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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SIX iK LKTiimunoE .HKRALO SKPTRMHEH ITEMS OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER Gihauelire study c( the potato become in usio. Seed a'period i'f wn JiOrtcver, :ifv IUMUV if kejit -ears, proves ihit ilu- as lU greening inner who favorable conilitlons. vurEjus aiul pern JIw UG practices method? in I iotato Rrowlne, and who half or si Ms prees Fahr. and lu warm weather Iry hoU !i at about 33 ileprees Kahr. The mulls will tie somewhere do- j txveeu extremes. I'niforumy uf Is neces- sary for safe Mora go durliiy the lung l'orlo-1 frotn barvesi until ilie U luarkeU'J or ouusuuied, as rapid and variations of temperature nas'.en decay. The temperature should te beiwfi-n ?2 nnd 4tf Kahr. i? uc.tr j'i degrees Fahr. ss ti Is (.alible; to retain. Most vegetable? are ism injured by u tCTuprr.iiuru ot 3i- decrees Kahr. if not of Ion? dura- OlK-ervalluus or i on Tlie fans. t thermometers s be done- wlih The resolutions passfd by tbe Al- berta food Advisory OuuivjlUes at its recent ine-ciluj In eaismjr were follows: The first resolution, retemns to the necessity of a Dominion Inland trade voiumit-sLcn, was as follows: "U become even lu Ihese Jircreiicioa of vraste and in cr-n- liervfliion of ihe r Inn Eighth -Where f arris arc of wn'h a framework of 1C feel C to 7 feel biph. and continue m fell di-1 little gresier than tor l-eci from ihe to dealer, tak- ylaiit. ComciuDiiy storAce ng their chances on striking a. favor- ther advantage in ujiUng yosz'.bie i We csrlcnJ shlpmoms insiiv.d of broken U is obvious ihst without adequate I lots, and In securing bcUer marker I ind proper ilie.-e is j and seJllne I .Taste. ptorase this is ot ihe pmilcr largely preventable. jane] for t'omaiuaily 'ii-se will The" storage of rotaloes Is not a j ius-en cosi and insure its more gcn- liaw science. It has bsen pricticed j use. I.'or EiaJiy years, from ihe The Kind of Storage Plant to Build I ?nce of those who have successfully' In the storage plant I practiced It, certain fundamental facts (he skoulil be selarieJ n-llh rare. gathered mail are given i Tlie lyea.tkm should be well Uraiceil, therewith: 'and if possible a kooll should tz cho- Putalcc--! can not be stored sr-a. The plant should te piaccJ so I successfully provisisn is mnile thai adTaniage is lafcim of ihe pre- the conirol of and lem-j railing fL-rrcnts of winrt in tho dis- which ean be acL'omplljheJ i Irict. Ihe opealng being in line with Ihrbugh good veatilallon utider i iliem. By so doing may bf? utiliied in conlrollins and avoid only sound regulating Ifinipsraiure over aSI parts llubers phould be siored. i'oiaioesjoj Ibc sloraje cellar. by rough handling, cui, fro-) In the fall or spring, when the IODI- zen, or in a stale of panial ic iiulivKluJl' Qcienl tnii lii n fur-J'- jiru-cJ chicken wire or woven- in a stale of panial should not be put in storage. The rarioui decays tuoei dis- attack such vegct- peralurc of the cellar leads to n.-e above degrees. Fahr. in ihe day time and the ojiFide night tempera- tures are lower than This, the cellar ea and qu'ckly spread to the rest, j and vcnUlator.s should be lelt open in shouJd not. be I poured or run doirn a chute through the roof or side of (he walla into the I tics below. only clean potaloes. is soil particles fill ihe spaces bc- .ween Ihc pontoea, prcTcnllcg the I free clreulali'on of air arid causing I heal and moislure -.vilh resuliins rapid decay and deterioration. polaloes kept lor food ihould he protected from strong heat, rhlch causes them to turn and the parlr morning, before daylight, 1o admll the air and cool Ihe cellar lo a temperature, not louver than 3- de- grees Fabr, In tbe winter, when Ihe tempera whsi'h LUC plicoil from S to 21 infhes afiart, zii'J lh? straw jiJiL-c-J over ihe wire. obtainable, willow brush iuav be laid on the rafters (o prevent the from filtering through. Uolh brush and straw form good ior.5. Tne layer of straw is from IS lo inches thick, and on top of this I? placed a Wankoi of crrtli from 'j to 1- inches thick, deper.ti'og the coarjjfneis of the soil. When JJ.sbi sand soil? only arc boirJs. or roofing paprr be u.