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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta SATt'rUUY, OCTOBIM ?.R. 101B THE LETHBRTOGE DAILY HERALD FIVB MOST CIGARS Some Tobacconists will try to sell you other Simply because there is less profit to them on "PROMOTER" at three for a quarter. S. DAVIS SONS, LIMITED, MONTREAL "Malta, of Ma Half a KEEP YOUR SHOES NEAT F. F. DALLEY CO. OF CANADA. LTD.. HAMILTON, CANADA Last Will and Testament The most important document a person of large or small means must prepare. Leaving a will saves confusion, costs and delay in the administration of one's estate. Ask for our booklet "A Talk About Your Will." British Canadian Trust Co. PHONE 1843. CONYBEARE BLOCK LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. ESTABLISHED 1891. ACADIA BUILDING LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. The C. B. Bpwman Agency Grain Insurance MR. FARMER PROTECT YOUR YEAR'S WOBK. We will insure your grain fn stacks or buildings, by the day, week or month, and when sold the policies can be a refund allowed. Insure in an Agency that will be in business to look after your interests iv a claim Is made. Our Agency has carried on business for over 25 years and is permanent. PHONE 1325 Noble, New World Wheat King, Scientific Farmer TJio year will surely go down on record as the most prosperous year tlmt Southern Alberta has ever for any other reason, but Is crowded forward an hanj as 150 horses and mules and two traction engines can do it. Weed growth in never tolerat known. was considered a most becauBe .Mn ronsonB that the sonB from the soil exceptional year as report after re-, moisture extracted port 01 phenomenal yields came to while weeds arc growing Is worth far hand, ami the wise men said UiatjmorG thau ;my Ulat never again would such a thing hup- j possibly bo produced by plowing them pea. Again, however, are the Iv. the case of engine plowing, m their wisdom confounded, and tho cfgnt to ten 14 h] are nm be. -ortd stands amazed today at the hinij All cnglnc: behind tho plows is tremendous yields that have been-re- corded nt the farm of S, a packer or discs turned about straight for use as a packer, breaking Noble at Nobleford Jn the southern nubs and gettinK thc soil to the de- part of Alberta. slred firmness beneath so that mois- Just as threshing commenced it bn- tlire wiu pasa through it quite freely came known to him that the or down; and then behind the record for wheat production was heldjpacher is attached the straight-tooth by a farm in Whitman County, Wash-: harrow to -work the desired mulch for msloii, 11. S. A., with a yield of 51.210 J tne of keeping the moisture bushels for 1000 acres. As he had In COI1fjned. Thc engine, of'course, has crop over 1800 acres he thought that Bomc advantage hero in being able it would be a fiuod advertisement for to run QU finn all the Dominion if the world's record tilis work in getting it all done could bo captured. A 1000 acres was at once with the least possible waste theinfore set apart and the weights' Qf moisture they were put through the elevator) Oatg {30 Bushels Per Acre r0 carefully kept and the result was it has been the practice on the that on Oct. 26th his last load was' farms to get low enough each els, and a new record set up that will lime {o tinic to avoid producing take a lot of boating. j hard( permanent furrow bottom. Mak- -Many people, particularly farmers, allowance for differences in sea- will ask the question how it was done sons it nas oeen found that ten-inch of per acre in I'Jio. At present the Noble farms are giv- ing preference to Americnn Whito and it is to try and answer this query produced the best crop that the writer has written this ar-j oata_10g bushels and 21 pounds ticle- acre on a field of nearly 1000 acres in First the man. Mr. Noble trekked i as high as 130 bushels per nto the country in the year 1009 and commenced breakiig a choice bit of prairiu on thc Aldersyde branch of the C. P. It. about 18 miles N.W. of the city of Leihbridge. The soil was a rich brown loam, but moisture, al- thougii not absent, was a limiting fac- tor in crop production unless careful cultivation were