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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SERVANT PROBLEM NEVER SO SERIOUS IN CITIES ir V Household Help of Any Kind Exceedingly Hard to and Harder Still to Though Wages are of Wealthiest Homes Boast But Two lire servant situation has never beon so bad in To rontft TJiat Is to it hai nevtr been so bad the viewport of ml stress of Servants of any kind arc tlard still to Good are worth their weight In their weight In gold IB firetly nearly what they de mand anj3 command In Prom tho point of view of the servant They want more and more in and more and more In and less and less In work So spake a harassed lady tho the other She is a woman born and bred in who has lived there allher She Is thoroughly abreast of the servant as Is of most things that concern the social polity of the She is by nature no petti ccated But yet the fore going her summingup of tho presentday domestic servant prob lem In it is she proceeded mourn in comparison with the number of there was any especial demand for servants In For direction In which as a ate not ex travagant IB fho matter of Domestic I should think In proportion to population and wcafth fterc Ae fewer servants re quired InTorootOthan In almost any in the whero tlio servants become the household rulers and order for mer employers about as they The reason forthe scarcity of ser vants For one there Is so much muni Girls seem to like almost any other than domestic ser vice This is partlyfor the same rca 1011 that keeps go many men from niring out to hate to live undcr the roof as their It thatj and not any with regard to caps and aprons ind so that theyregard as the of once 1st a girl leave domestic service and go into a factory and IB spoilt for domestic service This ID not because ofany snobbishness on the part of holds Intheir dealings With their they aremore democratic than are lJut manneri Vhteh may be enough 4n the factory embloye are Impossible in the household In Oar Bit v Toronto people do not go 1 in largely for domestic help is true The majority of who can fairly wellpff keep but one a few of them keep Really rich pften boast but two The household staff of one of the very richestmen Iri Iran whose the Old Country Vfoutt have at any before staff of scr vants totalling at least twelveor flf of a parlor a cook a of by the there areprobably not more than a dozen these to be found In To ronto There is one at Guvernrajnt At least three of bur Ti ow that prohibition Is Dominion should be jwmsthinf more In ac ordahce with the fcjfjl of the It isitoofeminfscent otthe of other far bove as Dickens cald of For the Is derived from he which moans a Can It be But per sh tho thought HonI solt qul mal pense Is every ousehold tliat keeps a butler of hav ngr stockeM up In view of the dry ays In which nve live If there are few butlers In hero are certainly fewer outside Government he1 Species seems as extinct as the This a from the point f view of joyousness and pictur For the whose ull dress livery Is the Court dress of a hundred years affords much nnooent gaiety to tho commonalty rlvlleged to View the calves with which nature often not unassisted y art has endowed High WHATVs the largest household establishment main tained in consists of a aj four or five parlor and a cook and two or three scullery besides several outfloor servants in the garage and garden But the head of this household is a man so wealthy if be lived in England he would find llf necessary or usual to maintalp a regiment of servants as to servants It scents almost sacrilegious to enquire as to the one hac better say the a cut a society lady tells the writer that she imagines these would be less than 5600 year and ejl that Is to his buttlcrship If of an economical mind could easily put away fivesixths o his stipend per As regards general thi average wages of the general in Toronto just now amount to 125 o a Perhaps Jt would b more correct to say that they come to or a For Ih Toronto Genera Maurice he joined the staff o the Dally Vesplved tc shed old She he vary many aiT anj week instead of th For one likes t touch real money and to touch 1 For if she Is infrequently the moments she does not stan to lose 10 vast a sum when she pack uphev troubles in her old kit bag and gels In the bigger the maid as a rule and th housemaid while the cook would get In these It the majority of servants just are notOld Country girls aa one would have see What a tradltlqn hangs about domestic service in the Old Country to knights maintain these lgnias of THe remainder belong to the households of some of the older families o To it occurs to one that SOLDIERS DEPENDENTS ARE WELL PROVIDED FOR IN CANADA The British Policy Is Belter Than Ours in the Matter of But on the Whole the Canadian System Is Quile as Fair and in Some Respects More t Children of the New Toronto Public School Hold a Birdbox Competition ilE styles nnd considerable ingenuity was shown In the construction of these homes for our feathered Prizes were awarded for fir at three brut in each The photos show some of the entrants with their bird Observe the girl Withthe fluffed KITCHEN WORKERS Household Work on Farms and Therell Be No End of GOVERNMENT BADGE And a Distinctive Suit Might Tempt Millionares Daugh ters From Their Paul Women and Junk Men Work Together for Red Cross Neri Gooperdlive Plan by Which Red Sell Books of Coupons toJunk Give Them in to Realized From Salvage in IIP following Information re garding tin Canadian Separa tion Allowance and its taken from tin May bulletin1 It tn know in acttlii dollars and rents what was PX tpnt of the pnventlstment contribu tion towards the household O 13y FRANCES NfcJ head of the Government Bureau the wish that girls would look at the demand for domestic help on