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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta INTEREST TO THE FARMER PROBLEMS OF THE ORGANIZED FARMERS Some Nuts to Crack by the by Ex leader letter froman address delivered by us nt the Annual Convention of the la the reason thnt the farmers fail to obtain what they need a lack of intelligence I believe that farm And UlltvllfeW i source of hir greatest The ideas of act In unison with body comes unnatural to a farm Ills reward to be gained from or intelligence I believe that larro of any ers ns a class possess more valuable and yot he is the Information than other class of fl Supposethat harnetn men on You take a htm in a throw him into the him any where out of his and you will find that he is better to lake care of j himself thanany other put Id that like No matter l nt jmparlson you make you will find among farmers that general practical Intelligence that is rare in any other class of Why the very atmos phere in which a farmer boy is rais ed is an He knows the together asTwell as m would be veritable kings of the opinion the lack of abil and organize on the jf the wot Id that are known as is one ot tho provisions of the creator In the of nature for if the pro ducers were given that ability to a high degree they could convert the other half of the world into veritable slaves and dictate to them the terms would not the result be benefl wfth the old am Iv horse which hejcial Would not more people become first rides and the colts he producers The fact remains however breaks to work he gradually becomes that tho main weakness of the farm of anima We on the er Is his inability to for be Lemon Juice For Freckles Girto Make beauty lotion at horns for a few Try it sides the fact that he is a poor or the conditions with which he has to contend make the task more We are firmly convinced that if the agricultural class is to achieve that are necessary to put the business on a standing that it deserves and must this achieve ment must be through our own ef we afe through that In addition to this specially trying cir jumstanoe we have also had this year he worst winds I think we have ever accompanied by thfcinost severe spring with the result that much ot the grain was damaged froniNthese causes more than from the Our summertallow upon which w6 usually bank to withstand a siege ot dry weather has been much blown out by the high with the result that we have to rely upon our secy ond rate lands in some localities to see us In spite of alt It We get a reasonable am ount of rainfall during July wo will still have a fair crop on about six tenths of the sown to onetenth of this area Is clean gone now from wind and while the remaining threetenths will pro bably run from a quarter to half a depending entirely on what the clouds will give us during July and While It Is not good not is it the predisposition of the to be still there is nothing to be gained by concealing these facts from the many of whom know the situation while many others desire to know it for business Should rains come by July 15 everything would be changed very much for the ot no country can be expectedto grow a good or even a fair without certain localities have had quite stantial enough to keep them going from week to with their SUNDAY CbNDtWttO MlkK FACTORIES Squeeze the juice of two lemons into a bottle containing three ounces of orchard shake and you have a quarter pint of the best freckle and tan lotion and complexion beauti at very small Your grocerhas the lemons and any drug store or toilet counter will supply three ounces of orchard white for a few Massage this sweetly frag rant lotion into the face arms and hands each day and see how freck les and blemishes disappear and how soft and white the skin Yes It is forts and through the one road of This Is apparent in so many fields crops looking correspondingly well but the province as a whole is going through critical days and only the marvellously productive quality of our and the extra labor put on the land this to farmers hav ing abundance enable us to make a showing at all under the adverse conditions to which 1 have This s apparen n so man me nuycmc not only in everything a characteristic ot that goes towards community build1 thp ing in cooperatrve but along Gornslift Off DoMnt hurt a bit to lift any corn or callus off with Nro humbug You truly can lift off every hard soft corn or corn be tween the as well as hardened calluses on bot tom of feet without one bit of A genius in drug store Apply several drops other We will mention one This is a dry year and the crop is stock water and pasture is yet the writer with many of his neighbors has timothy hay that is cutting 3 tons to the Alfalfa that will pro duce for the year more than 4 Why We happen to have Now in Alberta there unlimited areas of farm land highly adapted to where the farmers great est difficulty is lack of both in farming Hs crop and caring for his and in this particular year farmers are absolutely at the mercy of the and in the rivers which traverse these sections there an unlimited supply of wat What a would be wrought if this water flowing past our as jt was distributed among the farmers for Irrigation and stock even if only 40 acres on the average farm should be irri gated It is well that this is entirely practicable and at reasonable but there is one mighty obstacle in the re quires intelligent well directed organ ization on the part of the Given this faculty of organization the problem would be the natural weakness of the farmer is his his so called This has made him a prey of all other elements of wish to overcome the diffiicul lie in our path to for a few jt behooves us first of not only to work in single harness as has been Cincinnati discovered It is an ether compound and tiny bottles of this magic j jf we wisn to overcome vne uuiuum fluid can w be had at j tjes ue jn our path to rltMify Q trtfP f fiT A f ji f r9 ill Tirtt the is always to hope for the but that trait is always better supplemented