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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta s.vrmnAY, april r>. wis THB LETHBRinGE DAIT/T TTERAT.n page fifteen MRS. FRANK C. CARVELL, Wife of the Minister of Public Works. "Nearly every home in .Vmv Brunswick has been saddened mid iii(>n and women are thinking seriously and hard of the �v ar problems Unit confront them. There was u lime in the bei,'iji-iii)K when no one thought (if tl\a specif" of famine ilnr was yet to rear itself, but no thinking person rati ignore that, .spectre today. It has part of Europe in its #ri)>, and we. on tliis continent, have the weapons with which to fight it. 1 cannot believe that the women of Canada will fail to do Mioir pnrt." MK8. FUA.VK J). CA.UYELL. Croni her New Brunswick home, on .(lie hanks of the St. John River, Mrs. Frank I'. Carroll comes to Ottawa with an open mind on the subject of food control and with ureal, faith in the women of her own Province. She does not wish to dominate or to speak for the women of the whole Dominion, but. she knows from personal experience what the people, of Now Brunswick have done. "Nearly every home has been saddened in that part of the world," she says, "and the men and women are thinking seriously and hard of the war problems that confront them. There was a time in the hi ginning when no one thought of tlie spectre of famine that was to rear itself, lint no thinking person can ignore that spectre today. It lias part of Kurope in its grip, ami wo, on this continent, have the weapons with which to fight it., i cannot believe, that the women of Canada will fail to do their part. I am sure the. majority are whole-hearted in their desire to help. Personally. 1 know of many families that are doing everything Ihey can to save, and while there are some belonging to the other class. 1 .believe these are in (he minority. The versatile Minister of -Public. AVorks is a farmer as well as a Cabinet, Minister and a noted lawyer. Mrs. Carvell speaks affectionately of their farm at. Woodstock. New Brunswick, where there is a patriotic mixture of crops and stock. She is enthusiastic on the fanning r|uostion, and pad! a special tribute to the daughters on the New Brunswick farms who went, out on the land last, year and helped to harvest the crops. Rut the most notable work done by the women of that Province last year was in canning, according to Mrs. Car-veil. It was astonishing to note the | amount of fruit and vegetables canines! as a direct result of the Food ' Hoard's campaign. Kvcry woman who | canned ordinarily made an. effort, to i increase her customary output, while ' those Who had never canned before' learned how and slocked their cellars ! with supplies for the winter months. This is likely to be repeated during ' the coming months she believes, and [ in all probability a great deal more j outdoor work will be done by the women of the Province than in the past. : The Kast is not yet as aco.u=tom�t | to the "farmerette" idea as is Ontario. It is only the farmer's daughter who has done this work *> far. Gardening was also extensively pttr-: sued last, year in New Brunswick, and j plans are now on foot for a big soa-� son. People .who had small pieces of j land that, they had not considered ! worth- bothering about, got to work ; and turned them to account. It is this ! spirit of making the most of the little things and saving the scraps that is going to count, in the end, in the opin-! ion of Mrs. Carvel], i "The, women in our part, of the conn-'try certainly did their hit to serve | a ltd produce. They took upon themselves ali kind of extra tasks, and I jean only pay the highest tribute to j their loyalty ami zeal. They are naturally a thrifty people in the East, who make the most of what they have at: hand " j Speaking of New Brunswick, the 1 (mention of fish naturally cropped up. I but. lite fish, like the prophet, does not j get. too imtelt honor in his own country, and Mrs. Carvell thinks that, the ncople of the West are'probably eating more fish than the people of the I Maritime Provinces. At the same time | a greater quantity is being used now las a result of the Good Board's! paign, and it is taking the place of beef a3)d bacon quite extensively. Mrs. Carvell is another Cabinet Minister's wito who would like to see afternoon teas and all unnecessary "frills and Hissings" clone away with, but she adds that this is a matter of individual opinion and that each woman, must decide her own course of action. Asked what she thought about compulsory rationing, she said that she had not even heard it mentioned in the Kast. and that, tpe discussion was new to her when she came to Ottawa, so she .would not. venture any opinion one way or another. N. B. JUDGE DEAD St. John, N. B., April C-Judge Wed-dorbern. aged Rfi, retired, died yesterday. Lieut. WcdderbertV, now overseas and one daughter survive. TOMORROW :: EVENING :: IN THE Majestic Theatre BY THE NEW YORK METROPOLITAN OPERA CO. WITH THE CELEBRATED DANISH VIOLINIST AND A SELECT