the farms in light andoffeiv their From this we gather that response has been dis Just why do girls are free to do it hesitate to enter kitchens where their help is so sorely needed 1 am afraid it is because of the light in which we ourselves have regarded domestic It is our estimate of the maid that confronts us and holds us They have always been and we would hate to be isolated even in the cause ot economy and greater pro Kitchen work lias never had any social and must be given an attrictive status of some description before ca11 will be responded to cheerfully ami gener A By COOPERATIVE salvasc organized in Taul In Vb is not only proving a source of revenue for the American Red Cross but is also continued means livelihood for junk The plan is simply a brokerage business the Red Cross buy and sell books of coupons for spot cash1 and Junk dealers Rive Individ ual coupons to householders for the value of their These books range in trice from to according1 tothe numper of con tained coupons which vary in value from 1 cent to BU white Honor Card on which a Red Cross is printed been de livered to every city is willing to contribute discarded articles towards the winning the When the housewife has her wares ready to dispose she hangs Uu card in a window where it by a passing cplloctqriof calls and witii his scrap bones OK aper and the housewife compares number of people whoare den ring out accumulations some the hoardings ot of helping the By hanging an honor card in the dlchen one morning last we cleared the cellar of news old Iron and butter n exchange for which three 25 cent coupons made tho Red Cross 75 itM What the collector pro fited by ills sale of the is an ottTtr story but everybody ap well satisfied with the The price of waste paper has gone down a few the man advised because of department stores for this plan as much as a ton of waste paper and boxes a H was Daniel I beJhis price with the Peddlers who Labor In onthe back oC her honor but Canadian girls from rural try is independent and Do we here in Canada endorse him when itis a question of kitchen labor how are we going to redrult kitchen help on the farms the summer months How were fruit pickers recruited last year Why aregirls responding BO well for farm work this summer Patriotic rea sons but wo must admit that the ever alertness of wo man towelcome a departure from the beaten path is no small Would women haunt the stores if each season brought the same styles It is the or in Other the that at So ostensibly patrio tism is the compelling force in the spring drive to the Incidentally fashion lias played a telling fruit Harnessing running has advertised and fashlon ablized and with what splendid re But Kitchen work It has iclther novelty Henri no whoever 1 nor of a domestic and once undertook to get a fellow artists work Intp1 the autumn He and thef picture was the to see his credit for her work piecewith Whistler on varnishing why not original note by an exclamation of dismaWns it tremendously fashionable Good Heaveni ho youre exhibitliur my picture upside Hush said The com mittee refused It the other Boston Toronto Gf I WfMi Comfy C j young lady snappeil by Star Weekly photographer at tho cor ner at avenue and Avenuu where she wag on her tills furmoretto aiiUrely oblivlouK to the tercul tho of the Canadian will e found ot Ketioral interest The opinion Is ignite widely he In Canada that tho poliry In rdgard to separation allowamc is very much better than Ih n Great IJiltnin Mppnration allow ance Is on i slirtitiR so much for a wife and so much addi tional for each In Canada a flat rate the fmounl i being payable to a woman wilhont Similarly in regard to dowcd British policy is to compensate for he actual finan cial in Canada the statu tory Is paid only to those mothers whose sole means of support has been taken from them by the j enlistment ot their It may safely be that when duo ronridrration lias been given to all ihi arranKements that havebecn soldiers dependents are fully as well provided fur in Can ada as in the United tt thelatter country has proved more progressive in any phase1 this such as mainly rircles around the phrase This Is practically an indefinable The Separa tion Allowance Board gives It eroiis an Interpretation as it frels the regulations It Is felt that tin country wishes to deal with soldiers While wives and mothers are tie Itwo main classes of dependents tn which separation is lolher dependents also receive con sideration if the circumstances are suchthat to withhold the would constitute grave ThTO are many dependent sisters and In dealing with appli cations from the board Is mneh than In con sidering claims from Reasons for Refuting Allowance TMKKIS are very many classes in which financial hardship has been caused by the enlistment of a but In which the circumstances do not justify the graining of problem it is in rSfeiird to Its pension nialiim Patriotic fund In United Kingdom ieomrnittees sometimes malts preenlistrnent earning are the subject complaint taken inlri In Canada It must be boijno in this most important factor ta that thfunctions of the In ailowanre Patriolic 1tind are not merely to is supplement separation but granted to two main of dcto render assistance whero separa and widowed moHon allowance cannot be It is to all irreTho grounds for refusing separa sptctivc of Iheir financial iircum liorl allowance to widowed mothers provided they depend ent upon nr living with Uirir hus bands at tin1 of the latters en and good character and worthy of the It is paid to widowed mothers provided may be briefly as follows Husband of fcppHcant living and not Applicant has substantial means of her Applicant has other Other Cities Take Up Plan THE public is requested to take down to the Salvage Depart ment some few