practised. Mr. Noble believed that moisture, like time, was money, and from the inception of his farming activities he has adopted the policy of thorough cultivation. The secret of success iii the farming operations on the farms now owned by the winner of the world's record, lies in successful sum- mer fallow, in cutting grain, stubble is alv-ays left as high as possible, not only for the sake of getting as little straw as possible to handle in thresh- trado if she iB ready, and to this end we recommend that the following measures bo taken: "We want an adequate intelligence system, which will collect data on the condition and quality of cattle as well! UB the number, iirffl forecast tho market conditions ao that the farmer i may have ready tho cattle that will bo j demands! at a certain time, and so j have a greater share of profit. "Thie system should also prividc, j by correspondence, figures on the con-1 (HtloiiB of the cattle iiidufitry in the' United States, Argentine and Australia j so that tho homu markets may be prc-j pared to cope with their competitors.' "Wo should have field officers ap-; pointed to assist farmers, and a tech-; nically trained man to represent tbe Canadian cattle trade in Great Bri- tain, to assist 3n organizing the ex- port trade, which will involve millions of Canadian money. Another mo.it necessary aid is the establishment of an annual census on tbe number and condition of cattle in the Dominion. "We waat the co-operative action of the farmers in selling cattle encour- aged, as it lias been in wool and eggs. "Eggs worth were handled by co-operation 'action last year, and I between two and three million pounds of wool. The sale of wool in this manner lias led to an improved pro- duct and great profits to the farmers. "Finally we want sale by grade and government supervision on the stock- yards and control on the exchanges. "The government is now at work i replenishing the supply of female cat-j tie for breeding and feeding. Far too! many have been slaughtered, find to increase production the government U has sent out men to interest tbe far-j mer in buying un the female cattle offered for sale and returning them j to the west. It has even gone its far paying the personal expenses off the farmers to the cattle market who j will come for this purpose. In the past two weeks between SZB KIDNEYS I-rom all puts of world we receive words of praJsa for Gte Mil SB the neat remedy for Kidney troublos. Tie foJJowuig is frvm wlioie tiin Pills cujoy very large sale. "I trafl a clerk In a Btoro in Jamaica tut had to gfTe np my on account of kidney tiotiblo. I purchased oua box of Gut PulH Horn a local prugglflt and before It was all finished I was flntitflly and able to return to ray work. I recommended thorn to friend wlio wan also la a similar condition and he tried them with tho azmt Iflli you I tried many remedies In Jamaica before 1 got your Gin Fills. Yours very truly, Thomas Price, BOB Walk. Jamaica." If yon Buffer from backache, swollen joints, constant headaches, rueuraa- tiara, sciatica and other diseases duo to kidney trouble, write for ires Simple, Or buy a bos from your druggist 50c. a box, 0 boxea for National Dr U. 3. Addreaa Chemical Co. of Canada, Limited Toronto, Ont. Inc. 202 Main St., Bnflulo, N.T. OF CANADA HEAD OFFICE TORONTO SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES are now installed at this Branch for the cus- tody of valuable papers, etc., affording safety and privacy. Further information supplied by the manager. 223 LETHB RIDGE BRANCH G. P. BLETCHER, MtiuBcr. COALHURST BRANCH J. G. D. SPAFFORD, Acl'g Manager. _ of these grains. White Banner oats are very depend- able as regards the quality of Its straw and its yield is certainly the best we have found with this depend- able straw. There may be other vari- eties which will yield a little more under favorable conditions and there are certainly other varieties that will make a 'better showing at seed fairs. But in every instance they, for one reason or another, fall to give the de-; sired results that are to bf> looked; for so confidently in the Banner. An- other reason which is -with us j is that the grain is smaller and hence