by also preparing for the Farmers are already searching around for which is going to be very while in the drier districts old straw piles two or three years standing are being fully preserved and It as a safe prediction that there will be very little straw burned in Saskatchewan this at least there should not BAPTISICOLLEGE FACES A CRISIS president of the Baptist Union of On and Quebec Moore and Ratcliffe have been appointed an emergency committee with respect an impending crisis at McMaster Owing to the response of young Baptists to the call to the col the attendance has diminished to a serious The outlook for the supply of Bap tist ministers during the near future is in consequence regarded as very Sec lords Dajf Foment two the delivery of milk on to tfomienalng planW and Its manufacture have been under consideration by the Lords Al liance incidental to the Sunday oper ations ot a largemanufactory in Ont ario contending this Supporting its plea of necessity for Sunday the company empha sized the deterioration of milk held over war needs of the Allied and Inadequate the Alliance an avoidable not iin absolute ne The company had no right to undertake business could not hand Nevertheless the Alllnnce conceded Sunday delivery for that season up to the 1st of This concession was As to necessity the Al liance contended that the Ontario KOV ernment ruling of 1907 which required discontinuance of Sunday delivery and manufacture in cheese factories np piled and supported this by citing the managers statement with prop er Sundays milk could be deliv ered on Monday in good the of the company in accepting for some time Sundays milk on Mon and for a considerable period the Sunday supply of represent ing pounds who would not deliver on and the policy of the Bordea Milk which or over 17 years had neither received nor manufactured milk on To this was added the consideration that it was not necessary to hand over the whole milk supply to the condenser One days supply might very wel be retained for other For the army and the allied countries butter cheese and bacon wore also necessary and with the production of these this industry Proof 6f war contract might reason ably be required and also a guarantee that the allied countries should have lull benefit of shipments now known to go The case thus presented by the Al c the Attor fity It to the Canada Food the Board In turn referred it Ifeck to the Attorney Later it under the re view of the Minister of Agriculture hnd the Premier and was ftfealn muted to the Food Meanwhile the situation had chang According to the Food Sir titty head ot the allied pur chasing comhilsskmIn tho declared the need ot this pro duct for children and the slick In tho The Board therefore fixed the price and alsuined ripntrol of Under these altered the could offer no objection to the Boards ruling in July In favor of Sunday delivery and Thfrroncesslon made was not absolute but limited In the following partic ulars First For this year of to renewal yearly ns condl tlons Second From tho 15th of May to the lath of September In this Third To condensed and cvaporat ed plants Cheese and milk powder factories are not the Boards order Is the guarantee of quiet on Sunday to the communiltles affected and liberty of employees to one days rest In sev oiinty Inst year farmers Increased wheat acreage spring IB per Vo have had no rainfall this season find are facing another crop we have not lost heart and vlll fight the enemjL to the successful ending of this war Tor liberty and We look to you as the far ners leader in the presidents war cabinet and depend upon yoit to sup feed production liPreply Secretary Houston wrote The department greatly appre ciates the patriotic action taken by farmers of your county In organ a farm bureau to cooperate with t and with the agrlcultuual college In of NO SURRENDER IS SLOGAN OF FARMERS IN MONTANA Are we downhearted Crops failed in Toole Mont last year and dry weather threaten another failure this but Toolc County farmers have adopted the slo gan of tlie boys on the western front Witness of the following telegram t the secretary of agriculture from A county agricultural agen in County Three hundred and fifty patriot Toole County farmers today perfecte permanent farmbureau organization to cooperate with agricultural college and United States Department of AgrTcul In face of crop failure in this AtJOUSt 1018 their county faf m bureau it ontfcof bt agencies yet devisedfor mnuflnjMho Interest and cooperation Ot thfc people In rural districts m the plniii for In Wilt you as the agent ot the express to the farm bureau officers the depart ments appreciation of Uieir action An Italian In a published on the subject of war andx population says that there will be In England 121 women between the ages of 20 and 44 to every 100 men between tlio same if theWar ends next THE CAK OF CO SIR EDMUND Preiidem K IAN BANK ERCE JOHN Supi of Central Wemm LOANS FOR THE PURCHASE OF LIVESTOCK This Bank is desirous of assisting fanners to acquire fivestock and is prepared to give careful consideration to applications for loans for this Lethbridge Branch Maftager Milk River Branch Manager BANKQFMQNTREAL the case with the farmer from time Apply several urujiu UL jjQ case witn me larraer iroui uuie this freezone upon a tendj but to get upon that higher aching corn or a where team 1 a 11 anfOnOCO Hid I nV iimvrl T f t Vl Q TOO fl Instantly all soreness dis appears and you will find the corn or cal the Let the reader ask himself if he is a cooperator Let the thought of cooperation sink deep win imu HUB com ui caithe tnougnt or cooperauon sum UKBJJ lus so shriveled and loose jy anto his mind and remember that that you lift it off with I n the Local we have the the You feel no best school to learn the lessons in co pain while applying free zone or Just think No more corns or calluses to tor ture you and they go with out causing one twinge of pain Ladies Keep a tiny bottle of freez one on the dresser and let a corn or callus ache Food Will