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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta �*'^ I .THE LETHBRIDGIj: DAILY jWnALD iF INTEREST TO THE FARMER Problems of the organized farmers (Some Nuts to Cr�clJ by th* IT. K. A., by S, S. IJimbiitu, Kx Vleo-Pie?.> ? � �! ? r When th� writer first became n ^1 member of-the executive aanrt expedltioH."ly Bci'omplisbDd by h. . 111411 body that could be easily got-' ten tosether. while the orsantztnc and ieducnttoual work In the different parts ' Wrong the organization has Nie. writer to blama, but we believe that the plan ts founded upon the correct principle and is calculated to work tor the, best interest ot the 6r-ganizHttnn. But in order to ranke it effective' there is one change in the con-ilitutiou.'that Is absolutely necessary, and that is Clause fdt to Section  4A Wft�TERN RADICAL  .* � � � � � � * � ,   * I Tha, tabloid stofy- of !,lti)ii., Glittilea A. :it}tiilntnK-t.j|)rov1i|ciuifliea�,ut;er of 3n�K8iWi^>'nn Is:'TMfleoii yenrsf ago; farnier's'bojf at Yorktou ht $10 a riibntU; homesteader; hi^rd-tluib tar-mor on la-cent wheitt: rndlcnl local politician and enthuaiastlc co-operator: manager of the Saskatchewan. Co-operative Klevrttor Company; provincial treasurer, and now ono of throo men In the t)oinlnlon of Caunda entrusted with the cuorinbus responsibility of reguIatiuK the national supply and distribution of food. He was born in LelL-c.-der, ^ Knc-land, the son ot a tenant tiiriuiM-. and came to (Canada at the ngo of seventeen, lie is ii product of tht-^Vestern Ovuin Oroweri* movement and will be Uie first (:b "acknowledge the fact. U was the rapidly devetop': \ng~ organization of the Oi'ain Crow-ers that took him off an, obscUro fnriii. north of Vorkton^ dnd' gavo htm his chance to do.bigger things. He has done as niuch already for NEWWARHANIZAtllHI �, which reads as follows: To elect by ballot from the officers � tne country ot his adoption, us most and dnly accredited delegates, the board of directors, con.�!sting of president and four vice-presidents, who shall be elected by the whole convention, and one director to \^e elected hy tbe delegates from each of the eight rural federAI constituencies, and one from east and west Edmonton combined, and one from Bast and West Calgary combined." ^ , Some Difficulty Tbe reader will notice that by this clause the organization has adopted the division of the province by the federal constituencies, t'nfortunately the 'federal constituencies are laid out for i political reason.*, and not with the i view- to making It convenient for the I Gin Pill.-: h,4ve attainedaitouadiug �iicctM ia the mtional treatment of' lUieumatisni, Paius iti the Sack. Swollen Joints, Urinary Troubles, etc. Here is one itfstance- Plnslirilte, Ont. "I�oferrffro� KUncy tTcuVle lot MVtral j��ri. and tried �umeroai rente-diea aad preicriptiaaj witliout pennaa-rat nUa. my cue beiag itoomic. I decided llt>�lc pill gave me great relief. T hare now* Ukea fojir boxes of Gin Fill* � ad fitd varaat conplelely cnreil. No mere bad kiaaour-increase ia weight- clear �y�a-fKBh coloui-inare jtrength �n^yvgtmT. thittiwltatGia IHlla hare doaefonne."', JI. POWIS BEU8RT. Gia PlIU sell for SOa  bos mr t bw�tferS2.S��tali tfood deiJara. %vmfa� tf if wfita to Nalioaal Drag * ChaafMl Co. of Caaada, LiaiiM, Tamte; ar t* Vi%. addmsa', Na  Dni  Co.. lac., an Maia St., BaKalo, N.Y. ut of our natives do in three si;orH years find ten. ll� has that rare virtue whlcli the great war lias perhaps made a little less rare, public spirit. The field of his activity is not bounded by the horizon ofhi.s own needs. �' � It was at Beaverdale, Saskatchewan. iwentjMlve tulles from the railway, that he -built hia homestead. His advent into ,the country coincided with the establishment by \V. 11. Jlotherwell and (othef pioneer grain growers at Indian Head' ot tlicir I first association. Ills own ISngll.