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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 25, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta / Friday, April 25,1913 THE LETHBRIBGE DAILY HERALD Page 5 r � . - MARKETING OF SMALLER PRODUCTS OF THE FARM (Paper read by E. N. DiirkoP, Cardston at Mixed Farming Convention) eREHM You will find it a, great satisfaction to do More Home Baking You will make biscuit, cake and pastry clean, fresh and tasty-better every way r than the ready made foods. Dr. Price^s Baking Powder is specially devised for borne use, and makes borne baking easy and a delight It will pro^ tect you from the dread alum baking powders, which are too frequently found in the ready made articles, and insure you food of the highest healtbfulness. In ovdor to makio our mixed farming propaganda a real and living biiccgbb one ot Uui flvflt prohlemH we havo to constdor \n tho marketing of what wfl may'term the Bmallcr productB, I.e., the produco of the dairy, tlu> poultry yard and tho. gardon. systf'm, the farmer Is pretty sure to jiot pay for his products and the riiy dweller who sends the money for some butter and I the system Ik that It hurts no one, and will be doing Koniethlng that has never been done before la Mils cnnn-try. As w^aH predicted by n few, tho Introduction of Ihe parr(3l post In greater vohinio {If a lower rale has hopir Bucli a gigantic succcsh in the first (hree montlis of Its lielng In the I*n-ifed States, that It hiis not only come to Slay for all time, inu, will be in-creuHod by Ifaps and hoiinds until it. eml)racos far more th.jn It even iloes now. ' The first three months of the parcel post service in the I'nited States Slave d'tmomstrated that the rates nilKht be cut In half, and U, wonUl sdll i)ay, and the size of the prtrrp) can he increased far aliove ihe clovci pounds. In conclusion, let me say that it iB my oi)InIon that if the aviuage farmer would work to a common rnd, and In the same manner as the breedor of pure bred poultry, the breeder of high-class milk cattle, (Jiyde hor.^es, pure-bred sheep, or pigs, or v.hat not. and work along the lines of having a fttajidard to work up to, and jdaee standard articles on the marltet in good shape, there would be less complaint about finding markets and low prices. We reuuire uniform quantifies of uniform (luallty In -sufflcleut quantity to build up regular markets, and obtain the best prices. And If such products were available In any sort of regularity at town or city local markets, or on farms wliere they could be shipped by parcel jjost these products would sell. Friends and New Blue Rihhon Tea is makinjT new frioruls v.vvvv (lay-and luis iiovor lost. an old Ollf Once used il; is nhvjn's WHod-for flie v(M'v q:o(>{\ rrnson that no Ton, nt nny price, is ils e(|iia1 for dolunousness and real ecoiioni}'. Where disc]*iminatine; taste fipplies, Ihe elioice must be Sold with a *'money-back" guarantee. I System will have to ho evolved i>i' ^^t the butter and e^^;8. If (he marketing of the smaller Piotl^c^^tfi | the butter and eggs are bad. the fat-to obtain the very host results, a"ci | j^^r loses the trade, if good he in-this should lead us Into co-operation., ^..^^^^^^ j^Is business. which Is the very best method for handling the smaller prodncts of the farm and distributing them direct to cons:umer8 at the least possible coat and with tho least possible delay. Thir injurea no one, for the general store or the country store would prefer to be relieved of the burden of taking In produce In pay for Its wares and taking the chances of getting rid 01? them at a profit. Co-oporatlon could also take care of advanced marketing; and prevent congestion. Besides this the Co-operative method enables the standardizing of the produce, the sorting of It and proper This later will lead us up to greater postal banking facilities, but this is too great a subject to take hold of now in the short time at nur dist)0sal, but there is no good reason why the postal bank should not he adjunct to the parcel post, and would develop with it as postal *bnnk cberiues could be used in payment for goods. Considerable power has been left In the hands of the United States Postmaster-General, in order that he can amend conditions and make additions to the fie*rvlce In the interest of the public, it having been recognized that the making or lowering of rates and LEGISLAIURE W ADJOURN MEANWHILE COMMITTEE WILL INVESTIGATE CHARGES AGAINST WHITNEY AND HANNA committee member, together with Samuel Clark, of Northumberland, Thn new cippositlon appolniees were Messrs. filliott. Marshall. Monroe and ."