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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta EIGHT THE DAH.T HWUUO 31, 1918 0F INTEREST TO THE FARMER PROBLEMS OF THE ORGANIZED FARMERS Nuts to. Crsci by the U. r. A., by R. S. Dunham, Ex Vlce-Pres.) H. W. WOOD The object of writer In these letters, Is not only to occasionally 6is- Vest some .inlJigs that can be accom- jdlshed by .-the farmers through, or- ganization, but to point out some ol tie defects In the. organization as H eiuta, and'to suggest, H possible, Ihe therefor. .The delects must be seen before thfl remedy can bo It important that the 'detects be remedied before the organ- Iialloa become i to Urge and cumber- some that the defects may PTOTS fatal. We haw BtretDfore; called attention 'to the necessity of a proper division ot tho Province: into Blreelora Ms trlcts, and of of District Conventions for the 'purpose o! derel opine the local leadership, of consld mattera ot local Interest and thorotfihl) iXicnssifif and '.threshing tiul matters that must come before general convention. And ve havs'ihoira that this dafect opens niila the door for the making of er rors As the -organization becomes larger.thtse delects will become more odious' a'nd toe thns made be more serious. WB do not care to discuss these matters here. The 'question that we wish to ask Is, di we have facilities for giving the local the assistance lha it'demands In order lo keep'It. a live Jiealthy unit In tie great organization V? fn order, to answer Ihls question ir nnst consider frankly what motive "men'.hive'for becoming members tie U P A. We are pleased to stat 'that'there are a great many men am ong the memberohtp who see the bi things to be accpmBllshed The solu- tion, of great Questions'concernlng th "farmers Interest and the general wa and all that this Involves. Bu .we must say'that our-experience aa taught us that the average man Join TJ. r. A. for motives that are no high and are much more locj their application Snch men usuall themselves, "how much can or how much can I make Joining the U P. A.'' ther mre very many men of and after 'all to them It's a simp! business a-'question- 'dollars find cents. Not a very big plain my reader will say. Bat much are the masses 'of we commo people, and the Great Lincoln Lord loved UB common pie otherwise be would not have mad -10 many of us" This being the ess the tolution of the local co-operativ trading becomes a vital, problem Ti the U T. Ar V Thei local most tankht bow liifiv and selli co-operatively The re rwaotativa of the organl: should the 'local Tie sere: locals through some business orgi ixation >o that they can trade colic lively, is important Many a Ice wftoM memberi hare come togeth with in view, have bee 'and allowed to apart because they did not know ho to get the advantage of ccwrrativ trading The child that Is thus bo: Into fhe family of the U F A hi diedibecaute'of _the lack jt_ prop teaching an supervision In its trading operations, suet a community the difficulty ot (ire organisation Is not decreased t enhanced, anil unless this want n he supplied effectively It Is whother the drjve for membership il tear tie traits it should, We have thought that with ihe prop, divisloi; ot province into ra Itstricts and with tho se'lect'on a local director or hli representa- ve who was an expert In co opera- ve trading, who should bi 'paid B numeration he could devote suf lent of his time to the work, golus EUloriy from local to em bow to combine their dlftcrent cals into one" trading medium, keep g the membership closely In. toch ith the trading organiiiUon ant ith the central, paying particular at nllon to. In experienced ani line lime looking the, jrtfimtm the educational iuteresU o ue organization, that we viould pro'j- tly have an -efficient solution to this irticular defect., however, involves some than- Food Will Win the War "Serw IOUT country and yourself by raising FOOD on the fertile pUs uf Vcsttm Canada. The Canadian Ptcifc Railway rrji.ej ii for >ou to Linos (11 td zn Here; Urvi 20 Loan "tonkstacttk rs on i m gated lands Get full particulars and fret tlhs- 'trMed literature from'' i- Y HIM CP.L Ml es lii tie fundamental law cf th2 rganiiatlon and. expenditure mord hut even in the une. lied u' .arkellng stock and produce sufflc- ent savings would be made to_ more justify the expenditure. And men thus associated witi the body ultimately learn to Ihe jr things for which the o-fablzallon lands Think it'ove-- II. Wood, president ot the IU. A., has been appearing on Ihe Ctmu- auqua platform in. Manitoba aud kalchewan. The folbwlng. sketch of