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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT HEIULD The C. B. Bowman Agency ESTABLISHED 1891. number of our farms in Western Can SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 16, 1010 Grain Insurance MR. FARMER PROTECT YOUR YEAR'S WORK. -We-will insure your grain in stacks or buildings, by the day, week or .month, and when sold the policies can be cancelled and refund allowed. Insure in an 'Agency that will be m bus.ness to Mook-aWyiur Interests if a claim is made. Our Agency has earned on business for over 25 years and is permanent. ACADIAWILDING LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. PHONE 1325 ALFALFA FAR AHEAD OF TIMOTHY AS FEED Hoards Dairyman: Tlicro ore still too many cow keepers. Wo need more up-to-date dairy farmers. There is splendid opportunity for the man who is not suttetie'd to keep unprofitable cows; who. knows what crops will yield him the most feed per acre and how to combine them for making a good ration. The work of getting all dairy farmers to compre- hend their opportunities for Increasing their crop production and their adup. liability tor making rations; the neces- sity of securing bettor cows for hand- ling their crops, and the importance of giving the products "of the cow proper MANAGER'S PHONE 14S4. SMITH, MURPHY CO. GRAIN HEAD OFFICE, WINNIPEG. -s. TSWK r courteous service and prompt returns. LETHBRIDGE OFFICE. SHERLOCK BUILDING. N. T. MACLEOD, MANAGER. HU1I1UU1 Wi uui adit. tho actual average size of those being 237 BCTOB. Tho soil and climatic conditions are niso very similar to ours. Vnlue to Average Farmer Few Illustrations could demonstrate so effectually the value of live slock to tho average farmer, snys tho Grain Growers' GuMo. No one pretends to say that these figures hold true in all cases, because a. number of other Im- portant factors must bo considered. But they do holii true In a vast num- or, as has long been thought tho na- ture mid complete cycle, they are wind-blown to tho barberry bush, on tho loaves of which they germinate and rapidly .develop, producing an orange-colored spore called the cluster cup stage. From tho millions of spores ber ami" they show d of resul distinctly the trend lts from keeping more livestock. Whv does more livestock moan a larg- er net labor income for the farmer! giving the products 01 me tuw jn tne place it profitably absorbs handiing till placed upon the market, is I <.ollslllorllble labor a time of tho the biggest and most important thing j vcar when there is little else to do. Here lies jn tjle case Of dairy stock cowfi; milk- ing during the winter frequently have been found more profitable than milk- under "consideration today. Here lies the big work for the dairy forces to grapple with. Let us briefly analyze the situation. The majority of dairy farmers are 'jot raising crops which will yield the larg- est amount of feed nutrients per acre or are best adapted for making good rations. Timothy hay Is still raised in large quantities ami its yield is about IVi tons per acre. In this amount of timothy hay will be found of which S4 Ibs. are protein. Land that will yield IV- tons of timothy hay will produce 3 tons of alfalfa hay and in 3 tons of alfalfa hay there are 313- Ibs. of digestible nutrients, of which 666 Ibs. are protein. It is not neces- sary to point out the advantage of growing alfalfa instead of timothy, for the figures" speak for themselves. i ADVANTAGE OF LIVESTOCK FOR LABOR SAVING I A. farm survev of over sixty farms in 'ing the necessity for of very same of The adjoining states shows in the farmer's own family) but. Coael-man Gets s Prime Minister's i her companion V His services ..A Quite lately a lady in Bucks. Eng- land, died at the age of SO, and lett her fortune of to her coach- man while the late Lord Burton left in annuities to his servants, anil'the proprietor of a Leicester Square restaurant left his lady book- keeper close upon -The other day the dowager Count- ess of Willton left several handsome bequests to her sen-ants, including the sum of to her maid. Hove surgeon left Us fortune to his housekeeper, willing that she should keep his house and all he had left will ever.