothes have won a unique place among Canadian dreseers Yon never find them oiF shoddy fibrici, or poorly tailored. Each gar- ment u nude carefully by men of experience. Our guarantee it absolute. It makes satisfaction certain, no metier Aow reasonable the price. to T.C. Ridpath the smaller weeds below. Two smoth- er crops.tnken in succession after a carefully prepared summer fallow will' usually be sufficient to start out the The well with Canada thistle and" 'sow- thistle, which root in the same man- A LONELY DEATH Calgary. Oct. Kllly Hull, aged about 40 years, was found dead at Iior homo in this city today by an acquaintance. Death is believed to havfl occurred four days ago, and is thought, to have been 'Caused by a monary at'footion, from which the de- teased hail suffered for several weeks. Mrs. Hall Is said to have come to Gal- gary from Vancouver. BUTLER CHANGES JOBS AGAIN Montreal, Oct. J. Butler has resigned liit; position as gen-feral man- ager of tho Dominion Steel Corpora- tion, and is now in Sydney, cleaning preparatory to leaving the com- pany office in a month. He Is to bo connected with another iimlcrtnklng. Mis successor not. been appointed.1 Visit the areas often. Dig up any scattering plants not covered. (A) If in Inrge areas, mow oft when in blossom, break the sod shallow fnot to exceed two inches) In mid-July. Back-set in mid-August at. a depth but slightly deeper than before. Then disc and harrow thoroughly the fall, never allowing any green -teiivcs1 to show. Then plow deeply in the lute ffill. Plant a cultivated crop the fol- lowing season and follow the culti; valor with a lioeman who looks for every of the grass. Or, after thoroughly preparing for the seed bed in the spring give it a heavy seeding of Gorman millet, say, two to two and! one half pecks of good seed, preferably sown broadcast. Sow the millet late in Hay. At no time during this pro- cess of tieid preparation should fhi quack-grass be allowed to show green and it possible the ground should nev- er be worked while wet. The drier the ground and hotter the weather the better the killi-ng effect of. the culti- vation. Any forage crop which will glvo a- dense and rapid growth may be sub itituted for millet though I think it has no equal unless it is fodder corn sown broadcast. Tho millet and fod- der corn is planted over the quack- grasa areas tlic second year for the purpose of smothering out any scat- tering quack-grass, plants which may be starting up from ths seeds or from the broken parts of tho underground stems after tlie thorough cultivation of the previous year. These crops grow, If properly seeded, in a dense mass, shutting off all root growth of Summary of Smothering Process (1) Mow in mid-July, in the hottest, dryest weather, before the seeds are mature. (2) Break shallow in mid-July. (3) Back-act in mid-August (4) Disc and harrow down at once. (5) Disc and harrow again as soon as any green leaves begin to show. (6) Disc and harrow again in Apr and May of the following year. (7) Put on the smother crop abou May 10th or 15th. (S) After the smother crop is cu close to tfie ground, disc and harrow thoroughly. Keep the ground -bar again until winter sets in, if a heav crop of millet or corn was produced your ground will, in most'cases, be ready for flax or other crop th< next spring. If in doubt as to whether all o the quack-grass has been smothere< out put on another smother crop tin second year, using a different ori< than the one used the previous year A heavy coat of barnyard manure applied previous to tho smother crop helps tlm latter to do tlie work. Propagators of Quack-grass Be careful not to use -straw for bod ding whicTi contains lots of quack grass seed. Better burn it unless yo1 intend to properly compost the man ure. Do not use any clover seed, slender wheat pi-ass seed, brome grass seed, oats or any other seed-a without a very careful grading and seed examination. Bo careful whose hay you buy to feed on your farm Raise your own feed. Quack-grass is a close relation to cultivated wheat. Its roots and under ground stems nro attacked by many of the wheat For this reas- on alone, you cannot to success- fully raise wheat upo ed with qimck-gniss. Your Neighbor You cannot got along without him. tie ought to bo a good fellow. Help to educate him on such matters. If you do not, ho will furnish you some elc., by the wind, wsiter and farming implements, etc. GIRL HAS OSTRICH. STOMACH. GRAIN AT THE TERMINALS Ottawa, Oct. issued by the department of'Trade and Com- merce tonight show t.ho quantity of wheat in terminal elevators on Octo- ber 18. as bushels, as .com- pa mi wiyi i m tiio corres- ponding date last year. In eastern ele- vators, the quantity in store is 121, as compared with lasl year. The total amount, of all grain in both terminal and eastern elevators on tho date mentioned Is as; agntnat for the correspond-j ing date last year, J Hamilton Hospital Doctors Interested In the Case of 16-year-old Patient Hamilton, Ont., Oct. case of -much interest .to the medical frater- nity, arul others in Hamilton is being much discussed around the .City hospi- tal just now. Among the patients In the institu- tion is a girl of 1R or .so, who has in a very marked degree some of the pe- culiarities which are -commonly, re- ported to be possessed by the ost'rich. Au x-ray picture of the young woman's stomach shows a large -assortment of small ware contained therein. The doctors in attendance have already taken from her a varied assortment which includes 145 pins, 45 cents in small silver, a handful of buttons and a number of other small articles. "We have not got rid of nearly all of it said Superintendent Lang- rill, this morning. Many of the cityj physicians have examined the photographs and are deeply interestei in the case. "It is 'a form cf insan- ity." said one of the "and; in The 'patient, unfortunately, 'is -not progressing very well. She does not take nourishment and is much, troub- led with reaching. Still the-doctors hojva to get rid. of of the-for- eign articles and pull her .through. CHIEF OF POLICE EXONERATED Cochrane, Out., Oct. Vftl- in, of North Bay, today exonerated ex- Chlef of Police J. R. Jariiieson, on charges of accepting bribes and ne- glect of duty, but found that the acts of the chief were not above criticism, and that the system obtaining in th-a trwn deserves severe condemnation. Wlj-ils .Tamieson bus been .cleared of the charges, he will not return to his the town having advertised'for another man. THE CANADIAN BANIi 0F: COMMERCE -j' sm EDMUND.WALKER, ALEXANDER LA Gene JOHN Aino .Assistant General Manager REST, TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES Issued by The Canadian I3arih of Commerce enable the traveller to provide himself with fluids without delay :it each point of his journey in convenient yet inexpensive manner. They are issued payable in every country in the in denominations of- with the exrtcf equivalent in the moneys of the principal countries stated mi the of each cheque. They are economical. Absolutely sufe sell- (dentifying' and easily negotiated. Lethbridge Branch C. G, K, Nourse. Mgr. OF CANADA Paid-op Cipihl. Rmm Find 'and UndivRled (Our) Totil Assets (Over) Save Time Whea You Are Busy by canymg on your banking by mail. Just mail us your deposits, or your cheques when you want to withdraw money. We give, special attention to business handled in this way, and will be glad to have you make use. of our service. UETHBRIDSE. BRANCH G. R. TINNING, Manager GRASSY LAKE BRANCH -A. B. KING, Act'g. Manager lONDON.'EiVG.. BRANCH, f Bi Throdnccdlc, St.. E.C. V p. w. G. M. C. KJVRT SMITH, MBnaffer. AMifllwit ManftgtK ;