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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 12, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta MMMMM OPINIONS OF Of interest to the Fanner ALFALFA DONTS FOB CONSID THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Readers Opinions Shown by expanding circulation The Best Read Paper in the Advertisers Opinions Evidenced by the advertising columns of this and every other The Most Effective Advertising Medium in the uts into condition toids to prevent the normal cir ther crop of culalion of air and This un desirable dijweclfltlort in soj fibre Does Uie Jlaie Fallow Pay has bwji on farm by the It w 11 x observed that this rota where the lam has xcn under grain for two years or more it is still in iou does not include the fiare sum oxcellent Die As a rule timothy is cut txt the Contemporaries Proved by the numerous quotations from credited and A Most Reliable and Enterprising Everbodys Opinion Shown by the continued interest in its which contain matters of interest for Sunny Albertas Best Subscribe for The per year The Brightest and Best HomeSet Weekly in In his splendid new entitled The Book by recantly published by Orange ludil he says Dont sow any Dont sow oa freshly plowed no matter how carefully DonH let weeds or grass over six inches without Dont clip or mow when wet with rain Dont let alfalfa if turning yellow cut Dont sow old Dont sow less than 25 pounds pci one half each Upnt sow on laud that will r6 bushels of potatoes per Dont sow 25 acres at sow Dont pasture Dont put any of tho rotten man ure anywhere but on your alfalla Dont depend on culture cakes or soil some distant Dont let water stand on let it go if a thin but disc in more seed dont 1J a frakl you will kill Dont replow the land disk Dont wait for it to stool it never Donttry to cut for hay until the alfalfa takes the Dont sow any land not well un derdo Dont leave your land rough use a or a plank float to level ami smooth Dont give Judd I win says that cording to his own experience are summer fallow is a losing pro stage at which it will make the best because he can secure better but if so it can ivturns by skiing to grass and at a good paying crop if harvested for the same time he gets a valuable Last year Invin allowed crop from the land which otherwise some of his crop to ripen and he would IKJ Certa nly a crop of harvested from 8 to 9 bushels per timotfiy hay is a valuable asset on acre of class timothy any and Irwin is satisfiedsold at per This makes that he can produce tlu timothy and a remunerative but the land the same time put the land in hot is not in as good condition as when ter condition for a succeeding crop the timothy is cut for Ir than by foaro only win states that as general thing that fciithe considers the fonncr the timothy van be cut for seed in method more effective in destroying time to get the land ploughed before as the timothy is cut before but his experience is that the weeds have time to and the timothy seed is ripened at the fall cultivation destroys any that expense of the next yeans wheat in round stocks of about waves and Itwill be tion followed by Mrv j GiieVand rtiWy to variations to unit different con Some v heavy stock might prefer to Jand to grass for two Vthey were short of or alter Jicncfits of Farm Yard Tint the timothy is not fljone re icr in the as ths land seems to be dried are unsubstantial considerably during the ripening by and we would do well to For this reason it is rccom stop and consider vkclher the bare mended to the timothy for hay fallow does hot involve unnecessary rather than ripen the I Twins experience is that I ho can get a better crop of whwit from land treated as above described sponstble for the condition of than from hare because there Irwins He makes a point is not such a strong tendency for the never to burn any but lo re turn it to the farm in the form of barn yard and this is ap plied so that it will give the best Question of Soil is totop dress the land seeded to timothy his is ilone One of the principal advantages of winter as evenly as A looking roan into a store and MI for an hour or so wteft the him if there nWtinythiiiif ould do for Xof didnt want She crop to go to straw and the cjuality of the grain is timothy apart from its value as a is in the fibre that it leaves in the H is well known that con tinuous cronpinpr with an oc and in the early spring nxinure is smoothed down by pos the the and he an r when trent miiiaml if be aaW ncrvcws t I just to My has for and he says above all should avoMi in Noticing that you do not advertise in the I would a placeas I could so I just droppedin foia hours of The manure thus applied stimulates the growth of the timothy casional summer fallow soon exand helps to converse the soil moist hausts the root fibre in the soil and so that when the crop is taken Mayor Oaetz of RerDeerhas foner east to try to Red Peer vbonds reduces a powdery condition which off and the