htm is taken from the fcraUi Growers' Guide About 13 years-aeo. ho came from he United States, located near Oar- slatrs. Alia., and has. been ensued In.farming there eter since. He was bgra in Missouri, on .May 31, }S60. His ancestors were Americans used and does not much. It is expecting too much lo look fo fit for market from a dirty Til-ventilated cellar Tfme, money, am work, spent in growing a crop ar If the potatoes are strrei where dead potatoes are carrying ore tie'organisms that canse 'rots Dry; roi attacks newly- stored potatoes: through bruiaes and wounds and spreads through the stored suppb Many Cellars Polluted. farmers cellars that now contain plies of sacks of potatoes, all rotten, sacks and all, and cp'nslitnilBg the timbers and menaces Uie crop to be stored there is no way to estimate he loss doe to neglect and unclean ,n potato storages, it 13 known .o.amoant'to a great only in spoiled human food but in rotten sacks and money spent in the labor of handling utimarkAtrihle ma and market value -of Vtnt i3 left to put on sale There never was a time waen something to was EO valuable as now, and when BO much efforthas been exxpsnded In food For the same reas- ons th.ere never was a .lime when the prevention 6f this waste was so im poftant' dry materials. Bake In uiuffln lint a. medium minutes I'olalo uarters cup gruUtted ci'tnmeal tvc- itrds cup bcllln; pouto water, three- unrten cup usashed potato.-oue table- pooa sugar, .oneibaU I ablespoou salt, one-quar- f-'yeast cake dissolved lu two lable- poons lukewarm-water, oud and a alt cups'while flour. Scald tho corn meal with potato water. When ukewarm add Ihe noshed potato. >u- ;ar, salt, shortening and dissolved Mix well .with the and Slir down and et rise In greased pan until In moderately hot ovcu about minutes (SO p'er'.cout. substitute.) Corn half tea- ,poon salt, four tablespoons hot water, oud butter, ono cup cold cooked corn. Separate yolks and whites ot eggs. To the yoftirMd tho salt, popper and toat, until thick aud then add. the corn. Fold the stiffly beaten whites Into tho mixture and bake until brawa. .and one-half cups CUt WITH MOWER AND STACK (From Farmer's It Is always very difficult decide what to do with short grala. which suffered from droughtJ We ha.il expcrieuco of this some years ago awl kaincd a few lessons which of eervico (o others. v Tha first thiuc to decide is, ouilalon. J STOP SALE BULLION New Ydrk.Aug, demand for gold ban ud_a suspicion that precious melal wu being hoarded or accumulated tor export caused the United States assayer on orders from Wuhlagton, to stop the aale of bullion to jewelen and others until further notice. THE 1171 STANDARD BANK OF CANADA HCAO Office TONONTO BUSINESS ACCOUNTS, AH classes of business receive careful attention. .117 J. C. SCOTT. C. F. BLETCHER. D. A. Aram So4tk. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE 5K EDMUND WALKER. D.CL, PrtAfcraB H. V. f. 1ST. JOHN gV.C BROWN. of Centrtl W SAFETY FOR SAVINGS Few people are sufficiently alive to the need'of carefully selecting a deposi- tory fof their savings. This Bank pro- vide? a safe place for yoik LelhtiridgtvBranch'.....R. T. Brymner, Manager Warner Branch H. S. Gordon, Manager Milk River J. V. Steele, Manager re their problems m all He is a great believer In thorough Clean- nation He sajs 'A man acting as an individual can only put the strenfEh ot an individual behind ideals anil opinions. Organization is a means of -develomng strength lor atiT cause Wnile we Tvlsn_to Jove! op the Ml strength of farmers as a class, we Lope thai organization will develop among all classes until ._______.....-........ all of society will be thoroughly or a wet, tail mass, that helps a Bond or t ,vo'and see that your Will is p.roperly drawn. The British Canadian Trust Co. T, EXECUTOR, ADMINISTRATOR, I HEAD OFFICE, 315 FIFTH STREET LETHBBIDGE, ALBERTA I 1: __ Protection and Profit When money is in a Savings Account in The Merchants Bank, it is absolutely safe from loss, aa f ar as you are concerned. All the is here, it is earning interest that the bank actually pays you to let it tike care of your money. Don't carry unneeded suras on your person or hid6 them at home. Protect them against loss, the 't and fire by opening a savings account. MCRCHANTS BANK Head Ofttte: Montreal OF, LfriHRRlDGB BRANCH, MONARCH BRANCH, AKANCII, CAN ADA 1864. R. J. DINNING, V. A. EBERI.Y, Acting Muifler. M, A. KILPATRICK, Aofof M.n.jtr. BANK OF MONTREAL nrnk TCACS Safety Deposit BOXM It ij unwise to keep .Bonds, Insurance and other valuables :l'm a house or office. Safety Depotit Btattt in (he vaults