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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 28, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta THE HERALD7V INSIUDfAMl? A Handy Man Advinlagfs Over Wdmin for Houtcwork. NOT SO TALKATIVE Several Toronto Families Have a Man 6f a Char- iX the pmcil of maids Co asslit In 'households, why not try raea? Not Chinese, who ow- iriff lo t'le head Us are fco in number that Ciey (orm [he tightest kind yf union, but meii of our own nice who are available tor Uils purpose. Several families who IMVC tried solution vote unani- mously of workers who come by the clay, a man Is jess I rouble and more use that! 'a, woman. A accustomed lo solas to work punctually.' 116 arrives on time up iiis puts on his over- with embroidery Christmas time. Much of Ihe domestic routine Is heavy work for women, all aeqtimen- Chance for Ovt-of-Worlu APIlOFpSSOPj whose earnings were Insufficient for his JamlEy refused Id ict hl3 wife receive pupils at home, her it was betttr for her to do her own washing and scrub- bing. This saved his face, hut not her bick, A houseman In much more likely to be equal to stooping nnd lifting; which sllll have to be dorje !n spite of all labor-saving devices. The ordinary charwoman U Ured, when she having already had io look after of her own fam- 11 v. The; has also .this ad- vantagu'thst.he envying the mistress' garments if to be carrying them outdoors lo be air- ed. "Whatever she has in the way of does riot rouse his envy. Pro- vided he meals and his money he Is content. He does not concern-himself with the that she has 'embroidered bedspreads or silk petticoats. He is aa oblivious the vacuum cleaner and no more dlstu'rfc-d. Thus ne Is free from the temptation to pilfer a blouse or pair of gloved. He the male ignorance of the costliness of the up. lixit they do not discuss Ihelr do- 1 clothing he may Crepe de chine acid la in a sin table cos- tume for housework. The average arrives 'jn her street suit possibly an apron 16 put on jN'at'iinlly she dliUKes spoiling her clothes, and she' therefore the with evident reluctance The man gets to work at pull I HE; and shoving heavy furniture a ho iH without assistance. He rolls the rugs nnd .polishes the floor a skilri or an itpron. He fcc-Js'about more easily knd thus wltU less fatigue and great- er He Is nA conversational. As a, ruie the nicnjTmalnable for housework are LI ill (I legged fiolltarys whose honies frotn cause have been broken iitiftc, tribulations. They have never, variety-of Jobi which they! hare tried, round employers wilting V'in listen ID their Glory, and they have i'ot acquired' habit 'of erpcctlrig Their attitude Is bual- licss-llke and their relation to the work In hand Impersonal. horncinaklnffj'whether of rich or poor, has something the cbw- refrain from making comparison and dilating on tier hus- bands tore bock or the awful price uf children's boots., Jilost' men who go out by the day Imve servtd apprenticeship to housework" at nn earlier dale In their own for the husbands of the poor are .often far more helpful and considerate'than those who ibink the whole doty :of -man. ia. to furnish pay for' help. Maay a niis- l.-.r.jt n'rnnnr the VQOrj hfS 'wife is ill or wash the floor, polish the a to ye or cook Ihe dinner. They can for most of (hem have their own clothes. If not ironed'tfcelr Compared to the heavier and dirtier work or factory, tiiese household chorei secin cany. A'raar Is, not daunted on the score "of spoiling' hu hands. A ivoman, on the contrary, ai long aa she hns any pride' left, clings desper- ately to the- tradition of smooth, lady- like fingers. A man wording about the'.house (lemon si rates the fact Uiat there-Is no flcltl of domestic 'activity exclti-- (iivelyjfeminine 'except the cari the young.' The ing, sweeping and a: 4one by a handy-man., Th writer knew one who added .needle work to'All theae other ftocompllsh incnts, and used to. present friends Give It a Good Sun Air Bath Once a Week. and H A Complete Outfit for Baby'j Use own room Is indeed his kingdom. Here la a complete outfit for his private use. There Is a comfy, baEHlnet. lined with chine, and sprinkled with rosebuds and great bows .of rose ribhons. are lacy spreads with luscious embroidering'. 