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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOURTEEN ri-IE LFTHBlllDfiF. DAILY HEHALP SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 1018 FGDdiavinginih^Home' Splendid Ex/\mple of CArywiATi \�>AfZN Exists In Law Enforcement possible, and we substitute fish and I1* m fws \ j ^T*t_ _ a X ~_ eggs wherever we can. I IhinK it is IVIaVOl* 1 OlCl 1 ilHt L/QXltV n most excellent thing that the flour | J VTA A WIVt -^ has been standardized. It wlll^tuaka it much easier for people to conserve When they know they cnnnot pick and choore but must use nunifornr brand. It surprises me that more use ll not .made of rye flour. It makes excellent cake. In fact, yuu can scarcely distinguish it from the other. "It seems to mo that the finest thinfd the woman of 1918. who really wants^ to help her ecmntry.. can do Is to go out and assist in the production of i first, address to the session, food. She can do it if she will, and i This was responded to by Mrs. E. every little helps." ! Grevette of Calgary, who spoke upon . Mrs. Barrel! proceeded to tell of the ' the subject of "Pitfalls of Woman-work done by members of the Worn- hood." According to the speaker, en's Canadian Club in Ottawa last year. Personally, she had charge of ahom a dozen girls who gardened at Rockcliffe, and did it so successfully j that lliey made nearly-(SOU. They hud .� Jot of about one nud three-quarter acres, and they grew beans, peas, corn, tomatoes, potatoes, etc.. "1 think it- every vacant lot were planted with potatoes and other vegetables, and the women cared for them, they would be .rendering fine national service. The assistance of everyone counts. I am particularly in favor of ' of education, promoted throughout the women going on the farms and assist-; province. Yesterday afternoon's session of the social welfare congress was open-1 ed by il. K. J, Forester, president of,; the local branch of-the Welfare Leaguo who, after a. brief devotional oxereise led by Itev. Chas. Baker, called for the modern civilization has added to, rather than diminished the* n)A stock of perils which persistently beset the pathway peculiar to young woman-linod. Among others mentioned were automobile joyriding; false advertisement; temptation from overdressing by the privileged classes, etc. The speaker depreciated the mock modesty of parents relative to instruction for bodily purity, to their children. This education should be amplified by a systematized scheme ing either the farmer or his wife. The women of England are doing almost every kind of work on the farm, and �th>y. along with the women of France, have shown that they are as capable in this respect as men. There are Segregated districts should be abolished but with ample and proper provision secured for those affected thereby. A fine tribute was v.deed by - the speaker to the local 'traveller's aid" many women out West who could 1 agent here in Lethbridge for her] drive hay-racks and tractors, and in somewhat inglorious heroism and fidel-) almost any part of Canada women! 'i>" to a truly noble work, adding the I could look after poultry and dairy pro- j suggestion that a similar official ' duce." | should be appointed for a like work I to te'J ! ig the , MRS. MARTIN BURRELL "If all the women of Canada realized the danger of famine, they would not waste-neither would they want in the future. Now as never before they must produce, and again produce. They must save with all their might. There was never a time when they had a better chance to do great work than now. and their, service lies in field and 'kitohen."-?.lrs. .Martin Bnrrell. "'Waste not-want not.' It was one of the first things 1 l"nrned in life. In England people are brotigh- up not to waste a crumb. They can so many of the poor around them that they Te-al'tre the sinfulness of wast.-. 1 icnow at our own'home we had regular pensioner.- who called every day for j food.' j The wife of the Seere:a:y of State.; Jits. Martin Burrelt. believes firmly in the good old-fashioned doctrine thrift. She thinks the present generation has fallen away from the i-areful, r> ono'.uical ways of the mothers and grandmothers who'spent most of their t itue'within'the four walls of their homes, t-phi.iiius and rooking and at-'ending to the general work of household. tion of food conservation. "It's a thankless task at best. No matter i what a man's intentions are. they are) sure to be misconstrued when he has j to. dictate to the people at large, and; especially when it is in regard to what . they must eat. It's always a hard j matter tcPsay what another person] should do, for each otie has his own ] problems. However. I think that the people of Canada are beginning to realize the need or' economy." 3^s, Durrell doe.- not believe much in hard and fast rules for the whole community, such as would be necessary were compulsory rationing introduced. She believes that everyone should do hi.