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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1915 THE LETHBR'inCB DAILY A ts ft'A L D 1'AGE FIVJ3, >Why use Teas of! uncertain quality and value, when delicious Tea can be had on demand. Black, Green or Mixed. Sealed Packets Only. FHGE SaroplK Packet Enquiry. Addrms i" SAUKDV Toronto Stacking of Grain Advised By All Authorities The suggestions matle ourly in July by President Marnoch ami oilier members qf the hoaiil of trade that thb'rauuers put their grain in stacks as far as passible instead of market- ing it as soon'as thresh wl, anil that husiuess-. oi every class aid the in this work as much as possible arc made on hand by -authorities who are in I clqsc wi'th the grain .sjtualion.. The' Dominion gonernment following j itH iiiinounciinit'iit that it will collect j only half .of the seed grain moneys, I i.s advising the farmers thrir xrain. Sidney T. Smith, presitient of the Winnipeg; Grain Kxcbange; in :in address at Wlpnipcg on Wednesday, mado extensive suggestions along these lines, pointing cut tyw many ('.illiculties iliis year in the way of rapid transport of grain, and also the danger uf choking the niaiket. "If it is possible, believe far- mers should stack their grain and proceed fall said .Mr. Marnoch. This is just the weather for plowing,, u. great extent guaranteed the transportation of grain, oi course, hut any military exigencies which might.- arise might mean the conversion of grain ships into troop ships -at a moment's no- tice. All UIRSP things must he taken into CORN AND ALFALFA GROW WELL IN TABER DISTRICT Thomas Judson Has Proved that Southern Alberta is a Real Corn Country-- Two Tons of Alfalfa to the Acre on Dry Land--More Advise on Stacking of Plant Tests There is- a man farming in the country of Tahcr, has hi'.'ii in the since the e.urly eigh- he has faimi-d all the time success, too. lie has tilled the soil in Manitoba and -wan well as Son them Albeit -iitl woi'Id yon believe it that lie Southern Alberta lias the olhe; provinces beaten? "Surely not after' a drouth like last year'.'" soir.e doubtful individual .swcr is "Yes to hr to yield .Mr. Judson is seed. lie doesn't take rhanecs. 1-lp puts in a seed crup of and oats every vear and oi tiiis is the pick of the v. iink- larui. Corn and Alfalfa That's all we an- lu say is certain will suffer little or no damage from cultivation weather. that in tin; sioulis may 1 very badly damaged. FORAGE PLANT TESTS KesuHs of in crop and I'ielil work rn Eat it but his stock if farmed r g it in oner to get it. noes ana incy on it. too. i-tc c nont Pnirfpn flow Kiiin Judson Is His Name harvests it m thi- Ml, .stacks it and re du'd a Who is this fellow? His name is I feeds it through !V ivintrr and it .Judson -Thomas 'Judson. He is won't he until hr builds a stage of and was brought, up in aland treats it in must modern' ''-'Khteen varieties of were land when: moisture was usually too plentiful. Me came to Canada to farm, not to make a fortune in grain mining in a tew ycais. [Experience but he did not reiy wholly on experience. He read, Corn li yo to see this lasted, thirteen of mangels, five of crop you would'become a lirm be- .Carrots, and four of sugar beets. Of Hover" in the posMbiliiics of corn turnips, nine varieties produced raising in this countrv. Some say over Ions dry matter to tbe acre, that corn couldn't be riiiscil last year'Of "'f mangels half a dozen varieties dry year. All bosli. .Judson "had yielded :M'i tons of dry matter to the ___ he''ohscn'ed lie studied! Ylc'belicves lots of corn last year, not as i acre. Of the carrots. White Belgium tin agricultural education He is send-'as this year, it is true, bui plenty gave 24 tons, 400 pounds of crop, with j inj; son to the Manitoba Asriciil- j enough for the si j tural L'nllcge because he believes an One more featnrr educated farmer is more certain to all are through wjth mir taik about this man. Judson. our concludinjr dis- five thousand acres, lhal's all. Sure- ly he can't make a success farming scrtijtiiun is upon k just tons, 1905 pounds dry matter to the (if this farm and acre' antl Ontario Champion 25 tons of crop, and 2 tons, 1650 pounds dry With a view of securing data bear- land But doesn't Your Grain To Us For Careful Attention ADVANCES ConiignmenU given attention grading checked carefully FOR BEST RESULTS TRY John Billings Co., Ltd. Head Office, Alberta 5th St.' S., Lcthbrldgc. Members Winnipeg and Calgary Grain, Exchanges. NOTICE TO STOCKMEN We. have Stock Handles located-In. the Kootenay Valloy, British. Colmnbia, in the Oratfbrook and Districts, in tracts tfrora 160 acres to 1000 acres, specially, picked for raising live stock, Tyith Iota of open range