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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 7, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRiDGE Xik S!^f BREST TO THE FARMER / OBLEMS OF TIIE C^GANIZED FARMERS jjo'NuU to Crack by the U. F A., by'iS. S. Dunbam, Er Vlc�-Prt�.)" jjTWatflip''C�ntAaiBii council of A�Ticul- j^,.KiirlAtfntv1ihe^f�m platform up to ^;|ia�!Atesi,We , r*gftrd^: exprension on i^fff^*P""' WPresentatlTes as a !H;i{i!��*teiTiece.;, r As someone has said, "l!at;*ouldaot hare pleased ub bettor if ^s^^^:^r^^^ �)X, ouj'selves, Begln-!ar';ii8> it does with great Interna ________ agriculture ovldontlr oonBldters ; that the farmers should have a r�iuedy^ and make the following reoommenda-tlon, which U possibly the '^Isest of thorn all: , "That this uouncti recomineadt to the provincial association that they take action In whatever sianner thoy deem advisable to secure the,nomination and election of candidate* at the next federal election who will en- ting forth by dally newspapers and -------... , . periodical publications of the facts of dorse and support the platrorm aflopi-thelr ownership and control; proposejed by this council" This will enab e Uie farnifers' or- ^atproblems, it suggests the proper ie of'action down Uirough the realm political questions, even to such itters 'as the ownership of the tional representation; the establish ___ meat of direct legtclatlon through the' ganlzdtion in such constituencies to initiative, referendum and recall; and put out a man who will stand upon the opening of seats in parliament to the platform and in whom! they do women:on the �ame terms as men." j have confidence to carry the prlnol-It may be noted that since the la?t plea in effect. By pursuing this platform was adopted the following course the organised farmers are tak-demahJds have been enacted into law. jng the lead in formulating the prin-and pracUce: . (clples in which they believe aiftl ., ,.________, _ "Laws have beten passed providing enunciating them to the, public, thus __ilyApapers. Every suggestion made i for, iiersonal income taxation, total giving all political organUations not only practical but necessary, i prohibition and extension of the fran- ample ueUce, and if the political par-gChe tariff to bea�*WMd; foodstuffs ,'chls^ to women, and a start has been ties do not mee't these conditions I* farm machinery t� be on Hie made,4ow;"rds'the abolition of the fairly and frankly both Jn the adop-li'IAe list; the method of raising rev- patroria^ systfem'," , ' , . j tion of their platform and the nomi-�nue; suggestions as to demoblllza- As oritUilged farmers we should nation of their candidates, the farmers tion of the army; public ow;pership endea^ortouse, the. utmost'influence reserve the remedy ia their hahdi, and control of public utilities, and .to naYe this platform enacted whiVh is' tn nominate and elect & "�particularly the declarations in- the jfollowlng passage, are all matters of .utmost importance at the presenti tlon. of the platform will serve an im- tjrae.. We quote the passage: portant mission in the future politi- the experience Mid confidence that \We demand the. immediate; i^peal^cj^;:^^ of the War Time-Election Act; the political parties will at least discorttlnuftTice of the prqaUce ot "dopt some of the planks, and it Is . conferring titles upon ciUzens of Can- fltogether likely that one or more of fida; thef reform of the federal senate; parties will adopt all of the plank^ an immediate check upon th� growth ' P'^etend to stand upon ;o� ; cOhtrrbiit^^ expenditures W?, farmers' platform, do not:enjoy liouse.youy low 1^ l^bnk,,,,,T,^j,., , -,- ties should b(^' I^Sugli-11> leave it',mar-gin for housdiold'une; but it is bettot' tQ have too ^ttbhftitttnVtoo Utile. W^heh-oVer pr'&Qtiaabl�;'w^Hd'tho ice^houfe In the form ot'r' tibbe: Allow 4S4CMbla feet of apace for e�ch. toil of ice.v v Location and drainage liocate the Iceishouse in a fihadr place.near the dairy house, and where there is good n T.H.AndUM A.F.WhiM r  Vke-PMiWcnii  Vice-Prcsklinl .  - Sccreury >   Titwurar . MtStamcr , An'lTrtww* LIMITBD. eaddUMini , HEAD OFFICE; ' a�~KING STREET EAST ./ TOKONTO MONTREAL SRANCH, C*i�d* Lir* �yiUln'a K.W.Sn�b . .Mi. LONDON, ENO). IRANCM "N*. ( A�*�ln-PrUri A. L. fglUritn, M�ht|M^ keeping of poultry In towns and cities 1 J j,^ had an alfalfa field that because of the odor which may_result ^^^^ ^ down-andouter. There so necessary to ultimate success this direction. In no 'other way could we make ourselves felt more effectively, and tooth 5 before and after election, xain- J the Jconfldence of the fanners. In SsVa"lrc^drdTt;s;'=*^^^^^Vo;al-j>1'�^ -Qonstltuencie, the council. of -*f c^nsorRhip upon the restoration-of �'^ ^ ------ - � ' '� iiieac'e, and the immediate restoration in (Kipeac'e,- and the immediate res of the rights of free speech; the set rrthTrtronniW^lTnnTds are * cleaned'delayed. In a few days the alfalfa a^"\i;-7am';'tlme"byuiIng-�,isVc: dany^a^id''^^^^^^^^ tlon we-are enunciating to the world kept In a reasonably clean condition ^t^'l"''^Vht luaU^^/howed Itf era^ that we are not primarily a political there will-be no annoying odors. The f^'"f V 7.1?!/"^'f* organisation, but that the adopUon of soil in the yard ahould be Stirred or titude for this consideration by yleUl- ?hfse-SVefare ne^^^^ frequently, it not in sof, "^^^^^^^^ DrimarV work in which we Bie en: C'der to keep It In the best condiUori. Hrst cutting,.and whjn I saw it on K?K^d and unless nroDerly dealt with This will hot only tend to keep down August 23, the second drop was coming gagea, apo unless properly deajt.wtth odors which might arise, but also on strong with a .thick, even stand. wCvWiU be forced to take such political action as.may be necessary to secure their adoption. ' ' 4% FOR STIPAHON bm' atood tiia test of time. rinltr cgetable. Wonderfullr ^�idt^to baniah bilio'aaneas, , hMitorht. IndlgMtloa �nf to �p  bad conplexJon. Gmlas bwcs'slcaMnn >, PALE FACES '"'^'>""'� Ctacnllr iadlcate'* tack' ' of Iroaiaclp''in the recon-at^.tlon of the iiorld. The great call is ' atlliforfoexl. Otherindujtriesm�ycol- . i^^'but agriculture must g�ot>. C.P.R. FARMS 20 YEARS^TO PAY jPpI^'the. way to prosperity and inda-i:.peidaKe. PrairieLandfri toSjoanacre; i~: irrigated land up to tfo. Get started. W. tiindls being rapidly taken up. Write !.:4 take thp lower grades. But this is due to the fact that the damage this year Is "Exclusively frost damage, which darkens the Wheat and makes it nnattraotira for flour-milling purppses. Only Want Honest Grading "Grain growers should bear in mind that their Interests are affected de-I trimentally as truly,by over grading i as by under grading and that over-r grading, when purposely done, ii as TMB f STAKDABD BANK OF CANADA 'wsAD^n^p::  Toronto SCOTT, Manager -, BLETCHER, Manager ^GJON, ^^fanager IE,. Acil^ouotant-in-charse SUCCESS cbmea to those ^ who are prepared for it, and those ^tlT money in the Bank can open the door to Opportunity. A Savintft Account it always an available uset. Start to�day. Open ^ an account with this Bank and by systematic savinf be prepared for all emergencies. Interest paid or compounded hal{* the Grain Growers' association is to continue to be the power for good which'it has been in-the pa^t,. It leaders must at all times be sincere. Thfey jnust fight wrong, dishonesty and oppression where they find exlstV But they must not appeal to the farmers for popular support by 'taking^up the cudgels,' or pretending to do so-^In every case, where the farmer, through lack of fuller information, has ^conceived the Idea that he is suffering exploita-1 tlon. 