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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta Michigan Finds Mothers' Pensions Work Well, Children Are Reared in Natural Surroundings Pension a Right. Not a Charily: Probation Officers Visit i the Homes Regularly. i HELP PLAN BUDGETS' Assistance Given in Cas; of for Ontario (o Follow. JP1L 4 f y r- :S I a f..v. cf I.is :o H-hac U j-- c.i a i ul rf i., i Their a Q riv pivt- uf boing f. sourca of '.o In ihe ye.irs to cciue. Ilf-r chiMrui ami p. few f.f arc V' only us-jits. she renlisfs moiTry tii or for- feii all she owns, v.-uh stKc- lion ar.J the cf :m income 5n her tl-iclinlr.c yenrs. Thai is the mother's oi ilie dUc-fti-jR. She can. however, Icare her children IQ mercy at iho streei, or In n nursery, ami go cut io work every 'lay, then at nisld coot and wash ftr iieptf-cicd Uulc o.if.-t or else relieve of Fibility by jjLiclTiE ihfm In (.haninblc tnsclcution-q wiiUe makes :i coni- for But irhal of ihf children? Jt t? inis that cliarilable inMitu- 1 lions nre warmer and clsaner th-.m stricken j JMJ, some of the mm i CANADA'S GIRLS ACTIVEjNPOLITICS Their (denli'in and Anxiety (or ihe (nteresls of Women and Children and Soldiers Being Strikingly Shown. Sixty Feel Down a Udder to Hampshire, -Quarry Girls employed' lu.r, chalk '0''" inl mother 35 -l! -r wl'li-mttl Women Do Most of the Work At Record Office at Ottawa Nearly 650 Women arc Employed in lhc Largest Dcporfmcnl of tlic CanadianJVar Ojfice, Where nre lfomen Responsible Positions. vlioiv. nnd llio catllns of this to pu'oUc. tho rflntlvcs ot ram Jlj MAIll" SI. Cirlisorc-.! I'j- Mi! .UK11K is f i is ono cnillcss source ol inlonnallou n s.inllMR cvrry ioUlicr In '.litj CanaJlau urmy, and that source Is Iho llcconl Office, [lhc larger Lrirarli'of the Milltm Do- ul It OCCHPJM Ihe large structure on the corner of Kl- street am! Ijiurter nvottue, JlKidiiliarlrrs or Tho Ollzira ivomen .ire therein employed. Tho name- Rev-ora px- f- P'nniHorj- or itsM. ]t stnnils (or the tin. coinribllon. of I statistics, anil of biographies or ovrry romemlicr Ibis r, could, luit bo expected to would lio' less the Tlrccml ____ is .un.-ible to plvo oiu the Informa- tlon Each solillcr In us Jear lo ttio country ns his fellow 1'acli la of as inirrc-st to IJie- ItMord Olflrr, anil caoli ihrrpforo Is clrcn "n consldor.illoii. The Filing System ing ladies who ntlond to Ics mado nt Ihe Record Office liy uTiono or ticrsonal call nre (o lic.ir always In mind Ifca Till: you By MOMK T Is not miK'ti niore thrui ji inontlt BKO ttal Iho nrliie-lrilF of woman suffrase ivna un.-inlnumsly tixl Ir, O.'.tnrlo Legislature, lut within itmt snort tlnio htive taken Jisla of political orrraniinlion In the l-rayiM- hrcn nllero.l: v.-wnen. iotli In tho c'lllM anj In Iho country htivo slitovn a real Interest public women mvo on Iho nulme plat- form to L-nunclato rlielr views; tlicir Uenllsm nnfl rvnxlety for IJle Jjitereals not only of women and children, of Iho soldiers tn tho Canadian army. !m-e been civen n real score (or ex- ana food humor have blown tluonsh Iho windows into milillc affnlra. tiome crlllrs tlloUBln It would Ho n ]onj while before the Intro- duction of woman svitfraue h, what coiislderc-1 rriirhitf of Out; rto would in