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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT THE LttTHBRIDtiE DAILY HERALD ............... ��!� Um OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER PROBLEMS OF THE ORGANIZED FARMERS (Some Nuts to Crack by the I F. A., by S. S. Dunham. Kx Vi, e Fre*.) In our la^l letter the writer cln��d with the question 01 whether il is beat for the o"i;anizntion (or all the vice-j'ri'.-irii'iits to bo ejected iii the. same time. I'mler ..;ir present pr;-.01i?e al] off:-rims oxi-eptiiijt the secretary are elected by o;,ch e invention. Should this he ;be ense : In order to answer the reces^ary to deal snaie-.'uniinmeiittl element of .itur- la thi* first place it is :o.- .r,en to desire to he nouu-.vh-r. t!>�t dealre for popular-it-:- � rvst^iize.-l hr the vote of vn'ioii. in" tendency is to in-he i>-.-..*!re rather than the op-Our system ol election puts a p-opul.trky. The man "who :is action with the view of �Mil i with i.',v ;s so the ec-ir. crease : V'L'hii e. prlz� Kuvcr on hoinr popular is the man that is most up) in ho eiuvr,. Xnw its not a difficult thinir to be popular. The person who speaks rtj the popular sid�� of any proposition tiia: presents St.��b" to ti�e convention ami who know.* how to make a snappy catchy speech cmi always, be pop.liar. All. such ;i person lias to do i? to keen his ear well open and catch the popular eon! and put himself in line with it. and h" is fissured of popularity. Indeed this is the high roaa oi the politician, and so long as he gets in this high road he is sure to reach the .steal. Hut pestr.it ma to ouml a -warning note here as [ have .'.-reiueutiy ii- inatiou by a resuo;-.>iXe body election of the execu majority, were ias::;:; a s? o e t a t i o n w o 1i : �: 1 guarded, and ye* change here irui: live means of :.V the en heretic nom-iin.l the : clear hat tie- t.- Mi rt cantiuuedi. v of dlscussioi uul is the hh : * > .;. .;. a .;. �, ,;, .;, ,\ ^, ^. .j, .j. .}. r.y bringing out Marquis wheat the Dominion Department of Agriculture did a service to Canada and to the Ktnpire that, it would be difficult to over estimate. On account of its vigorous habits of growth, excellent yield inni superb milling qualities this variety which year after year as an exhibit flora Western Canada has carried off premier honors at the International il Products Kxhtbition in the United States, has largely supplanted the old st..t*.d.1iil Ucd Fife that also gained for t'.r.i siHnn wheat an enviable reputation in the flour markets of the world. A service rendered by the introduc-ti ! of Prelude- � few years later was al-e ,j ureal importance, inasmuch as ic i-\'ended the v.-Iioat-growiug area of tlti.-. country by millions of acres. To these two valuable accessions to the hard wheats of Canada is to he aide.; a new sort that comes midway between Marquis and Prelude in tho raa; of yieid and ripening. This new s, it has been introduced at the r-'utrad 1-lxperimental Farm. Ottawa, by Dr. Chits. K. Saunders, the Domln-i.'ti Ce.-ealist. who gives the following a cecum ot the new wheat in the Mare,; number of the Agricultural (lat'etie. the official organ ot the Federal Department of Agriculture: "The new wdieat, which has been named Ruby. Ottawa 0-3, possesses characteristics in ripening and other qualities midway between Marquis and Prelude, it is beardless, possesses hard, red kernels, gives a fair yield, and makes Hour of tiie highest quality in regard to color and strength. Bread made from it ranks in the first class. This wheat is trie result of n cross between' Downy Riga and lied Fife, Downy Riga was produced from two early sorts, Gehun, an Indian variety, and Onega from Northern Rusaift. Ruby is recommended for trial where Marquis does not ripen satisfactorily. A very limited distribution of flTe-pound samples Ib being made to farmers requiring an early sort. A sufficient crop will be grown this year on tho Experimental Farms to provide for a generous distribution next spring." Rev. R. B. Cochrane, pastor of College street Presbyterian church, Toronto.-denounced the proposal to raise ?SOO.O0U to build a new country club near Toronto, adding: "And this when hundreds of legless and armless veterans are receiving n mere pittance us a pension from~-tho government, when the city of Toronto cannot find $150,-UOo to build a hojpltal for the feebleminded. 