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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 30, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1WO THE LBTftBWDGEDAlLY HERALD PAGE NJ OF INTEREST TO THE TIM ING SOIL NEVER DOES 1NCREASETHE RAINFALL Tbe belie! lliat the culUvatlm ot icml-arld lauds Increases the ainoant of rainfall In that region at the United States Is discredited by reeordJ by 'be Weitbcr Bureau of United States Department of Special attention hu (treM kr tho bureau (o this quettlon. bacn a decided ID the area, under'cultivation In ti1 Great Plains States during tha put fitly yean. II Increasing tit of. cultivation in an? district tacreued the, precipitation, the .opeclallals point out, a steady rlEO In the annual rainfall of this region 4ipict- ptia'regelar.lacrMM, the records ahdw'there defined 'bnt comparatively short, periods of In creasing- and -decreasing, .rainfall, wjjlcb. cannot' be due to cultivation.' Over the" western Great Plains the average rainfall for tho twenty-Hie trom 1868 to inclusive was 10.S and-: from U03 to 19i7 inclusive: ISA Inches.': The: raveraif rainfall over the southern Grea Plains', for tho twenty flvo year from 156S to 1BS2 Inclusive .was 19.: aid1 for the 'neit twenty-flv PUbu Aa tert la eau wtU rnalpitalln nwrds IB fell tar itc Irst ll.t tatkM, an4 for econd tt.4 tacbu. that occu duinf dry Milii or vet In a dry pvtod. Cfteioo kj upnwtfi by ot VMtkcr data, that coma In o( two or thm MA. bnt this twltaf to set by the e( In otter wortk, tt li sot DMdble to (iredlct bom lie- totai dairy la a eonitloi ta (vnerml, aud by siaar unifeataUaa m' km occu- ___J trom the herd U icon Blmpty anoOitir at tie miny factor a that lowmrt tit hbjh eoit ot milk produo- Use. Howvrar. and cartral tO 33acb Ucal oa quutlon. Idtaa At To Mwillty Whan a COY relnnu tor wrvlw rej- duly the bull Ig frequently looked with auplclou, particularly It are other CAM In tha wrd. If the bull Is abort Wfwach; he cow U either "hard ta otteh.' "had too a nil lut "set many feulble. projecla and ban sioaatratvd more than ever thei art Bot uaooaiBOB, according to mlUi, lo tome dry tzn .ttrteU innft yield low u Dn buiielB to the acre. for aay year Se. CollowBd by 'another wet o'ae, or by a Terr 'dry or Tide erst.' v, Years ot abundant well-distrib- uted rainfall encourage a vostem ex- of the cuHkati4 area., and when there Is a euccculon of favor- able years, may be pushed so Into ;the genii-arid dis- tricts'. Ihat-In ordinary. :years the rainfall la entirely Insufficient for crop'heeds; and disaster results. Dur ing; these periods of the opinion 'frequdntly Is eipresGei Watered Afrtts of Montana to Doable u Tears, Pre- Engineer hurt the on tha aad ncuwt "Mi wrong or lul Inside." years only. 11.8 Inches. Tie average that Ihe rainfall la and precIpiUtlqn orer the central Great! thit this increase'.must to Plaljis tor the Rral 'period 1S.4 the'enlargement of the areas of cul- Insles, nnd for the second '.18.7 The.records, vhowerer, do inches, i Over the northern Great1 not support this belief. ____ MOW to the definite of of the rnott popular dlaguotfc In 1st pait hu been that of mechanical Inability of conception, or c'lonre of yisiaje Mtween the vagina and the nterus. Various forma ot dllatort and bare been recommended and theM may undoabtedly ou, tie tact remains that Invettlgat- orn bare practically concluded that the percentage of sterile coses BO cawed by mechanical means, IB relatively null and that the real causes are so Involved s> -to 'origin and treatment. Tte'' os'nleri; of the tnr. row cow li normally; close and the lortuota andrtwUled. The FiUlB Tribune) J. Wtaier. Smltn. an