things which are not on theK peddlers of which is worn out electric Tin or few families have sufficient on hand to make a sale worth taken in small by chil dren to Public then delivered to the Red waspiled so high in window that two meij wore the sons jvho have enlisted were or jslngle sons aged IS or over who have are Thu policy respect of wives admits ot mile conI in respect of whom the The decisions of the Sep application is has not as number stacked and surely o to set such it will not fail Hut who the fushlou fonwex enough Why not one from the realm of higher education and one from that loudly despised secretly envied lucre bunch Let MlHs the delightful and IrivolouH daughter ot and the Hynd Baltaporques cnly child volunteer Tor service in the farm 3lve them a uniform that for maxi mum smartness and and minimum cost cannot bn im proved Next tip tho Sunday to snap them stepping into their Hnltaporoues ft to leave for Farmer Hurdasnayjes on Lhe Lake there to bakp and fry wnd stew and Scrub Suy not why Tle scrub and declare it if others dont follow 1n tttplr then Tin no judge human na KashiopaHe kitchen Advertise kitchen work Popular ize kitchen work and there will be no dearth of Tn this way you will awaken among girls a broader realization of thalr patriot A distinctive uniform I would by all and why not a Government bestowed with that the weftrer IB a member 06 that latest and ultrafashionable patrio tic relief organization The Kitchen War Homeopathic Costume A NERVOUS old beau entered n uostumer8 I vunt 11 little help in the oE aimggos I am going to the students masquerade ball and I want a distinctly original tume can be no one else will AVhat can you Tlfebargain is then by LhS purchaser handing over to the vendor the value agreed she pastes on her card as for money wiiiah slie contributed to tho Red As conditions govern the value of secondhand shoes and the vendor and pur chaser must make their own terms of sale for which coupons are also used in Satisfactory All Round COLLECTION of junk is continued by the at his own ex pense until he is ready to dispose of thegoodsat various markets with j printed in large quantities at a cost which lie is A profit is allowed on the listed articles for the mans ex pense of handling the to j give privilege of earning a living for his family as well as bis The Red Cross take abso lutely no responsibility of carting and selling is as sumed bythe dealer in junk be cause of being trained to the busi knows tho marketable of wastage and that which may be used to The roan Is evidently making good at present in Paul because of the demand for scrap and tho aration Allovvaiiei Board in regard to widowed are sometimes Many claims from such dependents ar Many allowances paid to such depen dents have beein What Is Sole NT1L the middle of separ ation allowance was granted to U certificate from a clergyman islg nifjing that the soldier son was his shovelling it out fike into ja widowed mother on the strength In the other old plales of automobiles were and a printed card advertised the jmothcrs sole Clergymen oC fact to passers by that the plates denominations seem to fjiv are worth cents a pair to the Red en the phrase sole support broadest possible is ervcd r signed any of h Applicant derived no or only slight support the sol dier prior to and circum stances have not slnco en s Didnt Matter to Him V N Irishman occupied a barbers and he was His eyes could not be kept open and hii head rolled about and dropped over hisShoulder and down upon his chest in a way that ryade shaving a culty for knight of the lather and a dangerous one tor the At The use of the store is Patriotic Fund brought to j I cant possibly together with two attention ot the Militia Depart yoli the The 1 said gently but tlnt i other three are givingvol untary service in the office work which is practically nil that is re quired in this method of saving For the nast they have been taking rrom the sale ot coupon un averugeot a and these coupon books are merit many cases in which such cer 14 cents Some other citiee are already tlficatcs of sole support had been given without the least and it became obvious that hundreds of women were receiving separation allowance to under the reiju they were in no sense en I With the advent ot the Sep aration Allowance steps taken to remedy this state adopting the Calgary is one of A profit of was realized through the sale cooperative sal vage at during the month of Presence of Mind the burning of a provision shop the crowd helped themselves freely One man grasped i hjee cheese as binshare of tho Rising up with ho found himself 1JSie to face with and with his admirable presence of mind put the plunder into the officers saying You had better take cnie of policeman or some one will be walking oft with jot Instead of a certificate in general that the is dependent upon her enlisted the board re quires a verji complete statement of mudc you hold up your To which the response WHS with drowsy indifference my ThatGot Him T ADV Conductor to passengpr is monopolizing more than share of room in the The passenger unconcernedly con tinued to spread Will yon move up and make room for the But tHe passenger was still indif Conductor 4s a last any passenger tell me the German for Move please JUNK COUPONS USED BY PAUL RED CROSS A WORKERS Tho cobtumoi looked him over bestowing xpeoial notice on his uifclshining Ill tell lie Why dont you your TTcad K i CHAPTER salvage Gtrinwu GM British Women at the Front two British women are now in a London hospital recovering from the effects of being gassed by the They hud gas this British fan shell two amLni h official photograph but bad not time to doiv thorn when a Hirst in their Known as Women of thesa ilaniB diivtus lived at but 500 yards fiulu thu ;