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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 4, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEN .THE LETHBPxTDGE DAILY "HERALD SATURDAY. SEPTEMBF4V -j, QF INTEREST TO THE FARMER The Menace of the Weeds Free Press.) Travelling' over the counUr 1 thistle souHi: la'.Alberta Rus- at sian thistle as'J tunibliiig mustard. weeds, and yet it becoming a public plies mainly nuisance through iteration'ami rc-iuula !ino o! karvest lime ve are apt to become j villi wild of ts an-J sltukweed be- monomaniacs on 'the subject to show themselves (this ap- to AlMrta south of the Iteration TT HOME- QRflPE .LOGONBERRXOfMNGE. the loss of communities could roused to definite crop, eutiro, he. and nnrl immediate CHERRY ANDBLACKBERRY. (action; .they were ready, and wiilin: I to follow instructions given by gov- offiuials, but weeds' do not imp off the tops of tho growing wheat -PuJ Soz-BotHej- before your eyes, hence, when gpv cmmcnt and municipal officials .try des- An Outsider's Opinion of Our Crop H.-B. McKinnon. of tbe Toronto, will average at-least-25 bushels or Globo, visited" last week and he v.ircd his dispatch about the trict: the following crops, in this dis- ____ .Site., .Mis. wlifst yield ot consider- ably 'more than iitMJ'.'O.UW bushels ap; jiaroiitly assured, the be'rta bids fair lo vnliance its' splfca- dtd'reputation by only member of the prairie enual, iu tins of grace, its rec- ord: yield of liilf, when bushels 'iTuurci! ihroush the elevators "Sunny..Province." Conservo- Great Boniest, rfouae Par-ties eke. R.L.FOXVUER RCO. to .secure co-operation In the des- tive offltlti! Citimatts place the-yicld tmction ana eradication ot .woods per Krb a they are. regarded 'as enemies and not fa at from iO to 2- bushels, .and HAVE yOU TRffiDIT YET? NOT B L E A C H E D PURE W H 0 L E S-" 0 M' E YOUR DEALER HAS IT OR CAN GET IT. f belter. per acre; anil more than one itry-land field that will turn' out 30 busHels. Sampling ihe heads io a doieii irrigated and areas, and from .early found almost invariably that berries were plump .and well very hard and of un- usual uniformity in size. lu none ot the fields visited was a trace of rust .visible, and in only very few Instances was there'evidence of damage from hail. In the entire bethbrldge area probably CO per cent, of the grain crop ;is cut 'unit stocked; thlE percentage Mo'esf not apply farthet- west, in tho Cariiston'neighborhood, which I shall visit later. Around Lethbridge On the fertile plains of tho .irrigated land adjacent to Lethbridge niaguificiunt crops ot alfalfa and tint- -otby have been secured. Many farm- -'er's arc at present cuttiug their see- on crop of alfalfa; one oue .farm -.Uist came under my notice the first icuttfns gave three tons, and tho sec- ,ond one- ton per while a third to three-qurters of a will be secured before not seen anything of lUe the snow Hies. Timothy, also, yield- crops "of Central or Northern Albet- etl abundantly, especially on .irrigal- ta but the concensus ot opinion tej ed land, ant] Ihe entire iBnuscau.e, voll-iutorraed circlee is that, on the] notably .in ihe famous. CoaldalD area, whole they arc bettor-tliaii those of Is doited on all sides with newly: the niuch-refer.-t-d-W "bis year." In I made slacks, some of which hold as ___ froai .'ivhrtt .'l ktipy; tu" conditions in SoulhcriK'iviliertH ilo not consider to be verjf widb of the AVhije unable, a a 4'et, to cqu firm fully from personal obser.va- tibiis or lion. A. .i; Slc- I.ean the wheat yield be close to- TO.OCO.OCO. I feel Justij in eiprcsslns the opinion Hint least, It; will ijc rtouljl? that of and probably fully c-iiual to ilia epbch: marking proouction recorded five friends.