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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta fcAILt TO THE FARMER OBLEMS OF THE RGANIZED FARMERS t6 cnek MM to MM kf we taen tra in re totne reotnt resolutloa ceaoefaiag the oma ef exemptions of the JO te M ffMOltitkNk on the of to an apt rt flUMat In a foratf tattw that the exeeative were caitea upon to handle gnat of Mate aw state M wide U the Influence of the thli body that ti la extreme ly Important that ite action be gov Jvda wisdom and this to the fjfr wis it to nweh bettor that ft should not act It tt tiilTtMaUy conceded taa MHon ttoat was taken fcr fee was not ths wisest la lag we do not say that we sna of the eenthnent expressed ia the The executive mast have that many of the of the were not in fall Aecord with the resolution and they eewfcld have known that whether Intentionally or otherwise the Food Will Win I the War Serve your country end yourself by POOD on the fertile iflssns of Western The Canadian Pacific Railway makes It esayfor you to ill acre irrigated land to 20 years to Loan toassiststttlers on irrigated Get full particulars and free illus trated literature from lit CALOARV Motorist GolfFishing Get freah Tim for your war your efficiency by a Visit to dls tlnctiTe VICTORIA and wonder fnl Vancouver Ewe peaa tour in WRITE FOR INFORMATION PUBLICITY COMMISSIONER VICTORIA BRITISH COLUMBIA BrituhColimbia Stock Auction At Rock Fruity Saturday July asth 250 Head of 1000 to 1500 100 Head of WRITE OHARLES Auctioneer tkat he would use It to drive in a so to between the eW cutfre and those that are opposed to Md that It would tend to bring among the membership of the and between certain por ofHhe membership and its offi It was not neeeseary for the exe to pass any resolution that could be interpreted as endorsing or affirming the action of the govern ment in making the There are many actions of the government that we approve but we do not find it necessary to officially do and by the interpretation that put upon the resolution In question and the use that the government officials and cer tain Interests made of it created mttoh not only among OUf own but among our brethern in the eastern All of this should have been If the order cancelling was unjustified or if its result was the material decrease in production and imposition of undue hardship on many of the persons it was eminently proper that the executive should honestly and firmly present these phases of the situation to the and ask for such modifi cation ot the order as would be neces sary and let the responsibility rest where U belonged upon the govern ment wo as far would have been expedient to but while this is the our main purpose in writing this it not to criticize oar but to call attention of the membership that the executive are just men like we are and apt to make which they do not Thereisno question but what they felt that they were doing the right thing In the action that they It was aStrenuous time and the danger is not yet at the time the awful fear that the Germans might crush the was and at such times men do not think and there was abundant reasons to excuse the executive for overstepping the more conservative course by showing its loyalty and its desire to do every thing possible to avert the danger that was and is and my main purpose in writing this letter to the of the is to plead for loyalty to the and ite offi even though you do not per sonally agree with their Loyalty not only the foundation Of character and of all that is good la hut it is absolutely es sential in the success of any and all relations of life and In deed It the basic principle upon all relations that stand must be We sometimes disagree with the thoughts or actions of our wife and but this does not la the slightest degree modify our loyalty to them or our common inter and so on through all our rela we have hut to these relations we remain truly Loy we to our our oar our country and trar hi fundamentally and essentially and so we plead for loyalty to our executive and our We believe that they have our Interests at heart and though they may make this Is no reason for us to waiver in our Let the drite Car membership be pushed in all Let no ontelde interests drive in the wedge of dissatisfaction be tween the membership aad its offi but all standing together work ing for the common cause is the only way to accomplish and make sure the principles for which we Farmers During the last eight yearo I made one or more to the coal mines lit Bow On these which is around 40 eaoh I pass of farm where the Judging from the appearance of and are more or less well to But during all these I have only seen nix plantations set and I im sorry to say that nearly all of these are failures that the trees have been neglected by tho owners and the grass is killing them When one into consideration that trees wlir grow aronnd every farmhouse on theAlberta planted right and taken care and that trees not are useful to shel ter the but are a Joy to look one continued round of loveliness from spring to it is a pity that so few will