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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 5, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOMENoPTHE VORLDTHER Canadas Merchants Must Get Together If They Are Going to Stamp Out the Growing Return Evil AMERICAN WOMEN TRAINING TO DO THEIR BIT IN THE THE AND ON THE FARMS OF An Arbitrary Time Limit Musi Be Set and Lived Up To Persist tnl Offenders Should Be They Continue Practice After Warning Disaster Ahead of Slorcs Custom Develops UK city merchants to jro en jvst sljut in llio Uy pci toseiher mj A losing huiiriretis o tinman HiuhnU in tftehr common In oi dollars annually through 3e thorn observe faiiU the abuse of the return IlivilinoT jvUh in sfchij thai Are who have i strice ions limitathjis are really SWls sent to their lionus lo ainS it obvious that Uie brlns them baik vvckij ciunsLiii KixxU without terwarOs with n refuiul valM mnv growiuc so after their of ihciu be i to ho LillovroJ to wntiiuio itse As things Hoot Must iho long suffer ins reporter informed u cral public hnvo mtct big if Hie rttu of this pernicious ami prow ins ovil bUU svfinds anil lUvtlois t utm noihms VK itcre Are Him1 no unrlucke1 it its presviit it must i cm e J loiMl 1 time jmt niuS inher stores outj have some iilcas as lo ought u Inn fi ir they have not pot The HUTU it was tho I inneh for its j First iusil it was tUt u i deal too at one liioro sOicniM bo i limit Tlie numlnjr of deliver reUini ftxe1 nu aJherCil At in a ia on instance in present some in luivei Think of the eost ihnt lUe many tic such a for a ilny Probably no rvimple but it is not allfiiM large store ran show anything like io not say thai Hie limit should he a the net profit that even anong i ahorttime Kor city ia the the general public who might jhopninj centre oj i ami to some idea of the a shorttiine limit whch might Jo it to The well enough for a more profit is very j innrket wouM work Hut Of the made at various wliatevvr time limit fixevl it stores for limUins I lie practice of re should Ve ndheretl At present Hat juiruini that on is noi Take a store with ahiosl appeareJ to laid wa nominal fLrtycipht hour limit for jneecssiiy for the Imposition of a tme return of a customer will com limit tvMch shall not be departed in anil Cain and secure the of purchased iULil even J A NOT1IKR jirojicsal made wasthat Then what is tlie of fixins ii each store shall make a list of time liaiit if ii is not rJcvAly adhercil I customers who abuse the return i n n VVould BiackUst Them the l rtai uhen the abuse rtach ssliould write the fo Not very where the custMner who wishes to 1etson guilty of The letter would return the gooilts is really merely out that so larse u Hfce will nnd that iaand juroportlon of returns appeareJ to J will allow Bools to be returned 1 nOicate cf satisfaction with the which have licen kept for stores mtrchanOise or and NOW one to the a reason why customers who ta lrllfre lie fiut anj s frame out coopemlion responsible for the i 41 1 At one store where the matter ivas ninnus custom obtaining its present j Another sufgestlon was that the was pointed out tint tr but it Is also the great rfttlrns nlloiveil on goods cut from I ttlj larlre stores cst hindrance to most or tft measures or made to or Some Suggested Remedies I to the ctfect v vsnoui classes of foods such as In notice on ini sales eftcL Itt tho three or four IrvreJi menlion In aald I In other lame cltioaj HOUSES HAVE FROM40 TO SO PER OF GOODS SENT OUT RETURNED Women Somcfimu OrJer c5 as Six Shipped at the flna tifhaps Return Them All and Cct o Made Buyers Who Cannol Read Now Ask for Rcltan of AH Unsalisfaclors USUIJVHTEDIA the costs Canadas larger stores hun oC thousantis of but when that amount is with the to the rnallorder houses of the It seCins small Twenty per of ire sell are is what large store man told vour reports themail man and he wjll tell you that In many ot their foity per of the gowli arc at of runs to over fifty per cent Sor is this the only place pronlem 13 a vswe anlor lhYini order He had the costs A nirchandUe tOhi3 When customer