'ai" lie as. or aft many'dainty" and Jovel.y tlithge. as. our photo shows. There A hamper for hia cfothes, his scale, lamp, clothes- press, and ever no more to him than sackcloth nd so he leaves wten aid day fa up ithout vain" reefers. Moreover, a man- Jias generally jme' mechanical skill; The aver- age woman ifl helpless If a fuse blows at or a washer is needed.' A man ill attend to fell little odd re- which; taken separately, would volve from, fttl the. trades irj ie union. The tendency of ibc female clper is to limit her'sphere of InHii- nee as much as possible, with the esult nave to be era- loyed for i Job a fiitnaee man, mati to wash windows, a man to put n the fly screens and so oh. until in XHoe families a man comes regiilarly einj? undiity tared, that rta mar ouKht engaged for such work! like hi? [Hie in Eng- i land With Another Wonm, Joined Imperial Forces. -By MA UFA LB POT.HOPKINS. JL T the beginning of the 'war a certain man enlisted; leaving a wife and str small children. had been but a simple lanpror tils dependents were really belter'off with; 'ifhat- they received frorn hts pay' allowance and the Patriotic FUnd-than lliey had ever been before.; Howefer, their comparative comfort vfAS'ifot destined to be of long dura- tion j 'for the man, during HIS stay fn entangled with another riband ITI order to benefit him-" ijl'.tha'rother, well as to cut altogether from his Canadian LEND-A-HAND SERVICE MIGHT SOLVE HOUSEHOLD PROBLEM E AIR, to be pretty, should never have an appearance- Oily hair may not ba unclean, but the presence of excessive oil gives an untidy appearance that sometimes makes us Judge the owner unkindly. Oily hair when properly laken care of may, however, become beautiful hair. If you arc the possessor of oily hair, first of ail resolve to give your hair a good sun, bath once a. week. Sit In the sun with your down for at least 20 minutes. Oily hair should shampooed about ev'sry ten days or two weeks- Never let It go longer. Following a shampoo you should be careful to rinse your hair in cold water, because the warm shampoo leaves the oil glands and pores of the scalp open and naturally causes a greater excre- tion of oil than If your ecalp It irought a little below its normal temperature by cool rinsing water. A shampoo for oily should, however, never be used often- ;r than every ten made o' the to'tluniiis Ingredients: Bicarbonate of soda.. ounce Borax............... ounce Cologne water........ ounces Rectified Spirits...... 1 ounce Tincture of cochineal.. ounce Distilled 1C ounces and agitate thoroughly. Of couree, every hoiiM sister, has One will not nity fpf- DITOR of The Star Weekly: The wife of a returned sol- dier who is now taking voca- tional training told me she had to work outside her home three days n week; she is helping some other wo- men who could not manage their households alone1, as they have small children, large houses, and incessant dirties.. f This Is a mutual henctit as far as being a sharer labor on one side, and financial- .assistance on Lthe but. 'this.'- wife and 'hiolhcr.' who has1 ft large young faintly, also. has-to lie away from homeytit jneal. and cause there Is 3 her at present to add Email Income. Tlie don finest Ion is In 'now; mistress and. havis? arrived in many casc3 at-m. salii! __ got himself transferred; tory arrangement for; to force. Thus ho wast Many nousehoWera are f Ing hours. u mes a- the_________ jWs. Another hesitates at washing he dishes. But aa it Is pride, not physical weakness, that dictates such objections, they may be without seemlriR hard-hearted, Not always successfully combated, it riust airrtitted, hut, like, most of ill there Is generally a way lo ;et riim over Jump, Where can thiis paragon be found? Like rnnriy other good ad- rertisingV or by answering the ad- vertisements of those who