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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SERVANT PROBLEM NEVER SO SERIOUS IN CITIES Household Help of Kind Exceedingly Hird lo and Harder Still to Wages are of Wealthiest Homes Two servant situation has I never been BO bad In io ronto an it nivwV to never been the viewpoint of this mistress of Servants bit any jxtrotnqjy hard Good slants are wwth their weight in their weight In sold Is pretty nearly what they de mum command In From the the servant tilings arc They want more and more in wages and more find more In privileges and less and less work So spake a harassed lady of the the other She ft it woman born and bred in who has lived there all her She 13 thoroughly abreast of the servant as she it of moat things tlmt concern the social polity ef She is by nature no petti coaled But yet the fore Koing tier summingup of the presentday domestic servant prob lem In ft is sha proceeded mourn as in comparison with the number of there was any cspepial demand for servants in For direction in which an a arc not ex travagant Is certainly the matter of domestic I should think in proportion population and wealth there are fewer servants re quired In Toronto than in almost any city in the where the servants have become the household rulers and order their for mer employers about as they The reason for the scarcity of ser vants For one there is so much muni Girls seem to jlhe almost any other workbetter than domestic ser vice This Is partly for the same rca 1011 tliut keeps so many men from fining out to hate to live under the same roof as their It and not any Miing with regard to caps and aprons ind so that they regard as the real badge of once let figirlleave domestic service and so into a factory and is spoilt for domestic service This Js not bocause of any snobbishness on the part of mistresses of house holds in In their dealings wli servants they are more democratic than are similarly anywhere But which be winning enough in the factory employe are impossible in the household now that prohibition Is Domlnlon wifle the name butler should be changed to something more inac cordance with the eplrtt of the pres ent too reminiscent of the spirits of other far above Dloketii said of For the word Is derived from tho which means a Can it be per ish the thought Honl iolt qul mal y penscl Is one t6 suspect every lousehold that keeps a butler of hav ng stocked up In view of the dry days in which we live If there are few butlers in here are certainly fewer outside Government he species acems as exIInet as tho This la a pity from the point of view of joyousncss and plctur For the whose full dress livery Is the Court dress of a hundred years affords much nnocent gatoty to tho commonalty privileged to view the calves with whldh nature often not unassisted y art has endowed are High SOLDIERS DEPENDENTS ARE WELL PROVIDED FOR IN CANADA The British Policy Is Belter Than Ours in tho Matter of But on the Whole the Canadian System Is Quite as Fair and in Some Respects More TUIC following H wants to lnow in artuni Ka riling he and rents what was ho ex llHJInit the prrenlistment contribii taken from tlio ilnylMiUMin jlinn inwards the household tho Cnnndfnn Pnlrlotfa will of BCnrral Inleresi i such there Tho opinion Is hjiW widely held in mainly circles around tho phrnsa tho British policy in so This is practically regard o separation is jn Indefinable peiiara very much thr lio Allowance Hoard glvort It as pen In Great Jiiitnin separation Cllildrtn of the Toronto1 Public School Hold BirdbJx Competition n ctructio the with house rtow of W In Oar Big HOIMM Toronto people do not go in largely for domestic help is rue The majority of people who can beconsidered fairly welloff keep but one a few of them keep Really rich boast but two The household staff of one of the veryrichest men In man fellows of equal means In the Oa Country would have at any before the war a staff of ser vants totalling at least twelve or fif consists of a a parlor a a cook and a Speaking of by the there are probably not more than a to be found To ronto There Is one at Govemmint At least three of maintain these livingIdTlRnlau of The belong io the households of someof tiltolder families of To it occurs to one that household establishment main in consists o a a four or five parlor and a cook and two or three scullery besides several outdoor In garage and But the head of this household Is a man so wealthy that it be lived In England he would find it necessary or usual to maintain a regiment of as to servants It seems almost sacrilegious lo enquire as to the one had say the a but But a wellBosted society lady tells the writer that she Imagines these would he less than a year and all that is to his if of an economical turn of could easily put away fivesixths of his stipend per As regards general the UNIFORM FOR KITCHEN WORKERS Fashionablize Household Work on Farms and Therell Be No End of GOVERNMENT BADGE And a Distinctive Suit Might Tempt Millionares Daugh ters From Their average wages the general Toronto just now amount to US or 130 a Perhaps it would be more correct to say that they come to or a For the Toronto General Maurice when he joined the staff of the Daily resolved to shed old She wants her very many at any the week instead of by the For one likes to touch real money and to touch it For if she not infrequently the a moments she does not stand to lose so vast a sum when she packs up her troubles in her old kit bag and gets out In the bigger the parlor O By FRANCES NK head of the Bureau expresses the wish that girls would look at demand for domestic help on the farms In a patriotic light and offer their From this we gather that the response