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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 26, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta Blind Soldiers Blind Canadian Soldiers Americans Glad To Be Free From "Neutral" ft la Iht I'lticut the Wotk Dont in Thk Hoi JJtcn Hut ol the Pitt Ulimn for Irif Uluii M Totcnlo lltiiM Soldltd Homt VV. My IJOOTA. iiroVlnii iot toMIn- li reled (n Ihe lint liitore the war, tiolnnlnir In rcallie thai Of Pll I'lrlliud (ounirlei ihe lnJ done lull tor tier bllnil tltlum, In number, B6ine Intrrcil lakeu In Hill due, 14 a irtat axtent, ,lhe ifforli of Mr.'H. C lilmulf blind man and a Krtduate of McQIII Unlvonlly. lie pleaded their MUM and (old Ihel needi, and jrnyJually wai a free library for In To ronlo which'ricilyed a very imel (lovernrnQ'nt and dlatrlljutod booke InJralKQ print to blind reader oil nenlKs Boin'ln'lon. The Bel for ihl Hjlnd al wse dolni very good work, Lut their Illl Illrary iwas. opeiljOnly lo Onlarl readan.'i ttiin wad the extent o Ihe viorX for the'hllnd which Canada was when the Orent War began. Nol a srea't rnflny blinded eoldlera liavo come, b.ick to us yet because Canada ll so unready to look after them proprelyJUinl tlioy are belns; kept In England for. a time to preliminary. tralBJng fall of 1515 Mr, Btvlft was consulted on this aubjccl by' the eecrclary of lha Slllllary Hospitals Commltslon, and bec'auso of-lila thorough -know- ledge of condltloni for lha blind In Canada he otrdnily advised lhat no blinded brought to Can- e.ila unlll' Ihoy had flrBl been entered (I pupils at 8t Dunstan's Hostel In iiioet McellenL It.'wM later decided jo follow hii but of Ihe ten or Iwelre blinded men (or wllh such defective vtal'pn place Ihem In this claja) who have up to the pres- ent returned bc-nie, only two have completed courica of Irirtructlpn al Bt. Lleot. now employed as a.; Blcnographer In Ihe office of the', Hjilro Commission, Is one of tlteao. and LunW-Ciirp. Vlelo, at.present engaged eiioceis- fully with Ihe Imperial Ufa ABIUT- anoc Company, Is the-oilier. Lance- Corp'.'yieto camo to Toronto at Ihe ihi. Mbraiy- for.ihe which 'Bislited 'him gladly his 'itallsll'cal lherBfalVla lyale'm of iani- Ible" print, enabled him lo fill his rrese'nt position with great success. Teasers' Troubles Tin Jlrlllili Tommy who ll ill. irtien Ills a imlch jrrcAli snuo lit ncgrtly lhan M> Cenadlan comrade feed becaaiie lie i known In Enfluid M I In pttrnan nt "AlUr.C'ure ruM" U) help fund li uxd li pay Uie i who will IV ther. '_'''. "Out to tell.-alLthe'fnoully sccrels lo thn flrnily. aald tho child THE GENTLE GERMAN ART OF HATING IT wM-nismirck who 'once dedared that hato ui oftefii o'na of'lhe most ibeneflclal''human uciVthe "KoInlKhe' Ze'lhmg" maln- lalnv tha't oc'culonaTly li la M neccMMT for a Btrong nut lu .a thunder- itorm In a' englhy. article, tllscuiscs- the feaUnE.of hatred wh'lchr It says, exists Qcnuany, and to concldslon Ihat the war hns neither created 11 nor rendered It necessary. "Taia feeling ui sayi tho "on.eflch alto In two fun'datnentajly-different BUitGB of Mul, For tha greater part of the [krnian nation onr hatnd Is thi profoundly angry' reeling 'of ffuoh.aa one finds En the1 Nlbeluni; Tho British-hatred of Oermany Iff ft'short-sighted pollllclan 'who has made a profound Bnlctako In eccs his lossr.i, erron.-obllgallonj; mounting upon Tho.massos of Brllona, we Aro told, regard Germans as assort of of Incaic-ulable Thii hai bo come a slercolypcd view. It la the result of their rulrar'claeiaa'phantajy, Tho nlucated cIlMes, and political, are more'silly atlll. Tholr JadginenU. ore the emptiest BtupldltlM. Xow-the Krench nro haters after the heart of tbe, Thoy arc'much'nio'rocultlvalcd halcrs lhan tho Brltlch. They are' atupld but.thoyVnolf.'Ihelr llmltatlonB. The Drlttah don't.', b- Iwccn tlio BrIUih and lha French mrthod Is the. difference'between Halj and'ft Florcnllno dagger. Nnllonal lAnthem and those who will not