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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEN  THE LETHHHIDUE DAILY 1IEHALD SATlltDAY, FKHHCARY 2?>. 101* OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER wwwT PROBLEMS OF THE ORGANIZED FARMERS (Some Nuts to Or�rk by the K K. A., by S. S. bnnham, Kx ViVe-Pre? *� I A I A A A  FORMED AT PINCHER >A WESTERN RADICAL * v #   4 firm lit-ame *i,have a system of recall an the action of the executive that would safe-guard When The writer member of-the executive some years a�ot lie t�ooii oe.rame aware of the fact | the actions of that board in the bosi ) 'that the duties of the centra; board j po^iole way. 1 ' and of the executive were not oleariy j After working under this resolution j ' defined, and there sesmert to be uo dis- ; for a year it. vas found so amisfactury . > tinct understanding ms ;�> what thpjihnt it was iucorpuratrd and is now a ; 'duties of each hodv really were, fix- � pan of the. present eomdimiiou. The I perlenee taughr (he writer that the ex-] idea uf the writer was that the board ; eeutive work rmrld he more efficiently j directors as the organization grew;  and expeditiously accomplished by a ' in numbers would have to become con- i m.Vil body that could he easily pot- ' s Id erahiy larger, and necessarily could ten toeether. while the organizing and j not be railed together so fremientiy. "educational work in :h* different parts ; If :he p'sn is wrong the organization 'Tho tabloid story ot' Hon. Charles A. Dunning provincial tUeatnirer of Saskatchewan Is: Kifteon yours' ago, farmer's boy at Yorktnu at $10 a month; homesteader: hard-time far- 1 l-Yutn Our Own ('urr-.spuadvnl) { I'inrlier ('r*�ek, Keb. "Je. - i'ommuui- i j cations have been received frequemiy 'from the provincial secretary of the jt'amuHan War Contingent association i urging the forming'of a branch of this work in this town. Lately it has been folr by a number of those doing war work, that the time had dime w hen mer on i:*.-cent wheat; radical local! (heir activities could ho extended, and politician and enthusiastic co-opera-:or: nmuuger of the Saskatehe- on February KUlrbl>' Edmonton this week. wath Co-operative Klevator Company; ' C.A. electing ^the following officers, provincial treasurer, and now one of ! President. Mrs. .1. k. Miller: vice* three men in the Dominion of Canada president. Mrs. VY. }]. Jackson; sec eutvusted with the enormous responsi- i rotary-treasurer. .Mrs. \\\ R. l.oes. The bility of regulating the national supply (membership fee was placed at eO cents and distribution of food. ;illul arranged that business meetings lie was born in Leicester. 1 Kng-twi!I ,>e ho,(l �� thini Tuesday of laud, the sou of a tenant farmer. . cwmw  mouth. has rhe writer lieve that the plan is founded upon the correct principle and is calculated to work for the. best interest of the organization. Bu: in order to make it effective there is one change in the ro'jsiituTiou thai is absoluie!> ueces-isar>, and iliat is Clause ui'� to Section !�. winch reads as follows: i "To eiect by ballot from the officers laud duly aci-redited delegates, the board of directors, consisting of president and four vice-presidents, wiio (shall be elected by the who.e conven- trat beam, l.m ,|,a! lb* Ml mlnutp- o,'l}ou: lmf �� i'*/leotert ,,�!, an 1., ,-omnul,i.�;e,l t, each ui- � h>' '^ j1^'ei lr�T eadi of the eignl r*:ior. arid if ];e ,M�aWroved of the art  nirai conKajuenueB. ami\ one he could register ins protest and such act must Caen he held over until it received the approval of ihe full board. � Siy this arraugem�*u7 it was thought . Some Difficulty that the duties of the two hoards would . The reader will notice that by this hp more efftc;enUy and economically i clause the organization has adopted earned into effect, and hi the same, j the division of the province by the fed-time the board (if director* would era- coastituenriev Vnfornmately the federal constituencies are laid out for ,' the province *h�mld ha\> i�>n\p local � head. ; With this in view the wrfter. at the i b^^inuing \ hy ;:\at board