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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEK THE LETHBRIDGE DON'IIIKEM BY JUSTICE DUFF Will Seriously Affect the Banking Interests of Country, V Banlcers Say Iroc�1 banking circles are not Inclined to Tiew favorably the UecUlon of i the centra! appeal judge, Mr. Justice \ Dutt, that Imnk clerks and other officials should not he exempt from mill- , tary service. As a matter of fact, the feeling Is alcmg the same lines as that I oapressed by eastern banking officials i in dispatches today, that the decision Tvlll prove disasta-ous for the financial , affairs of the eniire countrj. , Probably a doeen clerks In the Leth- '. bridge banks ara affected by the new order, but the greatest effect of the decision will be felt In the cownlty branches, particularly in the weat. It is pointed out that country branches are manned chlelly by unmarried managers who are securing their initial esperlenco as managers In the smaller places. These managers will all be liable for service under the now decision, If physically fit, and it is altogether likely that many ot their assistants will also fall under the new order. This would, completely dlsniann country points of experienced banking otflciala, something which li vitally necessaiT at the present time in view of the financing of the coming crop season when every effort Is being put forth by the farmers and .when even" available line of credit is being utillred to crop big areas and make the production campaign urged \)% the government a success. ^ It ig pointed out that the banks ot Canada have already contributed largely to the war in the way of men, having given TOOO employees out of a total ot 12,000 or 13,000. If the new decision ot Mr. Justice Duff Is carried into effect, the banking systtm will,be very serloutly undermined. In the belief ot most banking ottlclalt. Owinf to the high cost ot dcUvery we have decided to try out a ^ Sytton. This wiD not effect the regular trade but will ^ye the shopiMr an opportuuty to save, which is the duty of every one. 1.05 1.65 3.30 40e 60c 2.10 2.25 ;;r..^.^^.:'Xl45 RECOLAR. SYSTEM iLard, -ptr S Ht. Mil ��..��..^�. pail ,............ CPiiea, par 1 lb.. packet ............ CriacQ, per 1'/t lb. packet ........ Criaco, per 6. lb. packet ......... Sugar, per 20 lb. aack ...... Sugar, par 10 l&k sack '.____...... Marmalade, per 4 l^i-'^sii tin ....... Roger's Syrup, per 10 lb. -a f A' pall.................. I.IU Roger's Syrup, per 5 lb. CCt^ , pall ................. owe Creamery BiMtar, per lb.......... Blue Ribbon Tea, per lb.......... Blue Ribbon Tea. par zyi lbs. ... Coffaa in bulk, par lb.......... Applaa, par box ...----, Oyatar Shall, S Iba. ........ 55c 55c 1.20 46c 2.60 25c CASH AND CARRY Lard, per 3 lb. pail ................ Lard, per-5 lb. pall .....:........... Lard, per 10 lb. pail ..........i....., Crises, 1 lb. pM.................. Crisco, per I'/z lb. pkt.................. Criaco, par ( lb. packet ----......... Sugar, par 20 lb. sack ............... Sugar, p^r 10 lb. sack................ Marmalade, per 4- lb. . tin".............. Roger's Syrup, per 10 lb. pail.................. Roger's Syrup, pv. 5 lb. pail ........... Creamery Butter, per lb................ Blue Ribbon Tea, Blue Ribbon Tea, per 2J/2 Iba. .... Coffee, in bulk. per lb.......... Apples, per box ........ *  � > Oyster Shell, 10 lbs.......... IM 1.60 .3.20 38c 55c 2.00 2.18 1.13 77c 1.05 57c 53c 53c 1.15 38c 2.50 25c IT IS IMVeSSIBUE TO GIVE A COMPLETE LIST OR PRICES UT WE WILL REGULATE EVERY ORDER-ON THE SAME ^ATE OF DISCOUNT. - DONALDSON'S PHONE ilW SOI NINTH AVENUE Pain Is the Great Educat or �v, iFmHRO.UQH, pain from our.. I aarly ehildheotf mm laars n*p*tX for that whieh caua-m pain, and wa ahapa our ae-tfom to avoid It In thafutura. T)iua do many paraena avoid dentiatry becauaa thalr eoneap ERIDAV, MARCH 8, 1918 PLAN TO PUT HUGE Farmcn Are Bending Erery Effort To Crop Every Poss* ibic Acre of Land Sereral Inches ot snow tell again last night in the Lethbridge district and snow is stlU tailing this morning. This is the second substantial snow-tall that the district has had within a week. The winter has been fairly pro-litlc In snowtalls, and as a result the farmers are smiling tor the land has obtained a preliminary saturation ot moisture that will give the new crop a big boost. The acreage to be put under crop in the district, in tact in all southern Alberta this season will be the largest Lathbridgc Constituancy) AIRMAN CRASHES- INTO C. P. R. WIRES Toronto, Mar. 8,-All the Toff onto oast wires ot the Chnadlaa Pacific Telegrai)h Co. were ca^ rled down from the mishap