put out a plantation and it is still more that those few who have had courage enough to will not take care of the trees after In It would be far better if these plartations had never been set out as their poor con ditions will prevent others from trying I claim absolutely that certain kind of if planted right and kept clean for four or five will grow around any farmstead in southern Al berta and that whenever plantations have been set out and it is due to carelessness and Some readers of this paper may think I am making a strong statement that here Is another nicely done up package ol that hot air advice which so erously have been handed out to far where foaag and oM epesjt fnl The gmday school aw dealroM ef eatendlag their elation and gratitude to Mltelell dor the shown their gaeets on Friends wUl be to fit the satMaotory progress of Mm who gave birth to a bouncing boy oa and tfwwsra ratWMd on Wednesday after a plflaaaat vacation motoring in the sooth Charles MaoDongall was a week end guest William atephensoa aad Reid of the Reid Ranch left on MoasJay by motor for the north country la or der to hunt and Wllmot left on Wednesday for Medicine Hat to at tend the MacKay of Oalgary spent TMra day The Country residence of Lea rners for the Inet few years But fy M Coirthtat Htllf wascompletely fed hHfreon Sunday A oar sUadMf was alto Leswys hi the houte escaped When the Bow Island the beaebatl oa Wed netday evening they a com pstts the soorsubelif 11 to o ft favor ot the home it who vis refuMd played wIM be pleased to learn ot the satisfcMoty of Oe been 111 in Medicine Hamilton of itself will attend to the trimming later Now in let me draw a picture for the benefit of you after many years of residence in Southern Alberta are still living on the open prairie with nothing to gaze at but wire fences and rock You who perhaps at this very time are trying desperately to shield yourselves from the hot rays of the sun behind a big Can you Imagine at this time of the year in a house surrounded by a small forest ot beautiful green trees and Inside of tbie tree of gooseberry and raspberry bushesi Strawberries galore barb several feet lilac and var ious other flowering shrubs Nol this is not hut dn and ft yon want to you can also hare such a JOHN till weekendwitt and WWtney at their Manyber flea The Ladles AM of the United will be entertained at the hone Of Johnston on August 1st A large attendance to Anderson ot Burdett was the wattend guest of IV FHit Many will regret to learn ot the ill Of BaUour of Prospy and WiU join with us in wishing her a speedy The residents ot the Maleb district royally celebrated July by attend ing a huge picnic with an Interesting Cullen and friinlly return ed on Wednesday from Shearer spent the week end in Carlson is spending a few days with Penny of Fortune returned home from Many friends in the vicinity will deeply regret to learn of the illness of Hans who recant ly underwent an operation in the Lethbrldge Bedell appeared before the lo cal Wednesday afternoon on a charge of delivering water without a He was found guilty and as sessed and McKenna pleaded for the defendant and Prowse of Taher represented the town ot Bow Cullen spent the week end with his family 1n Miss Clements left on Monday for eastern Canada where she will spend sch6ol vacation visiting Hope of Calgary was a Skin Sufferers You will sigh with relief at the first mafic tonch of the soothing wash of Many of our customers thank us for this You will Try Wo guarantee Hiflnbotham ft drug The Peace Rier District OFT The Fort Vermilion District f The New Peace River Oil Fields ULL The Land ti the Midnight Sun The Last Great Weil THMBC EXCURSIONS HAVING JULY ANO via Duoveflan British Colombia Railway from Edmonton to Peace and Steamer Peace Hirer to Fort Vermilion and six bundrsd and ofSwater trip on largest and finest River Boat iu Rttmra Fare frou Uattatoa including and berth on good tor thirty days with privilege of passengers remaining over at Fort Vermilion for next beat if they so Special arrangements have been made for boat to atop two and a at Vermilion so to give an oppor tunity of visiting the Government Experimental The Sheridan Lawrence Mission and to examine the Agricultural possibilities of the Great Fort Vermilion FOR INFORMATION ANO RESERVATIONS WRITE OR WINK TO TRAFFIC A whether you believe me or I have produced the On practically all sides of my farm there are growing several thousands of trees in prime condition some of the trees are 20 feet high and there are very few miss This grove of mine is not an ac but is the result of having taken good care of the and any farmer who will use a little common sense and expend a little labor can do the But while I claim that trees will grow anywhere on the prairie they must be treated in a certain One cant grow trees in the easy careless way you may do back Bast If you have the idea that you can take any cind of trees and plant any old any it will be a To start you have your and in good and all the grass worked out of it Trees will grow on breaking all right that tie year after