Irrigation em glaeor connoted' with toe slate Irrlg at Helena Is In Qrea lor a few daya estherlng Inter raatloo Inr a retwi which tbe commit aion li preparing to >bow Irrigation conditions .thronghout tbe state RDI the posslblitilea' for further ot Irrleat'on-. to Mr. Smith the Invest ire'-era paper asks: "Whit me o( iho ciureh llere gol sABVANTAGES OF FALL PUJWING adrantage ot fall plowing over of packing ot soil containing, to many, plowing'sf Fargo, N. D., In i coarse lumps as the spring; plowed The ai tho alnioit directly] land could "efer brine inoot do- Bouth of dlecosied in closeness of contact'.between bulielln by Prof. -WalEter, agronomist at the N. D. Rxperlmental, Station. Is mellow, yet can only be.secured Iry-hrlDBine One granular or crumby structure. On neary ks the clays, clay loain and Bllty clays ot the Red Hlver Valley, and other heajy by fall plowing. On account ot high...water-holding powjer ol theae heavy soils, they are. to .w.al In the spring Ibal spring'.plow' iiig Inrariablr produces a cloddy con- dition rather than the desirable crumby, the rargo a heaTj, bin ok clay, high In organic! matter. Is plowed In tha tall, It usually tnrni "over in large coarse..luiiips., If the soiljs jual at the right raolrtare con- tent; the properly-constructed mold- board Kill provide enough, shearing action so as to cause some nulverliinf; of-'lhe. Boil. Bill, as n plowing niu'St be done when. Bre'.ayallabie, and that meaus puUlog the plow Into the field even before iho last shock' has bMi'rambTSd'frooi 'the stubble......... "How then, are these large 'to be reduced lo fine crnmbe? Nutnre steps In at this point, and then the nnd thawing, and alternate welling and drying of the winter and -spring reduce the gumbo clods to a -flno, crumby, mellow seed-bed. order.to really'prove that fall- lahcl contains more fine crumbs .'and less clods than "spring-plowed l.aiid, writer inhdo Bepara.- .tlon ot the varlous'slzes ot soil crumbs clods from two adjoining plots. 'of lanU (Farso one fall plowed, itha other plowed fairly late the iEpring- The o! this follow: '-1" Fall Spring Plowed Plowed PC. PC. ClodB larger .than .26 jnch In dianietcr fl.O- Clods ranging from 0.25 to 1.31 Inch 16'.0' Crumbs .131 Inch lo inch In dlaractcr 15.7 18.Z Crnmba .065 Inch'in dia- meter and smaller 71.7 16.0 'It is eisy lo see that no amount aeed and soil." -Summarized The idvaoU'tim of fall plowing for the heayy soils of the Red River Val- ley are tntja rammed u? by Profasjor WaliterV "1. Increased TIelde on Heavr.Bolls an averagB of elgrit yeari' trials on the Pargo ciay.at the Central Station ai Fargo, dorlng th'e period 18SJ to .1899, spring on fall plowed' land and on spring-plowed I land. In another five-year trial, 1897 lo 1S01 Inclusive, fall-plowed land yielded 19.5 bushels and spring-plowed and In Uieie. eiperl- menta both fall plowed and. apring plowed wore eeedediat the erne time, thus putting the fall plowing ax dis- advantage.' -Under ordinary farm prac- tice, fall-plowed land always-.be ewUor than iprfac-plcnrtd lana. -t. FlE ptowtag ckecta fnnrth of wecdi en all KQa. amateur Is nato'raily jilr'uck ly la" tbnormal Elate, and ier-proceeds .to In 'Bborl, nornialiUci whetlier from birth or of ater origin, undoubtedly cause sterU-i but- thaw are comparatively tewi man who has ona or two In his herd, should resort to-the servlooi of a skilled vetariuar- [tn be.Balded by tie breeder, however, who finds numT eroos his herd has B serious problem on hla hajids." The bangeroire Kind of Sterility. jrsl-WtsIt be.supposed that the potency of'the herd sire Is proven. Many bulls are undoubtedly getters." Nine times out of ten they have been made so by.lact of eierclao. ihj'uAlelou' feeding, or. over use when too young. .The congenially sterija bull Is Inlrecioantly.found. Absolving tho bull from blame, the following con- ditions may, any or all, b8 found .in the i 1. Cows petnrntng to service rej- ularlj. I 1. Coin retnrnbig to ir- i-T. Onuliopper.ecgi i otier Insect puU u the, weather and thai dt- d. In the gTauhopper-lnfesled ibxMiM made to IncreaM tie area ot lali-plowed regularly. 