land it is ready is wry undesirable as it makes the to help support tlw following wheat land much more subject to drifting Generally the manure is flat Tf God nritcs opportunity on onp side of open he writes responsibility on the other Anon v Crop Rotation without a bare fallow NorWest A problem ofvital importance to the farmers of Western and one which in most does not receive the consideration that it de is how to arrange a crop ro ation that will yicW good financial maintain or increase the proluotive capacity of the and at the same time prevent the intro duction and spread of noxious It is a regretable fact that on a large proportion of farms there appears to be little or no attempt made to fallow a definite system of designed to maintain the soil fertility and keep the weeds in and the inevitable result is now alarmingly I to observe this fundamental principle of agricultural operations hasbrougpt on a very serious situation in the okter sections of thi for in many cases the wwids have become so established that it is a very hard unocrtaking to eradicate so hard in fact that many our farmers will not even attempt Depletion of Soil The weed problem in itself is ser ious but the question oi rouintaining soil fertiHty is now be ginning to force itself upon the older sections of the For years we heard absurd statements ab out the inexhaustible fertility of the prairie and many have worked on theory that the soil wUlstaml continuous cropping inuefiwitely ut lecreasing its productive capac The folly of practising this prim tive method of cultivation is now vident in decreasing yields from fields that have been thus abused and Western fanners are beginning to realize that in common with tillers of the have to make some intelligent provision for maintaining the fertility of their But while it is generally true that those questions have been given too little it is reassuring to note that SOUKof our farmers have btvn more foreseeing and have adop ted methods through which thcir farms are increasing in productive capacity every and at the same time the weeds arc Iwing kept under There arc the nwR who are making and their example shouljd be sufficient to convince the more careless farmers that for per manent success sonw system of cult ivation must be adopted other than continuous wheat An Example of What Can be Crown TOILET SOAP Why run the risk of spoiling the rosy tmt of a childs skin when a little care in the selection of the soap will prevent it Get a soap that contains no injur ious filling or coloring j f X V Such a soap is Witch Hazel Toila A Strictly WWte Soap Its especially grateful to a chiWs or an adults sensitive skin because of the presence o refresh Witch v There is no just as good substitute for this It s different from any Machinery for Sale We have for sale TWO COMPLETE B2 COMPOUND ENGINES and a complete TEN BOTTOM PLOW FOR the finest steam plowing in See our work at MaSrath to prove Will sellone or both of We Lave also a 44 x 60 NORTHWESTERN complete self that we will sell with one of the klso eight dirts compete rigged to ran with We will sell one or both They can be seen at our three miles north ol Call at our office for further We have one 50 horsepower large Touring Car and one Boick that will be sold cheap for Our lands are nearly all which ia our reason for The KERR Company IMMIMMIMM ni ninnninc a ro tation the most useful helps isn study of the methods followed by some of our most farm and for purpose the writer would like to direct attention to the operations of TlTrwin of Nccp farm per lighter than the average vest cm but is kept in excellent con intelligent awl the methods followed arc worthy careful consideration by every who wishes to increase the revenue fromhis In Irwins rotation is a four year consist ing of throe grain crops ami one grass if grass and is put into good condition awl then seeded to wheat for two years in This is followed by a crop of oats or and the land is seeded with The next season the timothy is cut jfor the land ploughed awl worked down tefore After harvest thorough cultivation is con as late as which TO j Whitney upon his return from old coun said today in reference to the translation of Urahnm j to the cabinet In my opinj jion the capacity of Gmham quite equal to that of mnny of bis present As loader of the government I ronlcl nsk for nomoiw rcnsonnble ireatmont than T from him with regnnl to the dispos al of public Tie soems to understand thoroughly the proper course to T think it is to sny so Lir DOWN AT Mayor GilKHt instructed the chief of police to soe thnt no liquor j is sold in Nelson horoaflcr Ixstwccn j U and S Mon1 except in hoiel dining rooms during meal The reason as signed for Ihc orticr hy His Worship isthOincreasim nmnbers of men be coming helplessly drunk onthostrcots on GLENDOWER ALLEN Real Estate Farm Lands Good Solid awl Improved Lands For Dobbies SubDivision adjoining from For plans and information apply GLENDOWER ALLEN Land Office Alta ;