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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta How They Beat tte Controller in GreAt Tune He Warns the Public Meal or or Other Food the Twice as Much of Something Else, .-By LACKV AMV. LONDON. T Is crut ffUne, one of pel- I ting; Atiead ot Food Ccn- trollfr. him inly The Idea li to frighten to (lour by mlllera, under mand of the who see the opportunities for nil and 'elx-tnd-a- half-cent bread. Ten. ihe {real national (.h? are to sauater upwards' with -admirable prcslstcnce and nonchalance. So Food Controller got VeM rrow. Forty cent. o( (cred at 56 cenli u pound, he co mandtd. In all Ixndon I'have seen none clncc marked leas sixty cents. Dut tho law Is the food and then to Ihoir; him the loopholes lie has left forjV really Intelligent public. AM the time hlB wierded Ihe regulation to pre- vent evasion there Is nothing left of that particular commodity lo regu- late. 5 The JTogd Controller a jhapi. Lf you ask (or lea atlon price It la reluctantly bought brlli, "but we And by the looks of (IJiO'Icyut lion- en L grocer. To prevent-jhn frop-acll- ns llto leaden pacKaeei us, ordered lhat weights loe I'. M irlce wns booslcn cover the farthing's i .I'ubllc eating Is an a. sort of frank1 worship ol Eplcurut' IrlHed with thc'Llircc- mcal until jn sclt-dcfenc; the Food Controller pleaded wltli us to widen our jjusihlory h'orlzon-1'- An officer, restricted 'to a dinner of live shillings, merely IMS guest order the _hls With Tern BUT It was when a hand was laid afternoon .tens that we displayed' Veal'' Inpremilly of it hnrd-prcsked nation. Doomed lo of two'ounces of flour stuir.'i sensed with our tea, we stepped out to the counter, jnirchnacd -our. ,cakea nnd'biscuits and hrena. nnd rff Whereupon we j It with such a nuantlly pi bread that he ECraintilcs to lila vrltlnu desk to meat (a Us (ront-.cenlrc Importance, lie wnrna UB potatMS. And.we up ia grocery counter and 10 plele thjp-stocxH of rice and bean BtlluUsjthal, hy Ihc Jump In prices. anyone see that rlco as a medium of excliyige and bean necklaces will be of next month. csr labllahc price for IluinaH nnd prqpiptly there are no Hurniah LESJIB a market; they n.l come from Sii r'a or Uavarla, or Raphr dnd, wl ih.nnlnc conUUloiis and _ Ai'i Urt the Food Contrtller up hands, shoulii' and TKllli ui (o eat nothing of anyihlng until he leVraied 'sotne new trlcki In the WEDDINGS GALORE IN QUEBEC NOW ver 80 Couples From Outside places Readied Mont- real in One Day. JOYS OF SEVENTEEN Women BJlooni in Engluxi OilEN making iloutlc larseLiljalloons iii a factory In Grtavilritaln. An'electric nlr-vump is being used to (III me used In ihe tralnlne'of Ihc'nvlalors, train the in tllfili} on one of these tarnels anil shoot Juft_as lheyjvou_M_ Tlie-larKd la maile In tub stcl.'ons. When one of llm tlilcs in unncturHl. ollrcr will slay In Tat5e balloon a arc another or.porlunlly to aviator lo pet his "victim." .s hnW whVe'WmW have- foundfa place to hrlp In j IQO 5lrcnuous ihc-ivcnkef scs. has provi-u to be Ihc kind of work tfial thej escel at. In some places And the munitioner's Ife and'.'Bold lerjp dependent turns up her nose don't have lo KO on rations; we're making more j1 money noff. _ Take bcc.iuH Ih'fi's the only Vay Xhey.ean, bo taken liirThigland wlihout'censur- able'recklessness.. LflsL year's-crop WM lo be1, sold to the'public a't no more ctcU a voiind, "with a naif cent'mbre'ifler Anrjl. I.- The potato market Almost plos'ed ita'doora the wMkjJaHfr'thc orfcor Vatflasucd after. April} Fool's lliem.hnck to the llic afternoon complete. Tcalugf places without counters wrveJ'jUisTfces p.rtd peach melbns nncj f rut La so that thi Ish. To .e'blll mlffhi continue o evade re: r''' gtster for faodrEeryel'iNylween (fir'ce nnd six, we sis, ridded 11 n meal, Women Fine u Work in Aircraft Factory Are Employed in Large Numbers in the Huge Plant Operated by ihe British Use Tools Welland Do Much Difficult and Delicate seed poUfofe-V An; jfet eattaj the supplied tft-and the book.' Then we; snacks In the Inu which, eral i to .this their maJe and handled altuation wllh statesmanship. -.