salute 'the-flag are summarily dealt-with V their, fellow-citizens, but ofilhese1 there nre nol many. You Bee'an occasional pacifist speaking on a street comer agolnsl rccrulllng, bul his followers appear to be few In number.' As long as Ihey do not bc: ome abusive Hie police tolerate ll_, r pacificism seems to' have died own.: Tho pacifists have.been over- helmed In Ihe flood of pntrlotlBhi. Soldiers Seen Everywhere MOTORS dasll about-Iho streets filled wllh the o'ldlcrs wllh their urilto'rms still rensed from being packed awny are eglhhlng lo he se'en >'n .eyeji.slreel, he people standing to.look after them n a manner that seems strahgo. the Ight "ol khaki being su-.h a familiar [ght In other countries. With the efficiency anil enthusiasm ot their nation the Americans are making thcy'are doing It well with the wholehearted spirit In which they perform whateveV (hey set'oul to do. They' have hod all .the the lessons at other nations to-lt'arn from, and.lhey will nol make the'irame mlitnkes. The President In hl> speech-the speech that will stand out In history as epock-maklng, Ihe' speech .for which American may .well feel Elates, that whatever their own preparations eup- pliea to the alllei muit In no way'bf curtailed. It seems is It, Ihe whol? country were offering their In-one great swelling cry of patriot- im' On the roofi of the large hop. the whole llatt Is drilllni, In he sent-Is children of eight years. could1 have .been no greater cnthuEl- asm thii'n at'tho Globe Th'ealrc where Laureltc .Taylor In "Out There" play- cd. the'p'arl" of the llttlp cockney whose" aplrlja was ..to such heights of thro'u'ph-war. The au'ilerice laughed and Cfild through scene, where the Englishman, the Scotchman. IhD Can- .jeople Joined In and went out !nto the" slreeU. For their own aakes oa well a.1 for ours you feel "Thank God they have come In." They will make np for llielr Ions delay find all criticism o( Ihclr poltoy wlllbe forgotten when we arc one rujainst a corarnpn foe. And Germany" A o( ducuUon Ofld zed Into words. Than Laka an ane flicht Ontario LDd ow many, roaiiy Khoola fan fihort, sadly ol the Tba nsptctora report thaw schools ol he" third or fourth grade, tho school wrda are satisfied to tuve the re- rt come to the marked. Tho teacher, fresh from he fully 3cJiooS In which he, practiced durlQR K1 coprse, faces Iho. tor a term or two to a hotter- what will adlan-'the" irishman nnd, 'the New she she see's the Stars Ze'alander-'lay on ihelr beds ind talk-' Slrlpes waving over the trenches? anti A r t Gf i ti cs Soine'Stidies in Human Nature at ihe Exliibilion pf; ihe.Ontario Society of Artists. A Ja lions were most' undesirable for. jirl'accustomed 'to the' decencies pf Life'. .The school.. U'as lhan the boarding tumble down log shanty, without equipment, hard to reach, and'-attended by a novelty 'crew of children, who came Ions rjis'Lanccs through 'tna woods, but.who wcro aa notable for Uielr absence as for their Italtling with Iho poor conditions In Ihe1. boarding-house at the sc stifling a constrintly increasing I for home with Its cheer and found, one day-to her horror, that the teacher whom she had succeeded had passed out from Ihls life. In that Identical locality under such terrible conditions tha cr one "and a half miles from the school, nnfl she i.id lo travel' 10 and fro over a road b-ulm'evged the grealer part of the year by water from Uie dilchcs en oi'hei ride of.'uio road. She.