has been dis Just why do girls who are free to do it hesitate to enter kitchens where their help is so sorely needed I am afraid it is because Paul Women and Junk Men Work together for Red Cross c Plan by Which Red Cross Sell Boofc of Junk Them in Payment lo Realized From Salvage in By A GOOPERATIVE salvage organized in f aul in Feb Is not only provinp a source of rovciiue for ho American lied is also a continued means of livelihood 7he planis simply a brokerage business the Bed Cross buy and sell books of coupons for spot casii and Junk dealers Rive individ ual to for Hie value of their Those books range in from tu accordingto the number of con tained vary in value from 1 cent to160 A white Honor Caul on which of the lisrht in which weourselves a Rc3 cross is printed de haveregarded domestic It is voluntary woiUrs maid our own estimate of the maid that confronts us and holds us They have always been and we wpuld hate to be isolated even in the cause of economy and greater pro Kitchen work has never had any social and it must be given an attractive status of some description before tho call will be responded to cheerfully and gener It was be who Labor in this coun try is independent and Do we herein Canada endorse him when It is a question of kitchen labor how are we going to recruit kitchen help on the farms for the summer months How were fruit pickers recruited last year Why are girls respondlngso well for farm work this summer Patriotic rea sons Most we must admit that theever alertness of wo man to welcome a departure from the a rule and the housemaid a while the cook would get In these it the majority of servants just now are not Old Country girls as one would have see ing what a tradition hangs about domestic service in the Old Country niral to get a fellow artists work into the autumn He and the picture was But the going to see his master piece with Whistler on varnishing uttered an exclamation of ds Good Heavens he exhibiting my picture upside down Hush said The com mittee refused It the other Boston beaten path is no small Would women haunt the stores if each season brought the same styles It is the or in other tlie that at So while ostensibly patrio tism Is the compelling force in the sprang drive to tho incidentally fashion has played a telling fruit harnessing running has been popu advertised nnd fashlon ablized and with what splendid re city householder who is willing to contribute discarded articles towards the winning of tho When the housewife has her wares ready to dispose she hangs the card in a window where it may IM seen by a passing collector of calls with bones or paper and the housewife compares his price with the Peddlers List printed on the back of her honor number of people who are clearing anoe Is paid ona xlldinp much for a wife nnd so much tional for eacli In Canada n flat rate obtains tlie same amount being payable to a woman without Similarly in 16 wi dowed the IJritlwh policy is to compensate for Ihc actual1 finan cial while in Caniuln the utatii tory allowanceis paid only to mothers whose rfolc menus of support lias been from liemby the cnllsthicnt ot It may safely be tliat when due luis been iriven to all the nirangomcntK that have been soldiers drpc ndcnts are as well provided for in Can as in the United If croup an Interpretation as tho It felt tho country wishes to deal iths dlngs out accumulations of mon some the1 the sake of helping the By hanging an honor In the kitchen one morning of last we cleared the cellar of news old Iron and butter in exchange for which three 25 cent coupons made the Red Cross 75 tfents What the collector pro fited by his sale of the junk other story but everybody ap well satisfied with tho The price of waste paper has gone down a few the man advised because of some department stores for this cooperative plan as much as a ton of waste paper and boxes a lie Jailer country has proved more progressive in any phase of this problem it is in regard to its ptnslon laratioii Tor1 11 i t J erally soldiers mothers nre tlifl two main rJasspH of dependents tn which separation I other dependents also receive con sideration if the circumstances are such that lo withhold the allowance would conMilute grave There are many dependent sisters janci In ilcrtlinff with appli jcntions from these the board Is Vessarlly much stricter than In con sldrrinif claims from Reasons for Refusing Allowance HKKI are ierj many classes In which financial hardship has hi on by the enlistment of a but in which the circumstances jdo not justify the granting of r allowance iiitniMi Patriotic Tund In the United Kingdom committees sometimes make such proenlistment earning powers are cases he subject of complaint and now taken into In Canada It must be borne in mind this most i L in L u u UUT lie Hi ITU IK i factor Is hat the functions ot the Ialriotii Kunrl not merely to In Canada allowance is granted to two main classes of de and wldowtd mo It to an Irrc of inchfinancial circum provided they ere depend ent upon or living their hus supplement separation but to render assistance where separa tion allowance cannot be The grounds for refusing separa tion allowance to widowed mothers may lie briefly stated as follows Husband of applicant living and not Applicant has substantial means her paid to widowed mothers provided sons Vl10 MVP enlisted were or swingle sons aged IS or over who have Other Cities fake Up Plan lheilolc The policy in jmt H respect of wives admits of conI In respect of whom the public is requested to take The decisions of the Scpapplication has not as bands at tho time of tlie latters en and HIO of pood character and worthy of the t is Applicant has other down to thfe Salvage Depart ment some few things