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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta E six TlfF. I-RTIinniDfiE SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1917, Export Demand for Our Wheat (Dy Dr. McVall. Fool Contioller's OHlM.) Ttc-ri is an unusual and iniperJtive demand placed upon our supply of u1 beat (or tipori Tin whcii and other cereals which the Mother Country and our Western All or TO per cent, or else they niafce a 76 per ecu 1. (lour an-1 ailmls I> per Lent of rico. Ju many IMSCS feu; or more of tLc when lu i lira men- Writing from rctrotrad. the specialist o( ihc- department asrl- culture a gloomy picture o[ the future horse breeding in lie rfgatil-i Ihe oiprt'j'Tlailoii of iho Unil ol all nonr-jsldetii firm owners or landlords ;i? inevitable, and tbluits France, Italy and Belgium suuply for per cent oi Ihe bire wl.wi used. The ihemselvea 'is reported ollimily as Krerrb are lollourine slin.Iir prao Ferlously Jess the normal amount, ilccs. They have taken vrbedi from The inipoMi'.ions from Ku- us rather than [lOLir because our flour mania and iho llalkuns, from Germany j millers took loo scull a percentage find from Austria which nra jlJif are now cui ctt. The southern i By etououiy, ly tte couuiilei oi Australia, South .VUHTU-.I destruction of grain for liquors, r-uil and ladla ure not only reported ns (by substitution of other grains 'or liaring short crops, their distance j bread-stuffs the other nations are BAY- froni ihe marker their Ing the wheat. Wy similar methods grain supplies relatively Inaccessible, owing lo the shortage of shipping- And the usual war-lime demands aud losses Increase I lit- lUe torui oi (lour, and cloned whereby the use of other that the well-bred horses such as a ni.xture they -et over 100 [Or'.oll troiiers tui thoroughbred HOW owne.l class, will te soM by this off (or drudgery In ibe fields and ihe streets iimeid of being useJ for brooding purposi'S. Tho new government has so far shown unusual considonuiyn for iroiiire anil rufin.LiE aecordlag official, who says cbat while betting' ou had been prohibited Ihe tovernmom Ins appropriated about fo.- prties, Tlili we can do a Kreat deal u supply be sufficient to Induce the ol the mother country and our Keeping and breedicE of- a largo Dum- allies nnd tct'p uur at the front ber of horses for The racetrack More ihun iroiiAns horses are of. I supplied with the necessary wheat. ihp'so producis in the lane ot (hoso can afford 10 UEC Less wheat now abnormal llrai-ations of supply. The (than ordinarily. Our consumption of (book in Russia, sail there are iliou- only possible ronc.usion Is that Can-1 this graia bxs Increased since 1900 sands of parl bred Orloffs not cllgl- !by at Jeast one third. We could well'. to registrailou. These and iho and the United States, the only near sources nl supply, by ilgid econ- omy in tho use of, ivhcal snd the sub slluillon of other must do to nmke up ibis deficiency, Our failure in this means v.-aal for our allies and back 10 the lesser consumption of (American troUcrs iu Russia (iftcen years ago anJ bo fully as ef- 1 Micnslvcly used for breeding army iuii.ille (or cavalry, artillery ficienL can a r prenor- of ito wheat In uur flour us our and transport service-. In some parts Allies aro doins; whole wheat broailjot the coumry Enfilfsh mcehorses tor our men at iho front I is very wholesome. can use earn I have been crosse.1 with the harJy The normal domeaik production of I or oats instead of wheat. The Scotch I IKMe Ccssack ponies to produce cav- In ihe I'uteed KingdiMii, I Iliglilandcrs used rat? rs'hvr France. Italy and Belgium, icr the 1 wheat nnd they turned it to very good Ibreo years before the war, nrc shown I account on the day of bailie. in tho lollowinB table, as compared By ihis means or that Cancda must with the estlnia'ed probable produc- tion for ihfa year and the resuUics deficiency: Average Production Estimated three year? 1017 He-fore ProduciJon Grains. "U'tieat Com Oats lire 01.164.000 337.2S5.000 add this deficiency to the cornrnl import requirements ot these countries, we besl.Q to see wlial the situation Is. In pre-war times the imports ot these, the Western Eur- opean Allies, .wore 3SL.OOD.OOQ bushel? of. whe'itt nnd bushels ot other sraic. .Vow 10 mate RooJ the delideDcy" of their domestic supply, to say nothing of unusual war demands and losses, they must ,lmport 000 bushels 'and have her very best, heat for export. drawn, from the disUm southern countries In ?pltc of (he stionago of ships. It we leave an unnecessary nmount to so supplied we are by 50 much playing JHTO tlie liands of those who are trying 10 starve out our allies and our owu boys. VANCOUVER SUN ABSORBS NEWS-ADVERTISER bfc'hels of othe'r cereals. Where ivlll thcv get It? Hussla and the Balkans and" Ihc Teutonic povrers 5end no more. ArgenUne, India and Australia Dre so far away that'll Teiiulres ihree ilmes as many shfps lo conror a gjv-' en quantity of Brain from them as from Xorth America. The part which all these sources of supply play and how their Influence has changed can irell be gathered from the following lable of British Imparts of wheat: nd All Ihe cultivated land summer- fallowtd and ready for 1918. Soil black clay loam of the best. Our close valuation an acre, for quick turnover will sell for 111. PARCEL a.res suitable for colonization, convenient to Winnipeg. A