nny tlcvplopincnl, Jtut tn liio Jiurjinso of r'niile. and, in facl. t.i even-one, ovon (lie most ojMlniistlc supporters ot llio nf women, the revolution lies in slronffJy at tho very bcginuini; H In ttils snn-c-y civa mun? nt- tcnlloti to iho TvUcM rhanRc-s in the Liberal party In tlian In Coiuervnttvo, H Iv'mcrvly became fur some run son or older the Liberals with Lhc principle :tv Ihoy done for innny years, seem to IIQVQ had their i-lnns mor2 Jy laid advance and have hrrn sihle to rcndjvist tlirmseh-ea and evolve mlo new conditions faslpr llimi their niiporicnls. Ibo nlso ro in iindrr some slsns jtoWlor, he colonel or jiri- vntc, i.romlncnt or obscure, who has Ho" mucli for wlial mlL-hl term enqiilriM nro generally unJcr lhc arc already' Jipi'-nreni.' ffrcnteal Btnxtn nnA nccdlnf sym iKns-oa is ihm .____ ____ up ir, hfr Imclsci.'which IF if n of working npe Is h-> is to by jutlw.J PhonJd :i or girl 1C years J pf 'n.i.s not the siJtTh he- ivorWnr, ihal rhjJcl is wnt 10 I'lion Irvtvr itii- officer to the notnr of iho mother, il ho find; ihi-rc a boarder u- e "1etrimc-nc.il to ifn- morals of i rrimsictMo thai liaardcr 1m ic-diatc rojiccj to IPHVO. Should refu.st Lo do EG. she is thrcflientrt tiy iho probation officer or is ftrving (fie Cnn- L-ditionary Torres. ivitli for Inter roatlon aljont soldleia oT the Can pijiedLMon5.ry force nrc re from ail jirirts of llic ivorhl day nfter nrc aliray., araiverc.1. They arc nnnnurvO nm! (ho utmost consideration A5 ,1 i-CEUIt mnnj- families liave been eventually natural homes Ina lie in'titutlons, and monty piJd O'Jt t for IOFS of hi-i 5tie ?iili perslsis in ro- (ainin.e an ob.kcUan.ihlp hoarder in lontiJ Itf-forr. (he Judrp of tJie of puh. runsion is raid her l.y 1hc county In pensions to mothers of young chil- dren might, te sareJ from trip upkeep f ol some Institutions lar lioih J and prisons as well. There is n dignity assoclatci! -with the word iKinietnin? firncd charily In childhoo'I. The ol SnsUtu. lion clinrs through ami man- hood. In Hit Stale of lllinoi.a pensions nrr only paid to Tnothtra for care of children In Iho UniiM .Stairs. hut this hir.tlicnps a. Tnuth'-r who is to E'.'THt her children to In Micnican, inc I'msmn van in u-jfh .T IVavni? county GmnL fwhirh incl-jdtu the City of Detroit i or JtO.'Kji and only "wti" wcrr? a aioR the year. Kaih year, hoivcvrr, as rn- ffirtts 'ct-jdcfif, (lie- work broadf-r and the rranl u-05 uulil tor the year H Ins hrrn !225.00, not only v.'Moirg. irH'es of the wives of fc-r-Mc-jnindriJ mr-.i, of ruro rtucallon o[ children, fr.rrcfort? she muft cither ooenlinc Hcip Giver. lhc niothtr doc-5; not appf-ar lo I'p petimc- n Jiving- from her In- come ehc is vlEitci) tiy a -kiltc-d dieti- cian from th- rif-ltin? nho plans .1 and the ir.othc-r instnictlon In ;-lniming As a tliEa, inothc-rs every t'fort lo inn.ke md lhc pc-r.ii'-orLC-r trvinrr ID make usually a visit from a tactful officer, who listens to hrr "icilu of woe.' and crulf-avfcrs 10 ihr- rt-quirtd. If either mother or chUti irtnhlr: or olhcr- ivise ill a r.'inic: or htd ;Lt a hospilal is nnangcd Iho probniloTi offirer. A chlM i.i rantlon- (.r irnmnoii'd lo tho Ccurt. Clothing is somttimes f-vfnr-d iiy thi prohalfon officer, from her Mr-mla ivlitn Occa.