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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1915 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Grain Co. MEMBERS WINNIPEG GRAIN EXCHANGE Lothbrldge Ground Floor, Hull Block. which will be occasioned by selecting] !t ".ut the GRAIN_COMMISSION Before selling or shipping your grain this season, write, wire or telephone Wm. J. Bettingen Company 612 Grain Exchange Calgary, Alberta A well Established and lieliable Finn. References: Any Hank. Liberal Advances-Satisfactory Results-Quick Returns. mers slioulil remember there! is ways :i ready site in cities and towns thai is likely to arise elsewhere, demand that lias to he batisliod and wnvs a rcav sic n ces ani o l o t fur' the lirst class article, hut that a demand that mcan.s god to t inferior grades ot proiliK'c are very country that possesses the whe till! ire- THE FARMERS' COW- A PROFITOR.A LOSS Marketing Problems of The Farmer-Methods Of Stacking About The Po- of Interest to Farmers r'iC f'm will h'lveonlv be-1 A pamphlet ol the gun' to be toui'lird wlien'tllo producer llnmch of tile Department oi Agnelli- is insured payment under a legally lure, Ottawa, which can lie had frit nliilc this imposed bond, and tor (lie mere mm. I o of asking, deals S ncr" STMf c. compt'-'te solution of this (liHicuU problem. NOTICE TO STOCKMEN Wo Have Slock Handles located In tho Koolenay Valley, Britlin Columbia, in the Cranbrook ami Fernle Districts, in tracts rom WO acres to 1000 acres, specially picked for raising live I with lots or open range adjoining, running water, lots of shelter'nnU with portions of the land suitable for growing We Lave several tracts partly developed. Parties interested s would do well to sec us, or writs for further particulars. ADDRESS: The Lund Land Development Co., Limited, WARDNER, B. C. THE FARMER'S COW- PROFIT OR (Farmer's I OfttiMies we heard the state- ment that unless the farmer's cow comes up lo or li.OIIO pounds milk priiduetion slic is a losing pro- I position, a mere boarder, a detri- ment to the owner. Advocates m such a standard would .necessarily have to view with disfavor the ma- belter to the few nicntal iarni one variety yielded 700 bushels and another variety on the same soil only bushels to tho acre. This fact shows how .important i FIFRTA HORSES it is to know the variety best suited ..BtKiA H DEMANDJ 11K, js alsu that it i pavs lo import seed irom cooler to (hdmonto.-i Some of the most F. Stevens, provincial live slock; varieties, Mr. JIacoun commissioner, lias issued the follow-1 savs Cobbler, Rochester ini? statement relative to the pur-; Ohio, and of medium r.hasc of horses by the British re -j varieties, he gives the pref- momit commission ercnce to Carman No. 1, ('old Coin, Odieers of l ho Imperial govern-, state, (ireen Mountain and ment are in the province buying; liritisli varieties, ha animals previously '.'liiel! have done well in Oan- chased in Alberta haic ;i p'oil Talk and Davies'War- arcnunt ol themselves, and tlie Inl- j pcrial govern them. The farmer nho has eolis ap- proaching niaiurily. ean well ailord rio] of the cows B cr Tn be 1 e 1 lionoi te-stiiii; i the two "ours- proacliinu; malurily. ean well ailord ilk ienrolli "'S al once. One must carry the centre j to dispose of his older animals, par- ,.i it'v ofc-alf! full at all times, but do not run the ticularly at ibis time, ami miu'li isoii ill i Wo sharp a peak, as it will )ircak fn Ms for next year s i.idiv riff If the centre is always partmenl made remunerative. lid better 'METHODS OF STACKING GRAIN off without such cows, hence unless. Now. that we have practically KOt higher standards were attained the thjs bumpe." crop wi- are confronted average" farmer derive a su- two serious problems, which 1 perior livelihood in Hie absence oi the think will force Licensed Bonded FARMERS! DO YOU GET THE BEST RESULTS IN SHIPPING YOUR GRAIN? If not, why not take advantage of oar years of experience to get the Highest Grade and Price. Write, telephone or wire us for prices and information.. John Billings Co., Ltd. Head Office, Alberta Division-321 5th St. S., Lethbrldge. Members Winnipeg and Calgary Grain Exchanges. PROMPT RETURNS. LIBERAL ADVANCES. farmers blow off. If the centre is always lii-lit full. outside will settle the rain soaking through into the centre. On finishing 1 use a sharpened stick five feet long to pin the heads of the lop sheaves to, thus preventing the wind from doing any damage. I put four stacks to a sitting, two on each side, leaving room one way to pull in toiihe