-scnct- bly.plnuea up her skirts, an.l Ihopco- Sid rcorulallly as mlehl be ij-'n group at Aleu Inalans tl ThoTueis o! tho EduoiUonal Di-'.j artmenl havo grown apace. -The acher pics out with a magtillleenl ulimienL The rural population plc laughed at her. the .fire pc auge swplns the school were, ndaed to her leaching i dropped oul. Miss C. endured one winter, wslked room, nl t. Ions lo work of art In 'all expression' Ihera Ihe traveler on Ih luity road fro.lh vlBtas fro surrapunlecl i hilltop. _ HaTe riailence In the nndarstAnrtl hat'artists fere'human IhlngB, a :hn't feVihlifnsjll aohjevo. irreAl- fa'w. era noble enough to reach Lha heishti'oT.flplrltual isolallon. and, fflth the'llory' of Iho hclfhts In (holr .retrace Ihcir-stepi to walk In iommu'nlon with the .laborers In .'How; BTfluelngly sure' of Ihe Infnlll- h'.Ss jiidgmcnl K.iho profes- crlllc- "Aero" the foom man who ile- ejansVln loud; and hngry lonea lhat oeiinty Juilltles lls OWTI of line and color. Ho .stales ho Is' artlstlcallr very she hua -polso "to Sho Is rarbed In dellcloua naaluillurn tints, nnd she paints cows cows and-porky- Ihe same luscious colors.-H la hard to .believe lhal her Bltlstlo dreams aro beauti- li fnuat bp done, Ihougli we feel Inclined .to'slap h'sr is she turns from her OTiri biasing bovlnea to a "landscape (lliat blelms tho html and cartles one In Bplrlf to'.Uie glorious northern murmuring Iho while "How I might no'on-'enaieaaly lelllnji of Iho vlsllon under icy eye; Ihoy aro nil BO -they RTO all human. 1 :oa a lilllo girl slendlns boforo n a picture that 'lells a slory.'' Something of Iho grief n tho wonian's picture Is and from her iclidol every wen under with pleurisy, and soverru months to', rejkln whafsho'los through a (ew WMta1 Illness. M.lsa J- waa localca preasairlly nea tha Whool. found c'ondlUons pleasan enough so for a.1 the teaching llscl waa concerned, hut found herself ex eluded from, the activities connecte with the social and church lite of th community.' They'wantod comers "showlis Bald. forly yenrs. ea oquli .-ho are tho wire connecting need a yllallzlns current to enable hem to rKognlio that II Is they who can keep tho Itachirs oa tbe Job 'forty years." e. The woman school tetcher of to- clay who Is earning her six, seven. elBht.'or nine hundred dollan a yean would look on Ihe to-o per cent, lo, ho -deducted from her salary M a mere nothlnr. Ihe price ol a pair of boots anil a pair of gloves- The IweKe or eighteen dollars a_ yoor-- would causo no woman to swear allegiance to a profession for. forty years There nre too many of remuneration with most attrac- tive compensations open to the wo- man of to-day for the rural school as II Elands In ninety per cent, ot the Insthnces'thal might. cited, lo hold her for forty months, let alone called child's eyes. Is In. tho Art Is .teaching her tho ir.. of :hiimnn sympathy, and 1 cannot thjnklos of Dnrrto's line, 'In our niosL 'supremo momenta wo eTpro'--as llllle children." Sureiy 11 wns In ft ;Mflupreir.e.mqmont" that the nrtlit rnado'lbls plcturc-rlhls tins cinmpia of for Tho slinpilclly'of Its' espfcaslon has found undorsUndlng and respoiuo In'-tho heart of a'chlli BERLIN'S BUTTER AND BEEF ROGUES n-iHE butter rogu'o ot Berlin a woman. She enters a lobac-. J conlil'J Bhop to upe thn telephone, and begins a conversation wllh v friend about butler. Sho h.s quite a stock ol butter, shojiaye, bul ,1 Is dt.ir, and sho must llve.'-The tobacconht and his cus'-ornero ,are istonlng and when the lady enlarges from'the telephone box she. Is nsk- -hetiEr ehe cannot sparo tome more butter, as they arc, all In want ot it much 'hosKaUc-n aha ia'.coared to part with 17.50. worth. But as the iransnolion must be 'carried .out with sreat ewrecy A meotirur Is orranscd nl a cafe between Jhe.lody..and a representative of Iha tobac- conist At Iho cate Ihe lady demands payment, sod on receipt of the J7.SO'depn.rlB.lo fclch-tlio bullcrJVSha-forgelJ to.rclura. ''r Tho beel rojue IB an equally barefaced BOamp. In a furtlvo rninner ho -.ci" up to-yon, laokine carefully around to MS that ho; Is no- observed He vvhlspcra tbil'hoV.l'i and'pork.ind vsal nnd sausages-. Prices Uio goods.ara prime, sca-rolly Is compelling NCBOtlailons begin.'and the hunary'i'.UMn a nlghl appointment lie' nXs bBreed'lo pay o prime beef. By clrcullouj nnd ilovlpui.'pitbi they' caw.t, tht hungry clll itn rocclvlng a other clUiin when he reachu homo opens to. find an aiseneml sanjpls Brandenburg sand. M ;-t ;