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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 27, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta fM! LETHWUDGB DAIL1 HHU1D SATURDAY, SKPTKMBEH 27, OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER Strict Quarantine f Against Canada United Stales Officials Relentless on of Continent Badly Demoralized. (Dy Jtmes B. Poole. Ine to Chicsji Tlis Unlled States Department of in the Acrlciflture. has declined to modify Quarantine regulations con- -concerning Canadian cattle at the re- of the Chicago Livestock F.T- 'change. The following letter from Iho 1 acting-chief of tbe D.A.I, eiplalns II- self: "In connection wilh fhe Importa- tion ol such catllp (rum cerialn ol the western provinces of it became necessary durins Ibe past year for Ihe bureau lo take definite action In administration of (he regu- lations wilh a view o! preventing importation of callle affecied scabies and the diverting to other purposes of cattle declared by Iho importer al time of importation to be for Immediate slaughter. "H'ls probable thai some incon- Tehience Is occasToned tbe owners of titse segregated cattle. I would slute. iowever. thai ll appears to be Ihe only manner by which It Is possible lo enforce requirements. The plan of permitting these cattle lo pens of commission firms has bcc-n Irlcd out .at Chicago and South St. Paul and has Utterly failed, there having been fin apparent enllre lack of co-opera- extended by livestock dealers tilher as individuals or as an organ- ization. Tbfe bureau accordingly con- siders it essential tbal these Cam dism catile be handled at all slaughter in? cenlres In accordance wilh tbe Dr. j or .ny oth.r stock! "J United Sl.tes thst ullable Jor stocker or fefde: pur- poses, must be accompanied by a ertlflcatt attesting to ihe'r good health. ft Is an easy matter for Canadians to obtain this corllflcntB [rom their government retsrlmriins, and all that can soGd a certificate along wllh iheir stock will find '.t greatly to Ibelr advantage, for when accompanied by certificates, their entile will enjoy competition from killers as well as from sucker and feeder buyers. In the case of sieers. the certificate must slate that tho catile are- tree from scabies or to St. discourmsbs breeding >nd In- suring deliclenc-T lor several years by that set ot Questionable juisoient. Just now they under tiro of both In the federal coorti the halls ol congress, and an attempt to nin a Bargain of hojt this winter would to the In which they j are now revaKnc I General denioralliatlon is ridlns ro'Jshshod over the sheep market. Prcuth In west lias literally glut- ted erery DJQrXel In' the country j Omaha receipts as high as I weekly. Fat lambs at 85 ahoulJ mean ,3 jlng in the roncht his Ohio herd, numbering at Is lime about 26 ,3 and a ram of Cotswold ,wd came, ud bs If pt ihwp oa be farm steadily wilh mvch success, la 1ST? Mr Clark ihowol a herd at Northern Ohio Fair ai ClevelinJ, Inning all shown for. Menra. 1'otti hid a herd of Short- Orel tho laee ihow. beaded by le celebrated Daie of Richmond, but htie was no breed competition ihsl ear Clari Succeis 2nd from Powell ihorlly btlore renior- og 10 llllaoU. but tbe bull did Dot suit nd wai not einnsirely Tha Siory of .resl V.ll probably continue another CO days, no Improvement being prub Eble meanwhile. Hones Horse elporlers hire been forced out by adverse fate of (foreign change, sfrlkes hire dealt tha mar kel a sercre blow, loggers arc dolns and ever Ihe motor truck en crotches on Ihe sphere of equinlly N'obody knows wbai horses are won' cl tlife moment. posure. while cows, heifers and bulls must be lubercul'.n tested and free j 'f rom scabies or eiposure If country competition is vrsmed." f, f. i. J- i; Cattle business Is about as badly demoralized as the trade has ever known. Something is radically wrons somewhere, and most of the current diagnosis is -far from correct. Grass steers must be gooil to pass much ot the stuff coming from the northwest selling -st lo Bolb Ibe situation and the prospect are d'scourasiny. and yet thousands THOMAS CLARK'S .FIRST STEPS IN HEREFORD BREEDING cattle are going on at a range oC 510 to tec3 12 per cwt. Other thousands lhal cost to JIG when pat in are coming back tc market lo realize less than origioai cost, not to mention the feed bill. Eating Less Bscf -J In 1SS9 a'young man named Thorn: Ciark. then In his twentr-sevenll .year, rented farm uea JElyrla. Ohio, at 55 per acre. Clar Monmouth border. lu 1812. Ills fathi cattle srdwer of local repu1 who used pure, bred Hereford bull bul did net proftss to be a handler pedigreed strains. The'son had'comc out to the States in the spring of and after wcrklug for a time on a farm