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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta May 1012 THE LKTHBRIDCE DAIIA' HERALD IS I al i? Seed Oats M f Delayed shipment'of fine English Oats, germinating 96 per cent gov- ernment test. ticularly fine Ali so a car 'of par- DECIDED TO START A Y. W. C A. IN THIS CITY S. t Seed Flax at bu. to Hampli Hyde Saunders 2nd Aveuue, S. Lethbridge, Alta. INSPECTOR WEST TALKS ABOUT THE R. N.W. (Montreal A repreHiitatUe' ot the had this "'morning Interesting Inter ulth Captain pr IT West, of ttie Hoyal Mounted is spending the Jets. absence in the city The gal- lant- who twenty- four ears' sen ice in the foice speaks great aulhontj on the Noith West territory, having ai} intimate ac with the majority of the cities and the BI ounces oi Saskatchewan AIUCIUI On nu, 'we liav-a no scenery in the'north west to equal the plcUiresquencsfi uml Tieauty oE Mount Rojal It is simply delightful, exclaimed the captain who, accompanied b> Alls West a daugh ter ot Majoi C L Pateiaon, had made an extended (our ol the moun tain Well, in olden dais, the North West ten Hoi j included arc now ,the provinces oE Saskatchewan ind and all r the land Bmfsli GO' imbia and Mamtoln Since the Autonouij pil] the land lying to 4 the Noith oC iibcrU, Saskatchewan .ind Manitoba, Is tar iltorj proper northern boundar> ot .Manitoba has been tended and the mounted police aie be ing withdrawn from puts of the pio vince But we detachments of .the force Island McPberson in the Arctic Circle. is not given to (men from the. old countiy m the mouuted1 police.- I am an old country n.aii fact, my home Plymouth What reqnlie in the sen ice are men of fine pkjsique and! good mounts There plenty ot A ncancies for men those (lualltications But they must not he "work Mj division is miles stiuire v' The duties of the mounted police are. very arduous Ot course, hiue law and order, but we e an enormous lot ot escoi ting prisoners and lunatic ami; larger .number-Tof lunatics many of these men. Of .course; we the men 'who can drive n nail or plain and who It b el themselves carpenters ''The rcost oC however, is much 'there great -temptation 'the- m-an ;llve because po- jioithwest than here It is cer nlyi not owing to the loneliness 0 nr divioinno nf th "We haWJno (.he Englishman, Scotchman 01 Iilsh man: .--It is '-the 'foreign elements, the Slavs, and 'the aliens from Southern and Central Europe, that cause the-mischief. 'We are attracting to tlie a ;ood type11 of English mechanics jneu iv ho served then apprenticeship n the old countrj and possess a thor ouch Knowledge Ci their ciaft They earn good the -wages ot paint- ers, carpenters, 'masons, blacksmiths ind plumbers from 55 cents to 85 cents an houi They work eight hours a and a man who does not wish to purchase eiciytning he sees but Ihes can save mon ev An enormous percentage at these men come from the 'old country. They come out alone, thev mn chase a plot of land, sav 25 uj 1J5 feet, sometimes tivo lots, which gives n 50 feet front age, for to. flaO a lot, ind after a peiiod of twelve months they bung out their wives and I can speak with- authority this as I employc-d and know personally The latter are [sitiou is higher than in coun here trj Iho sjstem of public education ith'e is ically excellent, and a- boy or girl can receive a splendid education for practically n-axt to nothing, ;The-girl3, emplojment as arid telegraphists, while the boye, as'va into several cases where the boys who -entered stores some years ago have of their f "There-is-plenty gpoit In Leth bridge Medicine Hat the Y M. C A e institutions, and foi a small subscription one can go in for of athletics There IB 'generally gymnasium "and Public Meeting Launche 5cncmc for ocncfit o _, Young Women Hero ig.a chance for the young met ot JicthbfidgQ to their appro elation of. been done for them in the way build- Ing. f The ladies of Lethbridge, through the "Women's Civic Club of the Board oE Trade have launched a campaign, with the object of raising