3. Cows falling lo Ehow eeatrum. 4. Cow's atowlng vaginal discharge rognlarly or at interralB (Buch caseB lo not as a rule come In' 5. Cows thai'iriay or may not come in -oestrum 'bnt: lhat exhibit -male roaring and pawing the ground after Ihe fashion ol.bulls as they are commonly known; Soch where ot consider- able standing are usually to be de- tected by a marked elevation of tne and a TsUlng away of the tfoad 'llfsinenu. They 'ara1 Iniown technically as "NympnomanlscB" and deserve it. It" mnit land, oven at the risk of slight damage caused by the blowing or drifting of Bueh lands after plowing... "4. enaures early Beed- 1ng, and thja in. torn enables the early- maturing varieties of wheat to escape the ravages ot to i con- Blrlernblo extent.''. J "6. The Bee.d-bei Is prepares .with less labor, especially In heavy.'soils, for nature .helps, jack and pulverize. When, however, fall-plowed lands are too loosely' granulated In, the spring, as Is frequently the cate, packer ahonld be "nsen tb" firni ine. seed bed. plowing the labor' of plowing at a i labor can be utilized to best advantage. The time for soli preparation in .the spring Is too short to be spent In plowing. Fall flnwlng.'ilarllcfularly where a. soil. Is .leff rough, 'lelpi hold the ow an'd'makes tho' held more recep- of early.spring rains" Think Before 1 Before you spend J5.00 per monlhneed' jessly, remember that 55.00 deposiled each month in our Saving! Department will in ten yean amount to" Begin the regular savings habit to-day. THE BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA King. Manager, W. D. LETHBKIDGE Waif a Clover Soil Drifting (Edmonton Joimal.) B. Hansen ot flout' Dakota, Is tick from a summer's BO ourn In the Peace River country where he has bin mating Inrcnl gtllons. Inlo'tlie (jneallon ot agrlcn ure In northern climes. He la s Blly Interested In a aew type alfalfa clorcr which he Importe rora Siberia and which can be BOW Ith grains In Iho anrldg, yielding' n aeoervc i ____too, thai, are mStaBlonally temporarily elerile due'to temporary bodily dlBlurtancea. Sloold tbd forcgolne enumeration icluda or dMcrlhe several u tta herd, the owner mar ask hlm- elt whether his hard has...ever been I nfecled Hlth conUBiott3 aoortlon or n apparenl epidemic or retained flerblrth.' If BO, he may conclude hat hie herd Is affertcd by still au- thor, manifestation! the dread borUonJblcllliis. Hetaincil aflertlrlh vhere found to any uailally ither follows or' accbmpunles cda- aglous nhortlon Infections, and Is re- ponsible, whether aa described 6f'In he occasional form, for many cases Or lerillty, due, most often, no doubt; o improper or incomplete romoral.; frcanenU15-0fo-andUIii acWl'ty of lha organs; a cntarrhnl Inffictlou of he raelna, cerrls or resulting n dlBChBrge; (3) an Inllamci condl- IOB ot the vagina or ceryls (Tasini- tls (4) cTsllo cranes, etc. To tbe arerage pracllcnl stock- man, cot versed in' the anatomy of what he cannot see, diagnosis It Im- possible. He knows that bis cow will not breed. If Bhe Is valuable enough lo warrant U, he must get a profes- sional diagnosis, provided be Is for Innate enough lo.te able to avail him self''of. tho, services of. a veterinary who IB ft "cow-doctor" and