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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 11, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta S TWELVE THE DAILY HERALD AUGUST tftl The Beauty Spot of the Lethbridge District THE CABINS AND TENTS i HARRY LEE Well ruiiiislicd Cabins and Week or Boats Ioi1 Also TJiUurnisheil Tents Get Fishing at our IN CONNECTION MEETS CARDSTON TRAINS BY Write LEE CARDSTON OR WATERTON LAKES Prohibition and rage The following yajwr was written by Jor the illslrkt convention of ho held in 1917 seems at first sound like a strauss coupling of two very large aud unrelated but a moments consideration shoivs us this is oot Prohibition js like a great conquer ing brought into eilsienco by womans fed by womans pray watered by wooiaus tears and supported by womans couraso and de Only when Iho sway of pro hibition is universal will the prayers and tears cease and womanhood rest frcm her Canada has had a succession of vic tories and now we are attacking the government fort at Ottawa for Domin Already many social and church organizations have sent in petitions askius lor It and it has already been in the They realize enemy is of tho ylau But it ij amusing to hear oyixmeats cf wmiuansuffrage say thai are ton frail to ace the cold anil Ihe llltcatcd haH especi ally wheu the comes from iuon whose ioollxers aud Krundtuothers were this stern new lacd and bad help iu the aud menil aud sew The ihilly will not frigbteuthe womaii wbb out clothes Is thirty below or rises nildmght to light tie fire in ot Ehc Is wled by tho uueducaled kitchentowartu lor afreUul maw Up the Pass a teacher lite iiever been veryeasy in this new land andshe is embarrassed by of sym LARGER YIELD IK UNITED STATES NEXT SEASON Government to Stfmutatc Vast Wheat Production as that demands for wheat may exceed the the government ioday announced a war agricultural program calling tor production of Important tg We haVe on to ad a large assort ed stock of funeral which enables us to self at lowest MacKay MacKay Modern Bth St arid 3n LethbridBe Coujiry OnlersNArc Given dromjit Atrennoir Pflona 1S02 Open Day Night The Lawiciicc Canadian Service to and fromScot When sending tor or Wends book them LINE Full fnforniatioi from any RJU or or HOHf Qt eral MJin Phons Cranville Phone 3199 and Day School foi Girls WILLKEOPEX For calendar and full MARGARET Principal Braemar School for Gfrfs more than bushels of wheat and a crop of rye in excess of bushels This vast wheat production will be absolutely essential government ex perts to prevent a serious shortage ot bread stuffs nest summer should the corn now behind the be rduch damaged by early in history the government has taken a hsnd in di recting the planting ol definite areas to ThQ program was adopted B war Planting ol acres to win ter Vheat more than acres more than ever plant ed to that crop is a require ment of the Each state is asked to plant as large an acreage in wheat and rye as can be sown with out upsetting proper farm Increaseoi a mllUon acres in the is with a foial of draftiug the program foresee a possible shorfage of fertil but say there will he DO geni erfil seed or farm machm and facllltfes will be ample A price will be established under the food legis The assistaTice of su c ccssful growers of wheat and Ihe believes to be already as The increased winter wheat acre age should produce hush els on the basis of ten year average I With conditions similar to of the record winter wheat year the acreage Ehonbi produce A spring wheat be and with con dHions equal to that of the record spring wheat it woutd bushels if an acre age equal to this years is Effort has been luarte to recom mend in each state as large an acre age In wheat and rye as can be sown without upsetting proper farm prac tice Following Is a summary of the de par tnient3 recommendations regard ing winter wheat and rye The planting of approximately acres to winter wheat Indi cates a total production If thelavorabie conditions under the winter wheat crop of was grown are the of winter wheat next year will be Idaho and California arc asfced to wheat acreage 30per Nevada and Wash 11 to 15 and New Mexico and 6 to 10 per Fall sown rye should plement spring Montana Is asked to Increase its acreage to rye 373 per cent and I Oregon 41 per KEFP YOUR SHOES NEAT K1 WHITE SHOE PRESSING strong and wiiy and votes arc at who look realize Hie Lord is on our side aud He is strong and mighty aud the lives and souls of our people arc af Let us pray that our may have courage to do tile Lei us follow up our victor ies with watchul courage for there are other trenches to The liquor traffic is like a deadly cancer whose roots ramify in all di rections ever reaching to the sources of The strange thing is that our government physicians Instead of lay ing U on the dissecting table and ting out the loathsome growth have been content with cutting out an ar tery here and This cancer has an enormous appe In England iu 1916 there were bushels of grain used by the brewers and distillers who made largo profits The government preached eco nomy and production to people while openly the traffic was guilty ot appalling consumption and extrava In the first 20 months of the war Britain spent in In 20 tnontlis the traffic con sumed tons of food and sugar enough to last tho nation SO H uses up more sugar than the British The British government knowing this monster has been continually de stroying the food of several millions of her has by sloidegrees been trying to restrain and to tCi2 some of the feeders of the cancer they fear to May