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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 23, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta EiGirr iF INTEREST TO THE FARMER PROBLEMS OF THE ORGANIZED FARMERS (Some Nuts to Crnclc by the U. F. A., by S. S. Dunhoni, Ex VlcePres.) In our last Ifttter the writer closDd vfUh the question of wliether it la boat for tbfi organ liatton for all the vice' proslftcnts to bo elected at the same time. Under our present practise all officials cxuoptlng the secretary are elected by oaoh convention. Should this bo tho cHsc? In order to answer the (.iioiition if is necessary to deal somewhat wijh tho runciamental element of human uutarr. In the first place it Is iintursl tor man to desire to bo popular, ami when that dealro for popnlar-Iti" Is to he irystalized by the vote of thB convunliou. the tendency is to increase the desire rather than tho opposite. Our system ot election puts a prlt� on popularity. The man �who governs his action with the view of beinp popular is tho man that (s most �pt to bo chosen. Now Its not a dllfl-�uU thing to bo popular. The person �who speaks on the popular side of any proposition that presents itself to the convention and who knows how to make a snappy catchy speech can always be popular. All, such a parson lias to do Is to keep bis ear well open and catch tho popular cord and put himself In line with it. and he Is assured of popularity. Indeed this Is the high road of the poliUciau, and so long as be sets in this high road ho Is sure to reach the Koal. But pecnit me to nound a warning note hero as I have (irequenlly done before, that tho one f'.hing that our orgariirafion must avoid Is tho wile? and tJ-lcka of the politician. Just in proportion aaVthe U.P-A. grows in inftnencs will it attract the man who has politioal aapira'uts. This is tho history of all farmers' organlaatioos, and when political aspirants have gotten control of the organization its safety Is endangered. But there are men In the organization who would rather be right than to be popular and upon the selection of such men for positions' In the organization, not only the safety, but 1 may say the existence of Uie organliation depends. Many measures come before the con-Yontioix of which some one should pre-aeiit tho impopular side. Frequently this must bo done by some official, be- ? * � ? By bringing out Marquis wheat tho Dominion Dopnrtmeut of Agriculture did n service to Canada and to the Empire that It would be dllfloult to ovor-catlmato. Oh account ot Its vigorous habits ot growtli, excellent yield and superb milling qualities ,thla vr.r-lety which year after year na an exhibit from Western Canada has carried off Rremlor honors at the International class/;.-^ crosa beti Fife, Downy Rii twoearijr:^*Mei1 lotr, ohd On�i�{ Rnbr is r�coMti ILY .HERALb' J�^�e Ui\ n)r>R(ga ai > > * HOME-MADE SYRUP FROM � SUOAR BEETS. As one of the con3e(i^ences of the war the price of granulated sugar has very materially advanced during the past two years. This fact has prompted the Inquiry, can a wholesome syrup be made in the, home from sugar beets tiun in the flour marttets Of' the world. A service rendered bjrtl^o Introduction of Prelude a tow years later was ai�o ot great Im^ortdncSi Inagmuch as it oxtutided the feheAt-growlag area ot this country by millions of acres. To these two valuable accessions to the hard wheat's of'Canada is to bo added a new sort that comes midway, bt'twoen Marquis nnd Prelude In tho mntter of yield and ripening. This new sort has been, Introduced at the Central f^tpcrlmental /Parm. Ottawa. . ; by Dr. Chns. E. Saunders, the Domln-.;. j Ion Cereallst, who.gives the following account of the , new wheat In tho March number of the Agricultural Gazette, the olXldal organ ot the Federal Department of Agriculture: "The new wheat, which has been named Ruby, Ottawa .623, possesses characteristics in ripening and other qualities midway between Marquis and Prelude. It Is beardless, possossos? hard, red kernels, gives a fair yield, and makes flour of the ^IgheSt quality in regard to color ftnd strength. mm ______ ktitt Aed .. wilB produced mill lehunt an Iiicllan vilr* fbm Morthern RtialU. .......