-But aji cents was appe- tiser.i'.-New potatoes mlsht brlhff any smart merch antV Ridied out the marbles lhat had unailr'been.fed to the pigs, washed were your ohTlously new potatoes rtilrry cenli a pounil. to tie mnrie In two aha] houra old. and__ --bi made froni war'flour In complete a pound or multiples ol': pound. simplest" method overcomlnK harsh rules was.t them. Presh while bread not Txindon ;'_aBi: ud margarine, and ihl added si tee to mnhe the IB Munmon enough. Of coune, If.-we atuclt'lo our fon paundji a Ihe .-Food Controllt mlfhrirtiH bed al reason able hon'ri- mo si of us ndhcr alrlctly Is the opinion tha we'd better eat what, we whe emU en 'MV con pciinds a per member, and th fartnen demanded of the Controller. tnatrU TMundfl for 'war. --J an j' afternoon, raTri- hnl bc-forc'ilie war was loo'dimcult nnd of (lit women (3 superior Jo the labors of the J writer Rives this de- scrljitlon of the work of wo- men in HID royal nlrcrafl fnc- R Knglnnd: 1 was permitled by the Ihe Office to visit se factory, where the army arc conatrycleQ, the'deljghl of ivatcnlng' the women at work- new and branch qf the jj: I 'was, of: course, awnri men" 'were employed upon aeronlnne itlonta! -.-T' Ch ocolat a Sold-.: dollars a jwunfdl" T6-'day ,1 passed wo stores.ahowinR nd a, nol of hut iConcention7as liny esl-t they'-are en-' I all.Wny whJch It Is ordained that iJch'ivis a til-we prefix our Gem arid for sugar T larpc bill (or olher rofichcs he Is "aorry, but "I 'And one atore ad- a quarter oC a.'poundn of A Woman 'Scorned! unsuccessful application for "while the colors were.-being Ing. In the great machine shops I.'saw women eitremely dlffir cult nnd delicate which requires much patience, co n c en f andrnij fl'mounl of skf11 should liavo''proved this particular been one of.'.the la'storil'ahlne jjjf.thc factory. In olher shops they were 'press tool wort, rough repeftllon milling.' cajislan work, siring small wood work. re Being Married This French Girls Not Satis- factory Workeis. to see that neither merchant or cuslomijr.. evades the laws laid .own by a hBTTlod' we have on (he'bencli i.Iocj Hradeanien arid can rVid ambiguity' Into a corporation It IB an abMrbtiiBfgarne.'nn edu- tlye V sh'ifpener Jwiis. that in' enable the by'lha end of he to. compete German In one' liirge shed alone Ihere were The fallacy which .has existed-go women engaged upon making tents long that Tromen are putahly, out -of dale, for'the women wings, of which other women In an adjiln'lnf-Jshed' were coverlne and aeroplane makers are as. proficient li n'thc' open market.; Ajjd ris- rognltVohMii grantiy .thoseTirhd" win, 'V.FleitBc'ciiTl, called. In "eluding the law and you qualify for 'one of these cards In your d rawing- room i'wlnioiir -'lihdi-i. neat In black-face capllata' to .t Indulgently, _ modi sic" this hoatees daughteTB economy lecture to given at' thelf ome.- f 4 'jHooray for .ConMTTRtlOR, a'nother for 'Public inirt V. (tirA for Th'oM tiikcri who would aell at less And a tiger' for 'the Battle of than fire and a halt ctnls a poun ari their THE ARE TnYJNQ wheat By E. KlXGSUILb MOHOAN. 1HB had Just returnecl from Mont- real, and belns 'pail owner of a bL? csiabllahmeai with branches several Canndlan was In a If ton 10 Judge pretty' adequately to the general feeling t bis mass of the Montreal popu- atlon, the working cla-ssea. "I can'i 11 txnlaln why It said this To- ronlo business woman, "but .working girl ranks plow ihe English-speaking girl as a 'orker, employ over a hunzted Iris lu our Montreal establishment. r you come up behind a couple of hem suddenly, you never by any banco happen lo hear them enqulr- abuu.1 anything concerning their work. They are always discussing ha Inevitable Eubjecl 'fiances.' They hive but one. thought In their and that Is (he thought of gel- Ins miirrlcil. It Is no doubt a. very worthy subject for the growing wo- manhood of Quebec, but 11 Is y talc lo an employer to have raalrl- monv discussed during' hoursi and constijuently the of a Georgette sleeve be- ns stitched Into Ihe wrong armhole it nrtccn dollars a. week. 