the land has been but it is much better to put n a crop or two of potatoes Un jss the land is in good condition when you plant you are liable to have ots of trouble If land is good summerfallow should be done before Last week in April or first half of May are he best times to There are a number of sorts of trees that will bat I will just give the name of few that have proven absolutely pendable with Those are Manir oba green Russian pop several kinds of willows best or low wet land and Do not try to plant large thinking are striking a short cut to get i forest the smaller trees are the Do not set out narrow belte or lngle as they will be hard to teep clean and too much exposed to he PlanJ at least air rows wide and en rows are still better plant four eet apart each which will allow one horse cultivator to go between On the west and north side of your building are the best place for a As soon as your trees are or at leaet a couple of weeks buy a one horse cultivator and run it through the rows several times during June and Do not cultivate after August as this will cause the trees to keep growing and if the wood does not ripen they are apt to especially quack ia the most deadly enemy of young and if you let this get the best of you your grove is bound to If you want trees make up your mind that you will have nothing in that patch but and make war on wsjeds and Now if you have planted the right kind of trees in tte right kind of prepared and kept trees cul they should be big enough to shade the ground and take care of themselves In four or five When your trees get big enough so you caiuwt run the cultivator through ths rows any you must koep ao eye on them just the It there is grass surrounding the it Is bound to creep in and if you left any grassy spots among these trees these are bound to get bigger every The only remedy for 1f you csat put a foot or so of straw on top of these gratis spots this will smother the grass and pre vont it from Watch out for doacl for matter how well you jthere la always a few trees that from some cause or other will So if you dont want openings in your plantation be sure to replant the next Never trim away the lower branches of your trees in a Your who have no but who know all about will advise you to trim your and while this may be a good plan iu or it will not do If I had followed all ad vice I have recelv od along this I should now have a grass plot and a few straggling Let all the branches grow and oul tie sunlight Nature THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA HBAD OFFICE TORONTO TRUST FUNDS Our Savings Department givei you a guarantee of absolute security and July orMsed Rewllrti OsMt thla memlflf twt wM eVUNm MMk therMr ef interest at current 4th Avenue fc When You Even in Canada carry your funds In Travellers issued by The Merchants Personal cheques are often Money may be lost or Travellers on the other are casned by transportation companies and stores at their face and enable you to raise ready money wherever you happen to If they are of no varae to the finder if stolen or des they will be replaced without extra use them for your next MCRCHANTS DANK Head Office OF Established LB1HBRIDGE MONARCH Aotiatf NOBLEFORD Acting Builders Supplies WOOD FIBRE EMPIRE HOL LOW LETHBRIDQE AND MEDICINE HAT ROOF BUILDING AND TAR FIRE PLACE MANTLES AND BEAVER PLATE MURANE8E GLASSr COMMON AUTO MINING the Western Supply Equipment PHONE 1044 FOURTH ao THECAh OF CO BANK SIR EDMUND WALKBL H GtnL CAPITALPAIO SIR JOHN GcnerJ Cenlrd Wettetn ROWE SENDING MONEY ABROAD Do you wish to send money abroad The safari way to do ao is to buy a DRAFT from The Bank of The coat ia Apply for Lethbridge or CXNADA Give Your Wile an Interest In the familys finan cial progress by ing a Joint Account in the Union Bank of In her name and your You will find it a very convenient for then either can attend to the banking when In makirig deposits or withdrawing In case of tho balance automatically goes to trie BKANCH Manager CARD3TON BRANCH Manager Manner A Prosperous City worth of Grain and other field pro ducts pass annually through the City of are you putting aside a little for the lean years which will come Buy a Victory Bond or two and see that your Will is properly The British Canadian Trust 1 HEAD 316 FIFTH ALBERTA PHONI 1343 WE OFFER CITY OF CALGARY Ten Year Gold Debentures in Denominations of and Interest payable on drat of Juno and December at par and Intereet YIELDING SEVEN PER PER ANNUM an exceptionally high rate of Interest combined with absolute SEND YOUR ORDER TO The Trusts and Guarantee limited CALGARY AND ALBERTA LETHBRIDQE OFFICE BANK OF COMMERCE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR AND OFFICIAL ASSIGNEE FOR THE JUDICIAL DISTRICTS OF MEDICINE RED LUND SON Wholesale and Retail Dealers in LUMBER Mouldings and Finishbf Lumber Builders Supplies of All Kinds CONSULT US REGARDING WE BUILD HOUSES TO ORDER HEAD OFFICE ANO DISTRIBUTING OORNIR THIRP AVENUE AND SEVENTEENTH BRANCH YARDS AT CHIN ANO BARN AT THESE POINTS WE HANDLE FENCING MATER HARDWARE AND FARM BOX OR PHONE LETHBRIDGE ;