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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 5, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VQMENofTHE Red Cross Supplies Falling Behind Scarce Canadian Women 1 Letting Up On Red Cross Work Pofrer Swing Machines Idle for Want of Worfym al University SUPPLIES RULING j OF Calk Continually Made Doctors and Nurses al the to XD at a tfisie like j A lady in j charge as ws leered from j a window In iha University librwy out ovtr the wo men Basing up on KtJ wort at a time like Tlie shadows of swelling niaple buds danced In ihe chill April in some places over grass already misting and In over a moving lirio of khakiclad fig ures fringed with the giy colors ot and childrens They ivere a section of Canadas beat then WAV to training caniVJS fur nnd their women folk hurtled alons at their breath sobbing and exhaling a white firo of prHe Inthal their men were As they tiirnbeito iustaln the In half liUle ones over j MANY WOP IN OUR m OFFICE Some Canadian Women Doing Us Discredit Hundreds are Doing Magnifi cent York in But a Do Mosl of the Work in the and Branch at THEY SIGN CHECKS nd Handle the Correspondence Relating to Separation Allow ancea and Assigned WAR DISCOMFORTS LESS FELT IN ROM El Ihun in Any Oilier Allied Capi Bui Food Is Scarce and T Ladies of the Hospital Supply Association at Work in University Library Building Convincedthai there was German I One of argued in their she finished ofC the I me that they mnde coin toes herself and talked out lu meeQns I presses so largo ibout it was laughed Ms Henderson when she heard ot The poor woman was jusl fol lowing told wo men who couldnt knit tho Kitchener tots to fasten and send them 10 us unfinished and would work the tees for them she had sent to the church In fUAii of iho Issuing ihit instruct Shorter Sock for Trench NOTUER Red Cross innovation is the French are cnllins and s slsrht leaving an passed out of a chin emptiness in the April sun the women nf the University lorital Association wo rising Sn the Library Building tuined rackfrom tho win dows with wit But their fln wore fired to their They hadtouches asrain the motive power ct their Machines seams were run and 1 shirts that had before been refractory now adjusted themselves automati cally belore eyes that were seeing nothing nearer than the battlefields Of repeated the lady In It Is Canadian women easing up just a little on Red Cross but how they can reasonably do it we dont There never was such need for I imagine they think we have huge warehouses fuii of supplies on Machines Standing Idle they see that for every V bullet or shell we send ws must send Red Cross supplies to corresjSoTid Perhaps we havent ap pealed but it is true that for o as one may easily see from their Somo women find U so hnrd to follow commented Miss did we ever have Ive high It is ihe same with the placing ol iutons ami all the minor instruc Each comes direct from some neetl discovered by the and patients In the ami II iust a little more patteuco and care can relieve ono iota those vast wells of Ked worker upon they are Kills ting as a side That sue does j iitwii hsi U as It and there Is always By MISS HOSAiitTilD HERE are threo clllea in Europe wldcli 1 consider EurpKSS all for thoir beautiful mean the flowers sold In lie they ami Kci Jn Brussels since iho war be lrnnnot say how It looks now Isnt work to her any the newsboys on our streets shriefciny out eMras and victories with ihe insultpages heavy with cnsualty anrt with the hospitals lilled and overHywin with sxifferiny Canadians with Imlf Euipty workroom abundantly plleil with and human the women of Cnn here ts the appeal of tho the j University uUon for more Toronto work for the lied Assocl ada arent golnj to placing of a button or a Taking all ilye from iho wool ot vVjiiCii oocHs arc knitted is now beintj insisted and the means aro very lie lnV skeins and pour boiling water overland from ten In Uio morcing iho Icave on until tinil if till fivefntlie On Mon Is dry