ot an artator of tho Royal Flying Corps, Leaslde Camp, northeast of this city,'early this morning. According to tho otficers ot the camp the aviator was uninjured when the machine so com^lato-ly wreckisd tho telegraph llDM. Tho V. F. A. convention hrought out the. tact that all ot the constituencies In Alberta, Lethbridge was almost without a U. F, W. The query was, "Why?" It might be well to look into the aims ot the organization and see if we ! do not need to have a part in its work, j Of necessity, tne farm woman lives j an Isolated life; but human nature i craves companionship. The home life ^tnay be ideal with many or all of the ; accessories which help make lite more ' complete but when we have these only i onr vision hecomes-shortened, our : views biased, our selfishness intensi-, tied-and by nature mankind 1� prone ^ to selfishness. j The well rounded man or woman Is � the one who mingles with others, get-: ting their outlook ou life and assimil-gating tor themselves the best they so . receive. An afternoon spent with a ' group of women sends each one home with a new viewpoint on something, /maybe a homely household task or a : thought on better community interests. ' It gives rest both to mind and hody. The day is past when the farm woman is looked upon as a dlftereiu j species of the sejc. Today she has > her own niche in the world to fill and ' it is not a: cramped one. It has been j proven that more work can be ac-1 complished by a collective body than i by the individual; hence we find men I and womeh working in groups to carry 1 out the planp of� the different avoca- tiona.- �  �  ------ ' I^rmJng haa ceased to be a haphaz-ard-'job. either.in .the fields or house. �We.-:are gradually ; applying- scientific principles in both: . This has led us not -only to applying .thesev'princlples i to thelio'me proper but to the commun- A.noted speaker said: "Show me the mother and I'll tell you what kind of a nian her boy wijl be." Our country Ms going to need strong,, upright men. War' Is depleting our number. The j^boys of today will be' the' men of to-I morrow. We need to study mother-! hood as never before in-order to train these boys to be the best possible citizens.* To be thia tbay must not only have the home- training hut the best education possible ih; order to grapple with and handle intelligently the problems ot horn* and country. Are the rural achooU doing this? Knot, W'hjr not? As wonaen It li our business !tb study this quMtlon. It the schools are not doing tha best possible tor the children let us find the remedy and see It is applied. '^All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy"-also Jill-be they rtx, sixteen, or sixty. The plana tor neighborhood recreation must' come trom tha -women. They can think and plan for this as tbay go about the household Usks. How many ^ women know whether the lawa �I our country are good fpr them and their children? It not, in-Teatlgate-some ot tham ..will appal yon. We need sensible leglsUtton for both. Get ready to ask tor it and know how to ask ^to get. it,. Women have asked for' the franchise. It ,is^ theirs. How many know -how to tise' It wisely? Let us learn. Have the youth ot rural communities the church and Sunday school privileges they re-' quire? If not, what can we as women do to help? In the great oata�trophy, which has overtaken ui, oiir soldier lads need us through the Aed Cross, and the MlilUry Y. M. C. A, .kere >yo will not fail, .neither must we tail in the other things. . . [ These 'are some of ttie. things the 17..F.'W. are doing, and we t\ni we can do not only more but )>etter work through concerted action. ,' ' - It is not diftlcult to organlie. Apply either to the director at the cossUtj-ency or the proTlnclal aeeritart (or pamphlets on the au^JedU When ever it is possible the director will meet with My group of women ntiinbering five or more and help tltam in tbeijr work. Some say "We can't. do these things." Try-and aeel ' What others have done you can do and the V. F. W-has found the XJ. V. A. ever ready te help them.  EWary community needs both the U. P. A. and the U.F.W. as these organisations deal with the rural problems, and Canadian lite ii largely niral. ' '" - " "it we do not do the work we were ;neant to do, it will forever remain undone. In the annals ot eternity there will be some gqqd lack|ng that we might have provided, ^othci'reward un-bestowed that we might have had;' there will be something lacomplete in Toronto, Mar. 8.