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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LE1HBHIDOB HrtHAiO INTEREST TO THE FARMER PROBLEMS OF THE ORGANIZED FARMERS Softie Nuts to Cracfc by the by Et object ot the writer in these Is not only to occasionally rjg ftat some things that can be accom plished by the fanners through or but to point out some ot the detects in the organization as It and to ft the Nmediea The defects must fa seen before the remedy can be and It la Important that the be remedied before the organ isation becomes to large and cumber tome that the detects may prove We have called attention io the necessity ot division ot the Province imp Directors Dis and ot the holding of District Conventions tor the purpose of devel oping the local of consid ering of local interest and more thorof ghly and threshing but matters that must come before the general And we have shown that this detect opens wide the door tot the making ot er As the becomes larger these defects will become more obvious and the mistakes thus made will be more We do not care discuss these matters The question that we wish to ask do we have the the for giving the local the assistance that it demands In order to keep it a healthy unit In the great organisation In order to answer this question we must consider frankly what motives men have for becoming members of the We are pleased to state that there are a great many men am ong the membership who see the big to be The solu tion of great questions concerning the farmers Interest and the general war and all that this But we must sar that our experience has taught us that the average man joins the for motives that are not so high and are much more local in their Such men usually ask how much can I or how much can I make by Joining the Now there very many men of this calabre and after all to them Its a Simple business proposition a question of dollars and Not a very high plain my will But of gnch are the masses ot we common and the Great Lincoln said the Lord loved us common pea pie otherwise he would not have made to many of This being the case the solution of the local cooperative tridlng becomes a vital problem for the The local must be tankht how to buy and The rep resentative of the business organize tlon should br a Visitor oi the Thtf groupingof several locals through some business organ faction so that they can trade collec is Many a local whose members have come together with these objects In have been disappointed and allowed to drift because they did not know how to get the advantage of cooperative The child that is thus born into the family of the has because of the lack of proper proper teaching and supervision In Its trading In such a community the difficulty of future organisation is not decreased but and unless this want can be supplied effectively it Is doubt ful whether the drive for membership Will bear the fruits that It We have thought that with the prop er division of into tors districts and the selection of a local director or his representa tive who was an expert In tlve Who should bo paid a remuneration that he cquld devote suf ficient ot his time to the going regularly from local to posting how to combine their different locals into one keep ing the membership closely in toch with tha trading organization and with the paying partWttlav at tention inexperienced and all the time looking after the irtamtdr ship and the educational Interests of tike that we would prob ably have an efficient solution to this particular involves some chan ges in the fundamental law of the organisation expenditure mora but even In the one lleil of marketing stock and produce suffic ient savinga would be made to more than justify the And men thus associated wita the body would ultimately learn to seo the big ger things for which the Think It Food Will Win the War Serve your country and yourself by raising FOOD on the fertile pktkts of Western The Canadian Plscific Railway makes iteasy for you to Lands fll 16130 an acre irrigated land up to 20 years to payLoan toMsistsettters on irrigated Gee full particulars and free illus trated literature from MIM 1st CALOAHV 4 DIRTY POTATO CELLARS WASTE MUCH OF CROP Clean up the potato cellars now and dont wait until There is no excuse for allowing losses by rot in Get rid of every bit of vegetable matter in the storage cellar sweep and brush it until it is clean then give a thorough dose of either gas or the quickest and easiest to apply being formaldehyde Fungicides to For each cubic feet of space use 10 ounces of formaldehyde and 5 of potassium Pour the farmalin over the permanganate in a deep and then leave the cellar because gas is given off at Should it be found that these chemicals are too use a bor deaux mixture of 5550 may be with hand pump or broom it is effective when thoroughly used and does not cost It is expecting too much to look for potatoes fit for market from a illventilated and work spent in growing a crop are wasted if the potatoes are stored where dead potatoes are carrying over organisms that canse Dry roi attacks newly stored potatoes through bruises and wounds and spreads through the stored Many Cellars Many farmers have cellars that now contain piles of sacks of all sacks and and constituting a foul that helps to decay the timbers and menaces the crop to be While there is no way to estimate the loss dne to neglect and unclean UneBs in potato it