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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta GIRtf MAKE GOOD ON MANY JOBS fflATJEN HELD And Many of Them Earn Equal Pay the E MPLOYERS PLEASED Stories or Satisfaction Given by Women A Re eurceful By LEWIS X of Use largest railroad T IB the Bust there Is a room y Pr In May t hat oniy moments be urtlag a I went in wMIt I my scrambled of Citizen fitIt arose counter a folly and Insulted one after eC people who were com to Ihelv tootf for the why ver tell meyith JwttereA ie bawled ftt rae Then Fixit and rot the The attendant listened to say with Arras if yuh dont like this yua can but to the He JToure prob ably imt can I do I cant ret My assistant Is back helping wash If I spoke to this hed 1 went 1 with an earnest inten tion of never but again I had to catch a train and In I reluctantly went Into the It was utterly Be hind instead of sloppy surly were cheerful brisk efficient and buses were collecting the dirty The manager remem bered me and Got it solv he I hope I never see man niter Ik the place The wometi art and need more but thew are a lot nicer to The Gnat Change THE ttny meldeni la illustrative of the greatest change in Amer ican industry that hasbeen seen for many the first fruits of the war the employment of women not for merely a few but in every at every Job which does not require great and at wages absolutely equal to those of The employer of labor who has not carefully gone Into the question of employment of women has neglect ed his own salvation for Woman labor Is success That Is the primary conclusion after Inter with a large number of em Superintendent after super intendent expressed In prac tically the iaiKO manner I have been using women for jobs which a year ago I would have sworn only men could and I have aston ished Vy the success af Che State Industrial Commission of New that moro than half of the women now asking for employment never done any work Iheir homes An iwtoniehing number of them are motherc of men gono to As many of tho munition faetoriee for axamplc thst of du wen and worn An fja by aide ou ficticr 03 Jobs that no tzt aas ho wither mai or each tuskr as tha making of alrpTano aad machinery for Whtre this la the ciimsequsrliy thert e no ftjftingl 1 is that woman to itecfi even the snec in do skill in Niece of President at White House OM Wednesday of this week the White House had its third wed of the Wilsofi hat of Miss Alice Miss the Presidents became he bride of the Isaac Stuart The ceremony was performed by the th efather of the The bride is the daughter of and Joseph of Balti The McElroy is pas he will remain for another ear before sailing to as a A r of the Presbyterian Church at White Sulphur West vere not And these Bush tests more playing at hey were a careful and revealing exposition of that very important Most of the things that jverybody know couldnt be lave been donel Women on Railroads NEW field of occupation which has attracted much comment Is ho use of women as street car con ductors and subway The Sew York Railway op erating most of the surface cars in New says tnat out of conductors 600 are The company and the organiza ion operating subways and eleva eds have men by the and the wise principle has been to rive the women in the families if these soldiers tha first The results have been it s true that women have not been o successful in open on which he conductor must cling to the long step outside the And they have not been tried as cisely as in London und where women seem to do almost women have not been successful as drivers of subway But as conductors on closed women have been absolutely the equal of reports the com They take no longer in they are consider ate the notably courteous n giving street directions to strang No Flirting Allowed THE dreaded question of flirta that bidden and feared problem in almost all employment of has been solved from the The women have demanded and obtained In numbers of where the lordly young god of the aged loud of voice and smelling of tried to make women con ductors have token the matter up frankly and forcefully they nave I am a working earning my and you are try ng to make me lose my Do you want to do that Perhaps the most amusing and 1918 t A PenPicture of the South Coast of England in the Fifth Year of significant incident women NUke CM cf women are now for private families iMbt ferainice but most pieMMiily jobs of all is tlmt af the Broaklyc Mr cm an who Is drlv ag lavadry wagon with satisfao tion to customers and the amiable otl nag sctlrely new industry of mak ing gut masks is using a great num be 4 The Inspection of a task whone import Is understood when it is realiz ed dtftctire musks would mean certain and miserable death to our s in tbe of Intelligent end la so well pcid so patriotic jab that many wcmeo Imve rc3lgrnel as sciool teachers to H The Bash Company has experiments to o ihe jobs tlw art onij con 1 youne run M liraaemen oars ihej and nncl orancs on tracks wtnRbM and big havo iis ladders irtss to repair They oavo been ex ns 1n heavy loadirK running hand bave suowu the use of in New York was the cose of a man who tried to get into a car just a1 door was He was and though not was rather If the conductor mct been a man there would have been a rare and joyous fight But the conductor was a weak Suit looked at the man with a pleasant severity and You know you shouldnt hava tried to get In when the door was Thats all My said the and started to enter the Walt a she In She wrote out a confes sion which wbtild forever prevent hin even