- .HlonalJy she la _ the of having Som of iiio oxcmjilir e of the writer jitrlkc a chonl of (ho uller EnBti.k Girl Munifion.Wo.kaf. Receni WOMEN OF THE REGIMENT- WITH WHAT LOVE THEY'KNIT Sometimes Hearts are Bared at the Weekly Galherin- of Whose Men are With lhc Battalion Overseas. all fonns. .ill jnclbiwU other than a tolnl dependence in llio MilN j lives llifev-have lent lo their country. Hovr arc M .know, Eoitie'or.lhcm, I that there may a thousand PTC. p crm- ct! the sctttlcaental nspcct of (he wuik. Tho sUlc la linmcnso a colossal undcrtakiiigr Ihnl rn- 'inircs thr cniploymcnL of C14 Indfrs ulion n man cnllsls nml Jifs atlrstnUon a card U fillnd oiii irotn lhal dorninc-nl Hie foJ- loivlnff infonnaCion: 1, .Surname; 2, Chrfellan jj.i-ncs: number; n unit; C, fonnfr corps (ir 7' nc-xt or kin, nmnrs nr tlieso in ftitl rufailonqUIn lo KoVHer, of mlrtrcss; S, coun- rlucc n( lilrtli and and ,c; marrlod; 11. 12, u-ldownr- 13 ifAde or rclltfon; do-' scrjpllon. apparent yrnra, month hcighl, foci, inchcp; chtsl mcnsurc- moat, Inrircs; inches- 1 complexion, tyea. hair; distinguish-1 trurks; 15, mpdlcnl txajnln-ilion H.4G03. IIK sun streams In at tlio ojicn windows. Sounds of Ihe .ilrecl-bclb of p.l.-slnir 1 molor nevvslioja' -hrlll calls! ilrilh I'rir.tcss "kniw trafric noises inn half motherless J.uMic n-lio hasn'l nnyon- f> knit, so to apeak, .'snecblly la him? You see. I've only one boy I; for smcc. of yarn pin g lirivc bften Ofticc the r.ard Is ImngfcTrcd lo thill fifty rtcentlyr Ilr.w are they (o know to vvtlom lo Tvrllp. to ivhal office? TJjpy (lon'l know, and It docs not concern them, nut (hpy DO know that tholr own particular .Tohn .tones has Ilatnl wotintlcil and they DO iv.lnl lo flml out if-hc has improved, Ir ho the comforlR he needs, if lit likely lo he better, v.-ill he room, ami the click o[ humlrods vou Wine well taken care of, when he ij Iik.i rFlnlinir lo soIdlM-, with Iho dale of .s.illlne attaclieil. Another file 13 ktpt. called Part II Orders, conjains slnllsllcs re latin-r lo 0 EoIdler'.H appolntinenl transfer, promotion, clc.. -n-ithin rafl "nil. This Is the only Intcnncdial rttoril unlil notilic.illon comes lo thfrs. A. Hall, routine of corrctiponilcncQ which romrm In; Miss Muriel link, correspondence rein tine- lo missing: men; Miss JVollIc O'ffoyic, chrcWnff of Information rolkrlnl fvom dlf- "troiit flections before lottcrs ato written; Mlp.i Minnk- Indrx cards of offlcrra and men In C'nnntln. n chaTgc of slcnonrmilirrfl rnp.ipcil n llnn'rlic llrown. In rhfirco of dtroil- fiq clorks; Annie Armalronp. cTisvryn' of clorVff! in lorords for name and nd- is of next of kin of ihoa" mom- of who'hrvvc 'iron rn- ortrd na casinHlQ-; 'Mrs. -loaa Klnls, 'wlKioii 6f daily URLS of casual- corrilne of Minn 11, rcgiplrntlon of correspond' rcc; Allm Ilnnnnli I'a rh inn on, record In jj of nil dcapalchcd to noxl nnd of nr.tlricn- tfnnq from tcfcgrnnh flarii, In rliarRc of vir.rks 'woiking Tnrt If. orders. person; .'.Jl.1 Taking fVo Hisks What Ifl wuilo crying nfioul? Jinre, ro.i'sm, lie wnnlcd "CTOM lhc alrrJ5t lo Tonimy- c rorrcsprtndcncc; Mists Afaloncy. who nl'a-n-Ls In] why dldnT ynn let marlt by phono tnd In Mm IVnillno Confer, ,iay! trsjiiiii'lcni'i; rH.ilfntf Id I'ttitcidi iira. M. M, liatl 'tni yet, ;