wish eifi- ptoyrrteriL Some of thosft now tramp- laff the street- lookitig for work with k.little persuasion eriuld, be induced w try going out bj the day as house- -.'It' would te a booh to over- worked mothers and provide these Ihe-means of an nphtat'Jiving. beLhff regarded na dots not cotnmftnd arc Includ- ed, a hit n can least him- self. wtsiMfpflildTafe- froni GOODlNCOMEin INFMUiRTAlHY Nr a Udc GM vtttri ft design for simple llttlt nuinmtr for a gl ot alk or yeirt tMt mar vcfdped AttractlTflir tn.ft numbtr 4 dlfffrfn! of white linen And finish c-rl with heck and stare frills handkerchief llpcr} tit color, velvet or flrint n em-t te frocK. Tl iKonld bt either. In whi or 1h a Mutch nrr Irtth. nd'a man he pleawi, a posl as houMtnatii' nd'a man ma ijrarii maoy houhi pave he nof Canadian soldier nar were Ria .Vflfeland of the Canadian Government and Fund... From-the thnt -transfer was effected, he helpless family, the oldest a boy twelve youngest a baby arms, without- nioans of re- Ireis or 'The is somewhat ahd not, overly strong or ao that all she. could find o do was clmwcrk al 51-50 per flay. T6 accomplish ihis she takes Ihe two roungest lo the day nursery and the three middle ones to ichool. Slie gives thesa three their. OhcTi to take with them EO that they, do hot have lo cOme home until near .he llmt when she so herself, with the two babies thiit she gathers tired arms on her way home find As lo a boy of tweK'c, she has, In order'that children hiay Ib Hre'cm nor -meagre pay, made the sacrifice of giving him away to a farmer for bis board and keep, The deserted- and distracted wo- man went to her minister for advice. lie did his level best lo obtain Gov- ernment or Patriotic Fund assistance for her and her children. His f help Jn the homes. ing Jo returning at 11.30 m., giving (inie'to prepare for her mtly dinner-at her home If living car, or by car. She could return t p.m.. to. wash up and prepare ie kitchen j for the -next meal, do imc Ironing or sweeping unfin- hcd lie back i her home when -tKo children ar- ve from This plan even iree t lines; a week-ivoLfld bo an im- lense and If :a-' certnin district rtre -mr.ny wo- icn could jomV.the- any o't. snobbery f j- spring up in a nelgh- as both, ,the one vrno works. befiong plAn' absurdity. oij'a'h factory, girr-presum- ns thts down, upon" air "on infinitely superior For mere oily hair the above lotlo In beneficial. It Is more clcinsin than stimulating, and isn't lo g.-rdcd as a hair tonic. Excellent Lotim tN" ereeltent lotion for oily, hair It becomes damp an stringy looking froni weather condi- tions, is made as follows: Prettiest and Softest Things Imaginable Nightrobes Dainty and Fluffier. By MINNA SIMMONS. NEW YORK. April 19. -jKGGT DEAR: Negligees I havo in Now York's wonderful are. quito the prettiest, things can And proper rsJaiatlon n> much upon the correct it orie is at all affected by. coctumlng. da chine in paie blue gathers ttelf Into of the pwttlest ntg- EOCI. tho upper part fonnln? a pep- um effect Jacket, wHh fluted ruffle, The dlMsve forms itself In thft same leca and Is caught together juat eath tho elbow. tine fluted uffle trims the neck. of thH model IB lly pleasing to the The charm and graev ot trcpe In its clinging makes many a necl'CCQ a creation of ovellntes1. A tea gown of mrpaaainf 'Maarr, shown In one of Fifth avenue iboua, Jb -traped. In blue crepe, with effect la color; the flowing of blue falling almoct to benv for tall, regal thta k well suited, Taffeta IB (or aaar breakfast coatsr I aaw Ie pink. A narrow belt if wodbd fttowit waist, farteninc at back. Thi sleeve Is a raffled r Glycerine Violet Ammonia..., Cologne water Tincture of canthar- ides f OH of Rosemary... v.. Agitate for 10 minutes and then add Camphor julep... 1 ounce 1 dram. ptit 1 H dram plot trims the entire of thla And, by the way, ruij. breakfast U Uw fcert practical of rolxi, for it W niflfrd than ui4 yet qutte oomln t Owrm U a Smpfioty FOR'the youac motiier HMM te Georgette In pftleaft yhik, ahade of tm Grecian Itoes, derc and at lie wld i ribbon gtrtle. It A nightly massage with the chirm' jbbe' la iU tips for ten minutes and a th'browb piicity and delicacy of color... 