-ej to cover roofs to prevent leak- age. Tlie angle of tbc roof should Le "5 cent, pitch or more, Ihc air spice in ihe cone serves a necessary and Iniponint (uuciiOD ia conducting nioisiuro aud heal. Special consideration should be given 10 tho Dinner of the doors. can he cheaply mude of flooring five eighths or three- fourths oi nn iach in thickness. M-lth the inside covered with bdiMia? or tar paper fastened on wlih strips of laih. The ends of Ihe cellar phould have bulkheads of from 2 to 5 or S feet apart to provide dead-air space. For storage houses with rapacities oi port (o tho Hulled Stntos. j OVher rcsoluUoua artoplcd were as fallows: "Tho following umilors In conuec tton wUh the consorv.itlou of livestock useO aa food arc (or at- Uutlon by the rood coutroller ihe euggcsflou thai IJiese juatlrra br taVcn up tho Douiioieu end pro vliiclal autborlltes. "The simly e( Ihp OUr.iso of ail iusis rcfiiiirca farotul' ami cuntioueit research by Dominion aud ttrovlnclal p.ulhgrltifs. For Inslaiico. the HUcrs of pig? In Altortti (u the spring o' 15' ?ufforcl serious loss from u JU- ?RSO hitherto uiilnvoslIsalcJ. Such call for rescyrrh which might best bo curried on by lega of Agriculture or iho LTnfvcrsfly o( Alberta. "Tho dcftruc-Llon ot sheep by Ihc depredations ot stray UOES. appears to luuU'Me ihai j-trlngeut measures arr reaulrcd for the control of doga throughout ihc Domiulon. "ll would apiwar innt our Canadian set Uureciivo advlco. and thst ihe Food c( "6 "ot Ihoroujhly ti our people shouH reach thetu at the Iho policy lor holding In the ravages of sporadic on'. va of bog cholera. Thij iwllry con- aifts ol an onibarfii nn live hogs from the United Slates; for unless under license nud !n- epcciion, the feeding of garbage uu less It has thoro-jghly boiled. cau5e It may contain refuse liacou end ham art to carry hcg cholera germs, as well as other ilelelerlous matter; and requiring that, suspicion of hoff chnlcra. be Instantly reported, government compensation for iho on- forced destruction of infcclcrt swine heing unless such notice IB given. "In view of Ihc facl thai of all anl- nial products required tor the food of our nrlmes and our bacon and ham can be most quickly proiluc- commission should be ncrinan- etulv consviluted EO BE to ailvlsc our ire can be fixed on the raltcrs. J our 5iatcsmoDi '.o maln- jusi relationships between jiro- an'l t'cmsumera In a manner similar to that in which Iho railway commission deals with Iniifportailon by rail" Another resolution, adopted was as follows: "In view of the necessity, now so strongly being urpcd by the food con- troller, his staff, and his voluntary I for the conservation of food? produced In Cauatla, so ibat the great- est o.uanlilie3 of certain foods may be sent across the ocean to our armies ami our allies, it Is respectfully sug- gested that the food, controller should rnakp urgent representation to (he Dominion government for iho reduc- tion of the import duties and the abandonment ol ihc ivar duty on foods other than luxuries, grown on this conilncnt; (o ihe end lhat consutup- llon ot suc-h foods -jhonlil meantime be encouraged, and exportable foofls pro- 'Ijcetl in Canada, releascO for, trans- Special aileniion to the necessity of ors was conveyed in nnothsr tion. which was as follows: "Agricultural production In luie falls lo near iiseziog point, ad-jranffins 5JO to 1.000 bigs, the Canada can be increased and speeded vantage should be taVen of the firft passaiteway need not cxctcd 5 feot up by the farther utilization of farm warm day, sliortlr after noon, lo cpeu >11 width. A narrow track hull; by tractorSj hcavv- on imppripd un the cellar, and admit the warm i litnbera can be alone the tractors rrevents their more extended air, increailng the lompcrature to not centre, on which .1 sroail t-ar will run j Jt ls more than 10 decrees Fahr. j for transporting In and out. A car very "roU VeaTher try to >5 a Ereai labor saver. hold the temperature to about 40 dc -I Ycnlllaliou can be secured for amall WAGGON SCALES It is good business to check up weights on the farm. It is convenient, satisfacory and es- sential lo know the weight of your produce. We have the Wilson London 6-ton Waggon Scale Eoth are good .scales and the price is right. McMahon Machine Co. susgested that Ihe food coulroller should make urg- representation to (he Domtnlon rnrucnL for reiuctlon' in the