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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 7, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta 1HN VOMENoPJHE GfeS WHO WONT 00 HOUSEWORK ARESLACKERS They Rush for High Pay and Excitement in Munition WILL DO ANYTHING BUT WHATS NEEDED This Is the Loud Complaint of Many Overworked House wives in By JEAN Rather than remain in bed and SCK her family of seven chil dren wife of a got up on Saturday only to drop dead at her 141 Gowan Tod ME day Toronto be treated to the novel sight of a group of overwrought housewives marching down to pin white feathers on a number of the j much bephotographed girl munition They sing Keep the Home Fires Burning very but j uYlics troops to let the photographer picture them among the take good care to gu where money excitement calls and leave the i The Wash of Part of the British Army Hanging Out to Dry is wash whether it be at the in Franceor safely back at Its busy day i in this French where a part of the British forces on the western front are for the w of the town joyfully and willinsjly wash Tommys In this British official photo they arishown stopping THE OLDFASHIOHED WOMAN HELPS OUTINARUMMAGE SALE The Church Women Money for Soldiers Comforts and They Didnt Know Whether to Raise It Honest or Get Up a the Folks Brought and r I FRANCHISE NOT A dreary routine of keeping up the na tions home life to the weary mo lot of whose homes are be coming This vehement outburst came the other day from the lips of a Toronto p woman wha has four children tinder Thousands of Have No Sheltered Home to Stay RIGHT ter the arrival of Jacky say ing I dont liko children are as Much Interested I found out bit by bit frcm continued that siie has been waiting for months for a chance to get into munition She said it was hard to be cause so many girls were wanting but she got the chance when a friend of hers gave up to go to the a a a back yard farm and a soldier brother at the front to and her girl lft her last week to enter a munition j She left just a fortnight af VOTES THEIR Women Are Delighted With Every Law Every Male Idler Between Sixteen and Sixty Has Got to Hustle By ANNIK GRAY Hi women ot our church want money for Soldiers Com niul they didnt know whether false It or get up a tallied It over with the meh and asUcrt them what could bo The men said they they had suggested a rum mage lie said ho knew there was a lot things among the mem bers of our church that wasnt doin no good in the and they be routed out and put to some Wo agreed with The women promised to hunt up all the things they tired ot ami had no use for and bring thorn to the sail 1 said Id come and The men said theyd boost our sale UUe It was a baseball so we knew it couldnt rain or lav Indeed 1 Klloss James intentions were but when I heard him tell a man that we was poln to have a rummy sale and he better I told him for the love of the British Army to quit boostin find stay I out mountainchain on the Girl and Woman Should Chase the Loafers and 1 hose Doing Unnecessary I By F there is one thing more than an other that make glad the The new law Boys and men tinder sixteen years or over sixty do not come within its provi A bonafide student training T in the Welfare of Can ada as Msn By MABEL O a woman with a of humorof course I know heart of woman it is tho recent i for some useful occupation is ex for the conscription ofempted also are the physically Whore the army missel a or temporarily out of Aheavy fine or imprisonment Is the tho land may get is i penalty the clear issue The intention is to get men out on Every irile persoff residing in the iho rid the cities of their Dominion of be patchwork a china two old and a pink wool to take to the I thought some one with an auto might buy the 1 heard a man say that no one ought to run a car without a Like as not theres a law against like a man cant get a cold7 neck or cold feet or a cold heart these days without the Gov ernment Donated a Plus AMES donated a plug women are not supposed to And yet the members of have much of a sense of and y engaged in some useful usfully Parliament write nicely to us from their offices about conserving the child life of the those girls who go to the country a lot of anyway have a outdoor tiraei with lots of fun pick ing berries and hoeingand all the am quite willing to admit that many women are lacking in this just many men A man thinks niean he hns a great sense of be It mans that all the cause he will stand in his own doori professional tramps way and laugh fiendishly when a and gilded rich or be friend slips on the pavement and j tween the ages of sixteen and comes jarring his whole anai will be rounded up and to tilings they take picturesof you for j tomy and coming within an inch of I work out on the tlv Stirday papers for