6 her In; ba crusned ibiHty' and- gcndraf .reliability, the or" factory.1 work all d Is far more clever than .go-as office, They do one piece ot other nsos her d tuitioti; nil-round cleverness, and lotds' a position in niost digni- rteft blislness. She is riclping to build holnes out of dwellings where 'h6rnev Is impossible becauso of the ovcr-blirdnned 'houso rnothers being utterly worn ojit in rervcs, temper and health. Without that help they need rt-liahlp. efficient EO torfibly, and no one teems lie willing to hatiri. Will.spme sejislblc person jtftke' up this -idea an-J Try to work' it out In tlielr own neighborhood and Ivond-a- hand- to start ihff new plan? MARY- MORGAN brushing of your hair irill tend to keep your'ecAlp in a condition fcfcere it will normally take care of tbe.oll A dry shampoo wlH ternpoHtrlly remove oil from your hair. Most so- called dry shampoos, are made "pi powder. Thi use of a .dry imantpoo Is to cleanae apd perfune your hair, and at the same.tlma .to give yonr scalp the exercise with the necessary niiiia'age. An excellent dry shampoo made of: Orris root (powdered) S -Cassia flowers (ground coarse) 3 drams Mix well together ahfl rub throagli a hair sieve. This should not be applied oftener than once week. Tnc troublo In thoroughly your hair (mm. powAer la al- most aa great as that neceaaifcated by a, liquid shampoo. The dry shampoo nW be laUernated -With the llquh shampoo with beneficial, res-alts. J dry shampoo cleanses the scalp In less time than it takes to dry rou hair if it Is at all heavy. PEGGY ABOUT FASHIONS FOR STOUT WOMEN HAT nr well off have a greato chince of life than o poorerf fftOilllet clearly b; ecent stn'dies by. Unlta 1 Children's "Burein !n ciylit [ties. In UluBUiilon ot the close re- thun enlitlog bftwetn Infant rUIity and tne funtly Income, a rtovel chart, in' ot a hcrmomeler, been utlliied by the Ifl 111 recently Iftcded annual port This chart tutus up tbe results of were ,-fulllc. AI- from the numberless officials that he interviewed, was he given the same nnswer: hive Any number of just such cases. .We can- not help 'All. that he could accomplish to obtain from one number ot the Patriotic Fund, per- aps from thai individual's own XJket, an extra month's allowance. How (me it Is "that from him Ihnt alh not shall be taken away even 1 aix ywn M welfare n relation to of the field with burd .fle nlothirJ are embodied In the results The lowest point touched by mer- at In t m and over. In the loweal (rroup (earning less than the deith rate of rwbfes Is riven or frfeff Mi. Iti frdtrp (rarnlng It la given 62.5, or one In every ilxteen. The decrease Jn kftfaal in aj tto faittir httdmfe li ftifcrtiwed' io a ILftnR thui cltar. Ttid 6f all groups bl. worhen hav probably incrraflcd tht two Bvt flgfrw bV tSe Sureiu s veeUtf npplanted Ink. .popirtarlty-V A nturibef 6f pg wlrid Nightrobea are dainty ajtd. wee bit more' noffy than tali- red models shown 'during Is a. creation In pale pink repe ile chinei :ittifhed to a" mar- deslgnM of TOW upon row; of narrow talendnoM ai. This is sleeveless u, are> most 'of hose shown, In As hem-: U need on- many a tiSRhl- ffown of wually blue stitcli- ng on A. pick end In most ef- fective, t Erer f9 many envelops chemise are Replayed blue as well ns pink.- The tteattty ot 1KU 'gai-rnelit; Peggy dear, to It has no festtn- to bother with but simply taelf by tytaff the ribbon at top. arw with all but thejaU- >red modeta, wbere.. ;s erriployei And fwiget pyjaftias. A pear fastened atone oriental lines lr> pink CUina ailk bodAd with- e ribbon- perhaps five inches wide front m embroidered in likewise the tfce jacket te together wWi down the tuiwefJ aWo tmM Gladjni vllt not until she my dear woowi not get tbe chaccB wbra. twenty." twenty until ttM .wTO A CUU "WHAT keepin' on cryin' for? Didn't ynu tell me yenr tooth slopped aehlri'7" "Yes: but daddy's never fan me wi cry la' Ull he BuUttlflb ;