thinking of getting dam ages It was my I got in while tha door wae And ho signed it VISITS HER HUSBAND IN INDIA BY A TRICK y NORAH ATLER CROSS the Surrey downs the scented summer wind blows It fidgets the horn beams and whltpbeams rustles crisply through the beeches and passing through the dark umbrageous boughs of ancient yew makes a solemn murmurous that is like the voice of many The sweet grasses ripple and quiver beneath the delicate Clovers meadow sweet sways and tossing out a scented salutation of snowy On sunwarnled wild thyme re leases Its bracing and from a copse nearby a hidden honeysuckle vine spills tbe en chanted and passionate perfumes of its golden Boom Boom Boom Do you hear the guns in France The downs rise and fall In smooth slopes that curve suavely to meet gay little woods where the wind speaks with many birds call in the green and sometimes a rabbit scurries by with twitching ears and flash of his jaunty Here and single trees break the urbane flow of but every where the eye can to and east and the magic carpet the downs is embroider ed glowing colors of English wild The deep blue eye of milkwort shines starlike beside the tiny golden balls of the hop Rock roses lift their varnished filled with the glory of the White cloyed with sun sway sleepily on their slen der whiter by contrast with the spilt gold of buttercups and and the dark ame thyst of Deep down among the a minute starry blossom clings humbly and shyly to the some times sometimes palest long centuries when cer tain wise men followed a a girl mother rested with her baby in a there was no room for them in the Inn and because the straw made too harsh a cradle for His dimpled she went out and gathered handsful of these starry and lined the manger where her son lay And to this day the country people call them Our Ladys Singing pompous belted royally with cling greedily to flower bur rowing between satin prob ing deeply for hidden tumbling headfirst into the trans lucent trumpets of and dusted with like fairy millers who turn all their gold And poised on outstretched were specks against theturquoise the larks are Up at theclubhouse am writ of a famous course in the South perched tellingly on a lift of the alienee and solitude bear each other WOMEN SERVE AS POLICE RESERVE Over Have Joined in New Who Would Be a Farmeret and Wear ThU which beingshown by a New York combines all the qualities of an attractive and comfortable There will be no need for food conservation orders with this farmerette outfit to make ono feel in place in the Tho garment is composed of gaily flowered chintz buttoned knee breeches and heavy EACH ENGLISH FAMILY TO HAVE EIGHT RATION BOOKS More Than Two Billion Forms Printed Since British Ministry of Food Began Its The smokingroom is The diningroom isempty Theflowers July the Ministry of Food be I began its work two bilrion forms have been printed and distri Out of this number only one set has had to be the loss being less than Of the new national ration which will come into force on July copies will be This number Includes tho individual books and the supplemental books granted to agricultural munition workers and those engaged on heavy Over 700 long tons of paper will in their while persons will be employed in the manufacture of the The new book is a great improve ment on the present card It is of 5 inches by and contains coupons for all the rationed butter and of which the Food Controller hopes to have sufficient to allow two ounces per head per week from July Printed In colors by a special pro cess of photogravure and special the delicate design of the book should prove a great deterront to wouldbe The book for the general public contains nine orange color for blue for red for meat and brown and blue for other foods which may be and green for reference A special book has been prepared for and with supplementary ration books for workers engaged in heavy work it will be possible for a household to have eight different kinds of ration With the coming into force of the new books the coupons collected by retailers will have to be forwarded to the local food where tests will be taken byt means of weighing the and if they do not reason ably come1 up to the weight corres ponding with the rationed food sup prosecution will follow Every book will be numbered and bear a code or reference number so that it can be traced without diffi Books Will have to be surrendered before leaving the or In event of the death of the holder of the must be returned to either the local food office or handed to the registrar of deaths at the time of IB to it I S INCH the opening of the subma rine campaign the British au thorities have refused permits to women to travel abroad unless the journey has been absolutely neces One woman to wtoom had been re fused a permit to rejoin her husband in India decided that she would go At first she tried to geta job as but found that she would have to sign for the return voyage as Reading a newspaper one day she came across the advertisement of a Japanese an who re quired a nurse to return with her and her little girl to She immediately answered the ad vertisement and threw herself on the mercy of tho Japanese telling tao and begging for the The Japanese woman agreed en the condition she remained with them on arrival in Japan until she wa3 suited with another nurseShe remained in Japan three weeks and then completed her journey to where a British General was surpris ed one day to find that a handsome nurse hud arrived at His in 7 are The clock ticks BO that sounds like The rig eyes of a