1 am going to keep a list of those who are interested in the pro-i position." FARMS WILL TAX THE SUPPLY That tho demand for men for spring seeding operations is going to tax tho supply to the very limit was made plainly evident this morning at the provincial labor bureau in the Board of Trade building, J. Weir, who is in charge of tho distribution of labor stated that orders for men wore coming in faster than applications for jobs. A few days ago there were more, than 100 applications on the books. All these apparently have landed jobs for the suinmor. "Tho business men will have to release ovory available man," said Mr. Wolr. "Ot course there nuiy bo a larger number of men como in within t!m next few dayn, but with seeding starling April 1st, the call for men will be groator also." It looks as it seeding would be well under way tho first week of April throughout all parts oil tho south with tho exemption of tho districts east of Orassy hake and Foremost where the snow was very heavy. SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 1918 BIG DAM BREAKS Calgary, Mnr. 23.-The Canadian Northern dam at Hanna had brokon tinder the otress ot heavy floods. There ltnro been no train* on the Calgary-iSdnionton line for threa days. No damage was caused by the bursting ot tha dam. Sam Crawford,' tho erstwhile Tiger, has received an offer from Manager Dee Fohl of the Indians. J. Millard, an aged popeou wnflor, who has sold on the street cornera at TilsonhuiR for twenty-fire years, drew n revolver when a number of latin were annoying him and fired at the ground. The bullet rebounded, entering the leg of W. Hearn, who was rushed to the hospital. THE KIDNEYS | between � M 30 and 40 | Whatever else you do, keep your g Kidneysreguiaraudactive. Their S work is of v?.st importance to || yonr liealth and at the first evi- g dence of trouble, often occurring s from the thirtieth to the fortieth g vear, take a treatment with H ^^to^ViCO^THE^ KIDNEYS r: Th* Kidney*' �work ;3 to filter impuri-Vf* r'rutn fcne blooti. Kvickrc- of some-thiu.^r wrong with the KMneys may be recognized quite cusily-pains iu the H-i skies anil hack., Rheumatic twinges, His constant headaches, swollen joints, h= restless sleep and urinary troubles. ^ Ola rills are the quickest and most elective reaiedy yoa can talce. S SOc a box or 6 boxes for $2.50, at a!l S Sample free If you write to H National Drug & Chemical Co. K of Canada, Limited - Toronto U U. S. AJdr�w: N�-Dro-Co., Inc. U 202 MaioSu But'ffclo. N.Y. THE HE1DER 12-20 KEROSENE TRACTOR This Tractor pulls three plows and will plow an acre per hour, It has big heavy steel gears and a motor second to none hence will out last any other Tractor made. We have a complete stock of repairs right here in Lethbridge. No telegrams, no express charges, no freight charges. Ask Heider operators about our "Service." The above facts are worthy of your consideration. " MART McMAHON OFFICE AND >\ ALBERTA DISTRIBUTOR 'AREHOUSE, 1211 2nd AVE. S. PHONE 496 Rennie s ^^r3Errie Production - j t,�Vt � , -��111*. ^9 PriJ ill ^ l l wmi r �'� .� ii THERE must be no "slackers" this year, either amoaf th* seeds or the growers. Every man and woman with garden space, must produce to the limit of his or her ability. Andtl that is why Rennie's seeds are bo essential-Jive, vigorousi seeds from tested stock, to ensure record crops, Hlb. I.7S 2.26 BRUSSELS SPROUTS - Amager m HOfc Oa, Market....................10 .W CABBAGE-Rennie's First Crop.. .10 .f� CABBAGE-Early Jersey Wake- field (Improved).............W �� CAULIFLOWER-Rennie's Danish Drouth- Resisting.........15 CELERY-Paris Golden Yellow, Extra Select................15 -�0 2.00 TOMATO-Bonny Best (Original). .10 .BO Rennie's Improved Beefsteak. . .10 tT5 & .25 1.00 3.M 10.00 FLOWER SEEDS New Giant Astermum-Mixed Colors.............., Rennie's XXX Giant Comet Asters-Mixed........... Dreer's Peerless Pink Aster. . .'......................., Early Blooming Cosmos-Mixed..................... Rennie's XXX Exhibition Mixture Pansy............. Rennie's XXX Prize Ruffled Giant Single Petunia-Mixture..................................... Rennie's XXX Large Flowering Globe Stocks-Mixture. Rennie's XXX Mammoth Verbena-Mixture.......j.. Giant Zinnia-Mixed............................... 1.75 2.60 PkL .15 .10 .16 .10 .25 .25 .20 .10 . .15 Mail Your Order TODAY For Planting Up to April 15tb LOOK FOR THE STARS Turn the paeu of your Rtmnia catalogue. You will notic� a great many paragraphf with stars tit tho corner*. There are extra special values that defy competition. When buying from dealers ln�i�r.on RENNIE'S. _......