who Dion rarelj- .has paid attention to sUch a probl.em as described. Treitment ADJ--attempt, to desciba .treatme.B Is 'useless until Iha dellntlf cauBC bf trouble Is located; In most cases, tew special catheters, dilators treatments ara entirely naelsB, 'f are necessary. Moreover, ono or treatments are entirely useless SB rnle and It Is Insufficient troat mcnt that fallurfl or success may b most frequently attributed. Trea mcnt consists usually ot simple done] pnylng crop tb.9 folIowioB year. This, I Is clalraed by Mr. .Hnnien, will supplant summer tftllowlng and will provide the soil with riot matter hlch will overcome soil drifting. Siberian sheep are another of Mr. Hanson's new Ideas, and he they will'stand the -utmost rlgora of a northern winter. What he liaa seen In .the Peace River country has convinced this Visitor from DatoU that the top of Alberta Is admirably Gulled to diversified agriculture anil that some ol'the wparlmenls ho has been making with Siberian types, will go long tb solve IhB problem of the northern farmer. f, 't THE TflUE CAUSES STERILITY IN CATTLE Eiperlmenlftl Psrffia Xole la wnniry farms aloof the rtvcr bottom! ban hum Irriialed or pnmplnE. ILmi aloof iho Missouri rlrer coald M iirofltskly Irrleatsd by IhU method, according to Mr. Smith. "TtMra ere fii this part ot the elite many tn irakh flood vaterf mteil be stored tn uaall murrain to gato'a (krm or group of Farmft at eort.' aid Kr. Smith. "The law order which Ihe Irrigation ci mlcsloa operatei It pcetlbU for thew small.onltj to be organiied u dlitrlcts and bonded for construct Ion. The cdnxDlBBlob Is assisting the development of Ihwe imall projects u well u Uw larger ones. Mr. Smith that ha flnda aentl throognoat UIB Btato In. favoi of Irrigation' belloies that th. Irrigated In Montana will be doubled within tho neil tec yearB. LOAH COliPDII Victory Loan Coupons may be. negotiated at all branches without charge. There Is n Savings Department at eiery branch ol this for our booklet on Savings.. 'Aecounta mayjbe opened with depcslta ot One Dollnr. .Interest la paid haU-yeurlj. THE ROYAL BANK OF CANADA Total Reiourers........................... 0 70S BRANCHES :Uethbrld'ae Branch E.t Mackay, Manager Branches also at Magrath, Taber. OLD MAN TAtfES HI9 LIFE IN COFFIN ON FAMILY PLOT While the abnTC subject Is one lo be treated by Iho velcrfnary pailiolo- IftlsclaE (in on lh6 family plot; In' Iho bcre, Dennis Kcnnolly. ABCil 72. Inslilo. piillcil tne lid down nnd, shot I gist, there nrc certain HlSKCitlons pos- Mnicclf through llic head. Ills body slWc from tho pracllcnl slockman. WHK found Sntunlay by (he rnrctakcr. llrlotlv', to lirrcrt In Ihe ciilio He hnrl liccn ilnre frlday night. nty-ftTe an3 at tae aame e felt serene In the belief that they were a srea4 help to the Lord f Tbe answer ol the Owan, Sound Ad- vertiser a QQMUov at cmi. dolltre1 Worth for (UiyUeBto. And ol course, tiat MplnK Just Iwire as much." FOWLER'S iCipERfc QRAPC LEMON.RflSPBERRY.STTWWBERPrX CHERRY flNDBUICKBERKV.'-. Great jbpptcmoa.rtouejeHaptiesetc. :R> R. b. FOWLER WHEAT PARTICIPATION CERTIFICATES teave your certificates with this Bank and we will collect for you the final' payment which will probably be auth- orized iby the Wheat Board about the of October. C AN ADIAN BANK COMMERCE W. BeiVie.. Manager. '-UP CAPITAL AUCTION SALE HORSES, CATTLE AND MACHINERY ON WEDNESDAY, NOV. 3 AT I P.M- On the Ranch of A. McCullough, 6 Miles Due South of Cardston 45 licad of coming Hereford and Durham steers, 10 head Holsteln aud Durliini milch cows, 6 calves, S head of horses, end a quantity of'farm machiuery nucl harness. Everything will be sold is tbe owner Is'giving up