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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT THE LertffiRtOGE DAILY HERALD OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER PROBLEMS OF THE ORGANIZED FARMERS Some Nuts to Crack by tho by Ex As was the writer has re ceived some little criticism from cer tan interests In regard to what we recently had to say concerning the reformation of the Dominion but none of this criticism has come from the common and In this connection we wish to call the atten tion of the reader to some peculiari ties concerning any attempt towards a reform In this Why is It that we have not heard this issue discussed by the politicians who ad drees us at election times and at other times The answer Is to the professional the appoint ment to the Senate Is one of the and he is the last person you can count upon to Injure or destroy the tree that bears How many of olir politicians in their such as we are attempting to alter all the highest and when it is fairly obtained and express ed It is seldom Lincoln said you can fool some of the people al of the you can fool all of the people some of the but you can not fool all of the people all of the Recently we have had some discus sion of the question of hprtedltarj titles in and even the poli ticians have etartled at the uni formity of opinion In favor of aboil tlon of the Now the question Of hereditary titles has not hereto fore been frankly dlscucsed for the same reason that the question of the reformation of the senate has not been The politician and finan cier have looked forward to the day own minds art budding Senators Is when in the birthday honors of the a place where the party banner I king his name will be Included and must be kept waiving Where there must be standard bearer in the el who goes into the fight ex pecting to Joose his deposit It some Inducement must be held out to secure this standard Tew often this Inducement ia the ever occurring vacancy in the Dominion U Is well for we ordinary voters to un derstand these and to fathom the motives of the aspiring There Is little hope of any reform in Ihe Senate coming from the profes lional And for the same If we go i little we need not look for the reform to be advocated in the par tlzan The partizan press is more or less under the control of the partizan and ff the poli tician does not care to change or de atroy the tree that bears the plums we can be sure that the who la the mouthpiece of his organiza will not take aggressive steps along these Again such questions are not apt to fee raised by organizations or Inter ests thatore desiring for the simple reason that such interests do not care to incur the displeasure of the legislative body as a of which Senate is a very important ft is one of the reforms that If comes at from the common The judgment of the common1 people in a Tell Your Wife Corns Lift Off Doeent hurt a bit to lift or off with therefore we common people will be expected to prefix to his cog Frankly while we do not aspire to public wo pleixd guilty to the soft insinuation that it would be nice to have a life time ap pointment with its accompanying re muneration and honors and to have the prefix of Sir1 attached to our however plebian may have been its A life time appointment to the senate where we need not bother ourselves by tho continuous of the common herd would be partic ularly Suppose we did vote on important measures in such a way as to suit the interests and dis please the that would be our own and suppose that we preferred to remain inactive to the great issues that were presented and quietly acquiesced in what may pass the still the none the less position is We would still get our We would Not a twinge of Bain o soreness before applying or This ma sound like a dream to corn pestered men andwomen who have been fil ing and wearing torturous Yes Corns lit out and calluses peel off as U by A emailbottle of freez one costs bnt a few cents at any drug Apply a few drops directly upon your tender corn or callus anil instantly the soreness dhappears then shortly the corn or oallus will be BO loose that it lifts Freezone dries instantly It doesnt eat out the corn or blt just shrivels It up so it lifts away with out even Irritating the sur rounding Women should a tiny bottle handy on the dresser and let a corn or ache twice Food Will Win the War country and yourself by raising POOD on the fertile plains oTWestem The Canadian Pacific Railway makes i itcaayfor you to Lands tofSOan acre irrigated land up to 20 years to Loan on irrigated lands 1 Get full particulars and free illus trated literature from 4UIN 905 lit CALOAMY still be brought in contact with the leading politicians of the Lo we would still tre looked up to as One of the leaders that must be dealt and altogether the position is one worth striving So we repea that the job of senator appeals to us but we are somewhat doubtful as t Whether expressions such as are con tained in this letter will aid us in reaching