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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta T T T f TN. Y -FHEIR WORK WONDERFUL WAYS OF WISE WOMEN TO MONEY, UK -Woman" 'Tells About (lie Talenl Club's Enterprise. SAtVE VS. LINIMENT But ThXcrc Was a Sutprise When the Results Were Reported. I By ANKIB GHAT BUTCIIEH. ivomcn pt our churcli ma (ho oilier day nnd t advised tw'cnky-foir "dKlcrenl ot raisin' mouey i to the Fresh Air Fund. Tlie minister's wife 'wanted to know It tlie Talent Club was ilcail. Someone said dial It wasn't U was sinkin' fast. After a conaulU tion the women thought It could br revived. Wo formed Urn Talenl Club couple ot years ago lo got money W lilt the mortgage oft church. am" while we dldn'l succeed In lillin' I' off altogether, we managed to. pry I up enough to keep tho church from Gtnblhcrln'. The Idea was for every lo use whatever sliccbl talenl she. hod ,__or thought she earn money for whatever work Ihe club was in- terested In. "Tlie woinan that keeps hens said cho'd give all the money she made oul of tlie egss her hens laid on Sun- days. We all hoped the hens would shell out on Sundays for the Fresh Air Fund. The bride was Ukin' a course In Domestic Science. She said she was open for orders for war cake. An old lady said she could mate a .liniment lhat ivoulil draw out any- money. 1 ordered Ihrce liollles right away lo use on .James. I'd been loofcln' something like that for a long time. Another old lady said "she coult make salve. It was very hcalin'. Sh ol the ivomen's husbands that liked to patronize her. Tea "women ;said they'd send their husbanoV they didn't tike her-anyway, Shu said she thought she could manage- more men. hut when'l donated James, sin e.ilij that would be know: James. A young girl, nn only child, sati she craved the companionship ot chll drcn. maklri1 a study. .6 child welfare., Sho said she.had tea two'boohs.on tho subject of chlldre oml knew all atout them. .She sard sho would slarl a day nursery whor for a small sum busy mothers couli leave their, children two days a wcel confident that .the cars and tralnln given them would be the bc'sL Big Businew ANOTHER woman-liarTa .wrink for rcjuventjtln1 .She right there an then anil Inside of for nn assistant. Sho ir mo lhal a month's 'treatment ot li lotlpn .would make a different TV man of me. James was awfully e thuSiastic about that. He said he hoped I'd give It a good trial. 1 .wan sonic worried about what I coujd do to make money. I dunno ns I've got any special for nny- Ihlrig1 unless it's "pl.iln cochin'.' i thought mayuo I coulcl'get n job with lhat wjis-goln' to give .lames knew she'd need help. J asked Jnmcs ahout U, says 1; "Db you Ihlnk I'd be a success as a plain cooM" "1 don't know why you v Biya he, plain enough, good- ness knows." Janica Is awful nblft sometimes. Bui ho thought better s In y home an3 pics. He said he'd get me one good customer no was ft order the waitress brought was not fe-iven her. CANAMCTES! It's a Mixture of Hard Work and Romance on llie Prairies. On each occasion the ffirl oblig- ed It back aud no It- wh By EDITH G. J1AYKK UK need for houschoM help on the pralrlo Tarms Is stlli very acLite. One heard the term 'trnglc" applied .to it Coy, and this is not difficult to believe It Is realized that women have outnumbered by men In the West, and that even the drain' made by irar the so-called sex Is still much in the min- ority. asslstance txpectcJ from the and bits of Fpwins anil so on- i never saw a woman so mad. She Just tore that folder up right there and I know she Just ivnnted-to swear or cry or somclliingL But she didn't..She went back into that .little liouse and she set about ccoklng dinner for five old fellows except Ityc-and-bye her husband her as usual before going back to the eld and he hadn't got further than ie f Erst f barn when he heard-her ngiiiff. How I know all ibis? 'hy, IjecausC slip's my wife! All omen aren't like her though. And he maddening part of It Is we're ii-fiscd financially and coulu rea treat ourselves to a trip like that, ut what would Hie farm do? Who would take, off ANOTHER ALLY OF THTRED CROSS of Preparing Sphagnum Moss for Dressings Is Now Progressing, JIB Botanical iitpatlmcnt of tin University of Toionto is the J- scene of a nctv branch of the work of the the prepara- tion of Sphasnum moss for roculcal purposes. In this Its Initial stage, it is ;n charge of a of the University Hospital Bupply Associa- lEon. working with both hospital and botanical tii-crls; but it is probable that olher centres will be established before as thl? promises to be an Increasingly iinportant feature of lied Cross work. The growing si-arcity of cotton renders It Imperative to find a sub- Elltute ot once, both as a teillle and for absorbaut colton. The moss promises to fill "this latter need ad- mirably. There is no limit to the amount obtainable. It is soft, absorb- ent, and has aa well .medicinal pro- pcrtlC5. The only kind procured in Ontario far. appears somewhat attenuated j anJ only as third gratfe. first anil second come from British Colum- bia and Nova Scotia, as the sea air v seems to be necessary to its proper development. This kind Is much thicker and more absorbent, aud at times vt-ry pretty. It is almost color- less, tinted in places ictl or green, Ihe Onlirio kind Is rather a weeping-willow srcca- Us little cell- like leaves are liollow, and readily absorb moisture- As it Is gathered for the most part In marshes, there are many cranberry roots tangled through it, but the workers are thankful that simply her word against Ihe patron's- j East has not materialized in any thing1 ___ degree, and, speak- ing with a railway official last week, About fifty per cent, of" the men thanked the" waitress for "services, i Similar courtesies were very rare among the most disputes between waitress and patton Involved the statement of another dvcrlieard by the writer, throws an interesting EMtlltfit on Why, man a liUle while ago, spitted her sugar and she eat, and now that grub was cat for spite and Ms appetite was a menace to tho country. _ The next report vraa I nursery. The nurse wasn't there to give Hi but.twelve mothers sjiokc for onco to save lline. They i-atd that 'they had-had phone calls from the nursery two hours be- fore the closin' time Agreed Come and take their, children, away tiulck. The-nurse wns In bed. wilh an ice bag on lier head. She- said she had planned to slart a nursery, not a zoo, -The mothers asked her vrhat about her Interest in children's welfare. She salrt. that Just then she was..more anxious farewell than The hairdresser" reported lhat her contribution would havt been bigger only she hung a woman's hnlr out on the line to dry out nnd n an ft! tho ECU tilings come in here anil aroun3 as if I belonged lo Ihtm.' They're as bold as brass about it, too-; Since they've found the Gov- ernment isn't going to touch them, there's, no holdins them down, pur own men would never think of speak- ing to ua Ihe way they do-" one, learned thnUspeelai, excursions similar, prpbaWy In conjiine- tibn usual harvesters' ex- cursions arc under serious consideta- Hon for the'purpose of bringing on) female heln. As one.nessimlsUc.ner- Eon this help tloes come it will probably lie to remain as permanent and lawful helpmeet; o a fresh crop ot widowers. "My wife's 'got about al! she can slam! on, "and. t comes to harvesting and threshing Gail alone knows what the poor sou s going to do! Sht; Is not at all ro bust and hna three small, child re and four rnen to cook for as well a invalhl aunt to look after. A aent she needs n lot of-dentlstr done, and as wo are twelve from town, she. simply can't gel in lo havo It seen to on account of getting behind with the work- must and yet scrlbeil Iri "Tbo Vision e week's observation. A well-dresEcd woman ordered they wcro rought, ntc a substantial portion and ken rent them back, complaining1 int thty were cold that she vely coiydn't .The wifllres: ONE MOTHER The mother rfs I eat cold poached 13 protested Ihnt no me hail'leen lost in bringing them, gave in woman's oic'o rose. Incidentally, the second nter was c nil rely different from Ihe many d Is de- (George H. Poran, New 'York) by lhat, pod ol the. Inner Oxenham. SO.X! My Son! Ootl that I had died for theel For my -full course is weli-hlsh run, Hut thine, In Its sweet j. Was scarce .u'egun, Sample Case KNOW eycry. farm and every family along Jhls line on the map. These are circumstances of number one: Two sons in France, carrying on alone boy of 10, and Ihe A Bit of Romance F the., West Is the' tan a where wo rood Controller's edict, ficemeii'to take Would Aod that J had tiled for Ihce, Wns It for this I tiavnlleit My fibn! My Son! see thce crc.lhy prime undone? of my flesh, n mnn I bore- Bone of my bone! And now "hnvc' t for thl-1? I-travailed sore? .My Son! My Son! ciin I deny -My My -Son! For was il not Thine Oniy. One' nij' dear one's -salvation Crosa thlno. Only Onfi! f lesson llicsu have on! Thy Son! laehlng tholblome lo th6 only one of- on ..a8 a recognized nciea- sl nil reHeve their feelings by Joklnff Rbout.H. Hercral ivomen cancclUtl proylonfl ,0ncl and sifballiuted eomcthlnff I ,-V nil thai He. I' Jlim my heart MjHifc, roy sout, my every llfoughl Vrpm J tyn.Jhot Thy F (Alher, aged f, with A "small mother a semi-Invalid, but doing aH her own work alone. Number two I niy Ihe ort'e woinan aria she has'.ta >ok for three men. Number three' a bit ,H by a ncholor and somehow bachelors ays can "get help- Number four is larEc'romlly, but liio children are I boys mid the mother 'recently rokc her arm. She lirid to