'I^iere is still exploitation in connection with the marketing of grain, it is truci. But 80 far as the official grading of our wheat is concerned,- we have found no reason to belle'veHhat. there is any dishonesty. Truly, ei-rors do occur, for the human element does and, always must, enter into the grading of wheat. It is not something which can be done with scientific and mechanical precision. It is also true that a sample of Wheat, which is hear the border betVeen .two gradas"'in quality, might on'oris occasion� be graded, say No. 1 northern and: on an-otlier No. 2 northerrf^ by the same, grader and both wlthionest intent." HOW. GOOD ICE MAY BE A ASSURED FOR FARMS BY USING NATURE'S SUPPLY SIR EDMU^r WALKER. CV.O., LLD., D.CL. Preiideml H V. KJONES, As�'t Oen'L Mu>�aa SIR JOHN AIRD. Cmral MMiat* V.C. BROWN, Sup't of Ccnml Wettem Branches CAmAlPAlD lJP.$iCoO0,O00XRESEI|yElH)NP.  $13,500,000 THRIFT To provide for th^ f ujlufe It is heces^ry hot only to save, but alsbsto provide a safe plaqe for your savings.'^ No better place can be^ found thar\ oiir Savings department. * :-.iaaw Lethbridge Branch - - - - R. T. Brywner, Manager Warner Branch - -/ - - - - J. H. S. Gordon, Manager MakRiverBranch - - - - - - J. V. Steele, l^anage'r 'To hayc good icje- on cake desired. Force this strip under the surface of the ice field, thus opening a channel to the landing. Saw off large cakes and float them to the landing, Tt^here they may be out into smaller oakek; Not Many Tools RequlA^ /, For the average farm the only &o)s required are two saWs, two pairs of tongs, two Ice hooks, on^polnted bar, one straight board for marking. ; Wliere cream only is to-^be cooled, allow at least one-half ton of ice,per cow in oEtimatlng the sjze ol^an ice THE HOYAL BANK OF lNCORPOR�t,ED 1869 , Capital Paid-up ..... .. $ 14,000,000 Reserve and Undivided Profits...... 15,000,000 Total Assets....... 3B6,000,000 520 Branches in Canada, Newfoundland, British West Indies, Cuba, Porto Rico, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica and Venezuela. SAVINGS DEPARTMENT* -Accounts may ba opened with an initial deposit of One Dollar. Interest is credited half-yearly. Business Accounts carried upon favorable terms. LETHBRiDGE BRANCH - - -> -- - W. A. PARKER, Manaeer MAGRATH BRANCH - - - - -.......J. ,K. Atkinson, Mavager CARDSTON BRANCH..............W. R. McKAY, Manager OpeDaHoDsekeeplna Aceoiiht and Pay Ypor Bills by Cheque There is a decided advantage In depositing your housekeeping money in .^e-Union Bank of Canada^ and Issuing Cheques fdr^oiur expenditures. You avoid the risk o! keeping a cdfisiderable sum in your home or carrying it when shopping, and each Chequj^ when cashed, ibecomes a Receipt LETHBRIDGE BRANOH CARDSTON BRANCH .. BARONS BRANCH ..... F. W. NichoUon, Manager, ... F. V. CaVers, Manager .. sTb. Griffiths, Manager WON THE dim: LONDOl^' ' 1>M- 7.-The following Canadians have been awarded a bar to the Distinguished Conduct Medal: 63,969, Corp. W. Gough, Infantry- when his company was held iip at the crossing of a^.Tlver with tope private he rushed an enemy machine gun post which'was denying the crossing, pushed on regardless of;dang6r, caplurhig the post, with four prisoners.' 4?.0ie37, iSer^: G."h. Soles,; infantry-when.t,a'i