^li ! home is a great centre ot the cu-; [.operatlvp movement, and Dunning j undorstood the possibilities of '|he I Growers' (Krom Our Own CorraapuiHluiil) flnchcr tireek, Veb' 20.-('on�n�unl-fatlons have been received frequently horn the provliiclar spcrotary of the Canadian War Contlnkcnt ns.'ioclatlon urging the formlu^ ot a branch of this workJn this town. Lately It lin.q baon felt hy a nuitiber of those doing war work, that the tlino had coine when their activities could bo extended, and on February �latli'fa nvimber met and organized a loc.tl branch ot the C,\V. C.A. electlngthe following officers. Presldont, Mrs. ,1. V. .Miller: ,vleo� president, Mrs. W, H. Jackson; secretary-treasurer, Afrs; W. n. hoea. The inemliorship fee wns placed at 50 cents and arranged that business incotlngs will 1>�- held on the JWrd Tuesday of every, month. � *' .V beginning was made by voting fiO cash to the head office In'Calgary, and purchasing n qnantity of wool for socks, the funds being those realized from the .Hhower, for field comforts held In .lanunry. Through the courtesy of the Red Cross all sliipmetits Of the C.W.C.A. aro received and shipped from lUelr central warehouses. .\t presont the local branch will confine their efforts to the knitting of socks, ot which there ciyi not be too many, and raise money-for field comforts which can be purchased overseas. Old Timer .Dead Many of the old-tliuers in thiij dis- trict 'will rdferfit:to; hoar ,that 'fiovJ^Vfi \V, .AdJtiiiRon, btrlelAt�d .(n'; the Methodist'church hai-o from '91 to �4 pnnsed away at Carman,JStau,, on Jan-tiary 13th. Mr, Adanfson'iAVAti station-Qd at Macleod hut succeeded In niak-Jub the round ct Vlh'clfaf "Orb�k,-Plltlt-burn, and Itacleod with gi'eat regulav-Ity.iSitttJnianj'Wlll .VomBinttor bill famous lilaq^t tlrlvor wlth\Svhlch Loytsr-ed iho' 80-iulie .course, � fa'lh' OryslNne. Ills hdalth and physltiue wei-o roagnl-(icent and until his last Illneaa he did not know what sickness wax, and oat tha U�t Was only tftider dootori orders for one week, Mrs. Adamson and two daughtbrs live in Mnnltdbft, while his two sons are overseas In the MMIcal Oorpj. Niw Kind of Coal J. Vl. Owen ot the Christie mine has re>, "Peacock" Yarlely, it is streaked throughout In ahadea ot ptirple niyl bronzo.- and Mr. Oaren states It Is the b^st aoani of bitumln-ou.i The mine Is situated about 11! miles .itiutliwest of town and there Is a fairly good wagon and sleigh road to It, and those coming from a distance can be accommodated with meals and sleeping tiuarters. Uarna with .iccotu-luodatlou for 'iO horses have beott erected, and are proving a great benefit to farmers coming front a distance and have to make it a two day trip. Pincher Creek .^'-irlct it blessed tn having this very i..>ich . appreciated SATCnilAV, FKUKUArtY 251. lOlX GOVT.MLLAID Calgary,, Feb, 22.