COMPANY Or CONCERT ARTISTS. f THE HAPPY ROAD. It's a long road to achievement, but. fine road all the way; Smooth or stony, doesn't matter greatly if lite, livelong day We're advancing, with our faces turning sunward all the while, With a sure belief forever bracing us to song and smile. It's a long road to achievement, and sometimes a grim load. too. Put, it's through determined effort that. our lives grow tine and true. j\nd the sun will soon lie shining as the arching rainbows play In the sky above the meadows, and our cares will drift away. It's a long road to achievement, and the goal seems mountain high In our dreams, hut. we shall find It. if we're faithful, bye and bye. Oil we'll make the rarest friendships, and we'll find the bluest skies! Jl's a long road to achievement, but it's there that gladness lies. - Myrlelht Southerlatn.!.-- I of Commerce in T�!�'>. :c; Kenneth, are the. giiese- ,' SI i Mrs. 'It: Mayniird. Quite a number of h;nV ; liie city on their way hoe > p,; l-'.ur-view Ranch. Coalhiu.-t, it.iv.- rwurr-il | after a visit in Dellibridge. 1 c * p* I Mr. .1. F. Itilehie, of lalmnni m. :!:-'new inspector of wild land la.vs. is i in the citv. i * r ' Mr. and Mr.-:. Dobson ivtiiriied thi.-ufi.'-rnoon from Cdmonton. where Mr.-. Oohson has been visiting for some time. Mrs'. Dobson's he,ilia is much impr.ived. * *  Mr. and Mrs. 10. I laldi-r.-on .villi her two children. Blanche and l-'ell, also Until and Florence Heath ai>i| Ir'i'is j Nevonx spent, their F:i;;i r ln.IHt.ys out. near Magrath in the cou.'itry with ) their sons, G. V, A. C. and W. 1!. I Balderson. They round tin-m 'piite busy getting ready for si-i'iiinc, u1m> I breaking up finite'a lot �.s sod. j ... | Mpt. ft. B. MacKay entertained a � few friends yesterday at'i ernoon in i honor of .Mrs. Goode, who leaves short ly for St. Thomas, Ontario.- j * * I c> * : > > '> : * : *: : : > *: : > cards wore. played. I'ri/.'ai were: .Mrs. .Mickey, Indies' first prize, and .Mr. Hall, gent's I'irM prize, Miss Av-p'l-ill l.Itt.le and .Mr. ,\l'Uvcn.'i. con to ion prizes Dancing followed th" cards. The laxlg.- wish to thank all who so kindly ln-ipcd with the program ami made He evening si CHURCHES AND SOCIETIES The regular meeting of lie ('.I.A. '� v. til i'" field Monday cvi'iiiiit: in ill'' i i) i i P. hall ai V ::n aha rp. Tie' A jj. ! If filer of la't'i' -1 e r t ' r 1 a p ar. an' giving I heir last ! the as, 'in on Monday. April in , > lite K. p. hall.  *  .'idee. ::nt(^'s to hear this in-I t t-' tti.m; -pei.ker, wiio lei'lures next j Fi i'ia.v a: :: o'cloci; in the K.P. hall. I The gSi'ls' de|i'irlnie.nt of the I'm I it'-l I'iiiii'eii. Sunday school will meet in tie- Failed church tomorrow at ^ ; o'.-iock. * * * I 'fit" i-tl'ltes' Society lo th" P. of 1 I.. )�'. ilS )!. have i-in'd invit.uions .'or a dance : i l.c iii-M in the K. of P. ' ii.'ill "u Tpg'sday. April �ih, phone ISs- or 1: .'7 foi' iti\'it.alioii.s. SOCIAL EVENTS | t- : o * ? > dozen only, in pretty stripe and check prints. Fast colors. -\ chance not to he repeated. .Saturday night ................................. 69c A Very Useful Line of Child's Muslin Drawers. Saturday Night ......___.i...i.i::.:.'..>ir, 35c 120 YARDS BEAUTY SILK Striped black and white, sky and white, rose and white. .'!G inches wide. Regular $1.00 yard. Mft Saturday night. ...........................�.........,; 4�/C 250 YARDS GINGHAMS AND CHAMBREYS In plain shades of sky. pink, green. linen, aleo assorted checks. Regular 25c yard. Saturday night, -| Q _ Yard ............................................... lifC 40 DOZEN FANCY CUPS AND SAUCERS Regular 25c each. Saturday night, each.............. 1 19c 20 DOZEN JAP CHINA CUPS AND SAUCERS Regular to "5c. Saturday night, each.................17c TUNGSTEN LIGHTS Regular 50c. Saturday night...........35c Regular 55c. Saturday night........... 43c Regular 75c. Saturday night...........49c JAP RUGS �Mt*" 40 Jap Rugs, 36x54 for, each ... <.�-...: 19c 35 Jap Rugs, 36x63 for, each.........- 10 Jap Rugs, 6x9 for, each.......$2.29 7 Jap Rugs, 9x12 for, each.......... $4.79 19 Only, Men's Twill Cotton NIGHT SHIRTS. Regular $1.50. Saturday night ....... 99c BOYS' WOOL JERSEYS To button on shoulder. Colors brown, navy and cardinal. Sizes. 24 to^3S. Saturday night.......... 1.75 CHILDREN'S TAN LEATHER BAREFOOT SANDALS One strap, good quality anil nicely finished. Sizes 4 to 7*4. Saturday night Sizes 8 to 10y2- Saturday night .. Sizes 11 to 2. Saturday night ..,. .SR.h*2'#' $1.25 $1.50 $1.65 LADIES' WHITE CANVAS HIGH CUT LACE BOOTS With Ic.w walking heels. Leather soles and heels. With or without toe-eaps-A very cool and dressy boot for o g|V spring. SizeB iYa to ". Special Saturday night...... J*3U Cigars at Cost Price To give our Tobacco Section a boost, we will put on the following lines of cigars at cost lor Saturday night only. "El-Roi-Tan," 4 for ... ...........25c "Promoter," 3 for . . ..'..............25c "Hudson Bay Special," 6 for.........25c "HabanaAquilas,"4for..............25c (A very fine smoke.) iSjlflhe Hudson's Bau