doing in j breaking his His sense of huj Yet another class will be lined up JJa you suppose mor is not touched in the same way in fifty of them will put on a kitchen apron and turn in to help She sighed as she looked through tho opn window at the at all when he happens to be the unfortunate one and comes a this wasnt what I start out to What I was to money I cant imagine anything j session ot cven a teeny sense of hu remark was that to a woman in that y every girl could shc than to give up all all tfiU talk indulged in by men so us true that responsibility for the summer j antlnewspapers the six and go out berrypicking or plowing j montHS cr a regard to wo or milking with a crowd of j man has been most amus U is no wonder thal ot lhe i men overseas feel some righteous in dignation with girls in their EA But then the Tiny Tads would have to go to an orphan I sup I think that la the ultima ideal of Canadian girls these Conscript Idle Women EX while we are being urged to conserve the child girls arcvbeing trained and urged to do any kind of work on earth but has been in the hospital two weeks now with nervous Her children are scat tered about among the and her husband 13 Of you women with plenty of money and other servants can always get They dont need of but it makes less work for That is why I Bay a lot of these woman are slack They are not willing to do a little less usually than iheir help out in Can adas time of I advertised three days lant offering month and only had one I told her she would not have to do the washing or sweeping and could have every even Ing until half past ten and Sunday afternoons and She hesi tated and said I like lots of time to myself you And I am really jimtv wanting to fill in the time till J ciiii get in a munition factory Hho was another just as much so as any man who crossed To the woman with a sense of and it will be found that there arc more women possessed Of i abscncc wlth men a fine sense of justice than of a not knakl aC despite the terrible sense of it has seemed Every woman must ask Th in the orderinCouncil cinihl do that mans work If she t could ho hns no business to bo simple but what does it J3 a ff lhc superfluities in man power Shoe Kodafountain Jowelry Shoe Mens wear Womens wear Florifits All store clerks or Ccmmerciat Lunchcounter Hotel Hell Kestnurant s General office Theatre Grocers Hardware Drug store Messenger and delivery Shipping Music store Drivers of delivery dont hlame by no means 1 The Old Master ipHERK was an oil palntln there JL that we expcctedHo a lot if money out Me was lookin atIt When two artistic lookin ladles came exqiflsite sunrise says one Is that what lit says James to in a flat I thought It wasa fried egg with tho yoke Tho other lady leaned down to read the painters name on n llttlo card in the An old suys kind of Looks more like tin old plaster to says Its been says she In Well It ought to says Jalnes in a Theres no use talk James aint got no soul for Hut ho found so rtj nt tho next table where there was tC stuffed owl said there a mig ht Orangemen at the What else will I says when I had thothlnss James looked at them kind of doubt if youre goin for them things aliens and alien enemies who make high wages for short periods I of employment and then idle their time in dissipation until their An a B011P to say to some of the idler genus were she in many cases the girls are helping I them to keep happy in their idle in many Canadian women now have the I boon for which many Perhaps many are doing it because they have not given the matter seri ous but daughters of have worked and hoped through long j llinv have a tremendous re sponsibility resting on their and weary I must confess that I have not been one of those who have either labored or prayed for this 1 deserve no credit with one eye for James bought He wanted it to put in the dinin He said it was odd to have stuffed things in dinlji rooms I objected on account of it havlu only one But James said one eye was enough seo nil there was worth sceln in our dinin room these I was crazy to buy an old Chip pendale chair but James wouldnt stand for He said wed just given away chairs because thcy was ten years and hero I wanted to buy one about a hundred and fifty years Ho said he bo jiggered if he could seo any sense to A wo man Iknow paid a big price for that b2 some am the Her husband made a lot of money out of and now shes that rigstylish she can have anything she There were hats there for every kijid ol heads but swelled and any one of them would have made you look lika your face was your Seemed like very few pco had the to tackle them even Tor u Pointing On the Target Birmingham women painters nt work on aeroplnno putting on the British identification says to real money you better take a lot of James offered himself for tho curio