- utmost in saving, ac-cordin2 to hi- circumstances. "There are ii great many luxur.es in use. which we think of almost as necessities, that we could easily do with-(jut-candies and sweets of all kinds for instance," said Mr3. Bnrrell. "We need a certain amount of sugar, hut nothing like the quantities commonly used. Of course, it is, easy for one person to say: 'Why-.don'r � you do this?' and -\V1iy don't you do.that.?' the I t'-u himself what he shall do Mrs Burrell. who has lived for years, in British Columbia, proceeded to of women out there who are taking place of their soldier husbands and a running the farms themselves. So many men have gone in some districts that either the farms have been shut down or the women are in charge. Mrs. Burrell spoke of one Englishwoman in particular whose husband was killed at the front. She had been brought up in a luxurious English home, but she turned her hand to the plow as if to the manner born, and she is now running the farm successfully wi*h the help of her children ami -oine old men. But that is not what Mrs Btinvi! calls the new-fashioned woman; rather she is the old-fashioned woman making use of the resoarees around her and meeting her necessity with' the natural supplies at her command. j "It seems to nie that this generation of women loses a lot by living so speedily." she observed. "No' mat we could be expected to go back to ali the old method^, but at least we nrin'at emulate our grandmothers in being better houskeepers and homemakers." ; And then Mrs. Burrell spoke of the days of spinning and recalled beautiful sheets spun by her great-great-graiidmotlier. 'But everything is made in factories now." she commented. "1 do think, however, that after the war there will be more hand production, and 1 certainly think that women will go on oducatlon." His }Vorshtp admitted that law Wa� premised In moral standards, but, that tor no moral" standard could there be claimed a sufficient absolute for enforcement owing to tho numerous and variation of standard. The mayor assured the convention, however that his future administration, as was the past would be marked by as rigid upholding of the law as in possible. liev. Cragg could not agree with tho mayor's position and contended that evidence generally pointed to great laxily re law enforcement. Several others sanctioned Hev. Cragg's opinion. An Excellent Address The Inst address for this session was delivered by A. M. McDonald of Edmonton on the subjejet "Modern Methods of Child Saving" which was by general consent the epitome of excellence. Every point discussed was an intelligent plea for the saving of the child, especially from babyhood which prevented the harder task common to adult life when .habits had become crystallized. Playgrounds were not luxuries, but essentials the speaker declared. Children born out of wedlock must secure equal consideration with others. "Orphans Homes" should be rendered unnecessary by individual adoption. The normal home was tho place for the normal child. The jtiv- III �  HI   III * � HI i enile court should take on the nature ' of a family court to enquire into and i 'fuses and effect remedies, the con- I A psychological expert needed to cal Dis- j study the child and fewer men to study the law. The foregoing were some of the points which were elo-miently discussed by Mr. McDonald, in closing a plea was made for an intelligent recognition of the reported increase of juvenile delinquency of iate. The fact \vast pathetically admitted by another equally true i.e. thai fathers and brothers and organized agencies hitherto potent in a preventative way were "somewhere in Prance." / l.atenes of the hour prevented a dis-cUi-'ion oi tliis important subjejet. "I'm glad I'm not lor." observed Mrs. "d what she thought about the que?- the Pood Control-j "We are a small family and there i. Burrell. wher*ask-jno waste where we are concerned. I make a point of using as little meat as i -i , ; Knitting now that they have got into eucttv individual has to decide forj,he ,Jabit aga,u_ "In recent years it has even become old-fashioned to do vour own cannitiR. j of domestic lieip rami assume guard-There are heaps of people who never 1 ianship of those in their service rath-think of preserving for themselves, j er, than to aggravate the already too They go on buying tinned stuff, which j sreat temptation, isn't nearly as good and is much more 1 Puzzles the Doctor expensive, just because it means less. The question  of segregation was a bother for them. puzzling one to the doctor/yet he con on the trains. Dr. Calbraith's Address Fir. Giilhrt'ith made tic- next nio-t exreiien: eontribir on :o :h gres.- ill an address on ea-cs." The address was sub.-:u' ia:'.v the fame a-1 that delivered .n tin1 ' K'.r;. in" two weeks ago. The .'...etc.'.' outlined tiie principle forms oi the diseases and showed in a most vivid and informing manner ilieir fearful pro-ees-e- and often fatal "ml. The teriific results upon national life were shown by staggering statistics re tlie cost of fighting these diseases and especially in the dread faci mi many mothers being \iciims (often innocently). the children "f whom only io per rent eseaped. ' 'I was-ii matter, said the sjieaker in which the governments of our conn-] try must take drastic a.ti.ui. The ap-i prei-iiition of ibe ad.Ins- was demon-j stra't.l in a request Hia; p be printed j *..............