by \vh icii j the riireeJors in e�t-h di^tric- was made t off!ciallv :he iirnaiti^er of that distric:. i and in the '.cork of organizing within his distrie* ae becauif tne supreme au-iliority. My tbe same resolution ihe exeeittive were impowered to do any �;ct formerly delegated to the full cen- aud came to Canada at the age o[ to blame, but we be- i seventeen. lie is a product of the from easf and west Kdmomon rombin ed. and one from Kast and West Cal- comhined." Western lira in Growers' movemen; and will be the first to acknowledge the fact. U was the rapidly developing organization of the drain Growers that took him off an obscure farm, north of Vorkion. and gave him his chance to do bigger things. II e ha> done as much already for the count ry of his adopt ion as most of our natives do in three sco'e > years find ten. Me- has thai rare virtue which the great war has ; perhaps made a little less rare, pub-; lie spirit. The field of his; activity j is no; bounded by the horizon of his [ own needs. { It was at Beaverdale. Saskatehe-; wan. iwentyMive miles from the railway- that be built his homestead. His advent into .the country coincided with the establishment by W. K. | Motherwell and 'Othef pioneer grain , growers at Indian Head of their first association. His own ICuglish ; A beginning was made by voting |1U leash to the head office in Calgary, and ; purchasing a quantity of wool for j socks, the funds being tho-u1 realized . from the shower, for field comforts i held tu January. Through the conr-;tcsy uf the Red Cross all shipments of ;t!.e C.W.C.A. are. received and shipped .from their central warehouses. At present the local brain a will confine their efforts to the knitting of socks, of which there cap not be too I man\. and raise money for field comforts which can be purchased overseas. Old Timer Dead Many of the old-timers in this dis- inDills mI kidncyb Oin Pills have atUiiu'dastounding ftiiccefcftia the rational treatment of Rheumatisn:. Pkius in the Back. Swollen Joints. VHoary Troubles, trie Here is one instance- of i h e understood the possibilities Grain Growers* Association. Soon there war. a branch at Beaverdale which became the soilal and political centre of the set'lenient. Soon the young farmer was debating in the Beaverdale school house, and home is a great centre of the co- ; political reason*, and uot with the r operative movement, and Dnnmng . view to making ir convenient for the people of the constituency to be con-' , riguous or be able to get together' 1 easily at any central point. That be-, Mug tbe case each director is confront-: : �ri with the utmost difficulty in reach-j ' ing the different parts of his constitu-. , . , ! �nov. There is no real reason whv a one nnie, lic 'ia(l V'aUtn' &ron> u-''*i : directorate should be co-extensive with 5 Ji^^vards the primer ol Sas- ; . the federal constituency. Our orgnni-1 kafcehewan. for Ins opponent 1 hese ; i zaiion is not a political organisation, i ^ wer;' Ult! *see1d 01 aiE ius �. ; but rather an educational and com-^00"- I)UIlT!in^ bet'am.e 0,le ' mercial organization, and it is eminent-j th? 1",oslr e lectlv,e sPeaKers 0".. T-n9 .V necessary that the people within; ^f?boj;Jl0cV!:.imti, Tas sent t0 rep' each district be as contiguous and as j ! easily accessible the one part to the j ... other as i; is possible ro be. The con-; A,0erL stitution therefore should be amend-' i I reseut the Beaverdale brancUi at the Grain Growers' convention at Prince The expense account allowed him was $17.oO. which he made t id'iiroVwi'nffor^lie'rrarstPictrngTh'e s"f"" ^ ^'�fine in the cellar of' , province. *ith thlR idea In. view. I an hote � At tlie convention l.e made , . . � a speech on hail insurance which 1 suggest that the ;ocals ;ake tuis;solve(1 a difficult problem of the/ ; matter up for discussion and if it is|fai.