lie quite a he had such original ideas of how them curios could be made uso He showed the customers how they mind you of some says l to could take the bones out of a nncl They got pretty faces but of beef with an Italian and thcy how they could pry out tacks with a Japanese paper He said It was the tnost ver satile picture ne ever hecauso you could look at It in the light qf a a or an explosion a paint whichever you He bought a blackthorn He said It would bo handy when ship kldded and he had to get out and dressmakers I always wanted a good had to take my china dog homo That was the third time I trisd to givo it and it boom erfxnged back at me every We mado a lot of money and cn with our old I was proud of Says as we was walk in James his oneeyed one ol j nwj one arm and my Judy Clocks Like Old Women TIEHE was six handsome clocks and not a tick out of any of Dont them clocks just re T says Theyre too Their tongues aint woggin and they aint tellin I had charge of the boot 1 i tin They were old i could almost tell at a Blanco who Cushioned clocks and 1 RUCKS they donated thorn Boots is like j they on expressions Jst Veel liko We feel kind like faces Tlvy show plain what mpnlit We know we was hard kind of paths theyve been walkin Ito get up in the mornin but wo rrtvir thought the Government would Tar come Into the lie was a in If theyve walked in white V places their soles will be If I n theyve slipped off the hlfvhway into the miic their soles will bo Most of them boots went with a The t salo be pair to go belonged some cortical lie Kaid he was homesick ashore that whenever for Hesaid nder tho other Well it wasnt surh a rumjby sale after win It Anyone lookin at me would think It was a Mummy sayu I Streetcar Elevator All general laborers who can rea sonably bo to house canvassers of all classes and The employer of men for these oc to a man that takes up the collec I must say them boots looked like theyd walk you right into suc they were and upright anil with just enoiiKh and tongues soft but not too The There are of the best icupations is as much to be blamed ilnius around quite a of our men There are the Public opinion times as many The ques tion projMjrtion of those nt low shoes spell low Ho played at all for bringing it The home ait on tiie easiest lloyer by the work he is retaining only contribution I ever made to the cause was once when 1 took opinion in this inEngland and France women i regard will be hugely womans opiu aint very The only jbuots 1 couldnt sjll was like no OIID wanted to j stand in his boots at no kind of occupation with two other in a debate on j Because there were no men to carry the subject against a universityon the In Canada there are graduate and a couple of High schnnl i plenty cf but their labor is not and beat em hands school j Plenty cf rvcnly1 They arc con Ot i wth aU those course no It was too i acres of ours waiting to j dead for But uve never speeches and if Ive I be and allied Kurope written The problem of the hour now is to get nun ior the to induce them to give up tHeir city The women of Canada have not yet begun to strike out along origin al lines in taking the place of men Ho Thought Jims New Girl An Amusing Experience of a London Officer of PHE chief ot the Burleigh tells an amusing story concerning an officer of that organization who had been detailed to call at a certain house in O high soar London in order to interview a young woman living there who had express ed a desire to join A hearty old It afterwards was tho mo ther of the wouldbe answer ed the and welcomed the visitor most Come my she Come in you must be hot and tired and ready for Hi cup of Jimll bo here in and open so the draft could France and give the Germans an everlasting He told us ho had been shipwrecked Someone asked him if he over got washed Ho said ho just as often as ho KOt washed at sea y on n piccolo that wan for nit bo didnt buy it IIP ho it blew up Hc5 tried on several pnirs of spectac Ho snid be thought he ought to have i pair because he was goin to thought the oil paint In Jf you dont faltered tho books on the subject Ive had my own and now that weve got the vote I shall even as During the last but one session of the Ontario Legislative Assembly the franchise was granted to the women its wits end for food They cluster because the men have together where there are amusements Jbcen so slow to But and easy is their chance amid the laughter of his fellow women we which proves that the routine of Parliamentary life does not entirely dull a sense of of Ontario end during the presI foy tho if one happens to have ent session of Dominion Parlia to nil womcn in Canada has been granted a franchise us broad and as full os to in re spects even it Is that women more en vious and more wo man is a wonderful Hut wha I about to say at the was