_________ of approximately one-tenth of that ori iris Their "duty so" far as possiblei To' ginally present.care being taken that relieve the president of undue criti- the syrup as it thickens doe3 not scorch or burn. During the boiling the scum which constantly rises should be removed. To preserve the syrup for future use it should be bottled while stiil hot in self-sealers and the covers at once tightly screwed down. TEST YOUR SEED GRAINS cism and to usa their influence to avoid the association's taking unsound or (juestionable positions on any subject with which it deais. and yet in our present system they are aii thrown upon the popular will of the convention at one time. Do you think this is wise? Would it not be well for the vice-presidents to be elected for a term of two years, and two of them only to be elected at each convention? Under this arrangement The Department of Agriculture ad-two of -the executive would hold over 'Tises tne careful testing of all kinds and would be in a better position to .'of seed grain in order to reduce the discuss all such problems without fear danger of light yields. Last year much or favor. The change would also tend srain that appeared plump tested very to insure a continuity of nolicv which , poorly and though there was not any general occurrence of frost in 1917 there may be low vitality In much of the seed grain from other causes. There is no excuse for neglecting such a fundamental precaution which can be taken 'With so little trouble, Seed tests may be either made at home or at official centres. They may be had from the following places: The Seed and Weed Branch, Edmonton, the Pro-' vtncial University, the Provincial Atrri- ; cultural Schools at Olds. Claresholm i and Vermilion, and the Dominion Seed ; Branch, Calgary. Over a hundred} grains should be sent. Testing may be Hatiafactorily done at home with reasonable, care. The best method of testing Is in ordinary' soil. A box a foot square ^will contain ten rows each way an inch apart, giving 100 points of intersection at which to plant Beeds. The soil should be ahont three inches deep and the see'ds Bhould be put in an inch de-^p. ,.,a ,v ,i . j i The soil should be kept moist. The �^.'n ^mr�r.M a f? .T' ! temperature should he, that of a kitch-. h , IJZT &�ft=*�. l^tre | en or comforlable M'ving roomi L(,. niovi surely can have pretty, soft, j J, ..-oinpleiH in hv�lv" davs. It ic r,� make duplicate test:- for wh'H will just p;et a small bottle of Knor.-|-;box on" foot ,..!�),-. and two U-,.', loei ton';; iJrtuderim; from any drug store j jH suitable. The .-.ame H.iz-,1 box ,,�� or tu.iet. .v.-.ire.e;- Und try ii as directed. ; be us>-i liUev, i^e f,,r n.aldn ; eompai-ii -Au\t'.liiieun-ut. i live test uf u,o caiupk-s or vnrioues. (la: it c yotir country and yourself by raising FOOD on the fertile phmi of We;tern C��ada. The ii-in Pacific Railway makes ;y f.r you to bcjn'n. Lands C-l 1 to SeO on acre; irrigated laivd u--itD:;."j; 20 years to pay. Loan t-jas I i > ct tlcr.5 on irrigated lands. C.j.;t. full particular�-� and free illus-t :.ei .i lilcr.-.tu, e from HUM CAMERON, Gbo'I tjnt. C.P.HlJiBj 1 it St. Hast, CALGARY HOG PRODUCTION It is a matter of the greatest importance that Canada should increase her production of BACON HOGS and other live stock as there is at present a world-wide shortage of meat. Good markets for some time to come are assured. A Matter of Business Every man and woman should make a will. It is a matter of business and should be treated in a business way. A Trust Company, as Executor, is best. We will be glad to answer your enquiries. Write for our booklet on "Wills." Tfie Trusts end Euarantee Company, limited CALGARY AND LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA LETHBRIDGE OFFICE: BANK OF COMMERCE BUILDING, J. W. McNICOL, INSPECTOR. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR AND OFFICIAL ASSIGNEE POR THE JUDICIAL DISTRICTS OF LETHBRIDGE, MACLEOD, MEDICINE HAT, CALGARY, RED DEER, 8TETTLER. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE will gladly make loans to assist farmers in good standing to acquire live stock. 361 Lethbridge Branch- - R. T. Brymner, Mgr. Cattle for Sale. Very Highly Bred 400 Cows, 315 two yean old heifers, 250 two year old etaera, all native Montanans, bred and raised, now located on Blaokfoot Reservation, Montana. , 110 head of two, three and four year old steers, of which half are hifjh grade Aberdeen Angus, now located on Teton River, near Collins, Montana, Great Northern Railway, Shelby line. ZOO selected high grrc.'e Hereford cows, age 3 to 6 years old, bred to strictly choice registered Hereford bulls, coming 3 year olda, located near Cascade, Montana, on Great Northern Railway. Also e.t Cascade, Montana, Polled Angus bulls,, 6 ooming three year Did, 4 coming twos, 5 coming yearlings. The bulls are thoroughbred nnd registered. Aleo a few thoroughbred cows and heifers. IF INTERESTED IN ANY OF ABOVE LOTS CALL OR ADDRESS, T. C. POWER & BRO. HELENA, MONTANA. ;