* and distrrbvued. and which met with j '*' v '"' v '"' v '-* * * "*' '"' v v * *"" **" hearty approval. Not ,!,� least part . Thir(l of Anything patal, Soldiers Say ot the doctors contril.c-,.,., was ttiihe; UeWl, t),e Um,, ]n ,,,..,,.,, dissipating ul the idea mat the delic acy of this question to-hid genera) public "din atiou concerning it. Dr. Levering led iu discussing the sitlijc'-!. Ho admitted the difficulty of control re these diseases and doubted if complete oradicaiion was possible. ,!� au after-word. Dr. Gaibra{tl�'. Kn'-apnel on whfiSMie' found his"own declared for the possibility.. , initials fell at his feet. Dr. I.ovenr.u strongly condemned I -n was made for me, all right," he the public dance, and the sillv ,-om.i _......... ^ . petition by women r dress, etc.. as being run III isi iii iii � * in � � HI   III   HI   III _ y To give sweater coats a new lease of life Now that sweater coats are getting more expensive, it is more than ever desirable that you wash yours with LUX. Of all things a sweater coat, which is seen bo much, must be kept, soft, fluffy, fleecy and "new" in appearance. You can keep yours that way and wash it again and again if you do this: Pour boiling water over LUX flakes-pure essence of soap-allowing 3 or 4 tabiespoonfuls for every gallon cf water you u�e. Whip into n creamy lather-a few seconds is needed. T^ien put in the garment and stir it about. Let it soak until cool enough for your hands to squeeze the water out of the coat-the dirt just runs away. Rinse in two or three relays of tepid water, and hang to dry. Very simple. Anyone can do it-just a few minutes' work and you get a result that the most expert-French cleaner might well envy. LUX won't shrink woollens. Won't hurt any fabric or color that pure water can safely touch. At all groctrs >l. British maJi Lever Brothers Limjted Toronto I! ii hi hi � � in iii iii HI 111 iii iti !ii \\ FATALISM STRONG ' Feb. 19.The feeling; of fatalism is.I ; strong among soldiers. Many hold tile ! � opinion that "if the bullet is not made \ � for you. you won't, be hit." One soldier ' j boasts tluu he knows he will come I 1 through thff war all right, because dur- : ng his latest battle a large piece of i c condemned I he silly com-j said ..but it nlisse(J the marlt so uo[h. extravagant initiatory fac- i 1 vescent9Cllv STANDS BETWEEN I "If all the women of Panada real-i tzed the danger of famine, they would i not waste-and eventually they would ! not want. Now as never before they imust produce, and again produce. "They must suve with ali their might. There was never a time when ih*>." had a better chance u. do great i vVork-and tlieIr service lies in field and kitchen." A GOVERNMENT .TRAIN l-i-V- YOU and ILLNESS WHEN you're not yourself and feeling out of sorts, slightly feverish, sallow complexion, nervous headache or depressed -take a spoonful of ABBEY'S SALT ia a glass of tepid water, morning and night. C The regular use of ABBEY'S SALT will keep the intestines clear, sweeten the stomach and promote a vigorous, healthy digestive system. C Your Doctor w'dl proudly prescribe ABBEY'S-We Guarantee It. In Sealed Bottles Sold Everywhere s imnuitiuitiK^^nifiMiiitiiiitHiitiiiiiiniifuinit An Effective Nerve Tunic ABBf/Y'S VITA TABLETS 50 Onti a Box 'THE BEER WITHOUT A PEER ' SERVE COLD BREWED AND BOTTLED BY 1 The LefHBRiDGE Brewing & Malting Co. Ltd. Lkthmiocr. Alberta (Originally published several 'years jago in the Kansas City Times', the.fol-! lowing verses were recalled to the j Boston Globe by President Wilson's 'order taking over the railroads; The gover'niinfal train came in; I boarded it fer town: Pulled out me ticket (a postage stamp) and went and set me down. The gover-niint conductor came; he jabbed me an' says "Tush. Jess pull that dirty foot o' yours down off the government pluah." - v "The gover'mint be hanged," sez I. "I'll up and crack ye in the eye." "Xot one more word!" the feller said. "Jist for yer own protection I warn ye I'm the gover'mint; don't start no-dnsurrectiou. Lay down your arms, pull down your feet and I'll cancel- yer postage due; For the old TJ. S. Is the goods, I guess, and Sam! will carry you through." "Your Uncle Sam go hang," sez I; "There's a 1,'over-mint cinder in me eye." The gover'mint peanut butcher then came strollin' through the car, I gave him a dollar and took from his box a gover'mint cigar. He handed me back my chicken feed; I poked him in the slat, For gover'mint short-changed me and I wouldn't stand for that. I pasted him one beside the head. "Secession!" and '"Treason!" the lobster said. The gover'mint con came running back and me he tried to nab. He signalled then with the bell cord to the statesman in the cab. The gover'mint brakes went on at once; the wheel's al state were stopped. -Then the whole gover'mint pTTed on me and the floor they quickly mopped. They brought me into the Union again, but it gives me joy to slate That the gover'mint pulled into Argentine an hour and a quarter late. ing else can kill me." i Mascots and luck-bringers of vari-tors of the-c great evils. Employers! ous sorl9 are wumerous in all the armies of today. They are of great, variety, although, perhaps, tiny rabbits and black cats made of "lucky" metal are encountered more frequently than anything else. Probably in most cases the lucky charm which a soldier carries is