near P'ttsNi'Id, Ohio, was em- ployed by a. Cleveland butcher having a large city Injde. Thrifty, and pos- sessed of an inborn failh in the "white present arrangement at Chicago. Dr. i Beef consumption Is al low ebb, Xell has Indlcaled thai !l will pos-1 despite industrial activity and higli tlble on days of large receipU at tbe Wages. Retailers are sl'll profiteer- Chlcago yards to place surplus Cana- ins oulraseously. Iheir raSe-off rang dlan calile in pens adjacent In Ihe I ing from -10 lo S3 per cenL. a lacl quarantine pens and thus maintain a i lhat was def'nilely determined re- 'errislon over such ani- ccntly by the Kansas Livestock As Isociation which sent a delegation to acquir'cj s practical familiarity wi [noston, New York and Philadelphia I lies.'undcr a bullock's hlae, It proper supe Ohl [rrtgallon! thumb. Ibe dt-wrt IRRIGATION effort loll, to mix'lt ind all Before Iky sblll Their bounty larlihcd on thinly land. And fields of renlare. grtw sieh ai In dreaou Aboul Ihe Paradise of Eden sland, id rlch-hued blossoms breathed on every bind sweet perfume upon Ibe languoroul And wesllh and comfort, loo, at Ihclr command. Blazoned their prosperous signals i-onnlng a hippy scene beyond com- pare. Here fields of wheat spoke of M. nat- ion's bread Alfalfa forage for the lowing itaB. Green planls their foliage nil about mo spread Ami flowers whose colors seemed al- most divine, While by tho wayside ran a waving line Of trees that whispered in tho West- ern wind Enclosing gardens where the growing vine Its. ripe perfection seemed to sudden frown rxurl all vlldernei; lift, quIck-EprlaglBg from fruitful Eoil. Shall bios -with verdure all Iho coun- try wide. And towns and clllu rear Iheir stately pile Where now the straggling village Ihey And life. loy. trfi'j on every tide. Before bs they a.Tirid rccollec- lion of Ihe crimp Ihey pul In Ihe swine Industry back In 1307, when mado a] "klllii'rg'1 at Ihe cxpcnee o! oruduccr by Lrcaklne drove cost ng man wanted a Tben ha found fiiculty in Betting the calf he want- d, he informed .Mr. .Stone, that he ould not take one without the other, hereupon, a deal was promplly closed, appears from Ibis little incident lat Mr. Clark's sn'rewnness bolh as buyer and as a salesrrjan, afterwards i generally, recognized by bis con- lilting exemplifica- on nl Ihe very 'outsel ot his. career. Ir Arthur grew irilo a good enough nil to win as a yearling at the Ohio late Fair of' subsequently ired many prlie winners. Mr. Clark's firsl females were ouglit- from JCrnf3" Cross, his land- ord, who had a dispersion sale on enllng his [arm to Clark. These atlle were of the Humphries blood, nd Clark's purchases included thj ow XeUie, by John Bull, for -whif-li e'paM J3S5. She was a bis, smooth ow, wllh lols of substance- and was fterwards shown with success at tho airs. About IS72, Clark met Ihe Shorthorn uenl of William lloffall Bros., at Ecrea, a district, fair. The Moffatts were showing a mature herd if big cattle. Clark showed Sir Ar- hur, Nellie, the twoyear Did heifer ?ulip and Iwo yearlings, winning jrlze end Ihe male and female cham- jionshlps. V. Aldrlch had been lark'a compelilor for Nellie at Hie Cross sale, and-aller she had defeated Aliir'cll's cows the latter The Ohio Farmer and disparaged Xelllc, partly because she "bad no white on Ihe The next important purchase was Ihe cotf Primrose 2nd, by Qolden Drop, son'of Gutlph, Ihe sire ol Sir Charles. On the occasion of a visit to tho Guelph.falr buying a sheep, Mr. Clark met the well-known Dominion .Import- er nnd breeder, John- Snell, who WPS showing H good roan Shorthorn bull. T. L. Miller had bought Stono'b Hereford bull, 9lr. Charles, and Sncll remarked that lie was "glad that bull had lefl Ihe country as ho had always given a lol ol trouble." lie was not afraid of Ihe'bulls Stone had left. Primrose wrjfl successfully shown, and Mr. Clark Is authority for the of I statement Ihftl she lived to bo 21 Now as Guarantee of a perfect cup of Coffees' In 1 and 2 pound tks bnn, ground, or fine pound, for percolators. -Perfectly It'ffrt.. MO1JTREAL Write for booklet: "Perfect Coffn CHASE 5 SArJBORN' Teach the .Children to Save Habits are acquired early in life. Children, who are taught the value of money and the habit of saving, grow up into good business mes capable women.' easiest Tray to teach children to save, is to start a Savings Account for each child each is After lias saved another dollar to make an additional deposit, he or she will have a better appre- ciation of Just what a dollar stands for, and bow much work andself-denialitrepresents. MCRCHANTS DANK OF CANADA. The Roya! Bank of Canada Incorporated 136ft Head Office...........Montreal Capital Authorized.................. Capital Paid