-T. O. Clark, Alberta roprosdn(allve of �iho Dominion live stock branch, roiurne'd yesterday from Toronto and Ottawa, where he oominodlty ih> available. Mrs, nrp. McDotlgjJIi past president of the assembly,: and past noble graitds, Mrs. C. ^^ Mltcliellf and Mlsa C'. Dempster are attending A\ie Rebekah assembly at Bdmonton this week. Mr, D. C. McOougall Is also an I,0, O.F. No. S  reproseutatlva at Grand Lodge In Kdmouton. Kev. J, N. Wllitlnson, pastor of the United church, tins attended the Mac-lood Presbytery at Lothbrldge, and also the Social Servltie conference at Calgnry this'week.' . ' ' Mrs. .1. N. Kettles, who has tor several weeks been a visitor ot Calgary, and Cranbrook, returned oi> Sunday. n. Tj. MacCrea was a Lethbrldge visitor on Monday last, i R. Henderson attended, the Presbytery at Lethbrldge this week. has boon attoiiding imtiorlntlV'slesslpnfv ot stocknteu and gorernmont offloinli!. Mr. Clark infor.ined The .Herald .Ihtit Hon. A.^ Gi;arar,fiilnUteVj; dt ajgfI-onlture, hiid ijWeit eyot'y,,M8iirhnr,cU'' directors of tito Canadian Cdiiiioratlvd Wool Growers', Ud... that the ilvrt slock branch would retidar ill possible nstalstanco In the oijohitlon ot their company, The sheep dirislon will open au office In Calgary In the neiir future, and I^Ir, Clark will kava charga of the work in'this province, ddallng. direct wltli the sheepmen ini helpiiig to get the 1918 clip to market under co^ operative auspices;' ^ ' Mr. Clark states that tha concensus of opinion In the east is to the sffect that any further attempts on the part of the wool manufacturera to secura an ^bargo on Canadian -wool will not be looked upon faTorablyby the gov-ernmqnt. No further action |ias been taken with reference to the otter made by the sheepmen, but oftlclala of the new company are now at work on' a plan of marketing for thit r'ar's clip. Mr. Clark would venture no opinion on this phase of the situation, But,it Is rumored in the cast that Canadian wool will not bo restricted to the home market so long as the government is satisfied that Canadian inllli cannot utilize It. Definite plans for, Us dls-posal will be Worked out as soon as a policy is developed. ) .1 � people of the constituency to be con-j Growers' Association. Soon tiguous or be able to get together!""^ � �' Beaverdalo easily at any central point. That be ing the case each director is confront- i ed \vlth the utmost difficulty in reaching th'e lUffSreal parts of his constituency. There Is no real reason why a j directorate should be co-extensive with j the federal constituency. -Our organization Is not a political organiiation, but rather au educational and commercial organization, audit is eminently necessary that the people within each district be as conligttons and .13 easily accessible the one part to the other as It ii possible to ba. The constitution therefore should be amend- whlch became the social and political centre ot the selileiueitt. Soon the . young farmer was debating in the � Beaverdale school house, and due time he had Waller Scott, M.l'.^ afterwards the pr^uier of Sas- � katchewan, for. his opponent. The.'ie ^ days were the "seed of all his after gdod. Dunning became � one of the most effective speakers of the neighborhood, and was"sonl"'^*'re"p-resent the Beaverdale brancly at the Grain Growers' convention at Prince Albert. The expense accoitnt allowed him was I1T.50, which he made i' Gbvernment Bonds /11  ed providing for the re-districting the '�� -"'""''^f sleeping in the cellar of I-' 1 province with thie idea in-view. 1 ^oteL At the convention he made a speech on hail tns.urance which I suggest, that the. locals take this matter up fo^- discussipn and .if it is thouflit" favorable'^"intfodnce info the next convention" the following resolution, which shall become an article in I the constltitf ion copied from a sister 'i .'province, to'wit: .   