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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SHOPPING METHODS REFORMHWWAR Important Changes in New York Could Be Carried Out in Canada. END THE RETURN EVIL OlWr Reforms Which Would Help Bolh Merchants and s soLug to make I shopping much cosier bbd In the less expensive. Such. a state of affairs is cjt onlj- prob- able but is airfady at hacd, and will become Increasingly evident rs Ihe war carries further the Ul tie revolution it has wrought In the ot large cities, particularly New York. Here are some the devtlop- mentj already about or ivblch will be within the neil lew- months as merchants and business men continue to the lessons they are learning from Ihe newest instructor la Mare: Greater confidence. inspired ID American made goods. curtailment of but a gradual elimination of tha' abuses that lax tha portetbooks o( mer- cbant and shopper. The purcbAstag of quality gcods by shoppers as a measure ot war economy.. Elimination or useless ove pcnses which were saddled upon the shopper In many Inslaricta. A stronger spirit ot confidence and co-operatlou belsreca mere-bant Saving Babes friom Tuberculosis at Queen Mary Sanitarium 'A irend towards greater sanlly in purchasing and selling part of the business nouses. A gradual trend toward more dlsj. linctive'American styles, .which may In time'' lead lo a revolt from Ibe bondage of the Paris ena'.Old TVcrtd ftyle makers.. The limiting1 of the "retuni -roods''' p civ lit to seven days I a perba ps tho greatest reform yet' .fri Xew York slores by ihe Tvar. The onler; made, by the depart- ment stores at the suggestion ot the Council of'.Nalional Defence, Is not a nloiv at Ihe "return prii'J- but Ihe first of a number of blows struck at Aliuses of .this and ncC'inled lo customers! .To aver- customer of the .New. "iYcrk store it has little or no mean- ins.' ".i 'in the end Trill (end to careful shoppers. of the bur- tlin or making good- the espense Eaildled on the merchant by persons the- privilege, cither nilftit- J.v or relief Jn t.lselt will, bo considerable, though the abuse of the privilege haa-not Jbeen 13 general as one "might believe. 13ut the adoption of a shorter. lime. limit "and other restrictions relat- ing to the purchase of goods on ap- proval docs r.ot mean that the tner- chsnls for one minute aro IbinfciDg of lie slogan VMoncy Back If Not. Satisfied." The honest shop- per who finds (he article she 3s not quite what she v wan is 'or J a faulty not find Ihe Enopkeeper one Trail' less The sales, oi sUplB'jproduclJ. a'ofl foods -have 'grown_ itnce iKe, wr.r_ _ Luxuries been sidetracked by v.inany families who' could ill 'afford them. Service, saving, -sanity, Ea'tisf ac- tion is to the keynote of tbe ncpr order THE BABIES ARE NEVER MIXED They are Given the of Care in Our piuU. ARE ALL." LABELED WOMEN "CITIZENS MAIMNTUROUS Several Novel' Experiments Urged at Convention Held Last Week in Toronto. New Note at a Woman's Poli- tical Year's Bad Day for Voling. By MCXYI3 DARE. T loolcs as If Ontario Is not any rale for the present, with; a war on top '.its'real irar across Ihe ocean, ome people feared that-with tbe ad ent of' woman suffrage, men am omea.iro.uM soon be tearing a :cli -others" hair, Jn 'llje streets and n. the market placi itse sanguinary conflicts not taken lace, but Lhe leaders of the Istj, from belns' drunk ower, seem lo a ccm- liaiory and peaceful attitude. 'fie fair to the men" waa one of he mottoes at.Ibe recent meeting oronto of the Ontario Citizens' U the successor the old.. Ontario 5lrj. McKInney, Ib'e molHer- '-looking, M.P.P. from Alberta, the as tpwards the think leaplng _In politics was rift? LEGAL ELASTIC v fpUE young lawyer was consulting In Ihe Jail Trlth his unfcrlui client, charged stealing a itove "No, he" said, soothingly. "I know, ot cnurte, you didn't really steal.the store. If I thought for minute that you were 'guilty wouidn-'t defend .you. The cynics ir.ay say irha( they like, but- then are some conscientious men amoni us lawyers. rVes, oC course, the rca rliJflcully Mel In proving lhal you tlldn'l steal the alovc, but I'll mar It now that you have assured m your Innocence, leave (t all to me nnd don't say a word. You can hany men alone or by women alone; hey are problems humanity.1? Mrs. W, H. of Toronto, also Eh owed herself fa.voratilc towards .he men, nnd unwllHng to care for ;he Interests of women In Ihe pJaiform bubmllled" lo Lhe conveti- Jon was a clause maxi- mum fioufa of jatbr per week for girla and women. 