funds to erect a modern Y.W.C.A hero, .as a sister organization to the Y.M.C.A.. And they are. going to per- severe until the Y.W.C.A. an ac- complished fact. idle boast the determination and spirit to through was shown .at- the .mass at -the .Y.M.C.A. auditorium last night, when, although the men were rather con- spicuous fay their 'absence, there were enbijgh ladles present ,to Insure" the plan a thorough trhl A. meeting will be held in the Y. M. afternoon, .with Mrs. Bur- nett ras when the whole plan, ot campaign IMLI decided up on, .tnd after that tlie public will be given an opportunity of showing their appreciation of the good work being done by their financial manifestation in support ot a, worthy .caufee, E A president of the Board of .Trade, occupied the chair at'last night's meeting, and outlined Ji'iefJy- ihe object-of; the to create a young women's home along lines, and similar Y.M.C.A, :The Women's Civic Club had under- taken .the monster task, .after a great deal of. thought, and .after fully invest- gating. ,such a horns Their ragitation for .Ihe institution of Travellers'. Aid ''for-young, women coming to tho shown them he need of Just aucb a project as was about to be undertaken Dr. .Galbraitb, president. the. Y G A was pres-entand conveyed the greetings'and-; best wishes from that organization. He told ot the success vhich had attended the of erecting a he -was sure Uat citizen .had proud ot he fauccess, -and build ng completed audaoecupied. It Is 'one of tho-most important or- ganizations social wayrand by erecting it the public in Jheir o tha ioung inensttho arc utrangerb vithin our 'gates, But; he U'e--iiot owe lie same obligation to the voung lad es ttlio to Vitfiout re or uo, is. out utyf and should he our pleasure to rcate for them a home along slm Tines The need for thig Jias of been advanced and he thought lat now nas Uie time to start He rged the ladles to co'nsider all phas s.of.the question before rushlng-'intp campaign, but he was sure that if they did decide to take (ho. matt up, the public would give unstinted of their support.1 Menage from Cilgary It was Mrs. R. R. Jamleson, of Ca gary, however, who clinched the arg ment in favor of the Y.W.C.A; Mr Jamiesoh was present to tell ho their object hftd been accomplished i she save plain facts an figures In a clear and concise mai show that ..the people of Letl bridge were about to undertake notl and at the same tim they would be fulfilling a duty to th young women coming to the city The early day's of the Y.W.C.A, gariiziUion1. iu: Calgary were not rosy...: Eour years ago, several of th prominent ladies of Calgary, decide that city. Ther was need ot it Their gentleme 'riends discouraged in their pro eqt, saying it could not be done They looted at. the project.askance and even the members-of the advU try were all men, faiiei up at the meetings. Sucl hingi have happened in Lethbridge However, they went toiwork, gpini ut into the highway B and to gather monej to see the projec hrough. Thej asked no one for more ban one dollar They raised money n every conceivable, but legitimate vaj Tag were popular, Luu heons weie served. The) got enough money to iiiake a start, arid did-so. _ The project grey V.Q men, after a few months'during time they also looked on askance, be gan to patronize the movement. a couple of. years, by means of col- lecting, raising money by investing in real estate, and so on, they went-to work and put up a modern WCA, .which now" -stands worth From, that on the' project met with unqualified success that now they -have-been, forced to vent an annex to their building, whereby they can accommodate lome -160 young and board, in a nice home and at reasonable fig- ures, Their work extends further than-to mere The W.C.T.U. works -jn conjunction with the Y.W.C. A., Is extended to joung women coming into the cltj During tbe past year trains have been moreUhan joung ladies 'have jbee.n aided An employment bureau is one of the important blanches of the m BtUutiOQvalfiO, Lethbridg.e needs a