which are not aration AHiwance Board to signed any of his widowed The bargain is then by the purchaser handing over to the vendor the value agreed she pastes on her card as Vouchers for money which she contributed to the Bed As conditions govern the of secondhand shoes and the vendor and pur chaser must their own terms sale for which coupons are also used in SatUfectory Al Round of junk Is continued the at his own ex pense until he is ready to dispose on the peddlers one of which is sometimes Many claims worn out electric Tin of ifrom such dependents are which few families have sufficient Many a IlowanccH paidtcBnch dcpen on hand to make a sale worth taken In small by chil dren to Public then delivered to tho Hed was piled so high T inone window that I two men wore II shovelling ftout like into I in the other old number dents have born discontinued t What I Sole Support Vrir mWUIe Wl7 Separ Applicant derived no or only slight support the sol dier prior to and circum stances have hot changed since en tificatc fr of are worth Red The use 10 cents a pair to atesiall the en the phrase sole support the of tho store is Toronto Comfy WHIB Jady was snapped by Star Weekly photographer at the cor nor o tJIftll1 avenue nnd Avenue whereslio was owTyiiiBon her farmerittw eijtoly obliylQuii tu in Urent SJ9 Sfifetgd for tha i But Kitchen work It haS neither novelty nor and whoever heard of a domestic get ting credit for her work why not create nn original note hy maKing it tremendously fashionable and surely as it will not fail to Hut who hrava enough to set the fashion Why not one from the realm ot higher education and one from that loudly despised but secretly envied lucre bunch Miss the nltogother delightful and frivolous daughter ot nnd tho Rynd Baltaporques cnly child volunteer for service in tho 1arm Give n uniform that for maxi mum smartness and practicability and minimum cost iannot be im proved Nct tip the Sunday to snap them stepping Into their Miss Saltnporques of to leave for Vnrmur Htudaaiiayles on the Lake there to baJse ant fry and stsw1 and not why Tle scrub and dcchirn It fasoinatingVand it others dont follow in their wake then Im no judge of human na Kashionatie kitchen work Advertlso kitchen Popular izekitchen1 work and there will be no dearth of Tn tills yoft will awaken among broaden renllzatioii of their patriot A distinctive uniform I would by all anil why not a Government bestowed with that the wearer is a member of that latest and ultrafashionable patrio relief Kitchen War Homeopathic Costume A NlpflVOUS old beau eiilced costumers and said I want a little help In the way of asugges going to Uio French students masiiuerade hall tortlirht and I want a distinctly original cos I can be liulte sure no one else will can you SUMSBt Tho him over bestowing special notUo in Jiis and Ill tell ho said Why dont you your uud of Which he is A margin of profit is allowed on the articles for tlie mans ex pense of handling tiic to give foim thq privilege of earning a living for his family as his Tho Hod Cross talco lutely no responsibility of carting and selling is as sumed by the dealer in junk be together with two other three aAe giving vol untary service Jrrtho office work which is practically all Is re quired in this method of saving Jor the cast they been taking rrom the sale of coupon an average of a and these coupon books are broadest possible The one for t jcanadlan Patriotic Kund brought to 8t S o of the tlle of epar Vf ving vol l you yo j l ana tnese coupon books are goods at various markets with printed inlarge quantities at a cost j of 14 cents Some other cities are already ti iiit tliretniy adopting the and CaHgary is one of A profit of was realized e through tlic sale of cooperative sal vage at the Presence of Mind ment many cases in which such cer tificates of sole support had been given without the least and it became obvious that hundreds women were receivingseparation allowance to under the rcgu they were In no sense en Witli the advent of the Sep aration Allowance steps were taken to remedy this slate of Instead of a certificate in general that the applicant is solely dependent upon her enlisted tlie board re quires a very complete statement ot Didnt Matter to Him Jrilirnan occupied a harbors and he was His eyes could not be and his head1 rolled about and dropped aver his shoulder and down upon his chest in a way that made shaving a diffi culty for the knight ot the lather and dangerous one for the At but flrni you unless you hold up your To which the response was made with drowsy indifference thin cut my That Got Him TADY Conductor to passenger whn monopolliiine more than his share of room In The passenger unconcernedly con tinued lo spread Will you move up and room for the other please But the passenger was still Indif Conductor as a last any passenger tell mo the German for please thc of a provision shop we the crowd helped themselves cause of being trained to the One man grasped huge knows the marketable value of 1VrH aa hls tne and which ho found wttstago and that which may be used to The Junk man is evidently making present in 1aul because of the demand for scran and tho face to face with a and J with his admirable presence of minx the plunder into tho officers saying You had better take of or some one will bo walking off with JUNK COUPONS USED BV PAUL RED CROSS WORKERS talvage tfemaffaur yaid Nor Redeemable in Cash Gu Brituh Women at the Front two British women are now In a London hospital recovering from V6 at being gassed by tlie They had gas masks as Ills Hritish official pholograiih hut had not time to don them when tas shell burst lu thtir Known aa Wuiiitn of those wo ambulance drivers lived at hut 001 yards from Uio t ;