the wool ami I Jay iho convent TS aro Hanson knit It if continue until the 1 ami Saniui1 On water is Wednesday iliey aro Franklin ihf genuine Canadian Johnston and and on In the library with slynslo iuiU Itie areopen en ready 10 ivekome and help Uie lor those who canriot rto work there la plenty of baud work and executive and for begin ttieie aic such things to mnU hot water personal proiMirty Work be taken The wlfcich is had sent to 1911 CCT cases to the CSencral Kospt ial at Satonica 70 casesto tho Can adlun lied Ore35 Koclct seven cases to the Seiours nncl 4 cases factorymriJo binOagts to tho Can adian Theso were liosplta white In suigfcal supjiUes they have sent ruses lo tho1 hvsijltut at Ealonlca and cases to Fresch liosnltals through the Can adian nprt Cross MAUY if Iiundtcds and KUids of riled up or K deftly aorled by alegion of efficient young ladies these condi as found In branches of the ililtila arc They apeak of Hie imtnenslfy of tha vork of cunilnrtinff Carwidaa ex ry Tlio Central Hs Lut can anyone nnythlns beautiful In connection anB ThoM who vlsUefi ths Belfflnn cnpl Cal will lie Forte Xamur and Its many Iheir baskets filled with IcndliiR trich coloi Hut beUer the wlili Its cxqulsiie ar chitecture and its inil rows of thcSr bHlllant hiifcs nd dlns so much to tho sjrtendid old buildinss Ju too tliough R modern lias street after street d flowtr and the acacia vrtilcli Mossom so pro ermany By ADEtrH n ow priso ners o C war are lly claiming our at ten gravity of the food pro blem In necessarily rnafc b i n ow J especially the i Splendid Organization of British and Canadian Red Cress in London Has Headquarters in Massive London Building Seiied From Kept on Roof and Pigs in cow converted Into cessities of life it gives proof that the Rwl Crccs Association have devised the most efficient means of providing every cares cJ our hosfor the comfort of each as an Indi pltals could use there are only above Us boons See those tnat present at least chinesAnd they are run by electric majority Of the parcels sent have EO a woman cant excuse received in good is one And how are our poor I means convey Information to GerI espionage It A tour of the large building now j were pierced and destroyed by the the Roof ccypUd by tht hive of industry j Again only prisoner whose vrganization is called the Central Prisoners of War Committee is an event of lively Interest to any To those especially personally icepted comer is a hen house Many beJuiUulleshorn And not bemoaning the loss of j hens with mighty rooster as lonl oj the pcriunal 1 interested In the welfare Ol our pris oners In enemy it Is some would fee vctsi would conform better the oC frtdy n the Hostel con thlag it shows exact I For parcels are still coming from Jfe j0 Dcpl anrt modus operaniii by which the men are Canada for prisoners of necessij actedns my supplied with more than the mere nejtaUng the unpacking I Voluntary sorters composfl the and repacking by the Canadian de who taken over the responsibility from the KTAUES cf not We locked In pilence at the row of at least fifteen motor sewing1 and then at the huge piles of flannel and cotton cut out for nollimE ly a mere man waiting to be made into tied Cross supplies for emr wounded Canadians at the The Canadian Prisoners of War Department of the Ked EO ably managed by M anil entire staff eicept tiie typists ot iho orsanSzation known as the 1ri of Committee and with on tho books lliere is It that the no f abntit 4M the clerical work ter should be sent to mirof course presided over ly women prisoners of war department for in regular daily attemlanca An adopter IB a person who pays Tea is provided for at the Kos fi contribution towflrds lie e also nJH qviartercii at Canadian Red Perhapp it is because supply ot fowl for a specified prisoner on for ID who Ifvp Croasjor Themame of the donor tn there in of Utdy on ihe lahel of any parcel Kifo of the lalo Sir Hichard moved oin continued the lady In We had to go over to the Biological Building for awhile when the Vniverity