1. "Resolved that the ceittralboafd liiay; create ivithint tho province �snchJ orgaiii'zation districLs as it may deem expedient for carrying on all organi- solved a - difficult .problem of theii farmers: pt his province, lie wa/j' made .a.Jlrectbr of the Provincial/' Associatisn of (3raiu -Growers, and when the Scott goveniment decided to pass legislation to enable the farni-e(s tjlorg^ize a Co-operative Elevator Company, Dunning Vvas selected for ^TOanbgerr Sta'i't'lnk witai .ilS elevators aiid-S^OOO shafehotders, last year there were, 230 o)e\-ators anH 20,000 share- zation work ot the aisoctatiqfn, and the i,ni,irir� ' \r"i��i 'tw^ f�Ui,hf,-�,' VVt.' selecting ot nominees tor.^strict Ui-j jjfillfilf , Jern^^^t ^Cnn^^g^w^Vo't^ i 1 ,bijR, SAIMPLE ROOMS ARC PljLUED WITH LATEST AND NMMCIIOU* DESIGN* OF OOOM: OUR POLICY It TO eUllTAil. EXPENSE*, ENAB-MNOi^U* TO SILL AT LOW-J^iT. PRICES. i HAVmC ADDED fukerAl car '>AJ� now. in a position to give up-'*:to-a�te service; �va. S. one 1102. 2 ipanOay and* Night rectors, and that it may have power to increase or reduce the same In number atid alter the number or the boundaries, ot each as it/may see fit; pca-vided th'utnb dUtriit shall be created with less than 20 locals and affiliated locals. 2. "Each district may hold an annual meatinS: or district convention.! prior ro the coavention 'at| such time-and place as tbe executive may decide, such meeting to be made up of^dele-gaies duly elected thereto as provided by Section 12, 3. "Each district annual meeting may select by ballot one ot its members to be its nominee at tbe conveii-tlon tor district director. It may select a second choice who shall be its nominee in-^case Its oHglMll nominee be dis-. quaiiffedj or:.sh'onid not be- abc'eptlble to the coiiiTentlibn, Or iihould be elected to another office by the convention. 4. "All clauses ot the coiistltutlon in countervention ot tha above are hereby repealed." Tbo above or any part of It, or a modification of the same embracing the same Idea, it thought wise, might be passed and f orwsrdisd to the central' secretary for action at the next convention. This can "be done at any time before thensst convention. - The writer will have some further comment on this matter in a later issiie. MUCHlo^fENOEb'. London, Feb. 'JS.-The puhlicallou by the Vienna official news agency of tha Polish manifesto reflecting on Germany has given' great ottense, says the Zurich correspondent of Router's. According to the Munich Neuels Nachrlchten, the Germau ambassador at Vienna haa been instructed to demand an explanation. Tlie correspondent adds that the reading of the manifesto iu the reichsrath gave Immuaity to its publication, but that It was a nieca.otHM4 luisamaAterof the tfi^^ ^Ip^ BACON HOGS and bthfiCUye,stock |M;^rsw- fered the portfolio of the provincial treasurer at the age of 31. Barrie freeholders'^declined to vote J58,000 asked bj;^ the board ot educa-hon, being the balance required to build a new collegiate. A Great Cbmbinatibh ILLUSTRATION shows Big Pout"20" .'