get Into arncss again long before it was oul f splints. She ,ofi with er arm in a fling, Af llic next frirm he only ivoman 13 very frail ami (tell- ale. Bho docs, oil the- work, rising1 t four and often not gcUlnp to bcJ eleven. One woman only at farrri umber tls. She ought to be in, a anotorliim at this minute, but fir.'t. One at farm number ;even. She's strong, but nceOs lo or sbe has eight small children- On roman fit the next- She dots all her work cither silling1 on ti loll stool a ho kitchen (able, or climbing AUDI: for she's u cripple. Oni woman at farm number nine, also jv number ten. The woman at the last Rot nwfitlly mac! the otlic day. the rural malt box ?he hat foilntl dne.b? those ftdverllsins fold T wnahc-r if wna Hani where It 1m anyway U caUl rometh'lnR remain-In the lienl, .tolling Ihrougl Jiilx nnd 'August when 611 outdoor IxiMiii Jntroiluce yo one day chtountcrccl-'one of.-thos harmless necessary snakes lhat farm ors iifcc to keep in their fields to kl off posts. It .WAS a large.enake an Incllncilto be playful and afCeclTon ate no doubt, for It appeared'to fo' low Billy And her hoc. Ko 13111 screamed and ran ,pe3'nipll for th house, and before she could reach In rst fence. sort'roao i om somtwherc. and she fell oni li nanly breast and beean to wee Ic cnllcil her u "sissy" and a "cal lie, spicy eld.'.' I showed i-lcltires one waa o n liroad hold iHazsr-ilMldl wltli fnsli nd a, "momma'a -and uegah lake her Just ns a'Wg brother would lilllo one. And he shook open her ollar and taw a tiny gold chain and ockct and a melt talcum powder soap or something! the was up. Kxactly one mnlli later they .were married. If hat I nomance, what la? on'straight lines. Anolher.piece of- tissue Hie same size Is laid across tho back of this and folded ay, so that rio sewing Is necessary, id yet there danger of the osg ElftiuEf out. The bod-pads.'aro ade the of a. sheet of "news-. pcr. A (Jozen sheets arc taken ns a undation; on this Js laid a layer of (7- lird grade moss, and on top of this ne 'a pieca ot. cotton Is' aced over the whole, foKed under t and sewed securely lo- all the way The wonderful work which has al- cady been done this inoss in cnliand ton opened the eyes of the Country'physicians to Us possl- A rush order has.comQlrcni, hem for dressings, and at once, for_which they arc ending the cotton cut the prorer Ixe in order that there may be no' ieiny, .They hope for Ions.more to oHoiv.' U Is probable that a species of baling .machine will be used In or- der to, pack the in the least possible space for EhlpmenU To Supply U. S. HEHE the moss la as jet chiefly, in trains and ships, aa the Canadian doctors want things in the hosjiHals just they always were- Tho Vnltcft SI-.IC3 li alive to Us possibilities, and as Ihey have no as yet to gather the moss, we have promised lo; sup- fly them'in return for Scott Tissue which is much like gauza In appear ince and remarkably durable- People arc encouraged to send In A Humming Plan to KOZKI caving [T came .is a blo his friend was that r llic will be pretly dull without you. olil ho wild, S "Don't feel down About It, my boy, replied the olhcr; all Ihe Fame I bet 1 make things hum down "Got some ?rheme on You .-.ce, I'm Ihlnklnc ot keeping Jonathan r (TO one pint of hot boiled hoiri- Mir one, lab'lespoonfiil and a hnlf "nf olco, sail lihd paprika.--16 lAKtc niirf OTIC bratcti cpff. Beat aCd: ol finely grceti pepper and pack Into a mould. 'AVhert cold, cut In thin slices, nrranfrc in a greased bakthj? dirh nnt> Hprlnklo between the lay- ers, of thd twnlgralcA cheese, about two tftbltapoonsful, samfe. of thick lomalo catsup. C'pvcr1 Iho' lop .with 'cruA-ieil dried bread crumbs, dot (blts of olc samples i( they know the- ,vhere- ihpuls.of any. Many ot is are with It.RS a fertihzer, or from sceltig It wrapped around the roots of rose bushes In tho etorcs. It la salil to he the bog moss which forms Ihe ground work of real Any ono who lias. ever watched a squaw binding n papoose on Itro board cradle which keeps his wee splnR straight, will know Ihe wny she pan's It wlth.Ephasnum Ihaljt.may-'not bo loo hard, nnd ihe mertlclnal proper- ties keep Ms skin In good, condition. In th6 West y Immigrants' from Boiilh-caslorn up every Crevice or llier_ shacks of poplar poles wUh moss lest a.lllllc bxygen might filter. Jn.. Thcra.ia1 no. difficulty, In it.fand" ft IT lhArifly, picking, will be organised on an'txienslve scale It ts not decidtd as whether It mty be made. UP locally bai the centres for dressing '.will he wherfi there aro uolanical and chfml cal experts familiar wllh moss ionaljlc women with tennis rackcta nioUcratc ovcu for i ,iiut cobk in a 5 mihulfs, willing to helD At present, In Ihis country are m Monlrc'aK al McOlll with a branch here, ar.'il It Is probable trial shortly olhcri will be ;