adjoining, running lots of shelter and with portions of the land suitable foi growing; hay. We several tracts partly deyeloswJ; Parties interested npuid do TTflll to see us, or write for further particulars ADORfiaS: The Lund Latul Development Co., Limited, WARDNER, B. C. Western Hay and Grain Co. C. M. i MoCLEN NAQH LICENSED TRACK 'BUYERS apd Betterell, Winnipeg and Calgary. HIGHEST PfcJPES PAID JFOR ALL KINDS OF GRAIF Lateit quotltlinl it all tlntpi direct from Wlnniptj, Chiojo and OFFICE, EMPRIS8 TO- ALEXANDRA HOTEL. Salberg Grain Co. Members Winnipeg Gram Exchange Now Open for Business Lelbfcfidge Office: Ground Floor, Hull Block u.i-. area hkr that I ciiltiratp ail tiiis land, I'pmcmbcr. j The- holdings an1 mvnivl hy Mr.. Jud- son, along vvith a Pctcrhoro syu- dirate. The acreage unripr crop is at- ways less tlun a thousand acres. Considerable stock- is alreadv foiiiitl on the farm and it is the. intention to go more largely into stock rais- ing. Already there are some high class Mereforda and Clydesdales upon the place as well as well-bred hogs. It is a .mixed farm and though the invest- ment is large it is understood that all the holders of the property arc well satisfied with the results since the property was first put; urideu cul- tivation in'jOi2. There are good crops and good far- mers all through the country this year. We are, not endeavoring to puti Mr. Judson upon a he would strenuously object t-o such we fee! thai his experi- ences are worthy of publicity. What lip has succeeded in doing upon this farm should he an 'inspiration to others, especially those who some- times lose heart. The crops on the Judson place this year would he hard to surpass. They are as good as the best. The wheat will easily average thirty-live husbtl.s, wo wouldn't he surprised if they. went more. The we don't want to guess, for our figure might happen Hold Your Grain For A Better Price The Government expects and encourages yon to do so. You will therefore need Granaries. v. One holding 1000 (busIielR will nof cost more than com- pleted ready tor the groin, it you Buy your Lumber at Wholesale Price. -i- Phono or write E. R. J, Forstcr 626 10th Street South Phone 1793. Lcthbridge alfalfa. Different varieties of alfalfa tlie possibility of producing have been seeded, hut Grimm, root seed profitably in Canada, Charlie Kane kind, the one to !l fij'ttat number of seed roots were selected, not only at the Centra1 talk about. There arr six acres !iee'.! ami Charlie Kane ivonid take off his to it. there are also .six acres of closely cropped for hay. Tin third culling nfT it. The tons to the acre. Dry have' farm, but also on most of the branch Then i fnrniE ami stations in the eastern pro- (iriium vinces. At the Central farm about '000 mangelH of the Long Red variety two I and ?.000 Magnum Bonum swede tur- purnose In ad- cnttings so far have averajrnl two i nips were secured for the alfalfa j from the general farm crop. were selected from the you must remember. While you are i dilion, about three tons of mangels doubting what ue say we will close of the Long Red and Yellow Iniermert- mir story by advising' you to go out I iate types and see Jud.son and his and' then come back and call us a son of Ananias if you dare, THR MEANDERER. in cure it for hoy. Ths silo furnishes the most econom- ical. convenient feed for supplement- ing stiorr pastures during a .period of drought. COMPOSITION OF SCREENINGS Screenings from the terminal eleva- tors at Fort William and Port Ar- thur are composed oi shrunken and broken kernels of wheat, oats, hat ley and llax with a varying propor- tion of different, kinds oi weed seeds. Following is the analysis of a sam- ple representative of liOdu ions ol screenings from Hie 1812 crop as shipped "from different, periods to Un- ited Stales points sealpings ,17 pel- cent., succotash flax 7, buckwheat screenings IS, and black seeds -18 per rent. These are tlic ordinary com- mercial separations of screenings. The scalpings were about, (in per cent. small and .shrunken wheat, 25 per cent, other grains, 3 per cent, weed spcd.s ami 7 per cent, chaff, etc. Suc- cotash flax was dO per cent, (lax, 40 per cent, broken wheat, per cent. weed seeds, !n per cent, chaff and dust.. Buckwheat screenings were SS per cent, wild buckwheat, per cent, grains (mostly cracked 9 per cent, weed seeiis, and -1 per cent, chal't, etc. Black seeds were lamb's quarters per cent., tnmh- ling mustard 4, wild mustard 3.5, dust 33.5 per cent. Sometimes only two separations are made, scaipings and hlack seeds.' If th? black seeds are removed from screenings, the remainder comprising about per cent, of the whole is a valuable feed for live stock. MR. WHITMHN JtiT4 Ksplanadc Avenue, Montreal.