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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta American Women Must Get Ready For Great Sacrifices They Have iKe Choice Between Being an Asset and a Nuisance in the the Fripperies and Emotionalism Must Be Abandoned for Hard Work, _. _IIA.T p.Ut is the woman America 10 pby In war? She has her choice Wtwwn bfltis an asset and belnp a nulsance- Thril Isn't gallant. Hut IT happens 10 be the truth. If her Idea of how TO be useful In has a dlrecl connection with the appeirani-e her picture on the page c-C a the chances are she vrill be a nuis- ance. M'e nil know how nobly Hrlll5h have don? their bit. They have worked (n irntnltloi- factarlfs j nnd taken over the of men called for the front. They have Irarned how to avoid-waSTf. They made gardens ratclied old clothes and nursed the ivaundcd.. Tint tin's "dominating part In this war Is dl-" rectly due to Great Britain's women. The British rnsn could not fcare fouphl as he has If ihc Kritish woman had not as she This son of British woman doc? not get her picture In the papers. Sacrifice of French Womtn. iOT so many know what Ihe wo- IN men o( France have done for France, One instance fill rattle f nn Illustration. I visited a foun- dry near Nancy and lo ray horror saw young women carrying. barrows of jilE Iron to the furnaces. They were rlad In and Jumpers and cov- ered irJth uhM and dusu little women, they were, with the grmee mid lichtneas of Ihe rcmng womaji of France- They were doln? ,lha vork for which ire import hunkteB- "It Is nn outrage, said the foundry superlntendenl. gravely- know the rert.iin effect. They will suffer mentally, morally, physically. But vrhftl can we do? The work must Iw done and France haa no longer enough men to do It." 1 These sirls 01J not get their pic- lures in the papers. Hec-ause of ibese glrla c.-vn put the very ounce ft lier strength into lier fight. Early in the vmr German women were set at men's tasVs. I vlildly remfmber. early in 1915. seeing young girls woricins on Uio ratlroaJ tracks, g In ihe fields, operating ma- chines In factories. Thanks Lo them Germany has full from her mnn-power. do not this noil of service from our women 33 yet. We may ne-ver need li- We should take care to avoid Uiat hysteria which calls qn women to tafce up unfit and Injur- ious izsks. But (here are mlllicns rf women in the L'nlted Plates, Moal of them would be rind. nf n Lo do what they ran. It Is to hoped ihetr energies will b? and harnessed. An English Giri'i Work JIT ME1.OM; lo ,1 A 1 young Kngljjh girl. Then the fenced. She thought the mltrhl not of the "corps." Fhe defended herself by de- claring there were Thirty girls In htr corpc, and tjiAt there were JeveraJ "But what do you dol" __ "I apend four hours z. day in n hos- pHal." finally confessed. duty or plrls of the corps is Lo kiss Hounded fold I era." ENGLISH LADY AMBULANCE DRIVER IN U. S. FOR FUNDS Mrs. Hilda Wynne Is. Trying to latemt American: ia Helping Has Croix de Women Take FUcc of Men m of for That Isn't an exnrgcratlon or a tic- tall room and we some of the prettiest tlon. AH English friend tolrt of hlnlyounr tilings ever, nil prctlltd, up Irt Idle gowns" and khaki-colored wire's ivork. For a time the women if Ma little ESsfi village worked desperately al war Jewlnp- They _ money cut o( made nil sorts of things and masculine pockets. The thetn to the army until the War OfMce called a hall. The War Office said It could not be bothered. The women knew fh-se thfngs needed. So they created a system. "Tell just whfkt you they id to Uie War Office. "Arrnnre Ihe system ol Jlatributlon. We'll fur- nish the goods." The British Tommy'is a warmly" dressed young man nowadays, very largely beciyje, his help drfits'hlm. The War Office furnishes patterns and directions. But the old grades hljtlicr Hi an on UrcAdvay. Aj a business proposition, considering Lhe time and money spent, those en- pjired in It may nt-i ten renla H day each for Uie worthy nbjcct of their activity. Rifle shootlnj Keeps Che girls In Ihe open nlr, hut it Isn't n. national asset. Hume Guard rriraps of young women In picturesque dells ml up the supply of khaki nnd.teni material. female cavalry corpa have about the