Up Reserve Total Aaaeta...........................over I'resiileiil, Sir Herbert S. Holt VIcc-PresMenl and Mnnaglng Director, E. L. Pensa. General Manager. C 1C. Nclll. Supervisor of Cculrnl Western Branches, lloberc Campbell. LOANS ON GRAIN We arc prepared to maVo loans to responsible farmers on the security of threshed grain or against hills of Over 200 Branchea Throughout the Welt SOUTHERN ALBERTA BRANCHES LethbrMBB II. M. Ilaneon Manager j. K. Atkinson. Manager Cardston-----............................... w. It. McKay. Mana-er Taber (j. Dlckson, Manager Hsad Office MontruL ElUbliihed IBM, R. J. DINNING, LETHBRIDGE BRAUCH, ftlM mn( t years old prndviccil 10 calves. She vfn's'm bla possbsslo'n until sold at last lo a tiillchcr In Chicago for Meantime Ihe west was becoming a cool ma'rlcct fdr Hereforrls, lecidcd lo remove.lo Ucecher, 111. He had shown trcry year at tho Ohio lairs and always sticccesfully. He made one show 'al Krle, while breeding In. Ohl6, and Hliothcr. at Jackson, Mich., in 1S76, winning first prize on herd, In competition wilh Ecvcri Shorthorn .nnd Devon herds. Tills was (lie first time the won thai prize In Michigan, and Ihe event caused a lol of controversy. John Miller, of Canada, wns the Judge, i Clark had meantime sold three calvts o T. Miller ard delivered them personally, H? was Impressed with j Hie liiea lhal Illinois would be a belter Incat'on lor his calllc business Iran Ohio, end In 1877, when hU'leasc ex- pired he bought iO acres about fine rallo from Jliflcr's farm, 114 miles froirf Ihe village.' He afterwards iirtil- cd 4d acres lo the home -iflrm, and subsequently bought 2G acres Bilrll- tlonal- The home farm was black loan with clay subsoil. It wag roll- In; prairie, good grass and Corn land. Most of it wan In permanent pasture: :n furl. Mr. Clark alwnya kept his own lands largely In SMSS, and leased SECURITY A Savings Bank Account not only provides an. assurance for the present, bat guarantees you security in the future. To save is to THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE t wllboal r Canse Many Diseases and ycra can pour (he patent medicines down your throat Oat money or yon ton nse nil Ihe ulres or sp-cnllcJ pile carts to your heart's can- Yet you wiH'lvBVER be rid of such conditions til YOUR PILE? 'ARE KILLED. (The proof 'of all Ihis is that nothing you have ever done has given you permanent relief.) NOW, wni firo HEED STATEMENT? WE KILL, AND NATURE REMOVES, evr.rr ctrt'ot PILES thit wo hibdls, wllh a mild ELECTaiCAL CURREPTT, yon Not CenL No ]osa of lime or lo bod. From DM In simple nMa to lt> dlya Jn very bad for DESIRED RESULTS. If you come, wtlle. Write Dipt. L. H.1 MENTION THIS PAPER. DRS. AXTELL THOMAS Chiropractors and Electro-Therapentlsls. 503.McGmvy Block, 258V2 Poitage Ave., Winnipeg, Mia. Cockshutt Potato Diggers Large .Capacity, Ample Power, Perfect Separation. The liberal uso of high carbon sleel In the construction of thts machine la a guarantee of long lite, low upkeep coal and the reduc- tion ol annoying field delays to a minimum. Agent for Cockthutt A. SMEATON Avtr.ue South Phone LETHBRIDGE BRANCH WARNEK BRANCH MILK RIVER BRANCH R. T. BRYMHEK, M.n.gef J. K. S. GORDON, J. V. STEEL, Clip Your Victory Bond Coupons on October 1st. The Dominion Oorernmeat will distribute In InLorat upon SKond SVnr Loan, on Wedneadir Os to tier 1. What will be rour of grctl pay. uenl? As ft holder of eonae of boadi It U Klrlublt thtt yciu In r our ooupooi pfonititly. Any of out >70 BniMbM will tiuh coupons. You should UM tilt proieedft frart "your Clippings" to (tart wrlnKu tccount with ua, OTftdd Kcount ftlrMdytUrWd, imv UNION BANK OF CANADA WHY MAKE A WILL? By nol. making a .Will trie owner of property and chattels surrenders-his right to dispose of it as he Appoint this Company as your Executor on ac: count of its Experience, Responsibility, Economy and Continuity. The British Canadian Trust Co. 315 FIFTH STREET S. EXECUTOR) LETHBRIDQE, ALBERTA Few Men Desire To Undertake The proper admlnletratlon of an Uslftte la no easy lask. If put on Ihe ihuiildera of nil Individual, It dcmandg an amount of lime and care that few huilness men can willingly spare from their own nffatri; moreover, should anrlhlng hippcn to Die Individual before Ihe cslalo Is cellled, confusion, Ullgnllon and nolny, wllh accompany- ing loss, frequently result. The TruAl Company 'In the Administration of property Is tho loflcil answer lo tile question of whom ai your Biecolor. Conlult ui now about thic Important mailer. Ibe Trots and Guarantee Company, Limited ,AND LETHBRIDQE, LtTHRF.IOCt OFFICE: IANX OP COMMERCE BUILDING J. W. MeNICOL, INSPECTOR, Public Admlnlitnlor ind Offlelll Attlinee let the JuilicUl Dlitrlcti Hit, Cllgtry, Htt Oter, ;