- person in his employ both at home and at the offices. His lega- cies ranged from to his cie Tanged from to his average labor income was meager to to his office boy. Linus Si. i.e., the returns lacked 54 Some years ago a wealthy proviu- paying interest on capital iuvest- cial maenate, after leading his to believe herself his sole legatee, left her one shilling, and bequeathed to others, including to a sen-ant his wife specially dis- liked. T. H. Begue, county clerk for worth, is dead at Dundas, aged 76. of paving interest ua ciiynui inter- ment after all expenses hati been met. INVESTIGATION OF RED AND BLACK that come from these clusters on.tho barberry, there starts the red rust proper 'on wheat uud other cereals. Tho objection to this supposedly nor- mal cycle is-Uhal wheat rust is bad in Australia where there is no bar- berry stage. Even in western Cana- da there is very little barlmrry, and certainly not enough to harbor the disease to the extent to which -it some- times occurs. Sultry Days Two years ago during tho three or four 'sultry days following n heavy rain on August 4 there developed iwuiiw .nut" i.........--- i enormous amount of wheat rust. The ing during the summer and largely on comjjttons were favorable and tho rust account of the better use of labor. Tne There is a danger of slim- fnr iiasture ]ar conditions this yea. Tho spores, the omnipresent simply waiting suitable conditions for development. As occur- red 2 years ago, the early sown wheat was sufficiently developed as not_ to be injured by the rust on August a to S whereas wheat sown late was con- siderably damaged; and a rust at this time would do more harm than a frost it would be more general and affect The annual loss is said to exceed Precautions There are no means to eradicate it, but there are some precautions which tend to lessen its baneful effect, such stubble, wild grass and dead hay which serve to harbor the black rust stage and assist in winter- sowing and good cultiva- to cive strong healthy plants that ie a strong ueiciiuiiimt, i'011 Lu man who takes advantage i will resist the disease. .......--1 the more resistant var- ieties Fife wheat-is very susceptible to rust; Marquis slightly freer from if Fife or Minnesota 163. 10 per cent, resistant; Minnesota 1SS, correspond- ing- to our Marquis. 30 per cent, re- utllization of more land for pasture and hay necessary with more livestock reduces cultivation ami harvesting ex- penses. More complete use of. feed that would otherwise he wasted result- iiis in larger crops and a more con- centrated market product all help to swell the profit side when more live- stock is kept. Labor Expense i_aoor expense ng jt wouKl more z Labor is the most expensive item by j al) slilges ot growth, far in theipperation of the average Erain rust i! western farV Labor is not. plentiful now and Its proper distribution at any time is a most important considera- tion. Any class of livestock will help materially. Beef cattle will probably go farther than any other to consume a lot of feed, at the some time keeping of livestock. On fifteen farms j tion will be a strong detei mining me van ns the years reveal the changing aspects of our agricu" growth. twenty-two farms head of livestock pci the average labor income was 5406.! cognized as one of the toeinea CAUSES OF RED AND BLACK RUST average labor income was 5200 and on Until recent years there .was only with over eighteen supposed to be one rust of grams, i.e.. per quarter section! the red rust, .which income was 5406. -1" These figures are taken from farms of about the same size as the greater rust fessor of botany, Manitoba stage may exist i.e., that we ma; __ stubble without having had red rust on the straw, and others are inclined to think that sometimes the leaves rust independently ot the stems. But all these are hair-splitting differences and I am inclined to think that they are all stages and degrees of the same disease, Puccinia 'Graminis, the OF NERVOUS TENDENCY GIVE DR. CASSELL'S TABLETS. Strengthen, Build up, and Nourish the Children, and you are conferring incalculable benefits on the country. You are also ensuring the physical well-being and success of future Breadwinners and mothers. Dr! Cassell's Tablets, whose success in. Canada has been both immediate and owes its popularity in great part to its safety and unquestionable medicinal activity.' It is how doing more for the -little ones of three 'J continents than many mothers realise. A powerfully nutritive food-medicine which can be given to the youngest infant, Dr. Cassell's Tablets feed the entire system, vitalise the nerves, and "create healthy flesh, blood, and muscle in a manner truly remarkable. They are the recognised modern home remedy for Nervous Breakdown, Nerve and Spinal Paralysis, Rickets, St. Vitus" Dance, Anemia, Sleeplessness, Kidney Disease, Dyspepsia, Stomach