same actual usefulness In ivar ol Ihe spear carriers bf the old "mack Crook." hlt-or mliB plan was :C till UK-. I Nurses who work at nursing It would a stolid'man who jwlH be necdtd. that means refuse to ro Into the. QulnM) scrubbing of sometimes, A BRAVE LAD 'pHR slnry ihftl Queen Alexandra, on one of lier many visits to the wounded sdl- ilirrs. recently nipt an' ubnorrnnl specimen, who, by her Ma- jesty the usual question, whether he was anxious Lo pet back to tha JTroni, made the unusual reply, "No.'T'ni dashed If I nm." Kill the One En. whose srows lulsapprehftnded the sllua- '.ion. "Brai-e she rejoined, "that's what ihey all pay." YOUNG English woman WHOM (ouio SB an ambulance driver, flrst in Flanders and for the last eighteen mom ha with the Ituwlan irmleJ. lias spread throughout Eu- rope. (3 at present In America. She la HU4a Wynne, known In Eng- land as the "heroine of though Hie mJsht claJui. It to Ihe title of heroine of the of the Caucasut.. Her career aj heroine, as o; to that o( English gentlewoman, be- several motor cara, which she turarf over to Iho Government aa amhub cos and which Bho herveK accnmpj led to Flantlert of driver. hours-after her departure. frou Ki >ndr ihe plunged into the tUck of the great at Dfxmude, to the French Marines and Zoaaves BO tlnjulshtd lotlng GO per cenL of their, Mn. Wyuiie'i "bit" was to drlre between Iho Artillery fire of-ttw German a and the Bole-fane along- the Into dolnr'revolting tasks and living tier niUItary dlsrlpllne. Spenklnc broadly, the woman who Is In khaki and Is a nurse should be tnken out ol It ha VI. The chajicec are jhe ian't making food. e FiinieB, whfcti la miles frora Nlcuport, eight from DLsmsde, and from YpTeB. Along the Yscr she drove 'dally lo the aresj Aiott sub- jected lo shell fire. She. made dally visits to Turret during Ihe great man Attack ajd 'i.oinb.irdmenl, ajid carried In her amlixiluice not only the wounded fighters, but ihe helnlesa and Infirm cly] liana caught there iiy Ibc Jdftl wave of war. _Wheri the conttaUDUi Futnrs made It unlnbal) Liable, Mrs went to Irve In. a a tnllo of Nteuport, which Car tlmo became the centre ol her actlvl- llw. She a' year for the Helgtnn nnd French umilcj. and In RICHARD LOLYD OCOROE AJR8. RICIIAJtD LIXJTD GEORGE, to- Ibe British Premier's. eldest son. XaJor Geqffe. Koral look on Aprlt 7. ta ttw younsest dnuehter qf Mr. and Ifra. R, Me A I pine of Tottcridje, Herts. The weddlDR vru at the Abbey, Bath. a very qniet boy pud the relnlivu nut! fnttraale frtends presetiL. Mro. Richard T.Toyd George Is Dot yet nineteen, and her husba la lii-caty-MTen. J d's drove herself more thnn wouud- ert. The French Oovernmtnt bestowed upon her (hc'Crulx Je Onerrc, and ibe received from King Albert of the Order of Leopold, _. Then rhe her to Russia, whc-re the need of ambu- lances nnd of-nlniost cvcrj' other invG- em. moans for aliovlallnK this time carried In the ear. whloliahc wounded was and la Inconceivable-. ;1 Oiir Canadian Soldiers Get to Eat in England and France Health.of OUT Fighting Men First Consicfera- of Good Food Provided A' KE the treops in Ens- land cna Fiailce -well (ed in UIMP days of the submarine -1-rrin -The. accomiwnylDF Epheduie ihc far' ihe week ol April I6th: together ihc reclines used, Is a convincing the afHrmauve. The health Lhe IJJlhilng armv Is ihe first eon- sVdefalltiri. and ao iwina are spared to that ihey arc fed well. The accompanyine; dieL slieet by order of the Director of Ki and, and in taige black tj'pe ihe army cooks'are told lhal lilin'iLn1 Action "Will 3e Taksn It This Diet Shrct Is Deviaied From." and also that "the" Health of the Men Depends On Their Food." They are given ihe following vice, which might well be approprl ated by the Canadian The following are reclpea lo be useJ for Lhe prepaialion ol "the Ijanylne meals: Dttle Puddinc J3UB the dripping InLo the Hour. Chop the dales after stoning. Ulx the dales Tvith the flour, drip- ping, and salt, add enough water moisten all slightly. Turn mlilure into well floured cloth alter forming 11 inio s. roly-poly, place In bollln? water, and boll gently for one-and-a- quaiter hours. QUT Ihe meat InLo fllce. place some slock, place In It th9 vegetables cut up, and lioll gently