farming.' CLARENCE DAVIS, Auctioneer ines with mild antiseptic suitable to uterine conditions, although for cer lain causes manipulation nnd .ma caging are neccssnry. For succos any treatment must be penelsted In Tho foregoing Is n vc y brief, In complete and possibly technically In correct statement ol Ihe caso. Th correction of sterility In cattle Is n simple matter, and this the slockma must remember. If, however, Hi troublo Is aerlous nnd wide-spread i the herd, the bcsl'.ldvlce possible a good tir.ictlclloner, buy th few necessary InBlnimenls and a'flor the initial diagnosis nr.d follow his direction carefully. Unless Iho cow rights herself or ITovldcncf. lakes a hand, there Is. no a. n. no1 Dominion Animal Husbtindmau Need; When TraveUing r-and more particularlyp when large sums are best carried in the form of- a Letter of Credit, issued by The Merchants Bank. established form of international banking, ;'r ia preferred by many experienced trorellers erf its'abwluLe security. letter's of Credit are cash onljr by banlcH or corporations, ond after the identitv.of holders IE established lo the satisfaction of ine bank ofRciaJs. This iosurea and guards againit Ibaa and theft.' MCRCHANTS BANK Head Office: Montreal. OF CANADA Established-1664. R. 3. DINNINO. Muufer. W- T- HOPKIRK, rch open TueiJays lX.lnDKIUUt CKAnUtl, CALGARY STOCK..YARD3 BRANCH. EraTictiuKlt SoVAgency at Mo Have You Made Your Will? Every person owning property of any .kind should make a will. If YOU have neglected vthis very important matter, relieve yourself from worry- and anxiety by rectifying this and ap- point iis'your Executor. BRfflSHCAHpAN TRUST W LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA GEO. W. PABSONS, MGR. PHONE 1M3. Yoiir Friend May have all the qualifications to act as Executor under your but he may Would you care.: to have him replaced by someone, over whose selec- tion you have no control? A Trust Company does not die ancl is the ideal modern Executor.. WRITE FOR OUR BOOKLETS TRUSf S and GUARANTEE Company, Limited s 220 8TH AVE, WEST CALGARY, ALBERTA LETHBRIDGE OFFICE: BANK OF COMMERCE BUILDING, J. W. McNICOL, INSPECTOR Small Deposits Because you can make only small deposits al a not feel lhat It isn't worlli while open- ing a savings account. f his Bank knows heller. During 45 years wo have seen many men ancl women attain financial Independence from (he persistent saving of Small Amounts. Open Havings account with our nearest branch. Deposits o( one dollar anil upVards will bo received. Interest paid al current.rales. THE STANDARD, BANK OF CANADA Head Office TORONTO T. K. LpCKWOOD, c. E. SLETCHER, MAUAOCH P. BILLINGTON, V L. G. THOMAS, M> C. T-'wcUlMNON, MADAOEA 13lrt STREET NORTH AVENUE SOUTH NEW DArTOMANDSTERLINO BRANCHES COALHURST BRANCH tOALDALC BRANCH BURDETT BRANCH ALBERTA PROVINQAL SCHOOL OFAGRieUltURE AT RAYMOND OFFERS COURSESilN Agriculture and Domestic Science CONSISTING OF AGRICULTURE DOMESTIC SCIENCE Agronomy Animal Husbandry Mechanics veterinary Science Dairying Poultry Farm Management Horticulture Economics, Science NO TUITION FEE Cooking, Sewing Laundry Home Nursing English and Arithmetic Household Management Sanitation Dairying Poultry Physical Culture HO ENTRANCE EXAMINATION Courses extend over two winter sessions of months commenting Oct. 29 and closing March 26 Open Lo boys and girls who have reached sixteen yeari of age, Calendar of studies and Appllcatlan of Admittance formi obtalna.bfe from! O.S. LONGMAN, B.S. A., Principal School ot Agriculture, Saymond HON. DUNCAN MARSHALL, 61 Agriculture, F.tlinonlon A. E; MEYER, LL.B. -Sniil. ot.Agricvll .nral fichofils and Demonstration V'arms. PMmohton ;