separator, building the two on work. t, ii ivould pcrhars he as well to give, in brief a few oi the suggestions made in the pamphlet for the best cultiva- tion of the potato Sprouting before planting should bo av-mk-i! by r-c.'pine; in a cool cellar. The best result's are obtained by planting the sets immediately after grow cutting Tile lann IS me jnin-i- things, consequently the wise fanner If disease is discur.mli c soak for cesses to grow animal lorn-, after it'lhroc hours in one nciind of_formalin or to produce other to thirtv imperial gallons ol watei animals that will grow. Marketable inhers so as to have at fleblings are always preferred for three eyes to a piece are the annv purposes over mares. The age best kind io set. limits ire between five and nine The must suitable soil is a neb, stack their grain. Tlie first will hu each side close together tor conven- ArTtlic assumptions of such advo-'tlic lack of machines t Consign Your Grain to PARRISH HEIMBECKER LIMITED FORT WILLIAM. The Pioneer Grain Firm of the West. Repregented Ernest A. Sharman Mar. The Lethbridge-Weyburn Realty Co., 0 Letnbridgc PHONES-OFFICE 1173; RESIDENSE 530. average milk producer. the assumptions of such advo- the lack of machines to thresh earl, catcs It has been repeatedly enough to "clean up'before snowlai.. biwe-i'ilnl there, is profit in this and second, congestion ol terminal loss when the livestock feed- elevators caused by lied up imr is up for discussion, tion on export trade. The railrc-ads Too nianv arc in the habit of paper are whipping everything into neurini! "assigning the food against to handle the largest crop ever haul- these cows at market price. For ex- ed, lint If .they can not unload traffi iniplc a cow might produce S0on cease. pounds in a year, valued at Ihey Now_ as _....._ assign against her a feed bill farmcrs not familiar with stacking, of 'marketable food stuff to the ex- .ind can a jtoha legislature ent of 560, figuring out a losing ot this particular work, 1 deal with oroposition of plus labor to explain bow 1 have interest on the investment. In tnc aiways stacked grain aueccssfuKy: it samp way they may arrive at what mav'be ot to some who are producticn is necessary in order 101 fa stack to keep from being snow- the cow to yield a prolit. It. is sim- ed plv a matter of arithmetic, not tak- ing into consideration the average ion I pitching into the II. S., in Farmers' Advocate. MARKETING PROBLEMS (Grain Growers' limits ire between five and nine The mus suitae soi is a ve-irs Tvc extreme range oi weights deep, friable, warm, sandy loam with is from to pounds. The gonll natural drainage. pnimals must be sound, well broken! The more thoroughly the soil is and of good action. j prepared the better the results will Grooming goes a long way in sell-; he. ing a horse 'at any time. This ap- j Delay planting as nearly as pos- plics with double force when selling: si! I c to within a week 01 the lasi to a British armv man. His expert-'; frost. __ lifcn liirirelv ?t ything into (i-ram uiowc; horsi-s has been largely; Plailt (lll. four to inches crop ever haul- should be a matter of satislat- .mimals that are "dressed deep for the main crop and 12 to not unload traffic tion to Guide readers to learn, as K tails, hairy lens I M inches apart in rows two and one- was mentioned in a recent issue that.- "b f B00d" lmif feel apart. U'C manv Western it is the intention of the Mir, ster ot of these things, as rule the crop will increase in two or t'jrtc pounds ol arscnatc c is in ]rad to the same quantity oi watsr, noi. ny am niuans uiii- out all the quail'.) meic is ui icmi to tne same quanui) oi necessary. It has been constantly Urjll llt your gliod ones well'. being sprayed, will destroy infesting pointcil out that the blame for the jt make you money insects. present unsatisfactory state of at- vou for the fse Bordeaux mixture lo control as the plow throws it nn. This is the :i and round nnti'i the desired j farm produce does no cached (about 12 or 14 feet! prjcEs on the market in th :ter. then start again at the nml cities is that there is pounds of line to 40 gallons of wa- real stuffs, hence re- turn a revenue of for labor and interest on the investment. On average farms where grain growing is the main source of in- come, the few dairy cows invariably do return a profit even when produc- ing small amounts of milk, because of utilizing unsaleable feeds, but where dairying is the, main issue, and saleable products led, we grant that such mathematicians may be not far from correct in their calculations. This