im- ant] as ircll for fn flullts on other Tann Injplc- mcnU. Another resolution was: "In order that the maximum pro- duction o( lake fUh in Alberta may be made available for the citizens ot Alberta, and of is respect- fully suggested that inquiry by com- _ peient norsous should immediately be spaces lo. prevent freezing oi stock, i made regarding the eslablishmenl of: VentiJatprs should be in ihc roof "More Intensive methods of fishing (bating, of rourse, due regard lo prop- re than hare hitherto 1 r.cr: wed. Transporlallon and storage ilcllllles the pnd oppos-ilc the erilrflnre, J If driveway used, as In larger eel- jars, tiouoie 5 by 1> feel, joined in the centre and swun? on should be provided. These can be made of light Roaring, lonpied and Tec dead-air space, if ample enough, can be used 'for sorting and sacking the crop, In eiiremeiy cold weaihcr coal oil sLoves can be set up In these FARM Phone or Write ley Employment Agency for Your Farm Labor have a .laree number ol flood men arriving r.very day. We have on our Hats n num- ber of good cooks, male and fe- male, also separator men and eniich fish. lo he made nf rourse. depend upoa .the quac- available for use in Alberta and Can- lily (o IJG stored. One end one-third cubic feel of spac6 Is required (or a bushel of potatoes. Where there te pertccl drainage, the earth is the best floor for the cellar, as It keeps the potatoes from shrink- ing anil These storage cellars are useful also for onions and (.mils, except that those stiould be placed on raised loors lo prevent contact ivlln. the rnoisl earth. r Fflllnn Cellar i Potatoes are often harvested when the temperature in the Held is high. Jl is important tlia( the temperature i of tbc potatoes aftouM be reduced as i quickly as possible after slorlng. To I accomplish this tbc potatoes should not ba placed more than 1 foot In depth each day, and tbc cellar .should be left open nights to admll cotil air. Additional layers can be built up each day until the bins are filled Lo a depth FOODSTUFFS The amount of foodstuffs which Great Britain can purchase In Canada depends upon the ariount of which the Canadian Gov- ernment can -upply the Impsrfal Treasury, this again depends upon you placing your savings at Ihe disposal of Government by sub- scribing to War Loans AND VOUR LOCAL BOND HOUSE The British Canadian Trust Co. 315 FIFTH STREET SOUTH LETHBRIDGE, Al.BERTA Take Your Bath fn a bandBijTic, sanitary force- Ifcin or enamel tub. It Is twlco ag pleasant and lar tmiTe health- ful iQd Such a tub is not a luxury zo lar as Is concerned. ara prepared to put one (a your bilhroom at a figure which will you by iU njodorallDD, Walker PLUMBING, HEATING AND GAAFITTINO Phone 621 516 4th Avt. 9. of from 5 lo 7 feet. Where entire bins are mied at one (Imc it is dlf ficuil bncl often Impossible to reduce temperature to Lne proper point soon enough. I Storing fn Pits i While thousands of Lushela po- laloca are annually stored in pits, cx- perience has dcroonslraled that the j prncllce should he avoided wherever It la Pits arc not eccnornlcal, nor nerman'-nt. j and lempcYature can not be rontroll- I cd Jn them. The pits are not acces- sible for supplies for Ihe homo table or for the market hi severe weather. The atr space over the vegetables la not sufficient lo permit the escape of foul alp, heat, or moisture. Perfect .ventilation Is always lacking. The pJi.i have Jo Its ronMruc'ied annually, ami ran not bt> utilized lo store or sack polaloes for shipment. Seed potatoes can not be stored In IpUa. Owing lo inability to conlrol ventilation, inolalurc, and tempera- ture, disease IB developed ami vitality germination weakened. Do not slort under i Ing rooms fn the homes. It Is tin- healthful and Insanitary and tho ivaat- la usually grcr.t. AUTO 3ANDITS, negtna, fepl. wag today on the auto ban- j dltJi at KsYiian, Hrown and Yonano- j rJlch, KhDJwcrc found guilty on a of anrt were sentenced {to 1Z monllH earlr at ncKJna Jail. The i charge of robbery was not BU.italncd. inioomfkld, Ilijli'irts Louise Con- i non were bro'iRlit hack lo Reglna lo llnhh their for 1 Each tavc flfo ilnya Irj atrTo, The Variety of Deiigni We offer 3'ou Ihe' most com- plete choice to those seeking o monument, whether II be B "storied urn" or a plain but Im- posing slone. You will find us