Win the War Serve your country and yourself by raising FOOD on the fertile plains of Western The Canadian Pacific Railway makes it easy for you to to an acre irrigated land up to 20 years to Loan to assist settlers on irrigated Get full particulars and free illus trated literature from ALLAN Gnl 9C5 lit CALGARY STATEMENT BY MOTHERWELL ON THE CROP SITUATION IN SAS SOCIALISTS ARRESTED of the most prominent representatives of the Russian Socialist party have been arrested by telegram to the the ESTABLISHED IM YEARS SECURITY Insurance Securities and other valu ables should be kept safe from fire and Depont Boxes in the vaults of this Bank may be rented at a moderate HEAD Change in Train Service EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1918 GOING VIA ALDER8YOE Lethbridge Calgary Calgary Lethbrldge NORTH VIA MACLEOD Lethbridge Maeleod Maeleod Calgary Lethbridge Medicine Medicine Hat noon Men Maeleod Lethbildge Lethbridge Cardston x x11JO Lethbridge Cardston Tuesday Wednesday Lethbridge Manyberries except For further apply to any Agent or write to DistrictPassenger says a Social Demoftraten from Socialists in It is stated it is feared the men will be sentenced to death because they had planned to summon a conference of all Russian During the past thirtyfive years there have been excessively dry years practically all over the but until this year no two have come together with the result that on all prior when a drouth per WHO RUNS YOUR FARM The government runs my farm and I am quite willing to let them do Thus spoke a farmer whose financial credit is represented by six He has made a practice of reading and adopting the result of govern ments experience on the experi mental both Dominion and pro and has been rewarded hand This farmer was in forming a farmers club in his neigh prior wnen a uruum a farmers club in his neign vades the our summerfallow and i bourhood and securing lectures by the HAW had always an pnvarn new breaking had always an abun dance of new moisture stored in the subsoil to tide the trop over the per iod of This the conditions are entirely ow ingto the fact that last year was so dry which means two dry years com ing together with very little reserve moisture in the soil to take care of the crop during the dry period we are going through at the present This combined with pre valence of weeds In many makes the drouth still jnore Old timers have often been won dering in the past just what would be the result should we have the mis fortune to have two of these periodic dry seasons coming and now 1 let me introduce you to Buyer 327 11th Porter AUCTIONEER Phone THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA HEAD OFFICE TORONTO This Bank offers every facility in the conduct of of manu farmers and SAVINGS DEPARTMENT it every Prosperous City worth of Grain and other field pro ducts pass annually through the City of are you putting aside a little for the lean years Which will come Buy a Victory Bond or two and see that your Will is properly The British Canadian Trust 13th 4th Avenue t HEAD 315 FIFTH STREET ALBERTA PHONE 1843 travelling representatives of govern ment agricultural He took advantage of these by adopting the good points from A government report advocated the installation of lightning rods pn farm He put them on his buildings and advised his neighbours to do Some of them fallowed his lead others rid iculed the one of whom lost his buddings the following season by Neither he too proud to make arrangements with the town store and livery to supply them with straw free that he might haul away the manure from their thus keep his land up to the highest producing He did not consider it too much trouble to ao clean his seed that he could demand per bushel for his oats as while his neighbour was getting but 05 Farming means just as truly as does The has an advantage over the manufacturer iu that the lat ter must make his own experiments he must pay for Ivtfi If I the results of his experiments are sat they may produce financial returns fully warranting the If they are the ex penditure upon the investigation is in many means How different farmers position I Canada is making the experiments for the the manufac the and every resi dent of paying the cost of securing the experience by which I the agriculturist be the i It is only too many of our farmers neglect to profit by the help thus Innumerable bulle i Unit are left and the Mion they contain Is nut OF CANADA Are Your Children Learning to Save Money Each maturing son and daughter should have a personal Savings Account In the Union Bank of with opportunities to save and training In how to expend Such tn education In thrift and saving will prove InvaluabU In later LETHBRIDGE BRANCH Manager CARDSTON BRANCH Manager BARONS BRANCH Manager For Many Reasons Trust Companies are preferred as EXECUTORS AND TRUSTEES UNDER Their fees are never more than is allowed to private Consult us about YOUR WILL FULLEST INFORMATION FREELY GIVEN WITHOUT EXPENSE OR OBLIGATION TO The Trusts and Guarantee limited 1 CALGARY AND ALBERTA LETHDRIDGE OFFICE BANK OF COMMERCE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR AND OFFICIAL ASSIGNEE FOR THE JUDICIAL DISTRICTS OF MEDICINE RED Teach the Children to Save Habits are acquired early in who are taught the value of money and the habit of grow up into good business men and capable The easiest way to teach children to is to start a Savings Account for each child each is After a child has another dollar to make an additional he or she will have a better appre ciation of just what a dollar stands and bow much work and selfdenial it BANK Head Office OF LEIHBKIDGR MONARCH NQitEFOUD Established Acting Acting LUND SON Wholesale and Retail Dealers in LUMBER Mouldings and Finishing Lumber Builders Supplies of All Kinds CONSULT US REGARDING WE BUILD HOUSES TO ORDER HEAP OFFICE AND DISTRIBUTING CORNER THIRD AVENUE AND SEVENTEENTH BRANCH YARDS AT CHIN AND BARN AT THESE POINTS WE HANDLE FENCING MATER HARDWARE AND FARM BOX OR PHONE LETHBRIDGE ;