thie No Reforms such that of the senate and of hereditary titles mus if they come at from the dc mahd of the people as a Pei spnally we do not like the prefix the common and more democra tic term of to us Is preferable and in keeping with our people anc Some time ago In an address before the we had Ihe audacity to re fer to the as and when Bmt address was quoted befori some member who ha been knighted since noting that we had used the word instead o wanted to know when it was and our friends at home joshed us because we did not know better than to use the word when we should have said We accepted the joeh in good part but the word was used by us inten tionally and not well ft is none of our friends To be serious if the humble term o is good enough for such men as as as the Younger Pittas as the late John Ross and the great honest Abe is it good enough for the politician and the and we say this without disrespect to any man who has been so The good that men do is not in terred with their but on contrary his work in his communitj and his country is the real measure of his and if It is of merit will regardless of any artifi cial attempt to make it permanent Besides until mans active life is fin ished and his career It is very difficult to determine whether or not he shall be entitled to much less to transmit such honor to his The membership of the should stand solidly behind lie oitl cials ia demanding such refr ms as shall make our Canada really omocra tlc and among those are the reforma tion of the senate and the abolition of hereditary to create and stimulate Interest and harmony In the work of tho Irene president of the United Farm read a paper pointing out many of the foibles oi the local unions and making many suggestions as to tho Cooperative trading was spoken of as the chief Impetus to centred In terest in the local Others took issue with this1 say Jng that the educational side of the organization was the chief first vicepresident of the and Charles of both declared that the educational work was the chief These speakers pointed out that after he war the class that was the least organized would have to suffer the heaviest burden of and that as other and were organized and pro tecting their own It was up to the agriculturalists to effect as strong an organization as The farmer did not want others to assume his the speakers pointed he only wanted Much time was devoted to the membership campaign and discus sion of arrangements for local speak It was pointed out that the best way to carry on the work was to apportion areas within the district of each local union to members of the local who could get out and rustle JULY 1018 Random Noted of a Country 1 Schoolmaster Crltlelte Teachers There Is Just now forming 1 berta a socalled teachers both as to quantity and quality and t In AIwhatever tends to throw the poorer alliance and less well equipped teachers Into which gives us as one of the alms of the country schools should be a mat APPEALS TO STOCK T SECRETARIES RAM SALE October 9th and 10th Under tbe ausplcag of toe Southern Alberta Wqol Growers over one hundred owning Entries Close July 1st Entry blanks may be Had on application to the With president of United Grain the secretaries of the United Farmers of in annual session at Cal on Tuesday discussed the co operative trading aspect of the local the educational side of the work of the the mem bership and the best ECZEMA This new discovery has cured many after Specialists said they were in Money refunded if you do not get Guaranteed and cold in Lethbridge by The Kenny Allln drug ANCHORDONALDSON LINE POPULAR SERVICE Canada to Glasgow For full information apply to Agents or 270 Main The nervous and timid are easily This is true both of ani mals and Just now there is a lisposltion on the part of many stockmen to become alarmed and start a stampede in the direction of acnficing their cattle because of ap parent feed It should be borne in mind that the reater the stampede the lower priecs vill go now and tho higher they will mount as soon as grass again be omes Therefore large pro fits await those who can wait and will remain firm and hold their Many devices may be resorted to to this Numerous grain crops are too short to be harvested but they wil afford a considerable amount of If pastured at once and be fore the grain a new crop will spring up from the roots and yield a good cropv of green feed wherever there is a fair amount of and a fair amount of rain usually follows an extremely dry The sowing of a field of winter rye will be found advantageous and if used as a supplementary feed to straw or enable the stockman to bring his animals through the win ter an the wild hay crop In the north is exceedingly especial ly along the shores of the Lesser Slave A variety or arrangements can be made for the securing of this Contracts can be let ifor hay board cars or Inthe stadk cutting privileges can be secured and winter ing sites superintendent of Provincial District Depart ment of is