^.indedUo^ t'i�l Mnrqula doea not rlpah sBtlRtaotorny. A very ilmltort: distribution of tlw-pound aamploB la being made to farmers reqlilrlnif an early'�Ort. A euttlr dent ro|t will'lie grown this year oh tho Bxperimentat Farms to provide fdr a genefoui dlitributlon next apiing." Rev. R., B.^Co6h'ranc, pastor of College atreet Prbabytorlan church, .Toronto,- denounced the proposal to raise $3{rO,000 to build a new country club near Toronto, adding: "And thia whoti' hundreds of lektess and.armleaa TOt-erahs are receiving a mere pittance as a pension troih'Hhe government, when the city of Toronto cannot find |160,-J 000 to build a hbipltal for the feebleminded. I am gfbing to keep a lis^ of those who ai'e Interested In the proposition." FiFliRMSWiLl TAX M SUPPLY That tho demand tor men for spring seeding operations Is going to lax tho Rupply. to tile very limit was made plainly evident thIa lAorniag nt the pro-yinclal labor bureai; in the Board of Trade building,. J. Welr,^ who Is � In charge of the dlstributlbn, pt labor atated'thnt orders tor met) .were .coming In faator than applications for Jobs. A tow days ago there Were morq than 100 applications on the books^ All that can be used as a sugar substitute"? To ascertain the possibilities in this', Bread made from it ranks In tlie fTrst direction the Division ot Chemistry oC THE KIDNEYS botween 30 and 40 ^ ] g Whatever else yon do, keep your Kidneys regular and active. Their work is of vast importance to your health and at the first evi-dence of trouble, often occncring from the thirtieth to the fortietS year, take a trditment with' the Experimental Farms has been making a number of experiments, taking as a basis the-simple process described In the U.S. Department of Agriculture,'! Farmers's Bulletin No. 823. The re-enlts of this Investigation have shown that a syrup may be prepared from sugar beets which though not palatable tor direct 'use. as on pancakes, porridge, etc., can be succes3i:ully employed as the "sweetener" In the making of buns, mufflna, cookies nnd gingerbread and possibly other cookery pn)duats in which a dark color Is not obJ'ecUouable. The syrup-the method of making which Is about to be described-is of a thick consistency, very dark, and contains Irom 50 to GO per cent, of sugar. It is intensely sweet but unfortunately leaves In the mouth a very distinct and unpleasant aftertaste which is very persistent-due no doubt chletly to the mineral salts extracted from the beet in the process ot making the syrup. This disagreeable after-taste precludes,-In our opinion, the possibility of using the syrnp directly on articles of food. However, a number of trials with It as a sweet-ener in oooklng has demonstrated that It can be satisfactorily employed In baking operations, as already stated, the product being free from any appreciable unpleasantness. The process, which Is exceedingly simple, is as follows: 1, The beets should be tfioroughly washed, .and the crowns cut off at the i lowest leaf scar and rejected. The i remainder ot the beet is then sliced aa thinly as possible, put into a tub,' _ .....