Banner oats and Marquis wheat to j 000 and 1.200 cows have been return- Hie exclusion of all other varieties ed to the west. "Last spring the banks of the west were empowered to make loans and; s me take chattel mortgages on cattle, and' and its yield is certainly the so the relations between the banks OF CANADA ing, but also for the purpose of leaving requires much lens seed per acre to and the farmers are now quite satis- factory." Dr. Frank Shutt, assistant director j of the experimental farm, told the j commission that the government was now engaged in experiments with sea- weed as a substitute for the German potash as a fertilizer, but as yet they were not able to j.udge of its success. Domestic vegetable seeds were be- ing grown extensively, he said, and found superior to the foreign seed which had been largely used a good stand of stubble so that it can j get the best results. Where growers heretofore. A great many of these be burned well in the spring. Mr, j Of other varieties recommend as high seeds had been imported 'from Ger- admits that this is not theor-1 as two or even three bushels of seed many before the war, as were many etlcally the proper method, that turn- per acrei we ourselves have made a of the medicinal plants which are With Cash in the Bank You Can Buy to Advantage You know how everything' costs more when you have to buy on credit. Why not practice self-denia! for a while if necessary, open a Savings Account in the Union Bank of Canada, and with the money In hand, buy at Cash prices? The discounts will help to swell your bank balance, and you will have made a good start towards financial Independence. A. F. S. TATUM, Manager H. E. SANDS, Acting Manager LETHBRIDGE BRANCH GRASSY LAKE BRANCH ing stubble, under deeply and packing, practice of. sowing 5 pecks by mea- Ihe land well at the time of plowing so that moisture will attack the stub- ble and rot it for the next crop, is, sure or about 45 pounds by weight, and our yields', except in the dry sea- son of have been above 100 theoretically, more correct, but hav- bushels ,per acre each year. In fact, ing tried this plan to some extent at ou'r test pi0ts both for Ifll4 and 1915 the east farm, he is not yet convinc- ed that this method is perfect and cer- tainly the results of this year's crop speaks against, it. All the crop from which the world's record. was taken was grown on summer fallow, no fer- being used whatever. Plowing is never delayed on this farm to let the weeds get a start or This Is What Saskatchewan Farmers Are Doing Successfully. Farmers' the fact that there was practically a crcr. fail- ure last year as far as corn was con- cerned, there were notable -exceptions FARMS FOR SALE North Sec. 10-6-26. West 4th: 20 miles from Macleod, 8 miles from and cross fenced. Price, North East J-'l Sec. 16-7-26, West 4th: 6 miles from Peigan Sid- ing, 12 miles from Macleod, fenced. Good water and granary. Price North Sec.. 21-8-25, West 4th: Smiles from Macleod, 200 acres in crop. v Price Part N. W. Sec. 20-8-25, West 4th: 5 miles from Macleod. Frame house, 18x37, and barn. .Price RENT OR SALE "S. W. Yt Sec. 18-37-20, W. 4th: 6 miles from Pennon on C. N. R, House, barn and granary Good water Price S. W. Sec. 6-3S-20. W. 4th: 5 miles from Ersklne. 35 acresi broken. Log house and barn. Fenced. Price The Trusts Guarantee Company, Limited CALGARY ALBERTA Public Administrator and Official Assignee _ for the Judicial Districts of LETHBRIDOE MACLEOD CALGARY WETASKIWIN Lethbridge office, Bank of Commerce W. MoNlcol, Imp, GRAIN! Unequalled facilities for secur- ing reliable information regard- ins Grain. Frequent quotations. All n-iarkets- Yru are invited to make free use of this service. Ask for bids on your carlots of grain. Private wires to New York, cago, Minneapolis, Winnipeg Baircl Botterell, Union Bank Building, ARCHIE E. F.EESOR, Nigr. Phone 1599. Res. Phone 1862. showed that one bushel will yield more per acre than any seeding heav- ier or lighter." Marquis Wheat Suits Beat Marquis wheat has proven itself first-class in all essential virtues; it Yields best, having gone as high as 60 bushels in this vicinity. The straw I At Dundurn, Saskatchewan, were