ia known to amount to a great not only in spoiled human food but in rotten sacks an in actual money spent in the labor handling unmarketable ma and in lowered market value of what is left to put on There never was a time when something to eat was so valuable as and when so much effort has been exxponded in food For the same reas ons there never waa a time when the prevention ot thla waste was so Im WOOD president the hao been appearing on the Chmi jNittfdrm In Manitoba Sas The following Sketch ot him is taken from the Drain Growers Guide 13 he came from the United located near Oar nhd has been engaged In farming there ever He was born in on May His ancestors were Americans for several his father being of Eng lish extraction and his mttthjer of Scotch Wood was brought up on a Missouri farm nnd attended the public schools in his also one of the colleges of that He has always been Inter ested In the organiaatkm of having joined every farmers move ment which he had the opportunity to He la very greatly interested to all questions having to do with the farmers and has thought deeply on such subjects ed dry mateFlalTliiiKoin in CrfrniUi quarters cup grimWed corfimeal cup boiling potato AUGtmt cup ffeiMtoa one spoon dftgball tablespoon one onequaf ter yeast cake dissolved in two table spoons lukewarm orid and a half cups white Scald the corti tnenl With potato Whefl lukewarm add the mashed sK shortening and dissolved Mix well with the and let rise until Stir down and let rise In greased pan until Bake in moderately hot oven about 60 minutes 60 per Corn OmeleNFour halt tea spoon four tablespoon hot one tablespoon one cup cold cooked Separate yolks and whites of To the yolWIftdd the popper and hot bent until thick and then add the Fold the stiffly beaten whites into the mixture and bake until Muffins One and onehalt cups This may be one cup white flour and onehalf cup cornmeal scalded with one cup hot water or one cup whole wheat and onehalf cup rye flour 6r one cup whole as to promote democracy and onehalf cup one cup the institutions Mr i Five level teaspoons baking WttbdBIdea that while the farmers onequarter teaspoon onehalf cOp should foe organized to promote their own Interests and to secure a square should also be organized for the pdrpose of exerting their larg est influence for the good of the en tire Resembles Lincoln In many ways he resembles that great American Abraham Not only does he look like but his habit of thought and method of public speaking is fashion ed after that of this famous American Wood made a splen did impression with his audience in as well us with the farm wherever he has Every one feels the earnestness ot the man and recognizes that he has great thoughts and a passion for serving his Everywhere he has been listened to with the most thoughtful attention and his addresses are dis cussed probably more than any others on the Chautauqua Woods family consists or a wife and four two of whom are married and are farming In the Car stairs Wood is also in terested in the organization of farm having been president of the Womens Local Association for a num ber of Wood has made a great success ot and at the same time has taken an interest in public he has never held a political liquid sweet milk or sour milk With onehalf teaspoon three table spoons three tablespoons sugar or less two Cream oleo and sugar addbeaten eggs next a little of sifted dry ingredients mix well next alternately the liquid and re mainder of dry ingredients beat well bake in muffin a moderate 20 to 25 mixture before baking is fairly WITH AND STACK tt II always very difficult to decide what do with short grain which hat raftered into we had ot this sbme years ago and learned a few Mwsons which May be of iervice to v The tint thing to decide Would It realty pay eipenses of cutting and fhreahlng In the usual ft I would cutting with mower and pu Urea tar better Da Up ai fictWn than put Ung tfie stock oii to pasture attd yOU Wbttld bo surprised at the amount of fodder you wfil get oft ah ently Very light My reasons tor advlilng cutting it with mower are because when cattle are put on to grase and the weath er becomes much ot the feed Is trampled down hud tides wtilcb there is always the dan ger of there being more grain than one would and horsea and cattle overmtlng themselves and be coming Better far to feed It In or spread it on the prairie or pasture field Once off the plowing opera tions be commenced immediate and allow more work to be done in the Fall at least in the Red River gives much bet ter results than spring As the land Is sticky the frost ot winter seems to pulverize the and als6 kills many of the weeds Thus the mowing down ot the short grain has two advantages it gives better feeding results Ita Hows the work to go forward for next It is deplorable that such conditions exist in some but there are abundant crops In Nature is not conservative democratic in her Let us cultivate u THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SK JOHN SVl of Ctntnl WwMn In He has all but Lous who was probably Torontos oldest passed away at his The Provincial School Of Agriculture ALBERTA REOPENS Oct course eitendi over period ot two winters of five montlu CourtM are given n PRACTICAL AGRICULTURE AND DOMESTIC U THE COURSE IS ENTIRELY FREE minimum age of aAmlMon for boys is 15 years and tor fjftyi It For Calendar and further apply to of of frequently been offered but has felt