they have the courage to kill outright rathsrthan Bint the creature np in a government corral where he will nave to be fed Just the Apart from its enormous appetite for rice and su gar we have other charges asaiast It hinders the army causing delay in It hampers the During the war it has taken fO to 70 million cubic feet of space in enaut ships that should have geen giv en to foods and employs onehalf million of whom should be at onemil lion acres of and a half mil lions months of war it has caused the lilting and hindliug on road and rail of a weight equal to million But this material loss is the least we and the curse to wifehobd arid child the moral and de these can never be weighed nor measured nor Britain ead Canada have not been slow to act because they did not see the long trail ot and pain and death the traffic leaves but be cause they feared the monled monster fangssinking deeper and deep er drain the nations life the fear ot famine force these govern ments to listen to imploring the ac curst This is why we say and womans suffrage are have stood and will stand for She has said like Abra ham Lincoln the It ever I get a chance I will strike this thing such a blow as will kill it He got the chance and women will Proving womens claimto equal suf frage is to me proving an It should require no proof being self Whatare the arguments against H a fewlipopr excuses such as these AVomans place Is in the it it she has one and have the bal lot thus encouraged to Under stand will make a happier a more companionable a more helpful and intelligent mother than the woraan who has not Her children will be anj her husband a broaderminded In Ontario alone there arc women earning their own living We whohave happy homes should desire ballot for them even i we did not wish it for Some no use giving women the would not use It Anyone who thinks that up a few lii Chicagoone angr ier of a million women voted for all the city officers Ineliffilnfthe and their interest in ar rested the attention of the whble Am erican The women of Sas katchewan rushed to the polls When they got a chance to wipe out the gov ernment course some In theirenthusiasm a A lew dames whoresented being de prived of their medicinal morning glass hurried forth with wrathful stride to mark an emphatic No and found to their horror they meant to say while some Kweelfaced mothers who had worked and prayet for temperance for years felt all was lost when they caroe home found they had markeddown an uhmistak aWe Yea1 to have the dlajfensirlea But nevertheless lheTvole carried with Jnajorltles ranging from 1 to I to 10 and the women ed the overwhelming h the wbmen want the They want the make the homo what It should be There may lie some women who look levins eyes on the of faton attempt tho the majority of usthink the rungs of the far apart and the elevated chair on tho platform docs not look nearly at tractive as a cosy kitchen witha shin ing and to the soft pink grip of baby brines more our Koniea as ate are Her work her adaptability In this wsr has been of reports ot our Publi c and anyone that niehwill have to hustle o retain their selfgiven place of su Girts lead most excel in every subject and i bigger percentage of girls than boys enter the High schools and iVe want mutual cooper itlon and respect and equal Why not let man and side by on all our complex aie hu man and belong to both Are women making any progress in obtaining equal rights In John a married woman has the municipal In Nova Scblla a married wo man has the municipal vote if she sup ports her husband and a bill for equal suffrage has passed Its second This was afterward In New and Quebec and widows have the tedcral In and womea have hf and Federal vote with the right to In Al jeria and Saskatchewan women have tho municipal the provincial vote with right to hold The male In theDo minion Election debars them from the Federal We feel glad that old Ontario has given her women equal Onlario is in decorous east where tie women think much ls Kill cXiuyl nee of the ilut we do rivalry between tlon is Forgetting this prln ciple England under the stubborn King pcorgc lost tho American We ilo not believe our IV lululoa saveruul can afford lo lose the sympathy and Bupportof the army ofCanadian wocjeii whose and self sacrifice dur has woatUa admir ation of entrust the teaching of our chil liren largely to the women and set wo withhold from them lie privilege wo to any foreigner however Iguor takes out naturalization pap The percentage of girls who pass through tho High schools is greater than Therefore women are be coming better educated as a class and taught a tifght school of In ttio class were Bohem Italians and These pupils only learning the of English had votes while this a cultured who could talk intelligently on any subject had to voice iu the government of tcr Women need the ballot for many Men aro admirably adapted for the larger questions but women are adapted for tho Men can Invy taies and build beautiful Wo men would be Interested in the water the light and ventila Jttn woutd form an elaborate curriculum womens sympathies would go out to the care of the the delicate the mentally the Men would build great men would think more of the price of its quality and She would Bgbt exorbitant prices so that all may have the necessities instead of a fow having She needs tho ballot to give her greater power in upholding an equal standard of right and wrong for men Heretofore tho woman has been ostracised and condemned whits tho roans offence has been con doned and his placo retained In soci etyThere never was a