ready to execute your order to your complete satisfaction. Wo do not confine ourselves lo cost- ly memorials, bui are eiually ready lo fill orders for the slmp- kst stone. Lethbridge Monumental and Cut Stone Works R, Nteds, Prop. 8th Street S. HORSES For Sale I will be home with a car load of good horses about Scpl 23. ANYONE WANTING GOOD HOH3ES GET BUSY. L. F. BONNELl OF CANADA, Open a Housekeeping Account and Pay Your Bills by Cheque Thera Is a decided, ad- vantage In depositing your housekeeping, money In the Union Bank of Canada, and Issuing Cheques for your expenditures. You avoid the risk of keeping a considerable sum In your home or carrying It when 2nd each Cheque, when cashed, becomes a Receipt. LETHB3IOGE BRANCH CARDSTON BRANCH BARONS BRANCH A. F. S, Tatufn, Manager F. V. Caverc, Manager J. Blatkwood, eti. renewed elforts lor etlueoUun m tltcso matters should bo hisUlutoJ, order that may outbreak of hog cholera should bo quickly cliockoJ, Dominion veterinary Inspectors should ua loiter bo lo tho iwo of rallwny and horso (ransiwrtailoii. but should b? provMcil wllb motor cara. "Whereas, Iho public do not seem lo well InforiiuMl In regard to condi- tions lu (ho raising and marketing or veal and Lo It resolved lltul the coimnllteo rccoRiitae. tlmt lu tlio of iiinlo esilvea of tlio dairy U Invariably In Lho Interests ot Lruc economy and Increased production U slaughter them nt an early ago, wbeu they ivlll proiluk'o tbo mixliutim Al ihe niluiiuutn cost. In the case o( It Is rocoKuiz- ed thai 70 10 SO pound wether gtvo tho iillruuiiil fooJ lo bolb cousumer and farmer, STRANDED IN NORTH Victoria, Bept, Drew- sler's jiarly beea delayed between 110410 and Port John, iuy to low water. Their boats liavo to bo In several Tho tarty la cspectcj to reach Eduioalon CENSUS CIVIL SERVICE. Reglua, Sept. census Is being I at en ol L'IO cnttro vrovlu- clal civil sorvko to ascertain cvs inr as fiosalblo hov, conscrliilloa will af- ftet government Few at the are eligible Is tho claim made. Traction Engine REPAIRS We are wet) equipped ta handle all kinds of repair work en either steam or gas tract en- Only high clase work cur shop, ind wo will quota you that right. N1VEN BROa Z1S Flrtt Ave. Phone 1737 Sheriff's Sale PROVINCE OF ALBERTA To Wit! By vlrtuo of a Wrll of Esecu- tlon Issued out of (be Supremo Court ot Alberta at tho suli ol Mark M. Wilson, Plaintiff and John McCann, Dafendant, and to mo directed against (ho Goods and Chaltcla of J9hu HcCftnn I have selicd anil taken luto lit- ecullon following Goods end Chattels, namely: THRESHING OUTFIT J. I. Case engine; Cockthull Plows, breaker boUouis; Nichols nnJ Sdcinril Separator; Dltcii- or; ono and one-hair set drag harrows; 4 2 Dluderd< and 2 Drills; 2 Gang Plows. Which I Ehall expose for sale on Monday (he 24th day ol September, 1917 AT McCANN FARM, 5 MILES SOUTH EAST OF COALDALE At the hour of 3 o'clock In the afternoon. H. YOUNG, Sheriff Judicial Dial., Lethbrldge Sheriffs Office, Kofi. 13, 1517. Your Will Should Be Made AMIILE YOU ARE IX GOOD HEALTH APPOINT THIS COMPANY YOUR EXECUTOR AND TRUSTEE, TO INSURE VOUR DIRECTIONS BEING CARRIED OUr WITHOUT FEAR OR FAVOR. YOUR ESTATE WILL BENEFIT BY OUR EX- PERIENCE AND RESPONSIBILITY. BOOKLET ON WILLS BY REQUEST. liie Trusts and Guarantee Company, limited Calgary, Alberta, PUBLIC AnMINlSTRATOR AND OFFICIAL ASSIGNEE FOR. THE JUDICIAL DISTRICTS OF LETKBRIDGE, MACLEOD, MEDICINE HAT, CALGARY, RED DEER, STETTLER. THE -CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SfH Fn.MIJNTJ WALKER. 1 C Yn. LLO.. D.C.L, PfEduCT I K V. F. JONES. ASM Oen'L JV.C. BROWN. M of CcnuJ i Bnnha CAPITAL PAID UP, JI5.000.000 T RESQCVE Fuaftj. SENDING MONEY ABROAD Do' you wish to send money abroad? The safest to do so is to buy a DRAFT from The Canadian Bank of Commerce. The cost is moderate. 'Apply for particulars. i Lethbridge Branch-- R. T. Brymner, Mgrj FOR SALE 500 RAM LAMBS Dropped March 1st, from Full Wood Uomneys :irul llamboullct Uwes per head in per head, Lots Carload Lots Of 1O or lew F. O. B. LETHBRIDGE DELIVERY ANY TIME These arc the beat atuft ever bred In from World Exhibition Prize Winners. Dred especially for tho weitarn range, keerilna both viaol and mutton qualities and conitllutTon In tight. CALL OR WRITE R. C. HARVEY 631 FIFTH STREET SOUTH, LETHBHIOQE ;