__________ crock or other suitable receptacle and { W effective reiMdy^yw enn'uke." covered with boiling water at the rate ~ of 1% gallons per 10 pounds sliced beets. The whole should be kept hot for an hour or so, with constant stirring, and then strained through two thicknesses ot cotton. The juice, so obtained la hrown or brownish black In color and was found to contain 5.75 per cent, to 6.75. per cent, sugar. /2., The Juice, obtained as already described, is boiled down to a volume ot approximately one-tenth ot that orl-glnajly present, care being taken that the synip as it thickens does not acprch or- bum. During the boiling the.BOum ^hlch constantly rises should be retabved, , To preserve the syrup for future use ! It nhould ha bottled while still hot in '� self-aealera and the covers at once tightly screwed down.  The Kidney*' work is to filter impnri- s ties from the blood. Hvidrace of some- g thia? wrong with the KHney^ �n�y be s reco^ized quite easily-puai in the s aides and luck, Kheumaiic twinges, g coQsUnt headachet, swollen joints, B' restless sleep and urinary troubles. S Gto PilU are the quickest and most SOc. a box or t boxes for fi-Si, St �!! dealers. Sample tree It yea write ,ta ^ National Drue A ClieBueal Cs. of Caaads, Lindtsd,  Toroato 202 Main SU Boflalo. N.Y. THE HEIDER 12^20 KEROSENE TRACTOR TEST YOUR SEED GRAINS The Department "of Agriculture advises the careful testing of all Xinds ot seed grain in order to reduce the danger of light yields.' Last year much gralil that appeared plump tested very poorly and though there was not any general occurrence of frost,in 1917 | there may" be low vitality in mnch-of j the seed i^in' from, other canses.. There is 00 excuse for neglecting such a fundamental precaution which can be taken >wlth bo little trouble, Beed testa may be either made at home or at official centres. They may be had from the (oUowling placea: The 8ecd and Weed Brap.cn, Edmonton, the Provincial "University, the Provincial A.^rl-culturaL.Schools at Old's, Clareahblm and Vemlllon, and the Dominion Seed Branohi Calgary, ; Over a hundred grains should be sent ^ , , Testing may be aatlafactorlly done at home with Tcasbuable care. The beat method ot testing Is in ordinary' Bpil. A ijox a foot Bquare'aw'll contain ten TOwa each way an'inch apart glvlny :'100-pointa of Interseotlbn at whIo&? to plant seeds. The soil should be.^bont three Inches .deep and the seeds ahould be put In'iah inch deep. The soil should be kept moist. Tho temperature ahould ha; that of a kitchen. oV comfortable living .room, i.e., between fifty and severity degrees. Seeds'can bo germinated quickly between  >wo pieces of fjahhel, or two sheets bt.i blotting paper In a plate. Evaporation takes place quickly and water must be added frequently to keep the oucds moist. They must npi He In water. The soil test.shdwabottcr tke variation In gennlnatloh strength under, fairly normal conditions. � A � rjCcard should be kept ot tlio numbers of plants showing In fivo ahd alsdilu ,|en days and tho test should be convpletti lu twelve days, It 1b gooil plan to; make ilupUcato tostH foione loot wide and-two'feet lone lH,8Ultabl&i.*,The. aame bIzcO box may bsJ.i-'us^d'Mkewlt^e^ for maUinK (iompara-tlVp,t9^iVQ^,'�^^''��*"�l'l�8 orvarletiea. THE : V Never-Failing Remeilly for App^ndiatis Indigestion, Stomach Disbrdieta, Appendicitis and Kidney Stones are often caused byGallStonea, and mislead people until thoae bad'attacks of Gall Stone Colic appear. Npt one in ten Gall Stone SuSerers knowa what ia the trouble. Marlatt's Specific vrill cure without paia Of oper-atitin. Buy from JACKSON & CO' LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. ; J.W.MARLATT&CO I ONTARIO ST, TOROHTOOW. This Tractor pulls three plows and will plow an acre per-hour,'It has big heavy steel gears and a niolor second to none hence will out last any other Tractpr-macle. We have a complete stock of repairs right h^^^ m JLethbridge. No telegrams, no express charges, HQ; freight charges. Ask Heider operators ^bout oui: 'Service." The above facts are worthy of your cbnsideration'. ' ' RT McMAHON Fij^AI-BERTA DISTRIBUTOR ^ARiHOUSE, 12112nd AVE. S. ^HONE 496 �OFFICE AftO th'dati iftiSr'etittJ'Uhve t�fiddd' jobli foi" tho summer.' . � ' 'i J "Thft bUBlntsB then will have lo re-loaiiQ ovory'ftvalUhlB man." aaid Mr. Wolr. "Of .courw thera �hiiiy bo a liirgdr number ot^itien como in-, within tlie noict t^WdiyR.'M ^Vlth teedlng starting April lat) tho call For men will bo groaldralao.