something, sent him by his womenfolk in the homeland-a thimble, a ring. orNa child's, trinket of some kind that has been passed down in the family as a luck-bringer. Among soldiers' superstitions, of which the British soldier has his fuJl share, one of the most characteristic is connected with the number three. "The third time is never the same," is a proverb among the Irish troops "The third of anything is fatal," i3 a-common expression amon-g the English country battalions. Soldiers have teen known to refuse to take their third leave, feeling certain that it will be their last. A soldier's third wound is said to be the one which must be most carefully attended to. A development of this same superstition prohibits the THE NEW-FASHIONED GIRL Oldtioy: What.'s become ()r the old-fashioned girl who used to say, "Ask father"? NVwRiiy: She now has a daughter win. says. "(Jive-* more gas, George; the old man is gaining on us."--Mirror demned it. This point was covered by Mayor Hardie who paid again his stock tribute to the glories of seg-: regation and whose remarks general- j ly. were practically tantamount to a j denial to the position taken by the . representatives of medical science, j Rev. A. \V. t'oone, among other start-; ling information said that the present! cost to the province re these diseases .' per vear amounted to from 550 to *7,500. Mayor Hardie's Speech Mayor Hardie cafne next and by an amazing strategy succeeded in making the transition from a delicate semi-theological preface to the permanent substance of an address on "Law Enforcement." His Worship as is his wont in public address, and from his wide experience in civic af'airs said many good things that were interesting and vital. In the remark that there were con3id-1 eration that demanded a prior attention to law enforcement, and that in such enforcement the greatest difficulties were involved, the speaker commanded the fullest acquiescence and sympathy of the congress. But.! the mayor caused general disappointment re the subject of education as an aid to tiie problem. He contended that "education does not reform" and "that intelligence is independent < ' ComsUft Off Doetn't hurt a bit to lift any CBjn or callus off with finger*. \ lighting of three cigarets with one match. Odd numbers, according to v the British Tommy, are more likely to be unlucky than even ones, and thirteen is no worse than nine. Friday, as an' unlucky day. has been dethroned, and there is no particular bad luck connected with any day of the week in Tommy's estimation. Sunday, however, is preeminently a lucky d.ty for battles. 'Che lucky flower, by common consent, is white heather, and a piece properly tucked away in3ide the hatband is supposed to save the wearer from a fatal wound. Some regiments regard certain decorations rtiid medals as unlucky, not to the wearer, but to the regiment in '- - .....-'---------- .....-------J^-.. general. Onu� very well-known batta lion objects strongly every time one of its number is awarded tiie uiilttarj cross. ' As regimental pets, black cats arc regarded as the luckiest possession a detachment can have, and the arrival of a stray animal of this color at a gunpit or dugout is an event of great importance, fcivoryoue is bound to Ik lucky for some hours at least. Tc meet~a black cat while marching up tc the trenches puts every member of th< company in the happiest humor. Or. the other hand, a black magpie flying across .the line of march is a bad omen. To hear the cuckoo calling be fore breakfast is another bad omen. SPECIAL Opportunity bf getting acquainted with seal brand .coffee is offered you in our booklet, "Perfect Qoffee - Perfectly Made". v Your request will tring it hy return mail. 190 CHASE & SANBORN MONTREAL Xo humbug! You truly can lift off every hard corn, soft corn or corn between the toes, as well as j hardened calluses on bot-j jtom of feet ^without one bit of pain. \ A genius in Cincinnati i discovered freezone . It is j an ether compound and I tiny bottles of this magic fluid ran now be fiad V. any drug store for a Xew cents. Apply several drops of this frr.p/.one upon a tender, aching corn or callus. Iiisiiuniy nil soreness disappears and shortly you will fin.; the corn or callus so shnveied that you lift it off v. ith the fingers. You f''el no pain while applying yjjf' fp cziuic or afferwards. ^5' .lust think! No mot'" I cnrr.s or calluses to torture \ f ytm and they go without cau.sjnp one twinge of pain oi- stjr.-iicsH. Ladies.' K'oep � tiny bottle of free-zone on the dresser and never let a com or callus ache twice.-Advt, order in a few days'time Make Your Clothes last another season. The policy of the nation at present is to conserve. But the man or woman who 'discards clothes just because they are slight-ly soiled or worn is not only indulging in extravagances but is Wasting-a thing which we are urged not to do. Dig' down in your cecTar chett. Get out your last spring's dreises, coats, suits-In fact, your entire wardrobe. Send them io us and let us renew them. 0 We'll clean and repair them, faultlessly, and make it unnecessary for you to spend money for a new outfit. Our City Dating & Cleaning Works 418 FIFTH ST. S. 5 DOOR SOUTH- OF ORPHEUM THEATRE v PHONE 444 j II 98 ;