veryhandsome young man fling a gay challenge from a framed photograph on the Above hangs a laurel Boom Boom Boom Do you hear the in lounge Is In a corner by the telephone box stands a leather bag of golf A big grey spider is weaving his be tween the head of the driver and the angle ei the The nib lick and mashie are already linked by a thousand exquisite opalescent The spider works without ffar of the paths that used to be so are The down encroaches on tha and begins to reclaim what was once its Delphiniums rear their tall blue steeples from a sea of olive Pert field poppies Intrude their crude splendor among chaste and decorous There is no one to admire the Scorning their they have climbed so high that they clothe the Ionic pillars In rainbow so1 impossibleis it to asso ciate his etiolated limbs witli any however remote of the fiery flush of ryoiitharid He stares straight beiore but his are focussed on the of They hold the arrestedlook of horror that those died violently carry their gust of wind shatters a full blown and iflings a trail ot his Their light touch recalls He looks stares blankly at his with a shudder of unspeakable ab horrence beats away the with his weak dragging himself to his he limps slowly Into the The petals were bloodred Boom Boom Boom Do you hear the guns White yellow as red as they swing their languid heads in the smmmer It is HO still that one can almost hear their petals falling on the stone The Soldier IN corner of tho a wounded soldier is lying in a chaise He is in hospital and a pair of crutches are on the floor beside There Is something ter rible his utter might be a figure carved of ho mlgljt ITis hands rest inertly on the They are very and look extraordinarily His supine and re has the appearance of some OLIVES RIPENED BYUSEOFLYE The Pickling Process Requires From Four to Six Weeks or ti broken M4 unetttsi ol pie The pickliiiy of olives requires HE mada by nature la endowed with a bitter dlsposl ion and a acrid char It Is only after It has passed through tho harrowing experiences designed for it by that it is changrd into a pleasant Thus the history of the development of a ripf olive may be called an ex emplification of tho old adage that trials and tribulations maketh one When you eat a ripe a pear or an you got tho fruit just as nature made and if you pick it off a it will tastn all this But when you eat a ripe you taste a product that has passed through many a process since it left the The interesting process of prepar ing olives destined to reach the fam ily tabln In the guise of ripe fruit is explained as follows in the Scien tific American by Arthur USE AUTOMOBILES Very Ambitious Program Is Wear m T3MB M r from four to six depending upon the condition of the fruit when When the olives are first brought into the they are graded and taken to the appropriate They are first covered for two or three days with a light salt before anlye is Slow Pickling Process If FTER remaining In the vats for several a light so lution of lye about 2 per Is and the olives are kept in this solution for about nine The lye water is then drawn off and the fruit allowed to stand for 24 after which clear water Is added and the olives are stirred by means of coijiprossed air introduced Into the This is continued for six or seven Then a second application of a lye not quite so 13 made to the and allowed to remain for from six to nine This is then drained and clear is again in which the olives re main for another periodof six pr seven If tbe olives have not attained a sufficiently dark color after the secdnd application of the they are subjected toa third after which they go into a salt brine and are allowed to stand for about 10 After the olives are taken from the pickling room they go over sorting belts where women pick out the vari ous slscea and These are placed in enamelled buck ets are taken to the canning tables where they are tplaced In the and placed on endless belt carriers which themto the machines wherethe tops are put of the newly organ Womens Police Reserve New York are being plac ed on a war and are now un courses of training to fit them to all manner of war emergency The although but a little more than two months already has a membership of about and Is constantly getting They come from all walks and sta tions in Among them are train ed and wives of prominent and wealthy men There Is acertain kind of police Inspector FDwyer In commenting work of the re that women can do as well If not better Every housewife knows all coal and and groceries and Our women are going to look after food and fuel violations In their and when they find them they will lose no time In report Ing are present training these women for the kind of war emergency work they are best able to I can not praise them toft They ore and cannot get en ough of drilling and other We shall woman on duty on al most every block In tho It Is not our plan to have them do patrol that will be left to tho but there are plenty of other things they can An Ambitious Program IHE organization has planned to do auxiliary Red Cross work in the different precincts todiscover and report Irregular and unlawful conditions to teach patriotism and civic duty and aid In tho Americani zation of the alien elements of the population to detect and report on cases of disloyalty and sedition to relieve distress and destitution to advise and direct the and and to set an example of unselfish and patriotic Units of the reserve have been startedIn every residential precinct of the five Classes are held seven nights a week in the dif