col lecting data regarding site3 of this and will supply tho same to Live Stock Ufa organization to a promote a bettor understanding between and their boards of trustees and also to regulate so far ns possible matters pertaining to tho The ob jects of the association are ns I think nil must agree who have had any experience on either side of the Prom tho point of view of the country schoolmaster anything that will curb the of in dividual trustees Is a desideratum and the writer has no doubt that a similar unflattering assumption would be met with in many boards who have had to deal With some crank of n But what seems to an outsider odd about this alliance is that though it is fathered by toachers who ore no doubt leaders in their and aosslbly close to the powers that t seems to run exactly contrary to the expressed aim of tho department of education I mean tho policy of help rig the rural schools to become as ef icieut as the town schools For he benefit of my country readers 1 mt among tho laymen there is a general tendency to pass over any thing relating to education as a spec ial subject best regulated by those who are most directly As long as the majority of the country people take this view of things the country scliools will remain below standard for It is rare to find in the country trustee an educational special therefore It behooves all good ter of deep concern to every man or woman luring In the To place all the bout teachers in the cities Is a blow nt the very of coun try What Is there then In the rules and regulations as proposed of this teach ers alliance which threatens our sup ply of country teachers Simply the membership of an alliance Is and all representations In the alliance is based on membership In a local al liance of ten and of these ten members six will constitute a quor I have no data at hand but It would be interesting to know what proportion of the teachers in the coun try cquld possibly meet these condi Speaking to a moil efficient rural teacher the other I asked understand this Is a conaclos move ment toward forming the teachersin to 1 hope it Is merely by some strange although it Is so obvious that it seems it must bo In tention that the rural forces are BO completely left There as everyone enough natural and already per taining to the lot of the country are already penalized by isolation and lack of advantages without the sting of belonging to an organization whose business morale and professional ethics bo dic tated by a small and selfinterested group of When will the country who are paying big taxes and getting in wake up and demand their share of the The country schools are already paying large bonuses in the way of salary and what they are getting Is mainly the fledglings from the normal Why In the name of reason should the country schools take in all the raw recruits In the country and train them up In the way they should or shouldnt go and then politely turn over to the towns ex perienced teachers fathers mothers closely all educational to scrutinize A childs school teacher stands to him In a celation second only to his and no one can 61aim to be an adequate parent who shows indifference or Ig norance of the chief formative in fluence in his childrens So all that affects the nupply of teachers hlm if he was joining the new Here Is a chance for some country trustees to make themselves heard and justify the very doubtful good of the trustee city schools and city ideals of education1 and training have dominated long enough and he answered How can or If I why should I want to It simply means that everything will be run by a clique of teachers centering in the five towns Red Deer and the There is no provision whatever In which an isolated teacher may have even a nonvoting If he cared to attend the yearly cdnven tion as an outsider he might be wel I am of the earnest opinion that the rural teaching body of Afberta are tho very backbone of the system while the city teachers re present the hands and and pos sibly The the la tfio efficiency of the whole machine seeme to emanate from the but I ask you where they would be without the humble back bone that seems to do so My figure Is Inapt in that lt speaks of the teachers as a whole and which they certainly are not as I courses of study and our text here Is Another attempt to handicap our riiral education and yet everj merchant in LeUtbrldge will toH you that tho prosperity of the town de ponds upon tho farming clsgs which is the farmer IB king In Alberta and If he wilt but exercise hla prerogative his children may have tho privilege of attending the best schools In the province and not the I was told by the trustee of one of the fine new consolidated schools that he had been officially as sured that schools of that type would not lack lor they would be provided with the best that same school had as a teacher last year a little girl who had just completed the eighth grade and had not even a per could get no A magnificent school building and full