little opposition except bfsrinnlng cf this article was that border or Cruised himself to en from thR Quebec and as women had a sense ot humor nearly all the Provinces with the In the first intice she wasnt needj cfiption of Quebec have already td in themunition The last i granted the franchise to this from the flovprnment Km gives tlifsc figures hilp factory work appll Imhelp Applications for IJmuPstic Appliia liiins tor IlfeiTcd to in th second pinre she coultl rave moro money have a better time in a home at 7 a week than she could in a munition factory at a Her board tlone would cost her and mid ex tra clothing four dollars I am convinced that thegovern ment should tnke this situation in If the or ncari can be conscripted in this why should not their Women war profiteers should be scored us vigorously I think it is in the interests of the nation that every mother of number of youni chil dren should have adequate help pro vjde4 for at a reasonable sal Besides which homemakigs should immediately be given a JarRu pa2 in our school eurriculuins for f was really not It was romewhat how and not n little read some of the lu opposi One would to jutige from the remarks of many ihe that every woman in Can ada had home in uarded from were anf thOoO having no sense of humor but some sense of were worried anil by the way many public speak Iiilors and jwiu women urg to id upon their fellows the liict that had earned tho right to vote by their splendid achievements in war One would suppose that this country belonged exclusive ly to that women had no citi zenship it and that everything lone by them in a patriotic way was nt forth to do their slid re so niueh done for men and that they would so much as really must make aonio a nnin soemecl to Bay 10 lliry Elve her the she wail rartfully liic1 fuilc 1 to take into consideration the jfu please her imiuensely and fact that there are thousands of woI dont it is wonderful what young and who have to In just the same spirit of selfsac Many of them have ceased to regret that their physical unfitnoss cienied them tho privilege of actually laying their lives clown for their countrys It nmttcrs just as much to the women as to tliu men what futuro lies before Can adit and tho Krnpire and women have been and us much alive as men to thf dangers whlcn threatened and Sitill rontiinio to threaten I mniti gratified Unit the Ire Sir Kobcrt 1n intro dmiiiB thelranchise eniphiiKix ed the fact that the franchise was not being granted as a reward for seirsiuiificu or war but UKa lncauso he olt wonuii had n to equal with men und bo thoueht it would bf for I ho Rood of tho i Wherfvcr the has hein Rlvi n to lu reult has bner Ami so women of Canadii the just iis men tool it from thi hands of thclr rulers in tho as a right ol cltiKtn sbip it riht thry will cn dnivor in cXMilso to the of for the good of the land ihoy T I5ut it wasOiopoless to stem A 11 JL TT5 tide of tho old ladys lociuacious Farmerettes AnswerCaU to Raiie rigs she J insist until sho bad to stop to tako TX the opinion of Hum the raising ot pigs li an important important in fact hu has calld upon girls and boys to raise porkers for The appeal has been heeded by the who joyfully lhc job of providing more than thrir share of the pork products that we go have to do it whether they will or and battle with the on tile knsnc fuotiTit as and of ten in with Hhe deserves O as hti Not Reward NK 1 I to huvt something pretty as I this ail sounds very foolish in the cars most wo Wo havent said much about it usually were too but weve thought a good Women do not take the us a reward of but as i ijirlit of llicir Women are us much interested in r1 Canada us When men An Ethical Point MMIE mistress her new to post sevaral letters fo for went fortli to fJEbt and fraulj and Icnrned that two of thr envelopes bad not been addres did you post them when you saw they not addressed she qurtiliniind tho i I you didnt want to know wtii WUB j i This was tho visitors op and she explained tho pur pose of her Tho elder lady was evidently dis Oil she naid in tones of And I thought you was our Jims noo young Theyre Living Now A PARTY of British Bailors on leave were marching past a camp of interned and tho Huns crowdiMl to tho wire fence to walch them pass cried one of Whero you como from North blockading reply froni one of the Jail snarled another Long Hvo OcHmany was tho sailors quick but what on How Women Hate makes you think all wo men each Hecauso a woman so seldom up a fit to be another rnaifa Luil ship to our fiBhters and the i Allies in I This fanncrctlo is having a Jolly time taking euro of lilts littir of olrsht littio Car Ing for the pits is or iu1 l the work tliesu girls du down at their I luV are showing that girls be cup nblw farm bunds at i Mishies 1 car the and till the farm than many nim ;