ferent station where the wo men receive Instruction In elementary anatomy and in first aid principles and in laws and Once a week they are instructed In police and infantry and In calisthenics in public and at the Headquarters There is a class in The wpmen are at taught the care andJmndllnff ot they how to load and handle a they are taken in squads to tho Headquarters shooting where they are taught to shoot at and moving targetsSeveral have shown themselves to be adepts with a re rolling up good They enjoy thls and if some of them are at first in clined be a little gunshy they soon get over It Motor Corps Joins HE 300 members of the Motor Corps ol which was organized to carry despatches and do work for the medical department of the have become with the Womens Police and the members have all joined the Many of the women own auto They are graduates of recognized automobile schools and are licensed They have a practical working knowledge and are able to make There is an other motor corps which has become affiliated with the which Is in charge of Captain Elise Rel The organization has two mouned one composed of sixty horse women and the other of The women ot the two squads are all ex perienced Many of them own their own They meet and drill Although the reserve has not as yet adopted certain units have a dress of their The unit of the West FortySeventh Street station is made up largely of women from the theatrical professionThey wear blue serge with brass buttons and carry police A SAD JfEW women make successful law They are unable to break themselves ot the habit of giving tree TUOKB AND more you think about some men the less you think of No Substitute for Milk of Green Vegetables Can Be TOO MUCH POTATOES Once a Day Is Enough for Young Children Queries HE necessity of guarding the I food supply of young and assuring to them an abun dant diet ot properly selected Is assuming every day a more critical phase as the war stringency and demands for the conservation of foodstuffs become more A most whblesomo educational move ment is going forward among our citizens In tho use of different Nature Is exceedingly and tho healthy human being can be fed nlth a fair degree of success on wide ly varying But while tho adult may1 thriyo very well on substitute foods of various kinds and even be better off with Bomo of these dietary It is not always truo that young children will profit by the same Tho childs dietary requirements are less flexible than are those of grown per and Insufficient or Unsuitable food Is likely to have serious conse quences for the growing Authorities on the subject state that there iSpractically no substitute either for milk or green vegetables in tho food of the growing Mlllc should bo given In many Is one of the best of green vegetablesIt can bo prepared in a number of ways and should be used freely In the dally Fish and chicken are bettor for children in many cases beef or other and where these foods can be ob tained onej or the other may be given to Need Slow Cooking IN the face of tho great need for conserving the use of new cereals has become a matter of ne There seems to bo no why such food may not be as whole some as If properly cooked Mothers may need to be warned that all and particularly tho coarser liko oatmeal and need very long coolring to be suitable for Therefore It stands to reason that tho quick breads and griddle which have been ex posed to cooking heat perhaps only a few will hot be well di gested and that all preparations of cereals should be subjected to slow cooking if they are to entor into the diet of young At this aro being urged to cat all the potatoes possible as another substitute for The request is made that families shall cat potatoes three times a but this Is not Intend ed to apply literally to the youngest who would not get a suf ficient variety of food in the day3 meals if given potatoes at each The manner of cooking potatoes must be constantly varied or the family will tiro of The methods will include frying and to the adult if well but not suitable to young chil It Is for remember that children under flvo will hardly able to cat potatoes more than once a and that for them this vegetable ia bet ter when mashed or freshly boiled and served simply with the addition of a little salt and milk or Thus prepared they are so completely cooked and so finely divided that children do not swallow them in on the other makes foods generally less A GENTLEMAN always shuts his cyea when he looks at a ladys r V Y A Generous Reward A NP so you are the noble fellow who rescued my wife at tho risk of your life said Tlghtflst Take this quarter my brave fellow as an expression of my All thank said the and then he added softly Ypu know bettern I do what your old girls 80VXD MAN seldom gets It In tlie neck tor keeplug his suitable to tho digestion of chil The Legion of Death The Women Soldiers of By MARION COUTHOUY SMITH breasts are free to tha I They have challenged the dark undoerj And Pain Is their Ilege j And Death their chosen His fearful pledge they By his grim shield defended He guards their labor and their sleep Till the high quest Is They have smiled In the eyes ol They have scorned the Idlers dreaming No hope have they held I Save for their lands Under the Iron bloom and fruit are scat They lie like flowers on the torn By a wild harvest shattered These are mothers who The race that lies bleeding Theirs was a bitter j Theirs was a deadly j That freedom may havo That souls may rise from They have slain tho love and tha dreupis of The bml and tho JonE years reap ;