is all that could be desired in 1 some of these exceptions. Parts of strength, practically none of it having: this district escaped the very early lodged anywhere at Nobleford even anti very late frosts with the result during the extremely wet harvest last j that corn crops were quite satisfac- year and it does not shell readily i tory. A couple of men in this district while standing ripe in the field. In! last year grew corn m place of sum- fact this seems to be an ideal wheat merfallow. They grew this crop for Our roughage for all stock, horses incluil- STRONG DOWIER GRAIN and Commission Merchants Our entire organization is at your service and with our exper- ience can safely guarantee to got you tho best prices tor your grain at any time and for any (Trade or kind of grain. Phone; M 1922 Calgary Office 1865 Lethbrldgo Ha., 1811 For Quota. tions. ea Our AQentt who are In your district J. A. CUMMINQ Lethbridge Manager now being raised in the provinces. PLANT CORN INSTEAD OF SUMMER FALLOWING THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER. C.V.O.. LL.D.. Prealdenl ,'OHN jllRD, General Manser H. V. F. JONES, As.'t Gecertl V, C. UIIOWN. Superintendent of Central Western Ilnmehc. CAPITAL, RESERVE FUND, FARMERS' BUSINESS The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Farmers every facility for the transaction of their banking business, including the discount and collection of sales notes. Blank sales notes are supplied free of charge on application. wffis for this whole west country. Our roughage for all stock, horses mcluJ- T i 1 1 1 T1 H H Marquis last year made 45 bushelsied, and were well satisfied with the I pf h hvifj Of A nnHirh K I nfVninPr ViCT and 48 pounds after an adjustment i feed. This year they are well .UCUlUUUgC UldUUl IV. 1. Ul yilUICl.) of 21 per cent, for loss by hail. Els- satisfied with the crop of. wheat _________________________________.________ -________r uerience has proven to us that one they are growing on the corn land as and one-half bushels of wheat per acre gives us best results." Last year one of the Noble raised 26 acres of registered White compared with the growth on fallow. It has the advantage of being considerably earlier at time of head- ing. This year the men are increasing'! Banner oats, and as those yielded i their acreage to 50 and 100 acres and well, ripened early, and were satis- factory in every other way, 100 bush- els was saved in the bundle and was picked up for seeding in 1916. This 4.00 acres will, Mr. Noble believes, be good for to bushels for 1917, and with this for seed, in, 1918, to make the corn land most nearly j conform to a sumuierfallow are seed- ing in the hills with corn plater so that i the corn may be cultivated both wuys j of the field and all weed growth des- i troyed. Thfi aim .is not to get the max- i imura yield of corn but with a good i the Grand View farm expects to have yield to have land in best possible 300.000 bushels at first generation] shape of grain the follow- Jump from Bed in Morning and Drink Hot Water registered American oats for sale. White Banner CANADA CANVCORNER ing year. While the system of corn in place of sunmierfallow is not general, it is widespread and is being under- taken by a few farmers in all parts of the west. If the value of corn CATTLE TRADE gen8rai roughage was fully recognised j raid the planting and cultivation of Tells why everyone should drink hot water each morning before breakfast. Why is a man and woman, half the time, feeling nervous, despondent, .worried; some days really incapaci- tated by illness. If: we all would practise inside-both- ing, what a gratifying change would j take place. Instead of thousands of Get Canada all set to jump in and I corn undertaken in a systematic man-'half sick, anaemie looking souls with j !corner the cattle trade at the end ofjner, we believe this system would pasty, muddy complexions we should I the war, by bolstering the farmer fin- come more generally into use. ancially now, that he "may. have an adequate stock of cattle in hand and SRLBERG CHAIN CO, LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. "ALWAYS WORKING" You may make money by let- ting us bid