divorce with out a man In the case nor Tied Light district among the She needs the ballot to give her greater power to drive out the liquor traffic and the social asks for the ballot she may become a of Canada Instead of a She needs the ballot that she may help to legislate to prevent disease and Upwards of children under five years of ago die every year in There Is some compen sation for our enormous losses in war but what can we say bboutlhe death innocent epidemic of and say Our sisters them have disease stock causes public not forgblten the injustice born of old Saxon superiority of Jie male and the first I havo girl3 who worked on thefarm jndoor and early nnd until they Those got a feather two fea ther and a cow were envied by all the neighboring for of themgot a nowhat and dress a of odd whllethe boys gotBO or acres of es and lov ed their as was the custom arid when thelast blrdhad lefttterrToEaenest andan arbitrary expensive hired glrthad to be that the old appreciated the unpaid services ofMartha and Mary 1 have known women whohad rear ed 9 oriiO children widow with allowance yeav and the got the home When the son brought hotne a brand new bride mistress for 40 yearsfound it sit back in a She felt left yis home she had helped to make and where her were born and where she had a bride and struck west to the hoine ot Back in Old Ontario I knewa cou ple who began lifeon a husband belonged to a rakish family and after fourchildren were born he took the Caljfornlagold fever and left Year afteryearpass ed and he never The moth er said solicited neither help nor sympathy hut worked harderthan As the children up they slaved like she cleared the little swampy larm and bought the adjoining swampy fifty and that meant mora hard After twenty years sold the pocketed the money and sneaked off to his Why did she permit it The was in his name she was so afraid of the brute rhe waV glad to sec his Oh yes oidiresriectable Ontar has had but womans them out and bury What are the in favor of Womans Suffrage In government by the In theory women are people and should help In practice we set aside this half as unfit aud Id the other half rale them The concinsion is hat eith er women are not people or we deny the first principle of democracy ol which Canada Is justly Certain classes in our country are lor evident reasons unfit o decide pub lic luna children and Criminals hare broken our laws and must be shut up to safeguard so Idiots ami lunatics are mental ly aliens and Indiana have not as yet sufficient knowledge of pub lic and children are loo Im but of women Indians for overseas service were glyph the women wlip enlisted as nur ses were The working women want protec tion against the greed of capital which underpays women Jnstftad of giving equal pay for equal wages to women la a cause of Even in Winnipeg there arc hundreds of girls working for a Week and less and ft recent investigation proved that these girls alter paying f6flt and worit aiipjverless to bed after a hard days work of nine or ten Some of them herded logeth and paid for floorspacft insteadof decent bed anrt This system makes plutocrats paupers and is a breeding place Boclallst and sn expac IfI live her a In they have equal and pau woraan wag earner be rcprcserited by one who understands the Women forgotten on tho lax roll but with ont Are not children a greaterasset Any one who opposes womans suf frage is either selfish or narrow mind The best interests ot a democra tic country will suffer if its fundamen tal principles of liberty and justice are ignored In relation to its most patri otic and unselfish wo men of INSURANCE to rnako effective the governments pro gram pt insuringthd armed forces of the nation was of congress to day in both liousesby Senator Sim mons The proposed legislation was fram fed lo follow plans already announced in genera and will provide in minimum for Ameri can and the Insured men paying prfmiums family allowances to dependents of men in thenations military or naval AN IDEAL PLACE TO SPEND YOUR VACATION THE HOTEL Rooms and Luiulies at All Boats LEAVES PtNCKER 36 MILES EACH FRIDAY ROUND TSi Visitorscan be more sure of accommodation or in the middle of at the beginning Write WATERTON LAKES Guaranteed Satisfy The Sunshine Furnace wann air plenty of furnisljed by our heatingf isr guaranteed to glvejabsblutesat Write for freeUluffrated SUNSHINE FURNACE tOHBOR TOROSTO MOSTREAL wTHmPEG VXSCOBVER HAHllTCVH CALGAEl SASKATOON KDMOKTOK Foir Safe by The D1XON SHEET iMETAL sercJce tion at government expense ol mjur and snd cd men Enlist feur Kitchen in kitchen muft help as well as the workshop and the trenches Lloyd George has said it I He nwanijioa know and t7aiSicB every dollar you on food Km yout Bartiifi ihoM arewiftirul iuiA lubjlihito Lovers of and coffee muft realize liint iSete terenujej aie in no ot Ine word but merely aligSUy illrruiUfcg in piicc Thrift Suggests Serving Cocoa It is a Scientific a cup of Perfection Brand Cocoa contains more a flu a food value than a cup of beef or chicken JiJte Coebt render the diet more while saving And the saving effected in houtehcM expenses will enable you lo Help win the war Another i For you can buy yoyr nearcA bank or Poit office a WarSavinfS Certificate lor whlth In i 3 y earslime the Government wiliiefund RemembeT every obA economy you lo defend Fie brave boys at the front Cowans Pcrfc3ton Brand can purchaMd from aU good dealers tnr6ughont Economy axi suggefts your choice of Cowans Queen or Milk ChocoUte Bus tU i welcome T ACTIVE SERVICE Oiocohte t jmt tefiat enr soWrw f trtncfttt mttt tkiir ;