\I(!Qucf.'n. Following the re-adjustmeut of the committee. Sir James Whitney made I th(4 request that when the House adjourned today, it would not meet again until Tucsdiiy, May 6. This was agreed to. "U'o sliil wish to avoid .any delay couHistent with not hurrying,*' he stated, as an explanation for this long adjournment, the expectation being by that time the committee will have completed Its report, and be ready to make yomo recommondatlon to th* House. W. B, NORTHUP, M.P, (Con.) and RICHARD BLAIN M, P. (Con.) who moved and seconded the Cloaure resolution in the House of Commons. Insane Men Made Their Escape packing BO that It is most attractive > ^j^^ changes In other lines are not Kdnionion, Alia-, April 21.-With tiioir shack in Ilaines following a lus-ilade of sliots ir:>m a dptaclunrnt of nuuMi'cd i)()licenu'n anil citizrn volun-iPtTs, K;e 'I' II;iih'>, i)r *.ho Kdnionton detach-merit K. \. \\. M. J'., and wounded Constable Wiiiticy, o{ the same de-liU'lwnent, wliile the olUcers were try-iiiti, to cfiect their arrest on the rhurRe of insauitv, escaped and no \\ falling hair and restore the hair to its natural color. The greatest Hair Vigor rCkown. SALVIA is compounded by *^xport chemists. Watch your hair if It is falling out. If you don't you will sooner or later he biild. HALVIA prevenia baldness by fastening the hair to the roots. Ladies wUl find SALVIA just tho h.iJr dressing they are looking for. It makes the hair soft and fluffy and Is not sticky. A largo bottle 50c. 6 Fonherg home. Reports are somewhat conflicting as to whether tlic men escaped during tiic burning of the shack or before it took lire- At any rate, they were not to be found when the police closed in. It is proh-uhle that they gathered up some clothini; after the, police wont to ^et heavy arms and a supply of ammunition after the shooting of the olhc-ers. Lack of convenient telegraphic communication near the scene of the crime and the sirge and Kdmonton, malfcs it impossible to get very com-ineheasivc details. Olhcer Whitley, who was wounded, is in the barracks and his recovery is assured. Ciiipuian about 10 o'clock- last night. The body of the murdered oflicer was 1 the telephones and pay accordingly, recovered at the scene of the shoot-} We should take some leaves out of in^j; and brought to Tolield by a far-1 the books of other eountries, hecom-nier named TImr, who lived near the | fnp more thrifty and help out the farmers by buying direct from them. Perhaps the greatest channel of all will be the Parcel Post or Parcel Kx-press. This parcel post has been growing by leaps and bounds In the United States since it was inaugurated on the first of .Tanuary. It is figured that this parcel poet has reduced the cost of shipping the s-mall parcel by one-third to one-half. Think what this means, Just stop and consider that there are men, and good men, who have tried truck farming in this Southern Alberta of ours but have abandoned it because they could not get their produce frora the garden to the city consumer at a reasonable cost. Think what iv check this is to out development. The development of the parcel post means the bringing together into direct communication the farmer or gardner and the copsumer. Hampers of fresh produce could be made up In the country and shipped by post direct to any house iu tow-n or city, arriving In first class condition In rapid time. This would be a great stimulus to development in many lines at pxe-sent hardly touched. Besides which many a city dweller Is going without articles he or she would dearly love to have If they could be transported from the farm at a cost that would make them available. The greatest trouble with om' present system, or want of system, Is the waste of it all, for there is, as a rule enough going to waste In Alberta to CREATING NEW POSITIONS Ottawa, April 24.-Hon. Robert Rogers tonight gave notice of a resolution, providing that it is expedient to Incorporate the National Gallerj' of Canada, and to transfer its pfro-porty to and vest it in a board of irusteea for tho government, this board to be authorized to purchase pictures, statuary, works' of art, etc., and to bo remunerated. Thc gallery la now administered . by the public wovkf. department on the advice of an advlfsory commffcte*. The corner stone was laid of a new Methodist church in TlUsoaburg, to replace the one burnt on January 8, 1912. AUCTION SALE OF- HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE legislative, but adminij*trative func-tlons. This saves a great deal of time and rapidly helpK to improve the system without submitJing of little changes to parllamentarly procedure and consequent delays. The development of business between the producer and consumer direct will depend a good deal upon the personal relations established. This has been a great factor In the development of the business of raising and selling of pure-bred stock, and those who have followed that game know-that it Is by satisfaction given and guaranteed that customers are added to the list, and the satisfied customers are the best advertisers for the seller. Customers satisfied 'are also constantly coming back for some more of the same product. As it Is necessary for the farmer to have a clientele In order to build himself tip as a mixed farmer, it