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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIXTEEN THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY IIERAlD .Girls! The Farm Nseds You MRS. J. D. REID Wife of the Mlni-ster of. Railways and danais. F. HIILTON J Will Likely Stand For Vacancy of Public Works Commissi otic r That J. F, llainllton, Uomiulon bumls surveyor, mul tor many yuurs ii ri'sUlcut ot LothbrUlgo. will bo a .aiiiliilatn for the commlsaioucrshiti of piib(K' \vorl\s is tlio rumor on llie street.^ this morninK, and from wliat (lie IleniUl ormld It-arii tliwe is a Rood bas::i for tlio roport. Mr. Hamilton was lormcrly'-.i rily aldorrann, and was n memlier ot the Ifllo council which approved l\\t' prtsoat city charter, "While ahlornian ho also had much to do with the opi^'.ation ot the public utilities as he tootv charge In a gcn-enil way during the iUnoss Of Supt, Arti\nr Keid for about four luonths. When tlie commission government election look place In 10l3. Mr. Hamilton iilood aa a candidate for the com-mUs-ionershlp of public utilities. In liUi; lie wa."! a candidate against Com-( miasioaer Grace and J. K. Oliver for" the public worits seat. Since then Ul" hast been farming on a fairly large .'iCiile and has done wolt in th.ij" dircc-tior^. SATURDAY, MAY 4,1918 "Vie will h;ivc food, and we %yii!-have to out and Ret it, just as the women of France and Britain did. Tliey h.id no choice, and they il.d not hesitate for a mon^ent aboui doing the very hardest l men from 18 to 30, strong, keen and courageous, men of fair education,- and eager for accomplishment, will find the *pportunities In the Imperial-Air Service very attractive. While training for their commissions cadets receive $1.10 per day. Men who come within the provisions of the M..S.A. arc eligible only after having joined their Depot Battalion, when they hiay; with the consent of thciv Commanding Officer, be discharged for re-enliaiment in the R.F.C. ' Write for Booklet, "Air Heroes In the Making," and apply directly to one of the following addrcssca: 7 RECRUITING OFFICE, 304 MAIN ST., WINNIP^^G MALCOf-M YOUNG, SHERIFF, LETHBRIDGE tempt.s to do anything and strike out along individual lines is bound to be " criticized. It Is only passivity that escapes public venom, (.'ritlcl.im is the penalty you pay for doing .^things worth while."' "How about a land army ot women for Canada?" . . AVith the present dire need ot men for the front and the hurry-up call that has been sounded forth through ilie medium of eonscrlptiotu-- Mrs. Hold believes that tlie time has arrived for women to take it to heart very seriously and to consider what they can flo-not in a scattered, isolated wiy. but as.an organized body, Do-minion-w'.de. "It just amounts to this," declared Mis. Held. "We will have to' have food, and we will have to go out and"; get it, just as the women of i->ana? aiul Britain did. They had no choice, and they did not hesitate for a mo-'ment about doing' the hardest kind of work. The e.-can)pie they have s!;t shiytild-be an inspiration to the v.o-luen of Canada^ who, despite the splendid service they have iijndered in many wayS, know little yet ot the drudgery or .the Heavy manual tasks that the ^daughters, wives and even motIi'3rs of France and Britain have shouldered. "Idon't say that the girls'>v!ll all be terribly keen about farming, but most normal women have a natural love of the outdoors, and it organizc�l on a national scale, 'given proper accom-modat'.on on the farms, and guaran-l'2ed a fair rate of pay and definite status, there should be no reluctauco on their part to take the place of '^he farmers' sons and hired heJp.", ih-3. Reid believirs that through the sudden drafting of men a new realization ot the need for saving and production will pervade the farmhouses. There is nothing,' that is going to mKk'j you save like having some of your )wn flesh and blood "over there." Then, agt^in, she thinks tliat girls should oust men in the cities where tiicy are ehgaged in non-productive work and fores them to do men's work where they belong-on the land. The day and the hour has come \vhen there must be an entire readjustment in tha field ot labor-.when the man who is not in khaki, and whose work can > be done equally well by a woman-must lake up ^the burden of war aud produce food. It will take all the men who are available 'and all the women who will volunteer and all the S.O.S. hoys to do justice to Canada's harvest "We have ^everything here-vat." expanses of Itind and