on your next car of wheat, barley or flax. IT COSTS YOU NOTHING. Our.Winnipeg and Lethbridge offices represent SERVICE. "TRY US" J. H. TALLING Local Manager Office Phone 1530 Residence 572 he ready to stand 119 to big demands. This Was the advice of John Bright, livestock commissioner to the Domin- ions' royal commission, when It met at "With tit e> war exterminating tm- ropean he said, "the whole world must lobk'to this continent for Us support in years to come. There is no reason why Canada cannot be prepared to get the big part of the A WORLD RECORD BREAKING HEN Ontario's Agricultural College at Guelph has produced, according to the records in the hands of the De- partment of Asriculture. a world rec- ord breaking hen. For some years now the poultry branch at the college has been specializing upon the Barred Rock species as a utility breed oE tee crowds of happy, healthy, rosy- cheeked people everywhere. The rea-J son is that the human system does not rid itself each day of all the waste which it accumulates under our pres- ent mode or living. For every ounce ot food and drink taken into the sys- tem nearly an ounce of waste mater- ial must be carried out, else it fer- ments and form ptoinaine-like, poisons which are absorbed into the blood. j Just as necessary as it is to clean i OPTIONS provide tho cheap- est means of carrying your grain over winter. PREMIUMS now offering for special shipment on barley TELEPHONE us for billing instructions. IN direct touch with European buyers through ou: N UR own ent. export depart- poultry both for egg and aiea', pro-1 tho ashes from the furnace encb day, duction. During the past year one before tbe fire will burn bright and WANTED If you have potatoes fbr sale call on UB before dltpoting of them.. Highest cash paid. Lcthbridge Mercan- tile Co., Ltd. Wholesale Fruit a and Vegetables Western Supply Warehouse Fourth 'Street South member of the flock laid 310 eggs. This is the greatest number of oggs laid by any hen of this breed in one year, so far as official world's records are obtainable. The world's record in egg-laying for hen of all breeds is 314 eggs in a year, and the Ontario champion had ten days of her twelve months stili to go when she fell a victim to the heat and suddenly departed life. Her demise is believed to have spoiled a new world since at the .Mma oE her death she was laying an egg a day as regularly as clock-work. FOUR OF THEM London, Oct. announc- es that the following vessels have. been, sunk: The Norwegian steamer Ven- us II., of 748 tons gross; the Danish steamer Ufr, of 1.313 tons gross, and the Belgian steamer Comtesse de Flamlru, of tops gross. The Brit- ish schooner Tweed, of 200 tons gross, is aluo reported sunk. hot, so we must each morning clear the inside organs of the previous day's accumulation of indigestible, waste and body toxins. Jlen and wom- en, whether sick or well, are advised to drink each morning, before break-; fast, a glass of real hot .water with'a teaspoonful of limestone phosphate in It, as a harmless means of washing out of the stomach, liver, kidneys and bowels the Indigestible material, waste, sour bile and.toxins; thus cleansing, sweetening and- purifying the entire alimentary canal "before putting more food into the stomach. Millions of people ha_d their turn at constipation, bilious attacks, acid stomach, nervous days and sleep- Ids snights have become real cranks nbotit the morning inside, bath. A quarter pound of limestone "phosphate will not cost niuch at the'drug store, but is sufficient to demonstrate tr anyone, its cleansing, awtietening and freshening effect upton the i J. D. Higmbotham Co, Ltd, Drug 'ONE better equipped to give you service, SECURE our bid before selling. James Richardson and Sons, Limited 201 Sherlock Sldg. Phone 777 Established 1857. W. J. Lloyd, Man. Res Phone 365 M.M. Clark. Acct. Res Ph'n 1072 OFFICE PHONE 1313. MANAGER'S PHONE 1484. SMITH, MURPHY CO. GRAIN HEAD OFFICE, WiNNIPfcG Write or phone-at our expense if you have grain to handle. We can assure you the best prlce-the.market will stand and give you courteous service and prompt returns, N. T. MACLEOD, MANAGER LETHBRIDGC OFFICE SHERLOCK BUILDING ;