-The problem bt obtaining medical men for the army medical corps In this niilltla district Is engaging attention. "Wo have lust enough for the service, but we have not many to come and go," stated Lieut. Col. E. S. Ryerson, In an Interview yesterday. "During the last month we have sent 17 medical men overseas and wo have received al>out three to replace them." He stated it was expected by the middle ot April to get quite a number from the graduating class of the University ot Toronto. Major General Logic stated that it was true that the personnel ot the medical service was only Just enough to carry on the work. "If an officer Is taken oft tor any emergency duty, some other part of the service mast suiter." he said. all the everlasting years. Oh. the sorrow of opportunities neglected, slighted, or despised! Today is, for all we know, the oppbrtunity and occasion of our lives. We do not know where the influence we exert today will end.'- WITH HEAVY LOSSES Belgians Brilliantly Acquitted Themselves-Took Prison-, era and Guns London, Mar. 8.-(Via Reuter's Ottawa Agency). - A Renter dispatch trom British headquarters, says that the weather is ideal, hence the greet aerial activity. The statement continues: "We yesterday destroyed many aeroplanes, driving down at least a score ot others. The Germane continue their raiding, but with very limited success. The Belgians brilliantly acquitted themselves on March 6, on the occasion ot a German raid on a two kilometre front against Beyeldyke and Re-gersvllet. The operation, employed was manifestly well rehearsed. After beating back the raiders the Belgians counter-attacked splendidly, behind an intense barrage. Despite the,determined resistance ot the enemy, the Germans were steadily driven back into their own lines with heavy losses. The Belgian attackers took 84 prisoners, 8 machine.guns and a quantity ot rifles and bombs." To the Bditor, Lethbridge Herald:- . Dear 8lr,7-In a recent issue of your paper you publlihed a notice, sent In by theitdrres^dndent, thai-on Friday, March Sliiid, �.conc.ert, bdx oalBl,,ahd dance'%ou|d'tto, held lii the Iron. BprlniB school hbuae under the auspices ot the Iron Springs U.KA.-ln aid of the Red Cross, On March 5th Mrs. O. P. Hobbs received an anonymous letter from Lethbridge, (as one ot the programme committee) requesting to hare this postponed until March 29th In the Intorest ot Lethbridge people.' U tha sender otthis letter wUt forwamX name and addresi the oftlcors of.tliayj local will consider jHe matter, othor^-jj wise no notice will be taken ot this letter. Mrs. F. HobbB. A Mofine tractor saves tho expense of a hired man. CHARGE MURDER AFTER OPERATION Toronto, Mar. 8.-In his room at St. Michael's hospital. Dr. R. M. Turner VjTas this afternoon committed tor trial at the iMay assises on a charge ot murder In connection with the death ot Marion Stone, who died in Toronto General hospital from the effects ot an alleged illegal operation. Bail was granted on an order from Justice Mid-dleton at llO.OOn, Dr. Turner, who [has been suffering from blood poisoning has gradually regained his health. Knox Church 32nd Anniversary SUNDAYNEXT MARCH lOtti. 1918 ' ' � � ; ReY- W. G. Wilson oi Moose Jaw, ' Late of Guelpli, Ontario, will conduct both services Spring Ready ^ to-Wear A |[ood time now to select your Easter ICoat or Suit From a carefully selected stock of the very latest models now being shown in.the east. Always assured of the correct style and a little less in price at "Simpson's." Glever Styles in Tai-' lored Suits And the prices are lower than you expected to find them this season. Serge Suits, silk lined, fashionably cut and trimmed. Made froih pure wool materials. Prices $20.00, $25.00, $35.00 and $40.00 Fancy Novelty Suits Made up from Wool Jersey Cloth, Poplins, Taffeta and Freiich Gaberdines, fancy silk Linings, beat trimmings and finishing throughout. Colore tan, rhubarb, green, brown, navy and black. Prices $30.00, $35.00 to $45.00 f i An EXTENSIVE SHLE RIUIGE OF SPRING GOATS Garments to suit ererjr fancy. Prices withu rtach of jdL \ Newest Waists Donegal Tweed Coats for General These splendid weariog.Tw^e^d Coats era shown In grey and brown mixtures and arc made up in several styles suitable for business or motoring. . , .  Selling at $16.00 up to $22.50 Dressy Spring Materials yelour,Jerse7, Poplin, Coverts, Serges in shades of Admiral blue, rose, tan, tawn, navy and green, Dosens ot styles to select froin- At $20.00, $25.00^ $30.00 and $35;0O White Habutai Silk WaisU. Splen> did Tahies at $3, $4.00 and $5.00 Crop^ do Chinie WauU, Dainty styles at $4.50, $6.00 to $10.00. Striped Habutai Silk Waists. Prices $5.00 and $6.00. v Striji^d Cffpe do Chmo Wauts, $6.50 and $7.50. ' Fiiio White' Embroidered Voile W4iM, $2^00, $3.00, $4.00 and $5.00. ^ The Simpson C#.^L^ ;