equipment nre but lacking a good teacher they are very little Trouble Is ahead for the rural are the to provide against it NEW FRENCH July The appearance of two new French Lieutenants Bourgado and announced by the French Each aviator lias gained ten The thirtyeighth victory of i iits uiinyeiKiiui viuwiry i and their influence is seen In our Nungessor also Is o OF CANADA Are Your Children Learning to Save Money Each maturing son and daughter should have a personal Savings Account In the Union Bank of withopportunities to save and training in how to expend money Such an education in thrift and saving will prove invaluable In later LETHBRIDGE BRANCH Manager CARDSTtfN BRANCH Manager BARONS Manager NEW TIRES cost money and even the belt of them suffer from punc and blow We can save you consider able expense in the way of rubber bills it you bring your tire troubles to The practical modern meth ods In Automobile Tire Vulcanizing we make every Job entrusted to us durable and lastingly Lethbridge Tire and Repair Station Proprietor 305 Sixth Street Phone 491 THAT Builders9 Supplies PLACE MANTLES AND i BOARD PLATE MURANE8B COMMON AUTO MINING The Western Supply Equipment PHONE 1044 FOURTH LETHBRIDGI HEAVY CUTS ON LIGHT CATTLE It is reported that at a meeting com posed of representatives of the pack ing the British Purchasing Agent and the Food Control it was decided that the food situation is such that the slaughter of immature and unfinished cattle should be dis couraged in every way Ona of the means and the one thVt hits back at the was the decision by the British Purchas ing Agent that no carcasses will be accepted that weigh less than 500 That act limits the light and unfinished cattle to the local and is very likely to result in a heavy cut on cattle of that It is not too late for the farmer whose pasture is short to protect him self against If he has a piece of summerfallowed land or of break and his distric has been favored with a good he can sow dwarf Kasex rape or white turnips during tho first half of July and pasture them off during the last half of September and the month of By so many an animal can bo brought to tho required weight and increased in price as The heavy weights and high prices bring the large while the light weights and heavy cuts In price destroy PRODUCTION It is a matter of the greatest importance that Canada should increase her produc tion of BACON HOGS and other live stock as there is at present a worldwide short age of meat Good markets for some time to come are THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE will gladly make loans to assist farmers in good standing to acquire live A Prosperous City worth of Grain and other field pro ducts pass annually through the City of are ypu putting aside a Jit tie for the leanyears which will come Buy a Victory Bond or two and see that your Will is properly The British Canadian Trust ALBERTA HEAD 315 FIFTH 8TREET PHONE ma from The On Monday last four Vulcan men net with a serious motor accident which almost terminated fatally for wo of the Maynard Frank Sam Cole and Thompson were pn their way home to Vulcan from Sullivan Creek vhere they had been on a fishing When some miles west of High River the car was proceeding up grade vhen the engine The brakes vere applied but refused to work and he backed down the grade and jver the side of a bridge at the hot Sam Cole was Uitrmost serious y getting very badly cut about he head and fracturing a hompson sustained two or three iroken The other men receiv d nothing worse than a bad car was The condition of the crops through ut this district ia still that they adly in need of none having alien during the past The ilum on the Little Bow Hiver t tho Carnjangay Power Plant which went out in 1915 with the high floods iu has just been Lethbridge THE STANDARDBANK OF CANADA HEAD OFFICE TORONTO ISTD 1873 BUSINESS ACCOUNTS All classes of business receive careful accounts 13th 4th Avenue Fires Break Out and thieves break Dont risk the or invite the by keeping money in the Put it in The Merchants where it will be safe from always earn interest at highest current MERCHANTS BANK WE OFFER CITY OF CALGARY Ten Year Gold Debentures in Denominations of and Interest payable on first of June and December at par and interest YIELDING SEVEN PER PER ANNUM an exceptionally high rate of interest combined with absolute SEND YOUR ORDER TO The Trusts and Gusfsntee limited CALGARY AND ALBERTA LETHBRIDGE OFFICE BANK OF COMMERCE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR AND OFFICIAL ASSIGNEE FOR THE JUDICIAL DISTRICTS OF MEDICINE RED Head Office OF LEI HBKIDGg MONARCH NOBLEFOUD CANADA Established Acting Acting LUND SON Wholesale and Retail Dealers in LUMBER Mouldings and Finishing Lumber Builders Supplies of All Kinds CONSULT U3 REGARDING WE BUILD HOUSES TO ORDER HEAD OFFICE AND DISTRIBUTING CORNER THIRO AVENUE AND SEVENTEENTH BRANCH YARDS AT CHIN AND BARN AT THESE POINTS WE HANDLE FENCING MATER HARDWARE AND FARM BOX OR PHONE LETHBRIDGE ;