itturncd the vooi he not only the but the rtarBes on Take this case for Fisherman In xoa orders pair of slicker He doesnt know his exact hut after IhinWng It over ho orders a size He sends order witii a moneyorder lar Ihc cate1oBuc price ot tho The mail onler irhnt he found Sixtyone of the were never nealn Nineteen people bin letter jsaylng that for some reason they could no return Ihe article in ques and if the firm wouldnt take llieii word for it they would Immedi ately ceaae to purchase from hoiieo and tell all their neighbors not to have nnythins to do with Twenty of the articles were and in only cTslit cases was It found that the company was n Now ii nsally printed formletter nskinj for the return of the article In ques tion taken the place of tllc for mer Ching CHong Chinaman is Saving Waste Led Gloss Our AimoadEyccl Citizens FoundAnxiousto Do Their Bit Whenever The BOM Was InA Red Worker Tells of Her Visit to Washce Shops and m the customer thejZQ li coat Mm pante Jaaglm the coet if iarge and are had he Zt h ogam returned for Yet u a limes a day hem Th Tho mall order houses IMVC on of castowcMIhr 7 for who cannot road TKey have to rto their putchasfnsentirely from halftone and the beside that adorn the pages oT co iT catalogue which the way is on immense volume of over three hundred L 1 gome ofthe Ideas which Ihc cuW convoy to their mind are plpc lo Tho manager of the ciothins itparlment WW me It W allow1 Ior lhc costs them mnny of dollars yearly paying transporlaliM oni merchandise which Ihc customer thought was something dsc For y wor a man will order a suit of clolhca which looks rood In the l Jocsnt knew the color he cant read lhc the thing that causes the Imagine his surprise on opening his parcel to find a ralm Upacli suit His Hptrlntcmlenl more trnu fcrtlle mind had conceived a picture of a twcccl business lne rest combined Is the Ulmoat nnhftlievfiljle carelessness on The charges arc buill up In yet another Women very oflpn order rnrt lhc BfOM many people as many ns six that Ihcy can return the ones they their goods lo ono mall chose anil have their money Mayhe ofltr all Ihey will return tiounc and Mint nddrcss their Icl the enlirc lot and older halfadacn more lo pick All Iransponallef of eJplanatlon to When Uon diaries arc pall by Hie they arc politely Informed hy lhc Hundreds of Idlers arc received flally from people who claim a certain nrllcle has not given They would like tf have their money but have no troubled to return Ihe article because It foil e nome y ic who received Iho merchandise did not arVlve they nnjry fnd say all nasly tn uiJLfitieij 11 ijii i nub11 rtii nuris oi nrifiiy to pieces and It would he foolish to put Ihe company lo llm cxptnso fn the end when Iheir mis iv mi transporlatlon Kcrmcrly all cIMmsi were artjnnud afcly with a check for the full one ndjiwllng mi per Inlendenl that ho would try out no of thta lie asked ail lhc to rriiirn i by lhc H kvil a iccuil ol lakecomcn llity Ijlame ono Iiftusc or nftl liolievInR tlml they Imrl i iu rciuruod the ariftlhc olhor In forjnot tmtnoiifately sentling thftfti tothe ig J By I WAS ivhtn viditlrig my first Clilncio laundry to find the proprietor under English Xot only IfiAt bin he was willing to and was eaper hiacountrymen also help the saves for the he said almost hefore J had ashed 1 thanhed Mm ati1 was about to dtjml whtn he exclaiiitcd Wait me litec On tlie margin of a circular I had handed him he wrote something I look for Showee to China lioyj un Uc handed me back the circular jwith n smile Childlike ami Tliug i went to nnolhfrr Chinese lint nt flrfit I did not make us3 circular my haj written V6u ditlni undetaland what those funnylonklni I tried to0Kn1nJn ray crrrtrni to thin man from the land of the Jjjjfl sun in TWA I Am the Heht kind use to a npnViiridcr VifM 5r gcntVtfVdlJ jliftslioiv ibal hiliindcrfjlWd ivord Icf wimt I was TrTiSriJiliuhi ly I the cost an almomleye upon what have tohim fami liar Then with the same blankexpression he noss Hot Oat Asm 1MIH fyune at the licxtChinese And at Hie wltli this that 1 saw ambrc lulcllIgcnllooklnB