*' , U looks aa it acoding would be well under way the first., week ot April throughout all parts of the south with the exceptionvdt the districts east of OraHsy Ijfthe nnd Foremost where the snow wpa, very h,eavy. Sam Orawfdrd,' tho oratwhlle Tiger, hos'received'ah otter from Manager Lee Pbhlbt the Indiana. , ' biodamiwhakb: � ^vOalgary, Mar. iSr-The Canadian Northern daai at. Hanna Ha* broken under tho atraaa ot Iieavy flooda. There hate b.>... Rennie'a XXX Giant Comet Astcra-Mixed............. Dreer's Peerless Pink Aster...!........................ Early Blooming Cosmos-Mixed....................... Rennie'a XXX Exhibition Mixture Pansy............... Rennie'a XXX Prize Ruffled Giant Single Petunia- -  Mixture----................................. Rennic's XXX Large Flowering Globe Stocks-Mixture... Rennie's XXX Mammoth Verbena-Mixture.......... Giant Zinnia-'Mixed.....................-........... 1.7S 2.S0 nt .IS .10 .IS .10 .2S .25 .20 .10 ..IS MailYoqr Order TODAY For Planting UptoAprillSth LOOK FOR THE STARS Turn the pm�i of your Ronni* eml> ________^_____J your alocve. Yoa will notlee a creat iniiny pamaraplM with lUra nt tho acw�-Hw-Cfcarte, . . . 13th St. North. 4th Avenue South.  6 Coalhurit, Goyerriment Bonds We offer all tnaturities of Victory Loan; at 98% and accruedljriterest. Frtffe from Takes. Bdinds ihay be registered as to Princijpal. Wei can ^sb'supply you with Provincial and Municipal Bonds. The British Cans^dian Trust Co. EXECUTOR, ADMINISTRATOR, ASSIGNEE. ETC. HEAD OFFICE, 31S FIFTH STREET'S. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA HOG JitODUCTION It is a niatter of the importance that Canada^^Bl^islcliiicrease her pr0diJu> tion of BACON H^QS and other live stock as there is liif f||^^ shcnrt-. age of meat. Good for some time to come are kspured. / .V  A Matter of Biisine$8 V Every njan and woman should make a will. It is a matter of business and should be treated in a business way. A Trust Company, as Executor, is best. We w,iU be glad to answer your enquiries. Write for our booklet on "Wills." , tiie Trusts and Guaraiitee Company, Umlted CALGARV AND LETHBRIDQE, ALBCRTAv LETHBRIDGE OFFICE: BANK OF COMMERCE! BUILMNa J. W. McNICOL, INSPECTOR. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR AND ORFICIAL ASSIQNBC FOR THB JUDICIAL DISTRICTS OF LETHBRIDQE, MACLEOD, MBDIOiNB .HAT, CALGARY, RED DEER, 8TETTLBR. � ' ers in THE CANABI^ BANK OF CO will gladly tnil^eldans to assist goodxstan^li||�;ai^ live stock. , l^lhbridge Br|i�ii^^^^ R. T.Brymnier, Mgr, Cattle for Sale, Very Highly Bred ,' 400 Cpwa, '316 two yaan ql4�h�lfar�.aiO'.lwa yaM> aid ataara, sM native'Montanana. bred nnd ralatd, 'naw lesatad. on Blaekfoot Raaarva. tlonvMontana; i ' � ''>,1�IO'head of two, three and, fourytar old a^aara, of whieh half apa 'hlaharadP Aberdeen Anoua, now located on Taton Rivar, naar Colllnab M6ntana;v9reat Northern Railway,'Shalbylltja. v , 2^o; oe'lectrd high grade H�r�ford'aawa,aa� S to  yaara �ld,>rad ito airlbtly qKolce registered Harafo.rd bvllpi, aemlng 3 yaar olda, loaatad near; Caseatle, Montana, on Graat'fJofjthfirn'iHallway, v ' ,Aloo .at Caacade,',: Montana, )Pall�jl;JtAinsuk bulla,, 8 aomini thraa ,i^y'e^rplij, 4,'$pnrilne tvyoB. 6 oemlno y'afllnaa. The bulla ara tliorobflh. bred and roQlstered. Also a fe^ thoroughbrvd eowi and halfara. IF iriT^RESTED IN ANY Of ABOVE LOTS CALL OR ADDRBBB, 0m�'-T. C. power & bro. fViifig^/Ii'gijM^^ ' HELENA; MONTANA.......,; y';,Cf' MM mm) mmm mi ;