'Quebec and all French Canada, has ilwaya been strong on Lhc subjecl of rly marriages and jilentlful. mar- rlages. This year It IK worst than ever. There seems lo'be .a.'sort of whirl-wind campaign (n the matter. 'T'waa at Bonavcnlure flallon evening and flaw several wedding parties'. The next day I chanced to mCJitlon the (act to one of my women. she replied. 'It the air. I hear (hat forty couples ir rived on Lwo trains IMa morning and there Twere over SO couples reached the yesterday from country s. My" cousin, who lives out Cliambly nay, says they ars-marry. Ing all Ihe boys off at IT this spring, file.''lone the woman used was" -al It neemed that the marrying' buslnws a regular-, and separa'.ely managed business- The crop of'marriages fhls year far sur- passed last crop. "One the course of her trip .bout'..her, Toronto woman slopped beside a. HI He Frrncb girl and ukeil her a question'about, tier s'rl looked' up and ihoolc her head. 'She did-nol under- sland; l on Lhs ribs ol an aeroplane'with a glue-pot and hammer. Women arc cm ployed upon the" In- spection of atoms and vam.lah.lng; all wood work. Into the creeling-shed'a, loo, they have penetrated, ajid-per; haps It fs, their feminine preae'nce there ampnff the crent machines ch makes one realize most fully the Innovallong brought about by war.' For from' this particular aa from, the drawlne draughtswomen are now employed, tho fair aex have In pre-war, daya rlso'rously excluded, and neces- sity alone, we know, has permitted their Invasion., _ Canteens and rest rooms have been built In' various, parts of ind a first-aid roprn with a li'ed nurse In has been equlpp_ed. y A large arid comfortable house has been- taken near the factory.''where fifty, of'the Blrls eTiRaged upon cleri- cal, work are housed for" per week, and .Inter It Is hoped acci rriodatlon will be provided for the fac- to spw.le the language of ouricoun tryT asktd her employer. 'Why you not, speak French." vshe ratcVted, perlly In her own languag- "And answered my. Irlend, one quesllon for me and for all -lime. 1 hurried down to Ihe of lice arid got liie nllenllon of our em iloyiheht men. 'I-'rom now laaid .lemly, saw, surprise In his ace, 'engage no French help. When short-handed.keep youfadvs. and employ only English-speaking girls. I think.that a country-thai Is: glad to have the of Kngland, should support he English forbid other the premises wha refujes to speak oiir language.'' This factory hands, .messenger eierjone f A GIGANTIC "private brought before MB commRndtnK officer one morn In e charged'with be.its orderly In the public 'Who. makes 'asked the coloi; "I dp, replied a "I was In town last night, when'.I heard some one bellowing and roaring SpVigs about three hundred away.' I went tit the opot and the prisoner Pic, nt Ihe (op pi 3 voice." 'And you could hear him three ndrenl yards ilon'el. n Ai' "Ve's, sir." ''Well, wimt .hftvc you to say. vie. continued the colonel, liirn- g Ihc prisoner. 'Please, said Pie. Jones, "I V nly jummfngl" i the >OUHR married mart came home, he found that his .ltd made ibmethlnr; for utj-vlicther a stew, .a souffle, Uddin5 heTTor'she could tell. There tvaa a little of every I hint In It, but ;lhere was no harmony llie InsreHlenls. 'TJUl'ihe-yoi-ns man had an mind" nnd It produced an; Idea. 'Do you think yon'could pua. es like this right alohsr he asked ilnleilli1. "Just Ilka ihlsr so replied his bride d'pwhhea.rledl> it iriusf fie yoanp mar1 WhWxEUpo'n befslrode' airtight off 6 a big' store find Ihtre Leakvood inlaid .Then he JF 'wnr tftmcs wUI your aulomobliel'1 "I will If fty country "flnta re ChUEglns, ftBuC'.'lf rnnllme. lo help cover any ground vlth'nccunlcy.and rtllftbJUfy thty' seller let me go myself ahcl lHv4 th Sulomoblli In the repair .shop." ow {url bought of {ur and -pilr'of JKirllerei iiade of Ihe Ie'' bought', tip lanterns, 'of 'paper and a weird dinner These he had home "j'titn they arrhed he arranged .Kehi Correctly .n Ihe front room put I, slsn; j'Chlncsa Restiurant Chop iu'eVV'-'frt the window and InstaUed wife ?.s. cooV, They, .are turning em awa> night.'1 run npo the owner of t fMtorr odor. li'noH wo.vfB.vs lovc'i ;