-'and far, far too the rules in regard to weeds aii'd the ad- and admonition' Of in- spectors or members of tlie weed commissions are' -'either -.tatitly ig- tored or openly yet it .5 conservative to state that for every bushel.ol griin lost thls'ye'ar through SrassBopper's, three have. been lost :hroush vreeds. Ju a few more years :here will be hundreds if not thous- and's, of acres of; otherwise good land that will be unusable for-crops owing to weeds, and these areas, like run- ning sores, will be over invading new territory. _ _. Professor Bedford hit (he null squarely on the head at recent conference _in Whin-peg, he j much as 75 tons of fodder. It Is a National Duty that a 11 s h c u I d i SAVE! how much you can afford to put by every pay day. Having determined the amount you can save, Vetolve that that amount shall be taken firtt from your pay arid deposited. OPEN AN ACCOUNT NEXT PAY DAY IN THE ROYfll BANK OF GJADA LETHBRIDGE BRANCH E. E. KaoKAY, Manager BRANCHES ALSO MAGRATH, ,CARDSTON aiiou, hut tlio averr.ga ovc- great wheat-producing said, one of Ihe chief sources uf weed trouble was the attempt to operate a 640-acre farm with an equipment only sufficient for ICO siures. The farmer who is KO little alive to his own interests as to deliberately grow weeds where he might .grow or Mr wheat, is cot going to take any active f-'iiui Interest in nrbtecting.-.-his Vncightor from tlio results' of' his carelessness. If a tithe of the eloquence has been expended .tit grain growers' wilt not show such This wpn on in the ratnnis per acre as night, with another long day's travel in prospect for and an early start bo brief. area ;of Calgary will, lie a of goad' [araUrJiiis ,ono. No Need to Worry About Your Threshing We can sell you a new 30-38 Inch Separator, fully equipped with feeder loader and blower for 110.50 on time, and {972.00 cash. Guaranteed to do good work and handle successfully with any small engine. Can also deliver Twin City All-Steel Threshers promptly, sny 22-42, ZS-it, 36-60. Only three dust-proof Lausons, 15 h.p. left at lower prices than they are selling at factory today. One 10-20 I.H.C. Tractor in good order, rebuilt, only McClenaghan Taylor 405 Slh Streets. Lethbridge, Alta. meeting in against unjust dockage had been -expended in Urging upon the-members the economy-', and profit of'ceasing to grow we e'ds; 'there- by providing an excuse 'for dockage, something might have been accom- plished. .As a matter of fact, learned from personal inspection ot their farms, the eloquence of speakers against dockage, has generally- been In direct ratio to the weedy condition of Ihoir farms. Perhaps the grain farmers need as sharp an awakening as the cattlcmei received last fall when the L'niled States suddenly enforced to the letter their somewhat drastic regulations against mange, For years, individual cattle men, who had cattle, within areas where mange was known tp exist, suffered depreciation, but no amount of per- suasion would iuduco cattlemen to get busy, and dip their cattle ot stated intervals and get rid ot tho plasruo. It was less bother tcrgq lo stockmen's eeling and rail against Ihe'blanket j mange regulations. Suddenly, when they realized that their profitable U. S. market was about to be'closed against them, they got busy and went in for a co-operatlro plan for dipping and getting rid of the trouble. Possibly' it tho govrnmeal were lo At there ti toll coom, ccwrW, or hi'xlflf 6a tfiili. At bji'Jnt, cmptnC for Iwt t'r.t ml etiidestT, la" tr.i rresJfif trtry (arm i wilti ftojJt eretywhttt. j -jam MT for SestJiBibw. J. GORDON 513 TICKET AGENT Today.'through Superin- nciuce.- cM Re-> sources th'o CauatHan Pacific T covered by car some CO inilcs of the country to the news from stluny Alberta, more'--de- tails.ot which will follow. norUi, a-iul south of Lethbridge, r and is that; "hi' Iho area- LomiiiEd byjour line of Irav.el, tbe crop average'20 bush: els per acra. In this estimate, or-'n iuRxrert judgment was out by its opir.Ioa.pfMr. O. R. Mar- noeh, of''the "Lethbridge Trade, who accompanied us over the tpute. Southern Crops Our drive -took us across very ix-yrosenta'tive portion of Southern Alhtrtr.: it led throush ir- rigated nihl dry-farming areas, past snnc of njoat-fertiile and best- farmed districts, ant] others not so favorod, uetieraUy provided a very fair L-'niMhird of comparlKOii and appraisal. YhoufiMthc contrast .was not so as during each the thrct3 years, the croos on irri- gated r.ppparcd better thao- those that npoa precipitation, and the heaviest-yields will come from wheat grown on CEclds "under tiie v.aler." 