explains to a large extent'how farmers do maintain profitable low receiving their main sourc- es of income from some other de- partmcnts of farm management. Un-1 and line the stacker set down anu IOUK after putting a load or two on Next To An Architect! We can tie of service to you in planning that New House or- any kind of building. We have all kinds of new, attractive and up-to-date plans and ideas, and ready to show you at any time. It you once use our Screenioor you never will use any other. All kinds ot Building one BEST...Hardwood Flooring ami Wagon Makers' Oak always ii. stock. Call and be convinced. and full, giving; i'lie stack the other i e retailing at 23 cents lief. Canada, with 30TH. AT PANAMA-PACIFIC CITIZENS LUMBER CO., Phone 363. 134 16ih Street North. FI1JST OBJECTIVE OF ALLIES' DRIVE for stalls or pen rent, but there will MCl; Man showinir IJlle French city now in German possession. It is ex- j thai the first P'cat dash of the Allies will recover this city. Frcm Sept 30 to Dec. 3, the Pan- ama-Pacific International Exposition at San Francisco will be the scene of a succession of live stock shows, which, it is believed, will surpass any ever held in the United States or even in the world. From the list of those who have signified their inten- tion to participate, it is assumod that in all shows and poultry of the finest quality, and in large quantity, will be represented. Almost half million dollars have been ap-- propriated. The Exposition itself has apportioned for cash prizes, 45 breed record associations have set aside for special premiums and the commissions of various states have appropriated a total of for participation of stock from their respective regions. The quarantine i raised in practically all states and stock shipments can now be made without restriction. The fact that the Exposition is now on a sound financial basis, its net profits incteasinj; monthly, assures the carrying out of the extensive preparations for the shows, which will be as follows: returning poultry, pigeons, dogs, cats nnd pet stock. The Exposition will protect exhibitors from overcharge bv r-roviding them with feed at cost. 'Tne first competitive live stock show will be that for horses, mules Show. Horses, mules and asses.... Cattle, beef and dairy...... Sheep, goats and swine---- Car' lots of live stock...... Poultry and pigeons Date. i Eept.30-0ct.13 OctlS-Nov.l Nov. S-Nov. 15 Nov. 11-Nov. 14 Nov. 18-Nov. 28 Entries' Close. Sept. 1 Sept. 15 Oct.1 Oc'. 10 Oct. IS Stock Received. Sept 25 Oct. 16 Nov. I Nov. 10 Nov. 16-17 E% Es The various kinds of stock will and .sses, from Sejrt.30 tolOet. 13, be housed in stalls and pens con- .during which period there will a strutted along the most improved show, whichi the fash- sanitation ind conTenienee, ionsble world will attend in force. It which in will be is expected that this r.ny will bo no clwree surnlir show held in York, Chi- cago or elsewhere. In it wiil be in- cluded the performance classes of all the horses on exhibition and it will constitute a separate feature. Be- cause of the universal interest in_the horse, special attention will he jriycn this special show in order that the use snd adaptability of the various breeds and types may be shown to the best advantage. _ Carefully selected animals from all the great cattle ranges and from, centres of distribution will oh hibition at the cattle show. D 0. Lively, chief of the depart- ment of live stock, is receiving daily applications for entry blanks, which must be obtained from him by all classes of owners, even to children wish to enter their pets. Annoyances and expense expen- ar.esd in other live stock shows will ie largely, if wliull; obviated. pMial live stock trains will be rmcH at central noints, such M icara. Kansas City, Tht ,UPEBB BfiJONZ.6- TROPHIES state of Iowa alone expects to seni' sixty cars loaded with live stock. Special low rates have ar- ranged for transportation of stock to and from the Exposition. All railroads party to the Transcon- tinental Freight Bureau will be, freti returning, all live stock that hu paid full rates for being For live stock not returned, will be a refund of 26 same provision has been made by tin Pacific Freight Tariff. The California State, Society is to with Chief Lively, veriience for ncMbtton- Tta'.ghlfc fair' grounds SaenmBitoj tot) been pliccd at his disposal for assembling of stock, and on strictly siniUry, most commodmtions. fcuiy tihlbitan whM to ship all their stock one tjmjj These may do so, sending W Sicreiuento where ud IB Iff cilitiet are f m. ;