-raera Qt his province. He wa/: j thought favorable introduce into the ma(U, u (iirertor of lhe Pvoviucial 1 inert convention rue following resoln-1 Association of Grain Growers, and! jtion. which shall oecome_ an article m; when lhe Scort government decided: !Uie ronetiuvion copied trom a sisier j t0 pasg legislation to enable the farm-; ers to organize a Co-operative Klevator "* 1**' � 44 Out SinfaPltt Gut Relief Fressisrille. Ont. *'T differed from Kidnry Trouble for �v�r�i *raf snd trizd numerous remedies �jid p:cschptio35 without permanent retitt my case being chronic. I decided tcitry Gtn Hits. 'One ^lagte pill gave me great relief. T have nowtakra four boxen of Gin P?!lj � od fiad jay*�3f completely cured. No more bad hiMeiff-increase in weight- clenrey.-n-r**h colDur-more strength *nd vij%ur. thi* ii >.hat Gin iSlla have done fonrae.*' X. POWIS HERBERT. Gii Pill* tel! for 50e  box or 6 boxes fc>r$2.5tet ell ;,jirict. is blessed ;n having this ver> 1.. >*eh appreciated ! Mi*. D. C. McDougall is also an LO. O.K. No. � represent ative at Grand Lodge in Edmonton. Hev. J. N. Wilkinson, pastor of the has been attending important session* of stockmen and government officials Air. Clark informed The Herald that Hon. T. A. Crcrar, minister of agriculture, hftd given every assurance to directors of the Canadian Co-operntivo Woo! Orowers', Ltd.. that the livo stock branch would render all possible assistance in the operation *s arc* Clyde and Porcheron. \ team black mares, age 4 to t;. weight. 2800;! leant black mares, age 8. weight, 2800; 1 team brown m�re00; I team'bay mares, age o. weight 2800; 1 team bay mares, ago G, weight, 2700; 1 team bay mares, age :> and C>. w^igbi. 2S0O; 1 team grey mares, ago 'I, weight 2S0U; 1 team bluck and bay mares, age ?>, weight 2700; 1 team bay mares, age 4. weight 2000; 1 team bay mares, age 4 and t>, weight 2600; 1 only, bay marc, age H, weight. 3400: 1 team grey geldings, age weight 2!too; l team blaek geldings, age 'A. weight 21*00; I team grey geldings. ag� 2. weight 2800; I team roan geldings, age Ti and 7. weight. 2Hiu; | team roan and bay geldings, age 4weight 2400; 1 grey Grade stud colt, rising 2. weight. 1.100! I black Grade stud �-olt. rising 2. y.-rdght 1250; 1 grey Grade stud colt, rising 2. weight 1200: ] ipjiiii sorrel mares, age 4 and 5. weigin 1100. will mako j'ancy saddb- hurxw, 1 bJaek saddle mare, age, 4, weight 1050; I bay hiarp, g.mtl.. for a lady to driv*\ age 0. .weight JuOu; 1 roan pony, genii-', a go 0. weight 1000. All above mares nupposed to bo in foal. The horses are Clyde and Porcheron. Term* of Sale-Half ca�b, and credit on the balance till fall. NO RESERVE, ONLY ON THE TWO STALLIONS. FREE LUNCH WILL BE SERVED. D. GARRISON. AUCTION Auctioneer A. W. LINTON, Owner HAVING SOLO MY FARM, I WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY, WITHOUT RESERVE, ON / THURSDAY, FEB. 28 On the North West of Section 6, Twp. 11, Rge. 22, W. of 4th, 2 miles East and 1 mile North of Nobleford. NINE HEAD OF HORSES-1 bay mare, weight about 1250 lbs.; 1 black marc, weight about 1200 lbs.; 1 roan mare, weight about 1200 lbs.: 1 bay mare, weight about 1350 lbs.; 1 roan gelding, weight about 1250 lbs.; 1 'roan geldings, weight about 1,000 lbs.; 1 roan geldings, weight about 1,100 lbs.; 1 black mare colt, coming 2 year* old; 1 black horse colt, coming 1 year old. CATTLE-2 good milch cows, expect them to have calves at foot by dale of sale: 2 heifers, coming^ years old. both in calf; t yearling heifers; .1 ;:-year old steer, fat, ready for beef. 18 liens, mostly Harred Hock. FARM MACHINERY-1 Masscy-Harrla binder. No. 5; 1 Me* Connlek mower; 1 bearing hay rake; 1 Emerson sulkey plow; 1 lank heater; 1 John Heer� sulkey plow; 2 good wagons with grain box and hunrtlo rack; 1 double disc plow; 1 1-section drag harrow; 1 disk harrow. Healing stove, washing macKifie and many other useful articles too numerous to mention. TERMS OF SALE-AH sums of. $10.00 and umlor cash; over that amount credit to October 1. 1018. on purchaser furnishing proved notes. A discount" of 0 per cent;, will be allowed for all < on credit, .amounts. ;\'o goods moved until settled for. SALE TO START AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP. FREE LUNCH AT fJOON ^ COME EARLY AND LOOK THESE G00D8 OVER PETER GEORGE, Owner. ED. POPHAM, Auctioneer. ap- casb t ;