China Iray ai Ihc hack of the laundry than ithe one I was enOeavorluy tu inakef jiinderslnnd and I asked the lal iler to ash him to come He i Burgled somcthinc that remlndcil me ltJ Illmans and In reply came Wnwwo I Ihe iiiorclnlclliKent jlooklng came jjut nil lelliKcncc vanished from his face iwhen I him the lie Ralii and vanished Into a cloud ot At thenext the samo Tho worifs rnnf In my ears ns I continued oh tny before ll knocked or entered Chinese laundries or nlhcr places 1 lo dear the dljnpjiolnllny And the slrango part of U nil wan thai I was meeting ivlth no sun antt I could not thai Ihal myslerious writing which I cnrrlcil In my muff wan somehow the cause of 11 hrul liecomo nln 11 pot on my 1 pulleil II out if my muff and gazsJ ul 1C in Tnuch I Sir Henry Itnu linson Enjcil at writing when ho EJiwit for the first ThojjE strange characterK told Kome I jvlous thofaci lint i cofffd hot road would put theni onre tHrt nnd If theonly out for tlip htyithen tLtnee who wrote riny iblc ccles la does that mennf j No Deceit AH waste for lc CloRs eavce for he nddcd i i 1 I heaved a xigh fit Ko my ohligfng1 had nol deceived me alter from an back pround on me more Hhort nnd the reply nearlry Vatvyoyrto nnd soon lir c more Chlni ramo Irooii to tbfe counlcrThoy were shown tho wMch nil ftcannrd Then ahoiiled In Mo 1ft Jxd Closs I Ihanked flnd wished tbem good f flou tjc Uicy inswcrcd iti 1 Bmllcd at me fiaxco for lo accom pntilGfVrno for fbd rcnl of Ib6 And a strange pnrl of the whole IblnR wna Hint I met wflh OUR PICTURES EDWARDINE bugler cf Ihe 1st Field Ar tillery Band of the New York National is seen En the first It is that Miss Lavoie is the only known womanbugler in an and she certainty can Tho battery is prouJ of lier nnd she is just as proud af her Bugler Lav H hardly need is the nust dressed soldier in the rctjt The second ohotograph show3 Miss Kathryn Freeman and Miss FrccJn Lane operating a tractor on the farm on tho York filale School of Long A number of women are studying farming at this school EO that they will able to ttach the people how to cultivate every inch of their garden plot and raiso enough necessary vegetables to supply their own In this way the crops can be divert ed in a large measure to the oth nnd it will also cut the Voit ofTwin The third picture thaws young ladles the Military Reserve of the United fit Inq instructed in the fundamen tals of at the Sheeps head Bay The course of training and instruction is a Ihorouyh and after the wo men will hopn to be skilled avra torsr ready to do their bit in the upper More Boy Babies in England Since War Many Records Among Low fit for llifl heal snclcty on one In keep otit of It j tlilnpa trouble us and IlLtle console X view of Uip tradition that mora male bublos nrc born Jiiat after a war In normal available figures arc Tho an mm I report of cml for 1315 shows thai ci remarhnlAc mnnbcr oi records wcro The marriage rate was the hi0hcst on but the birth rats was the ago rates lors marrying spinsters and of spinsters marrying bachelors lioUi the lilghtst on record and Ihe ln ercoso of jribirs over girl babies ticUvctn 1hcMilifst for fifty ytars Ihc mortality mle In the The average of bachelors mar yhuy wfls and of spinsters marrying iicliclora The number of births recorded of wtipm were males and female tic ratio being lo This mtlo for n whole year not rcprcBCnt ho true ait nation as regards ivar Tlift March which was not af fected by tin allowed n rdlo of males to but the December juarler showed a ratto of males lo In the ratios wort March to June 16 September nmrtcr I Olr 1 ccctuber In the jpir from Tnl 1 June first complete year ed by tfondllfonv he IrQtfitiafrR to fcriialesi Thfi refer T fir na males ttij an recohldil In fifty5 edlng yeaftf rise Ifi IhjJ niorn ils tnionS rsona of both occurred n other iKMIpercnl countries ns well 1 it gltnd ami inny lif ft rftVx of Iho f mort 1 tj during ho JlO per 1100 birlhi This tsui fho pff aliovo the rnftf for for Ihe yoarftbr J twrcn ISOii nnrt The nitFr1 Inllljrule In 1316 showed n fall la ll01 which Is the iowent 6n rcj ;