tliat he could do more good otherwise than as a public offi In the when the third party movement was being Wood declined to take an active part in he ia constantly urging the importance of farmers de veloping their own leaders m including political leaders he has1 advocated the formation of a Farmers Believes In Organization He believes that as the farmers be come well organized and develop cap able will be able to solve their problems in all lines He is a great believer in thorough organ He A man acting as an individual can only put strength of an individual behind his ideals and Organization ts a means of developing strength for any While wish to devel op the full strength of ouv farmers as a we hope that organization will develop among all classes until all of society will be thoroughly or In organization and in or ganization alone is there When not properly 95 per cent of the people are easily govern ed by five per We must be come thoroughly organized and train our leaders before we are prepared or real As president of the Canadian Coun cil of Wood has a great opportunity to help direct the organized farmers and to exercise a great Influence in malting that organization effective in the councils of the He enjoys the confidence of the other leaders in our movement in the highest and his opinions are greatly respected and valued by all who know In lis public have the style of the popular but oi the careful who feels a serious responsibility for what lie recommends and His conclusions are and follow each other in his addresses make the most profound and are having a very great influence with all who hear His method is that of the careful who has the patience and the vision to build for the even if it takes many years to re move those things which aro now in the and get down to the true and enduring He will be satisfied If a reasonable amount of progress is made during his genera but he will insist that it be a real progress and not some makebe lieve spectacular which is built upon the SIX EDMUND Prrwhn H AiCma CAPITAL PAID T RESOLVE SAFETY FOR SAVINGS Few people are sufficiently alive to the need of carefully selecting a deposi tory for their This Bank pro vides a gafe place for new CORN Cornmeal Ope cup corn half cup half teaspoon half tejjuspow two and o halt tablespoons iorn oro cup sour one fat Mix ana sift dry add egg and then melted in greaaod muffin tins twen tyJive minutes in a modern oven or in u shallow pail an Johnny Cornmeal and Barley Muffins 8 tablespooufula melted 5 table spoonfuls 2 I cup teaspoonful 34 cup 1 12 flips barley 4 13 teaspoon fuis baking Method Mix the liquid sustir in the sift LethbridgetBranch Manager Warner Manager Milk River Manager OF CANADA Keep the Family Savings In a Joint Account in the names of two or more Husband and and or Father and It is an allround as either can deposit or withdraw and In case of death the balance goes to the survivor without any forming an Immediate source of ready LETHBRIDGE Manager CAROSTON BRANCH Manager BARONS Manager Protection and Profit When money is in a Savings Account in The Merchants it is absolutely safe from as far as you are All the timetit is it is earning interest that the bank actually pays you to let it take care of your Dont carry unneeded sums on your person or hide them at Protect them against theft and fire by opening a savings THC MCRCHANTS BANK Head Office OF Established LE1HBRIDGE MONARCH Aetintf NOBLEPORD Acting BANK ECTAMJMW IM YEAM Safety Deposit Boxes It is unwise to keep Insurance Papers and other valuables in a house or Safety in the vaults of this Bank may be rented at a moderate trying tlmen and bring through of to represent OD 6t repretenta aifforent io Of legislation In the STOP SALI SULUON New Attfft tint grid that tke frintlt hoarded or tor k caused United States on ttojn to atop the of to jewelert and others until further being THK OF CANADA HIAD OFFICE BUSINESS ACCOUNTS All classes of business accounts receive careful 4UiAi Ready Mixed Paint I have on hand a large quantity put up in five gal lon COLORS CREAM AND WHITE To clear I am offering it at reduced House Regular Sale Price Barn Regular Safe Price Shingle Regular Sale Price White Regular per 100 Sale Price SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR ARTHUR HAYR BOX 275 OFFICE 416 FOURTH MAIL YOUR ORDER Gray Dort Motor Cars Advance Rumely Engines Sharpies Cream Separators GIVE US A CALL ALLEN JACK OPPOSITE LETHBRIDGE HOTEL PHONE 1544 A Prosperous Gty worth of Grain and other field pro ducts pass annually through the City are you putting aside a little for the lean years which will come Buya Victory Bond or two and see that your Will is properly The British Canadian Trust HEAD 315 FIFTH STREET ALBERTA PHONE 1S43 For Many Reasons Trust Companies are preferred as EXECUTORS AND TRUSTEES UNDER Their fees are never more thanis allowed to private Consult us about YOUR WILL FULLEST INFORMATION FREELY GIVEN WITHOUT EXPENSE OR OBLIGATION TO The Trusts and Guarantee limited CALGARY AND ALBERTA LETHCRIDGE OFFICE BANK OF COMMERCE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR ANO OFFICIAL ASSIGNEE FOR THE JUDICIAL DISTRICTS OF MEDICINE RED LETHBRIDGE BRANCH Manager 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 HEAD OFFICE AND DISTRIBUTING CORNER THIRD AVENUE AND SEVENTEENTH BRANCH YARDS AT CHIN AND AT THESE POINTS WE HANDLE FENCING MATER HARDWARE AND FARM BOX OR PHONE LETHBRIDGE ;