decided snap. S20.00 per acre. Another aeroi near Raymond, Alberta, at 316.50 per acre. FURTHER DETAILS OF ALL OR ANY OF THESE PROPERTIE6 FORWARDED ON APPLICATION. The Standard Trusts Company WINNIPEG, MANITOBA 345 MAIN STREET An Efficient Executor Losses, arc often caused in an Estate through the carelessness or inismariageinent of Hie individual Executor or Administrator. Totals U will lie seen verr easily that ihe j supplies from the oilier European are no on the market for the Western Allies. The war ef- lecls on the shipping.rrom the South- ern Hemispheric as shown here, are nol so marked QS they promise lo be tor tho current year. cannot It spared lor Ibc long from Argentine or Australia, If It la at all possible lo get the products at one- third thcd .stance. MorcoTer, Ihere 1 Is a considerable shortage recorded In (he crops of South America. In 50 i far na it may be at all poaslbJe, Can- nilB and the United allies must sup- ply Iho cereals needed lor our allies. It has been pointed out that the rc- qulrenienls arc for bushels ot wheat and bushels si other grains. Our American neigh- bora report an- estimated surplus of only huEhels of wheat Tor this year, Posalbiy by rigid economy siibslllution ot other cereals .hey may increase this somewhat, LuL yet tbcre remains a Jot for us to supply (n the bushels requirement. The latest estimate which cau put on our crop of wheat Is hardly 25V ol which we might nornially erport bushels, leaving an allowance of buahels for seed and loss In cleaning. The Am- ericana are taking steps to Increase their surplus. must do the snme. Fortunately, of olher cereals the L'n-, I ted Slates estimates a surplus ol hushels, while Ihe total de- mands of the allies calls for only 67V bushels. We also have a small EUTpJus In these other Our main opportunity, then, for Increased of Mhcat lies In Ihe substi- tution of (hese other cereals, Canad- ian and American, for our own use. The nrc much loaa able to ct- fecl this siiitstilutlot] than vrc arc. They are not equipped wllh millB to grind corn, and cornrnoal ships but poorly. They are not equipped with dornEEilc ovens or skill to hake their bread id their horaea. For general- Joiis feven lha country people havo bought their bread from-ihe bafcerg. Atid corn bread U a uneatlslac- tory food when distributed Irom bak- eries. Any change In (he direction ot lubslllullon of corn and other cir- eala tftn much taUer be done here than abroad. Hero y's can do In this way to supply the need. Tbo 'Allies are doing Ihelr best lo on (heir wheat. The Drlt- Jsh millers rtcw eitract at least. 81 of instead of CS This can be avoided by appointing this Company. It acli on the aivicfi of bonded to carry out the Inslructfons of the testator, and has experienced olfleerG in charge of all Ita departments. The TRUSTS and GUARANTEE Company Limited CALGARY AND LETHBRIDGE Public Administrator and Of fie ial Assignee for the Judicial Districts of Lethbridje, Macleod, Medicine Hat, Calgary, Red Deer, Stettler. Money to Loan at 8 Per Cent on Improved Farms and Ranches Loans made for or 20 years. Bor- rower granted privilege of paying buck some principal each year. .Loan may be paid off any time after five- years without bonus. No commission to pay. No charge made for'inspecllon if loan not accepted. Quick service guaranteed. The T.M. Huff Investment Go r. 0. liox 457. LcHibridffc, AHa. Phone 651. FOR SALE .-i if Dominion Govennnciit Bonds irindiriiig 1937 in Dciioiiiiiiatioiis of and Interest Five Per Cent. British Canadian Trust Co. GEO. W. ROBINSON, Minager and SccreUry PHONE 1B13. CONYBEARE BLOCK LETHBRIBGE, ALTX THRESHING OUTFIT FOR SALE 25 H.P. TRACTION ENGINE IN GOOD CONDITION. SAWYER AND MASSEY SEPARATOR WITH BELTING, 32 INCH CYLINDER. WILL BE SOLO ON GOOD TERMS. V APPLY TO J. A. SMITH SALE AND FEED BARN, LETHBRIDGE FOR SALE 500 RAM LAMBS Dropped March M, from Full Konnicys and liamboiil'iet Kwc.s GOING OUT OF THE DAIRY BUSINESS Auction Sale of Dairy Cows AT 720 NINETEENTH STREET N. AT TWO P.M. ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th W. L. WILSON, AUCTIONEER Is favored with from JAS. TENNANT, Esq., who If going out of the Dairy Business to sell the followlna eonsfillno of 13 Good Dairy Cowl, freth and some flue to calve 1 ttter, 18 months old, fat; 3 bull calvei, 2 old; 1 roan hone, 6 years old, well broke; 1 bay mare, 7 old, well brake; 1 buggy, 1 set single harness; a number of chickens and all the dairy utensils, con lilting of milk cvni, pal's, etc.; also A milk houae, In a good state of repair and one dining room table, I might say these cows arc .ill good and In excellent condition. Any one wanting a good cow should attend this iale on 1 Seplembir 7th at 2 p.m. TERMS CASH AUCTIONEER'S RHONE 1023, DOMINION BLK. per head in Carload Lots per head, Lots of 1O or less F. 0. B: LETHBRIDGE DELIVERY ANY TIME These are the best utu'f ever bred In Canada, from 'Frlica WorTd Exhibition Prize Winners. Bred especially for the western range, kceplno both woo) and mutton qualities and constitution In ilghl. CALL OR WRITE R. C. HARVEY 631 FIFTH STREET SOUTH, LETHBRIDOE AUCTION SALE OF Horses and Rigs PKKSEXT STOCK OF THE PALAC13 LIVEUY ON Wednesday, Sept, 5th AT ONE O'CLOCK AT THE PALACE LIVERY, LETHBHIDGE 15 head of horsei, all driven and work hortec. buists, IFght single and doublf and older equipment. TERMS CASH P.O. BENT, Prop. J. A. SMITH, Auctioneer ;