is up to all of us to try and help him to means by which he can build up this clientele, improve his products Improve the prices he obtains for his best wares, and make hlms^elf more prosperous, and tho country more prosperous, at the same time by reason of his prosperity. The more n.oney the farmer has to spend the better for the town and city. Depots will have to be erected in our smaller towns in charge of co-operative institutions, where eggs could be collected and such like farm produce, sorted, repacked and mailed to customers. Or hampers of mixed products could be made up for city dwellers and mailed. The parcel post will not be called upon to handle large ((uantities, for the town dweller will want constant supplies of farm produce In small quantities and strictly fresh. As the btislness develops, rates will fall, the malilng of tho smaller parcel will aid the development of the rural delivery, probably making this a paying proposition, where now it may be a loss, and carrying it into every road and by-way as a paying proposition, where now it is limited, and a doubtful quantity. The more we study tho parcel post and its posBlbiUtles, the greater the subject becomes. It. smoothes out so many tangles, opens up so 'many Toronto. April 24.-Many changes were made in the personnel of the committee on privileges and elections which Is to consider the charges, ag* ainst the Premier and the Provincial Secretary, when the Legislature met this afternoon. In view of the fact that the cabinet ministers In the committee all had refused to serve. Sir James WMiItney announced the new government appointees as Messrs. McKeown, Morel, McCree, Ferguson and Preston. Two resignations from the committee on the oppoBitlon side were announced by Mr. Uowell: Mr. Proud-foot, who pressed the charge, had signified his desire to retire as a A CLERGYMAN GOES WRONG Calgary. A'prU 2i.-Rov. 0. W, TXATt who was in Calgary recently, was ar* rested today by the police of Vtotoria, B.(.'., as ho was about to take pas* sage on a ship bound Cor San Francisco. With him v/as Mra. Bella Mar* shall, a pretty Calgary woman, whom he is believed to hava induced to elope with him. The arrest was made at the instance of N. II. Mar^ shall, a Calgary contractw. For Saturday A i There is Nothing So Cooling AS A DISH OF ICE OEEA]\i; AT THE FLOEEXTINE It is made with pure, rich cream flavored with the finest � Vanilla and Juice of Ripe, choice fruits. HALLETS The Florentine Phone 1404 Bth St. South for parlors, dining rooms or b e rooms. I n th sizes, 9 ft. X 7 ft. 6 in., 9 ft. x 9 ft., 9 ft. X 9 ft. 10 in. Regular Price $7.00 to $9.00 Saturday Special, $3.75 Standard Furniture Co. FOURTH AVENUE SOUTH FOR TO-MORROW AT 629 Bth St. South (R Street) on The Wires All Carry The Same Message-**! want MONDAY f AT APRIL 28th 1.30 SHARP SALT hKstinctod Uy ihe owner, who lollowing without ivtiorvo: 1 Parlor Suiio '.1 IMaUo-auy Centre Tables 1 I);t.ei!port .'{ Ki\y.y chairH piveral ruckerti. lUatfi Mounted iledb S}n-iu:;H and Mattvoi^Kea lJr:.'i-:^rr -ud stand. C!ai petti, ni'rs 1 Oi\k fiidehoard Set of OaK Ulnera Is leaving the city, I will sell the And many other articles too TERM8 CASH 1 KxteuBion Table 1 C'lilffonier Quantity of linoleum, 1 Refrigerator 2 Kitchen tables 1 Kitchen cnpboard I Kitchen cabinet I Grainaphone Quantity of Bilvorwaro L'lshos, kitchen utenalla 1 Pot lamb numerous to mention. W. L. WILSON, Auct. make quite a difference In the general | chanuelB, and leads ub on until profit and loss account of the whole! we are in danger of being too enthus-communlty and this Is largely brought, And tho great advantage of about by poor marketing methods and tho high cost of transportation not only lu Alberta, but all over Canada. If the city dweller could order a pair of dressed fowls or a dozen eggs from a farmer friend, to be sent at once by post at a cheap rate, it would not only be a great convenience to the dweller In tho city, but would soon bo a great source of prolit to the farmer, increasing the trade by leaps and bounds. Now this brings us to another matter that requires to be taken up by the farmer. Tho farmer, as a gen-' oral rule, is tho one business man that does not spend any money to place his wares before his customers. The Introduction of cheaper parcel post woul^ necessitate this and tho �method has tooen in practice for sorafe lime by the breeder of pure-bred stock, poultry, fruit, etc. In the farming and country papers we road mauv advartUementfi of those wbo �� J Best quality-our own make-fresh kettle rendered 3 pounds 50c pounds 90c K 7' \ a. '31^ You have eat tt> use some kind of salt on the tcble. You must use salt in your coolcing aud baking. Arc you using the best BaU-WlND50R TAAlX SALT 7 It's the little Utfatgs thAt rount JVb Wfudxor SatC, that will help you toniakc dainty dUhev-^nd flavor food as it should be flavored. WINDSOR tiAJfT U pure and fine and good. 60 10 pounds $1.7S i i Phone 452 T u � u ;