'At the. same t1m% 1 saw scores oi tJry-farmed crops that WON'T UTT THE EMBARGO rquestion of the embargo on the im- port of Canaan cattle into Great Britain Lie lifted was settled by J. S, MctDonaitf, editor of the Farmer and Stick Breeder, Lon- don, spcakrng on behalf of dero- gates to the Imperial Press Con- ference here today. "I am "sorry to say we cannot allow the entry of Canadian stocker cattle fnlo said 'Mr. MacDon- ald. have reached thfe stagt we can raise enough cattle to supply our own needs, and'thti British provides 'at present that Canadian cattle shaEI not he imp5rtcrf. It is not lhat we don't Canadian cattle, but that we prefer them fat'and ready for want yoiTlo regfize that cur own-point of in thlc matter. per cent, of the capital Invested in Great Britain Is-Invested in the cattle 'and the Issue Is There the embargo on Canadian cattle for feeding will be lifted shortly." highly-developed service is available at all timesforthe benefitof ourcns- tomers. Every well-grounded I naturally'Vhc' Jomfnatlng factor business man appreciates the no Imihood that thi iruportanceof thcco-operahon, guidance and information on financialmattersofhisBaiiUer, THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA T. K. LOOWOOD MtHMtf, 13lK STREET NORTH G. E. BLETCHER AVENUE SOUTH P. BILLINGTON MANAOlr, NtW DAYTON AKD STERl.rH5 Bfl.ANCHEi 1-. G. THOMAS COALHURST BRANCH W. B. FERGUSON MWACIH COALDALE BRANCH C- T. McKINNON MAMAOCR QUROETT BRANCH INCREASED PRODUCTION OF LIVE STOCK IN S. j CHICAGO, Sept. j tlvps of the Ctiicfigo packers ioii.iy i sent Ictlors to alockoifsers, railroad omrinls and of the middle i west and for weal, asking them lo nt- lotnl a t'onf'jreiKO liero on Hejitombrr 10 to tlifi'iiss plans for finaiir.Ing In- creased production of Ilvo stock. Banking Service for Farmers Our banking facihfces forftirmers are as com- plete as eight years' experience in Ore agricultural sections of Canada carl 'make them, We make advances to responsible farmers, cash produce cheques, collect sale notes when due and deposit the money tc your credit In the 'savings.. de- partment-vve allow interest on deposits. Your business may be conducted by mail. SB THE BANK OP NOVA SCOTIA WHEAT PARTICIPATION CERTIFICATES Bring your-certificates t6 this Bank' and we" will collect for you. the initial payment of-30 CENT'S PER BUSHEL authorized by the "Wheat. Bpiird. THE CANADIAN BANK OFXOMMERCE RESERVE FUND LETIIBRUiQE ?r. lim .Material tad labour stiU too bifth to encourage build- ing. 'Fncre lo bo small pjojpectof adovrnward trend in constructioa anc ihe price of ia still ao high that ihn roan a long xliilebe Safeguard >that valuable ome of can'never afford to let your, home Y deteriorate for lack of Lately prop- erty values have risen so high that the co_st of a few cans of paint is a trifling expense for the safeguarding of the home. With this knowledge there is. a more complete under- standing of paint economy and a belief thai: rt pays to use dependable paints, even if they cost a little more per can than the ordinary kind. EX-PREMIER BETTER U Sept. .'..--There Is a ruarkecl improvement today In the con- dition of tlie lion. S. N. I'nrbnl, ei- promkr of Quebec, who lias been crit- ically 111 for sorao days at Iho Notre JDamo Baby's Own Soap Keeps the skin healthy and swcel. It's Jl at fir Baby r You. ALBET.T SOUTS UNITED, Mill., Honl-nt. is the signa- ture of the maker. There is also printed' 6ri.it-.' the basic formula ensures iperrhaherice and In spite of the rise in cost( of materials, White Lead and other'similar quality ingredients are .used in the same liberal quantities as in the very earliest days of B-H manufacture. B-H "English" Paint will neyer be allowed to deyi- ate from its original standard of quality rid matter how conditions influence other manufacturer's. There's too much .at stake in the wonderful B-H reputation- to( risk its pres- tige by even a slight departure from the famous formula which gives it such "body" brilliance, durability and all-round Satisfaction. For Sale by WELLINGTON .TUB DKCOKATOIIS Sherlock Bldg. St. S, HENDERSON ;