.with Emerson Plow and power hoist". The BlRFour* '20" � motor raises or lowers the plow by simply pushingra foot lever-whether tractor is running or standing >(m. Plowa, when raised, are out of war e( everrthlntr. Wlien 'owered. are adlnse-at)le to any depth yon nlsh to plow. Doa't waste room aod time turslns: back up and plow out eoners. Plows mar Sm 4u{ckly detacAed aod tractor aied tor harrows, disks, driUs. mowers, etc.-aad all belt work. Tha (our cyllndera otthe BtcFoar "20"-3i losara slaady, depeodable power. Two speeds (orward and reveraa make _ flexlbutty-adaplabla to all ioU coadiUoDB. , Coma ia or �rrite ua abottt this hig lima aaJ hber V aaver and alaa tha E-B Modal L Tractor-ReavM Gaa ^ Tractor-Raavaa Slaaai Tractor-Raovas Separator- ,Geisar Separator. JOHN DEERE WAREHOUSE vAGENT, LETHBRIDGE We offer all maturities of Victory Loan at 98^ / and accruediinterest. Free from Taxes. Bonds may be registered as to Principal. We can alsy supply you with Provincial and Municipal Bonds. ^ ..j.^*;; The^ British Canadi an Trust Co. EXeOUTOR, ADMINISTRATOR,. ASSIGNEE, ETC. HEAD OFFICE, 315 FIFTH STREET'S. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA , V THOS. QUINN, lUiyOlf PKIED ei|t .f.r Llytr, .aiid .iewtis, MM Breath, Bad Colds, Sour Stomaoh. Get a 10-cent bos. . Sick headache, biliousness; coated tonBue, head, and nose clogged �p with a cold-alwars trace this � torpid liver; delated, fermenting food In the bowels or sour, gassy, stojpaach,,:. > .i .1 Poisonous'matter c1oggei�i iii the'in-testinea, instead of being cast out of the system is re-abaorbejl, .}jjto..,..lhe, blood. When this poison reachet the delicate brain tissue it, causes congestion and that dull, thrttbhing, alck-ening. headache;. , Gal'carets. irainediate'Qr 1>>I^aiae tt(et, ttpiiaacb, remove tbe aour, tintilgestett" food end foul gases, take the excess bile from.'the liver and'carry out all the constipated Avasjle matter and poisohs'in the bowefiii-, j A Cascaret toiilBht will surely straighten you out by niorniug. They work while you sleep-a IQ-eent ibor Iroui yotir iii�liii'':j'ou^NG'iAT-fcteVE�4 O'CLOCK SHARP : team grey mares, age 3, welKhti 3000; 1 team grey mares, .age 3, 'Weight iinOO'; 1 imported pufre bred Clyde Stallion, age-7, weight 1900; 1 imported I'ercheron'. stallion, ago i;i, weight 2260, 5'lie abovn horses aro-'Clyde'aiid P^roherpn,. l.team hiack ijiarpB,. . . age 4 to (j, weight 280p; 1 tea;n black mares, age 8, weight 2800;, 1 team broivn mures^age 6, weight 2700; 1 team brown mares,,age 4; .weiglit 2700; 1 t^ajn .'sdrreV marciS, a^e (i, weight 2800; 1 team" . sorrel mares, ugo !l,'^''^ight 21100; l-team'bay mares, age 5, weight 2800; 1 team bay niMef, age 5,'weigJlt 2700; 1 team bay mares, age 5 and 6, weight 2800; ;i tdim sreyiihares, ago 3, weight 2800; 1 .. team bluuk and hay mares; age 3, Weight 2700; 1 team bay mares, ' age 4, weight 2G00; 1-team bay mares, age 4 and 6, weight 2600,;. 1 only, bay 7nar�, age 6, weight 14dO! 1 team grey geldings, age ;i, weight 2900; i teatn black'geldings, age, 3, weight 2900; 1 team grey geldings, age 3, weight 2800; llteam roan geldings, age 5 and '7, weight 2400; 1 teatn^r'oan'ahdba^ geldlogs, age 4,,welght 2400; . 1 grey Grade Htud, cplt,,rising,?, weight|1300! 1 black Grade stud . i;oIt, riaiiig 2, jvoight'IZBO;'!'g^ey Grade stud colt, rinlng 2, weight 1200; X teaui'Hurrel mares, age 4 and S, weight IIUO, will mall(llsk harrow, , , - : , TERMS OF SALE-All ;�ums ot fllO.OO and under cash; over that amount credit torOctober 1,IP18, On purchaser furnlslring ap. .pfoved notes. A (liagiunt of Bipericenf will be allowed for all caik on credit ,an)ounl.i|,''j<