ran out of Tint now we have our old rooms back are Vadly In need of 1 perhaps U is because srme wo men think the University Uospilfil Supply Association juat supplies the University Injeailty we finished that work Borne nl finditic that ihe front get heir supplies more quicklj and EaMy direct from the Jlfed Croas than by thefr ordera and waiting we hiie 1 een our worJ as tlo fllrecC to the CanadEan Tied cotely The Toe TI ve of Ihe J mchlrexleairis i mistakeand Is codstantl lining new erderr nnlcr condition PO the healing part of headquarters n Cockspur con forms to most of the rules and regu1 despatched the and the j latlons of this central but prisoners acVnowledEemeKl la for in it is n very smaii afJwnrded to the donor as soon as re for we have but little ever copying the addresses on o the cardboard boxesFrom lliere he box was slid Mon a chute which nearly tlie lenslh of the room nuil on side of sit few very old men amons lie ns Iho box passed put in certain articles from Kejit tiled from cases and EO tfia tTayetcji Its cnts as finally to he check ed It is notabte that oil workers here have to pw5css n certificate under tlic cen PostOffice of ADJOIXING is a room slaf fedby to save tirao nnd and the They are there then put in post baps be carted off in huge motor lorries strniglit to the docks For via Over parcels per day are dca patchcd but as the com mittee responsible for over parcels per the surplus numbers arc sent by the varlon associations in connection wit anrl Iain number of large shops whltit firu uuLlturizcd to pack special boxes under tho nifes on The contents a sample box are whereas ihe central mlttee look after nearly not Including who are dealt nith Jn another or In dian troops whose records are kept by lhc Indian Soldiers The committee have undertj furnish to every British Indian pris oner of wer In and whether mili tary or a supply ol food and clothing smtinienl for the needs of Tman from the 1st of onwards the end of tho Thfc work undor con ditions Imposed by the Office and Intended io satisfy the require msntfl of thetlockade and the cen it constantly new ordcrfl and discovering B 45 Per Fortnight UT te H that all are by the CommUtfie with three par cels of ten every addition to thirteen of The value of these is stvcn shilllnes each and f the rr adopter cannot sve this t isTiiade up thft wnl3o more iexpenslfe ones may bft While this minimum weight tbs for packing IB he dara maximum vreigut of for ot luxurlas Cross ia knwwn as tish Army hir five years Hctoril both buzz ench make It a r to bo rirnicjnbcred for Jts flowers Hut surely It Is almost too with beauties I heard from and cold ut EOOl It ks coiacr1 icre llian EO I am envying you he Italian sunshine and tbo rhlch are as plentiful as I sup on the Spanish which must be somewhere near where yon Yes inornlng I go to ny window to sco the Just ipposHc my at the Toot of the ild stone leading up to the oriaatrj ol tho fountain ptnys as tUi tho hum of continuous In a very corner of ono ut ho large offices occupied ly tho arilion Allowance uriil Assigned Pay Brancli of Depart Tara aro nlno younc IftclteG constanlly writ They aro signing checks Miss Dougherty and eight nsulstant sign and couulerslgn nil Issued by Kopamtlon Allowance and Assigned Of Most of them nre Uono by using a nB U commonly ronBista ot four fountain peim on floxililo frame so that our checks nre signed at one oper The largest number so signed by one clerk in one diiy Is ac complished by Mary Tho individual daily 9 sUslUiy OT These women who sltjn aro especially antlioMzeil liy tho 11 nnnce and Ure A staff of thirtyone women pre pare ihe checX records for the Audi records rlvo tlio chec the soldiers nnd tho An overage of forty lexers n flay Is hamlleil by tilts wlili about SOO nccounls to tlie The anil Branch hnnnlcs the accounts of every Canadian sol dier active overseas whoso beneficiaries are in or net Llotli the usual In Iheriazra dl amounts HIP Government pays to more riotous ofiriasonrj I irith colo eventlie of men who