Catarrh, Brain Fag, Headache, Palpitation, Wasting Diseases, Vital Exhaustion, Loss of Flesh, and Premature Decay. Specially valuable for Nursing Mothers and during the Critical Periods.of Life. Druggists and Dealers throughout Canada sell Dr. Cassell's Tablets. If not procurable in your city send to the sole agents, Harold F.'Ritchie Co., Ltd., 10, JMcCaul Street, Toronto, who will see that you get them. One tube 50 cents, six tubes for the price of five. War Tax, 2 cents per tube extra. without the others, have black rust on annum. The only wheats that are at an entirely resistant are the Durum wheats, and Eromere or Native In- of the barberry. In tiar.eil the destruction of a barberry hedge, the same must be destroyed and compensation given. We are finding now. however, that rust can'; be had in Ontario in spite of the barberry, as it is in the west, and I believe that unconsciously the burn- in- of the stubble, thought to be so wasteful, is n very great factor in lessening rust. But, of course, our chief protection against it is our drier climate, clear sky, open weather, winds and sultry clays. It's always a delight to Use Jftenneris THE twice-a-day duty tp 1 one's teeth becomes a pleasure with The entire absence of grit __the soft, gentle polishing action and the cool fresh after-taste make Mennen's a popular choice with wo- men. Good teeth need to be preserved. The safe, sure and most effective way to preserve your teeth is by the regular use of Sold by If obtain it readily, send luc. and wa Avill tend you a Demootrator comaininE cnouzh to enable you to give this Dentifrice a thorguxh trial. Write today. Selling Agents for Canada HAROLD F. RITCHIE CO. Dept. 10L McCaulStreet, Toronla CftBadiaB Factory: llontiaal 37 history of which is as follows: Developing from rust spores----------- which occur on'thd leaves and stems M1NjSTEFj of cereals during sultry weather about FORMER MINISTtR this time of the year, there is pro- duced a second growth or stage in the disease capable of. living on the dead stubble. This stage is therefore sa- prophytic. living on dead only harmful in so much as it pro- duces spores which winter over. These spores are black and as they are so well pronounced have given name to the disease, "Black Rust." Resists Severe Winters They constitute the winter stage, having thick wills and powers of re- sisting our most severe winters. In the spring these spores germinate on the ground and on the dead stubble MAKES SACRIFICE Bow Island, Sept. good many people iu Bow Island and In the coun- trv between here and Foremost will feel a keen sense of loss at the death of Mr TV. J. Mason, which occurred on the Flanders Belgium. Mr. liason was .a Methodist probationer ami labored in the country south of town for two years. BRUCE OFFICIAL DEAD Toronto, Sept. Goetz, clerk of the county, court for Bruce, Grain Handled in Any Position v Wo nro in close connection Svith ex-, port trade anil Ijy dealing with us yon save several middle- men's prolils. United Grain Producers, Ltd TEMPORARY OFFICES: ROOM 1, MACDONALD BLOCK GRAIN! Unequalled facilities for secur- ing'reliable inCormatfoii regard- ing Grain. Frequent quotations. All markets. You uro invited lo make froe use ot this service. Ask for bids on your carlots ot grain. Private wires to New York, Chi- cago, Minneapolis, Winnipeg Bnird Bottcrcll, Bank Building, ARCHIE. E; REESOR, IVlgr. Phone 1599. ana on uiv ueau v- anclrass that may be turned under, surrogate court clerk andL and produce other spores, much more for the high court since 189o, died at numerous and smaller, which germi- (Walbertoii. CassflFs Co., Lid., Manchester, Div STRONG DOWLER C5.jR.AIN and Commission Merchants Our entire ortfanlzatlon Is 'at your service and with our exper- ience can safely- guarantee to get .you tile befit prices for your grain .at any time and for any grade or kind-m grain. Phono M 1922 Calgary For Office 1865 Lethbrldge Quota- 1811 Lethbrldge) tlons. See Our Agents who are in your .district. J. A. GUMMING Lethb'rldge Managar People's Forum Salberg Grain Company MEANS What You Eat to enjoy what you eat without fear of pains, "heartburn" or heaviness, take a cooling, refreshing, pleasantly- invigorating glass of Abbey's. Effervescent Salt every morning. This, famous household remedy will put your whole system in its normal, active condition, "make you forget you have a Take it in warm water. Strengthen the Nervca and enrich the Blood with Abbey's Vita Tablets, SOc. a .box. 10 I ptrOMtt, tic., :o HaryU I 10, JUtCml Strtti, T