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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta in ,SATIJRDAY, MARCH 9. 1918 PROBLEMS OF THE ORGANIZED FARMERS (So,me NtiU to.Crnck by tho V. F. A;, punlt,�tti, fiit iVIoe-Pros.) t hant week we citlleil attention to the ' )m(k08klltUlty ot Biitfti(ao(ory( the reader to the difference In the ' ata^littcatiohB tliat are roqulrocl t6 miflie^good members of the oxecuUve. AA heretofore pointed out the prln-,*ci)pa\ duties ot the director are moi'c or less local. Ho should bo a good 'organlEor, and should know,hoy W tell the different locals bow ttf^buj;, r and iiell cwh&-i^%Jn r& co-operate witli the presideut in, furthering the interest of the Qrjsianiza- tjon.'\;;. , ' Now in regard to the elecstlon of this Important official, the vlce-presidonti do you not think that more attention should be paid to safe-guarding the results of the election?' We will take our last convention for an example, where more than forty nominations were made In the most liaphazard manner... Any person who happened to think that his friend should be nominated was permitted to do so. Nom '{nations were made by members,.-or persons that lived remote from where the nominee lived. Some ot these might have been made tor ulterior motives. We do not say thai this w&s �he case, but it might be the case, "with the result of much confusion on the part of the delegate who might not be well posted as,to the qualifications of the different nominees, as well as the convention as a whole. Should this be the case? Is it in keeping with the. dignity of our us-soclatlon? Should not even a nomln-' ationi for vice-president moan some-thlngr � Several reroedies migh't be suggested. One would be the appointment of a nominating, committee. This i^ the usual method, but It has the objection 'of tioi being all together democratic and is justified only by the necessity jof/some safe-guard.' Itdoubtless would ,be better than the present method. A ^lomlnatlng. committee would hardly Tocommend .a person whoso olect)9n 'migl^it'not be satisfactory .to tlie president-elect,' and,at the'warae time th^ro' (might bo a C9risidcrablo,portion of the �rtel�K�tes who'Would beoomo dlssatijs-. flee couvoutiou uiakliig ilie. , .nomination by permission of a throo-S ttfthB vote. ' In either of these three w�ys iho con-, 'Mention would bo safe-guarded. InthTSi. first-InBtaQce by a mtijorlty of the loeul proposing the name, in the second lu-Htanoe.by the ,b08i'd of directors, and \a the ihira instance a three-fifths votts 9t the coniveiltion, and it Ih �afo to ^ay with these snfe-guards that no tin-�wlso seleotipa would be ,apt. to result, fii fact.Jthepowefr of ithe,board of 41^ oMotton,();)i;Oit'clause ;forward to'the secretary a reibiiitlon similar to t� 1. The.nomination has luccu proposed by some local In good standing ^nd presented trf iiid secretary not later thaii December Isf. .  l2. Unless nomlnaltod by the bdard of directors: 3. Unless'the nomination'be made at the convention by a threei-fiftba vote Uiereof. , Itf this coonectlmiy do y^u not think Ttlli V LETiiBRinr.R �"IJ"""" fl � DAILY HERAtip. PAGE Cost ot breaking, will be from one. to two dollar.s higher por acro^thati last spring, according to those^'Who are taking contracts. The price charged last year Averaged .about $4 an acre. ContractB have already been signed up by owners of outfits tills year for as Mg\\ as $6 per acre, while some' are signing up for ?5 and $5.50, according to the distance necessary to travel with th'b outtltB. . The reason tor the increase in the price Is, of course, obvious. Wlcies ot all repairs have Increased tremendously. Prices oT food have,, as everyone knows, also soared, and the cost of running an outfit Is therefore considerably enhanced. '�-I Congress has passed a measure auinorizing the deportation ot eligible allians who are unwilling to be drafted, or their utilization on war work. that the practice �in the preferential vote "commonly called plumping" should be guarded against. (To bo continued). , mm seed: For Better Gardens tM.VBRY bsclc'ystd should be used for the cultivation of fruits and t*'vegeUibles"-says the Pood Controller's BuUltin. Market Gardens says tl music be worked to . , the seeds sown are capable of prodaciug sturdy, vigorous plants. Plant; Kcnnie's War Gsjrden Seeds and insure a full crop! . (Mtbbac* u o>. aoi,i u ib Danish Summer Roundhead .10 .... .... 0.90 2.75' Oauliilbwer Reonie's HDanish Drouth-Resisting..............15t.25 1.00 1.35 3.50 10.00 OaMry �; Paris Golden Vellow (Extra , ^Select),'..........,..........15 OnlOl* ; ' . pkt. Rennie's Extra Barly Red .OS HiUllSh-Cooper's Sparkler ^05 Tomata-t-Market Kiog.....10 Rennic'slmproved Beefsteak .10 Pansy-Rennie's XXX Exhibition Mixture.........28 WMt IPm*-Rennie's XXX Spencer Mixture,..: .18 Nasfurtlum-Rennie's XXX Chameleon Mixture. ,10 . . Meoll*-Rennie's XXX Large Plovreriue Globe , .Mixture..........................................20 At LOOK FOR THE STARS--i^J .60 1.10 2.00 ot. V lb. .35 1.00 .20 .65 .60 1.7S .76 2.50 3.78 2,20 . Qtir Wt CaUlogue sltoutd be in your band by ao'w. It is yoi^r patriotic duty \ tocboiiuilU at f very'opportunity.' Our GoTcrnment IntUta' we must pro-" '>du i^iTvi I Tl r> KING & MARKET" S^^ TORONTO MOINTREAL VWltSINflPCG.j, V/VNCOOVl W can pull a load ovet the ground or operate belt machinery. But the tractor that should interest you most 7s the one that is most profitable to operate. ''THIS SUGGESTS FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION, WEIGHT, DRAW BAR POWER, SPEED, TRACTION, REPAIR BILLS, LOSS OF TIME DUE TO BREAK DOWNS IN BUSY SEASONS, COMFORT TO THE OPER-:r ' ATOR, ETC. ' WLSON JUNIOR 3 Plow GASOUNE OR KEROSENE Duty Free Wrcsm-rJ^TiNrn THB MO�e ^^^^ ipriiy w|p|ieason,wh^^ Iili|, I'fiihfeU you a good animal 0^^^ RiegistiBrcd Percheron and Belgian^Stallioiis ' ^o(f|^il^,^,,f .Irite us if ...... ,........................ ......... ... ...... .......- . lortation March 2iicl :'j..:fit'm&s'M :\..... 9 ;My guarantief ^cs per(eict>rbUcMn to my customcirt.n^VWill you Jet ui showI,you!]^the finlil; selection of ev^ offered for sale in Canada;' ^iUryiou buy earlyjaiidtaiw advantage of t^ spifciat sale priieesj am .now ^ur community to buy a top aotch-stallion, �" I' I 4 V;PKone1f,i; r.- r dy ;