on ttinir countrys service anil the war loan advtrtlae that portion of Iho mcmts are ft ml the sun Is now service Htd on iia dating fmm prewar she I And Indeed it was there that didnt fcnow thai war was coming cxcopt those rid iculous rrun formerly comprisins the Governrnffctr in charge of tho main is keenly alivetu the mftortance ut tbo food though just commencing the small furrri yard on the great on an enlarged FCalo to utllfz cvenWt of though wandering from the subjwt of the It would be of ino lo omit mentioning the pi Tor there arc some very control and despatch 13 done hy this the Jlod Cross and Order of necessary funds ofictT arc 1irc fcV JHoCanadJan j la paid sec ttnry the workroom Tor Instance there U the Xllchener toe IlluAlrloua godfather It Is rhy3tiriou3 and highly tut riothinjr spV h Ihe notice Issued to all wohbly womenfolks who vrotiH slip in by easier ways If moro liimjiy The Kitchener toft In TUB If you do not know how to do rileasg in us show tot wo would rather do tnat than have o rip a lumpy This JnslsUflca led to an amusing Incident In the Ladles Aid cf chnrch Tho work in not allowing private relatives parcels ox eepl to ofdrerit Ihe result of careful It was found lhal liter Ally thousands of food par eels ruined In transit for want ifakined hnnda had sent of food rnuch hut so Incongruously ped together that In the roustiahd tumolc of Ih6 post payers bo strinp gave And the contents parcels were mixed n c Jumble wpon the a flight enough to angfils w nd who The prisoner spector was sent and over a bundle horrified to fjnd the Jnslde of each carefnjjy fastened with a minute safely pin esu p tjio fa Also there Irr qullo innocent tut Icnoront btrs had concealed In loavea and other caUblca private ftnrl ies adopters of Tampered to a certain extent nubmertna their celsaroriot comlms regularly par are not acIrtR npgltctwl Hut an outstanding In terest hugo flock ot buildings In prc oc war recently built nuplcdby firm ol RUlomo bUc rriiXors It VM notof the first places raldMlty tho Government well rewarded for It was found lhc roof wnn ihtlr s in a pen adjacent to tho prifkiiigrooms In a very small plot not many yards from tlie busliinjr weuny of ground Is helriR wUh vpgeljihlo while no tiro sprouting In a largn Ixix in the library window wlilrhi hoasls of as it would that at least lhc HOB te1 Will not wo hungry In rery muchljrationed days which arc promise UK in the near Parcels Packed Daily B1JT rftvcnons ft rioa moiilons which I confess R hardly an Opprfiprlafo thcfVi Apart from Iho depnrtmcnt of ercfitosl Infcrcst the Thfrrc i ttiitGrTin too hot to icave the flowers uncover the liujje white colton umhrcl IAS nro up to protect Rome la clenner than any oilier but It Is tlio women who clean the streets and because here ts Rome Is by ami In hrlelil at not so as Jn peace for pcononlcs aro Ye nrr may Uffht up and leavo ihe fthntlcrs and no will come lo fine onea Ihe Germans vould con sider tlic or lhc IrensurtB of Rome any more than any nihtr but If tlicy hrirmiHl Ihe Pontifical homo ot the Iloman Catholic lhc great number a of Roman Callio Austria and Germany wotilfl rial additions made for men in otralnsl nnrt so nt i peace Food Dear and Scarce T cvrrjlhing Is very Tlicrc In any anil aacc jliarlna Is forbidden to be so as protect the sale of How saccharlnatcxl sugar 3s soon to put on the market And l henwe able 16 nwctlcn uuitoad any Cutter can on IIic Affor Jiarch ro more cAkca aic to be mndc or Dread coarse and dark ns In other T heard Ihnt ItaSInn Royal family aro eating lhc trend Iho ic KaJher nre four varieties tlic Srl Pmiidiy irn sent alternalely and apeI lien in which they nesiR jiato shall be linmlcd over y Hie Government to tliclr are dealt with In FOP this piirnosc nhout 500 clerks are nc 95 of whom nre In the correspondence section tho 45 wo 25 dictators nro occupied Pay and night of both men and women n nils Anywhere L from 900 o letters are rccelve1 dally in lils The and Pranoh be lermrd n central reglstrv1 ir flltni Here thirteen o