the possibilities of .tremsndous crops-but we roust have more farmerjj and farmerettes. So it's.up to the women. Something new and hard to them it certainly is, but at the end of a season's work these muat bo infinite satisfaction in knowing that one has added materially to the CQuntrjk's food supply. The women who can't go out on the farms may at least have their gardens or their chickens. PJveryone can do goinething." Mrs. R'eid has just returned from the United State^^She saw and heard a great deal about food-saving down , there, fncidentally, she sampled some ji hard and rocky war,, rolls at breakfast! But slie..)ielleves that the people of Canada are saving with no less sincerity, although there are perhaps fewer visible signs among the undemonstrative people of the Dominion, "How about that vexed quesCioit of 'afternoon tea'!" Afternoon tea? It's delightful, hut unnecessary. Therefore, W3 might cut it out altogether. It's a waste ot time and energy, as well as, food. A person feels fiuite apologetic about having new clothes these daya, and I think we might feel equally conat;lence-stricken -when we serve afternoon tea. There isu't exactly ^ clothes I'amine in Europe, But there Is �arvatlon and there is acute-misery, Slmpl's cook-iug, no entertaining to speak of, hauaework reduced to /the mli'iimum -oh! we're gradually coming down to common sense, but we ,haven't reached the stage where it hurts!" THE REAL FOOD QUESTION. (Reynold's Newspaper, London.) -=----C__;_ N Consult an expert heating engineer ^without cost How.many times last winter did you promise ;^ourself that never again would you attempt to heat your ^lome with the fusty, cracked, smoky, dtiifty, erratic, inefficient furnace you now have ? The mail who knows by expensive and exasperating experience what a poor fttmace is, is the man McClarj's want to talk to about tlie Sunshine Furnace, because he knows what a good furnace ouj;ht to be and do.* Almost every home has its own -individual heating problem, requiring its own special solution. >v Half a century- of heating experience has gone into the designing and construction of the >Sunshine Furnacti. Why-n^t get in touch ^jth the local McClary dealer or the nearest McClary*branch to-day-have this heating problem settled without delay? . Don't put it off- have it done to-day. ~ ^ . ,Eree Engineering Service i^il",S;',rv�.=K7- a Sunshine Fitrnacc. to rivq you fr� expert advice on your homc-Ueatxax requirements. \Vr,Ue,to nearest McCIatv Branch and as'c for particulars ahout Ifais service. A bookletr"Conitort in the Home," makes dear aU the thbcs youVant to Icnoff about ruroaces, and it is sent fr^c oo requoet. ^ Furnace London Toroi^to Montreal \ Winnipeg  Vancouver .St.Jolin, N,B. Hamilton. Calgaryv Edmonton Saskatoon cs FOR SALE BY - V THE DIXON SHEET MEfAL CO: Tjrr QULD YOU risk a postage stamp to learn more about coffee? - SEAL BRAND COFFEE V and Ko\y to make it? � How to equal. "America's most famous cKefs?~ \ Our booklet "Perfect Coffec-PerfeCtly Made", tells""! you. It's free. Write for it.i," " CHASE & SANBORN ^" JMONTREAt Ai}i.stcntnm, Slay -The ilelcgutes day. Customers demand it. Competition compels it. The shrewd retailer to-day is motorcpcting his deliv. eries. V/itli aA Indian, upkeep becomes a smalll it^m, and delivery cost prcr package is greatly reduced. An Indian with parcel-car attached has made many a merchant proud of his service. Indian motocycl^s deliver economy, niileago, speed, service. See your Indian dealer to-day. He will give you actual figures on thecostof deliverinfr with an Indian. And those figures v/ill convince you. NVrite for^catalogue j, HENDEE MANUF'G. CO., SPRINGFIELD,' MASS. The Ind!nn fomlly Ik n biigr onc< Every second motorcycle that'you mock ia an Indian. And thn Indinn Hp* i\on fir�t place by merit ulone. ItB Powerplus Motor is the mlghllcnt; twin motor ever built. Its Cradle Spring Framcf tiied csclueively by x\\o Indian, eivca it riding nnae that, no . , other can approach. In aixei in ftpeed, tn power, In equipment, the Indian is'thu undisputed leader. ' D. E. McDonald, Lelhbridge i Lowest in cost, operation and upkeep ANCHOR-DONALDSON LINE POPULAR SERVICE Canada to Glasgow or Company's Office. 270 Main St., Winnipeg. )' Par full Information apply to Agents LETHBRIDGE LOCAL Y. M. C.A. ORGAI�|IZATION IS IN READINESS TO BEGIN WORK AT THE FIRST SOUND OF THE.JGUN. ay bETHBHlDGE CITY'S SHARE IS! $6,0G0.00 FOR LOCAL WORK ANp'$3,000!oe fOR OVERSEAS. " tVERY DOLLAR ABOVE $9,00(i.00 TO BE USED'FOR WAR V^ORK. ;