men nrc and in the course of a day hiimllotin nvcrago of Tliese flics each contain all he forrcspondcnco 1 tin I tin ration biscuits tin 1 tin 1 tin Oxo Hrtipc Xuts and and 1 iin polled Alanrnrlne or 1 tablet There has been Rreat Germany cvldcnlly not iiiK and 1 was loJd tlmt three times as much as formerly Is now IB1 In connection with the menta for a special Red Cross LJureau has lieon cstabllshcrd in Coji which a nmutint of lhc bread ia sent Ihe remain der la provided Uureati do Kecours nt First Capture Parcels T tho Ilnrcau hi Copcnlmfcn arc are of supported by enotmoiM glrdfre and appropriately built lor the placing o large 1 WM faken up en that Ino rool aiW saw wtl linprcss one Ilko irhposlhB arrays of which Jo duty to record prisoners arc lahulnlcil In three way nnd eamp a turbf tSOftctdn tv very n goodly Weht or It dem1 rnonili an almost unparalleil o Dy the Junction of tho Old TJrompton roaxl and Urompfon which Intfi Kriiirlifsbrtdgo form ii tiv nrterles of tho down spacious nfar over throVrhhig i il 11 Jh mUIliryBfrXteglpB Iho value Importance of jjarlltular clovalton as n Thero aro lookOut polts for to comiWe tho Sftn wltucrlaml ami excellent foil dcparlmcnt o ot jiriton ready to Iho antl has ccording lo the aiilliprillea of the Spptrailon Allowanco anrt Assigned Pay the women nre per duties ith entire sariie as all of and that the Royn children dont like ftftt Anil Ufcc liit of Is set or we may lionr or eneniy ninst not make tftf nny or cause lo Tor Ccnnnny still has tho thins which we have got to fvrnnomlc as It In the as been a of other lorlea tn r than Tho Knglish vie are rcjolciney The Union from every country prepared so wcH vampire on the MUjudgtng London liny her teeth ngainat Ihe enemy j IRA HI two Canadian glrln talk inf jn Harroils the wcok that 1 left I tlUlnl fiptak to i lull 1 nindo a menial note of felt sorry whnl aro called Cupluro which Immediately desinlthcd on rc cctpt telegram which In sent 1 tflfijj with names nf f i Also nuppHos I havO been soni ic lhc main camps RI as In bridge fhc Interval between the tlnle of n mana arrival in the carnri find the date when iC popaihlft ftllea delivered to him liy To Uuhbsbcn are supplies sent In an lhat Is camp for civilian prltoncrsj The Store Itocirri Isrthe inany Anil newspaperj their and nro crylnRoiit loud ami strong nagdaCi has such my mlritl travtlfi buck lo tho conversations I have had re with prominent up Ihe cam Get the Turks nut of iminf Rcllftvo we JLnnsinna of n automatically prlnled on Ins lobcl i olf iho If on parcel and nn the mny bct the ex poslcnrd whifh nrcompahlen every If he rciurricrl fcn rccclpl and Uul fife paeiilns fo5m with Iho store Iho chlrf jenlro of nppcftrflnw it cl confusion of scfl In flick lien Ihfj RtolhiTift motion of action WJia AI one 1 fro At cartlcpqUv celling bljjTi tirn rcsorvd ihe ctfn tonlH of ari inoitlly ahd vSstJ quantities of arc liwft nnil al lowtii to bo sent In ffoniWbcciipy a Alsu iacUaK09 of fiothlnK form a jiorrfrt for tlicsB arc vvrlwf flatly fts anil 3 snilne In lhc its nil cOncci intrato on only nnd conltl mwil they nnd sn lhc rirlllsh d lie apr in Berlin to be Po Its up to join HifiH fyyft hear beiA in Homo thai nvory Wtck of children aro scnl Vienna Just o ho fed Vlity arc left Inert Tor onew nnil Ihpn nnollier Iralnful jocs nnd liitf Tbfc slarvftllonvwi hnvo bfon lo beni thlts Vtlalarva or two ihat they inotilfl so and nc Ibal they leave Caii mllans open lo hnlns Any woman will nympnthlsc with my Inrnpaclly nl the i for my bend well lalHered with and In triehnnds rinJ nl tho merry of tho On Iho olher side of Iho tho same was hop inlnR to nnothcr and I tin drifted over London 13 the rtlrllcal own I1 re rver btcn said ono Ilow Ions 1ms Mnnam been rospccUullyIn red tlio Rho Two anawertrl the Ami we can11 see every HtVngR Is shut ur Hie only Ihlns lo do lo jo lo movies or lhc and lhc nlfihlsarcso dark you nearly pel Tho food la rOltctt at our hoteV Hvc cvory I also pitlherrd that two ftfllnnn hml n brother Jil who had not yet to the front ;