1-trs. "Lang, how- ever, felt thai they should not'ask for privlfege "exclusively for women, it that the recommendation should altered (p Include all work era, -Mrs-, LanVa suggestion waa adopted. She also, flppke on the clause advo- callng. thp of lhevmove- menl for proleollon "Jn Jn- i. Ilftre, Rha thouKhl that the men. also should be protected. clause" ID finnl form was ma'de more although Jn view of the lad lhat for the presenl at ktsl women .In'Industry were not so aWe It .look itifrnaelvts, special emphasis waa laid oil (he prole tt. worricA workflra. A CWrofef PersoMHty Aftp has a charming per- fortified by a (aclA, frhlch the present In a'eJsar-cul and brJJ manner, remind one of the best tra.'lltona among mtn. When Kstenlns lo her, on '.hlnkJ of Euchi.rhen as Philip Kerr but. great graduate and now fighting In JIesopoUmla_ Human 'Interest figured strongly in tho' cojivenllon, and. the as dust'' tnlk that to characterize loo many men's affairs ivjs entirely absent. "Afra. for example, could nnd did dlscusa pojillcs AB a. science, but she also discussed th'tm from the point ot view ot ns and Indicating' that radicalism in "tics Js not 'golnff lo bo confined Ircal Krltaln or the United SWtes "Dr to rtiiEsin, that we eomg-'Cd, our share of and tod, from the women as aa rooms "and vacuum cleaners. Itj advocating a change n dale of 'In Ttoronip .from Xcw: Tear's Day to ome polnlcd oiiMhal cw'Vear'i, pcrria'pa more1 than any ithcr occatlon- In the year, -was a cast day, on which the -women of ,hc houBehold had lo dcrole their .fme and attention to tht cooking of 'ood. iSlso ihe nOrrtlnallon day for municipal elections ana the municipal campaign Itself came at the Christ- mas Rnd New eeaaon, when women were pArllculaily shop- ping1 and baking, and when they could possibly piy proper llon Id claims of candidates and the m'erlta af Iho inliclea ropogctl. There wtre one fif two raihcr un- expected dpci.ilone-Jn rcgartl ID Ihe platform. Without. ,any Oincusslon at all, a clAuse -was adopted unani- mously, favoring1 the- recall for mem- A Re] convention rercnlcd a relfsh for cxpevimenl which uraeiny In comparison Kit-complaeenty which has ma i much of our polUIca In Iho These people were nn'xEoua, lor-, cx- nrriDle, lo teat various ,meth her of securo thfe In municipal .clccllona. Up to-this year only widows and spinsters 'with sufffcJent properly or Jncome quilij ficaLlon.i have been ahlo to volo' on municipal .rnatlcrd. Under Ihb. ncjr Hl.iUon'Of 1917, however, marrieV can also vrfif. cxamiiutlon and finds "Nellie Eohn with, latent df'tNlicrcu- at Ihe critical point ii ward o.It fhe develop- ment of Ihejr mother's condition. There ,is a'hcd each for Xellie and John -'hi Quctn Clary's. The little Is so far Immune. One of InC fosltr homes will give her Ihe alien- lion" she nc-cd's-anc! Ihs ol Heallh rjursc will call frequently and sec thai everything- Is done lo keep'Tier a' well i Perhapa the Club pays (he rent once or tn-iee for tho lalljer who has had a, bad 'year of It, and E'IVCS him a chance lo get on, hTs feel and look H.fe hopefully lri the face." A Reception Bundle [P YOU aro the patient arriving you will be given n. "reception contains a number of chcese-cloih handkerchiefs, a rubber pouch for carrying them, a card Jn- cnling Vho rest houra, spulumcups nd a, telling you the b.islc cla about The nurse who aOmlls you ell you YjOUr roaponslbllilic.i to II round you siio ahowa yoi our I red. Tho nilulL niay go il GC.IUSC alic Js sent, hut alic will stay cfcnu'se she As seme tfag hose ivho' cough lemaln lo rimy, Tlie Tirst thrco days fire pent in Ijcil to tiivc tlie .1 nuke pViscrvnlloTK- I wn eonis body-sich nnd niliHi'- lay. .thtm Jown- vlth In tho'snQ.wy, hcd from "-Ii'lch caH be seen the sun anil'trscs, nd'a cinema. o[ 'changing 'nkles- .'her.o Is this and rest'rind c.irc 'DI on the traals 'oi tiicir nou-ientepliig If ri woman receives frori hen of- >he Legislature and VcirllarncnU There 'waa ho in tlio BUlmm ted calling for the-.adoption, of the Initiative and referendum. As n matter ot fact, It la thu Initiative nnd referendum which ime would lliink tvould aprtal most to people In On- Urlo. The recall, which might haTo a tendency Id affect Ihe stability of a legislator's work, might not Jje con sldcred fiO fivorahly, Much of In Ontario tft Iho live nnJ" hnri been be- cause It WAS linked up tvlth the clplc Ctf the Initiative and referendum ionlrf 'be adopted quite easily the recall f her H year lor hooise kctplng cxpcjiaca, nhe nhouM for n vote on the barfs -of ico UQO IB .the amount- 16 Vbtefl for servant- girls receive a ._ (p ihoy Jiliould I tt Jtrvanl given the vote. If Ihclr not touvl t.ul it their- r.if valuo'M Ihclr'noard, do l this bmbiinl, Hie volo shout AIT the seem lo ho be on Ihe Importance of tfra His'social tvi more definite" jrpundi Ifian In t tax I and llib and all fbrmfjof public W Tts. oholo shows children's playgrounds ai Queen Mary Sanitarium; the second, Ihe dining-room, and the one at the wards., nnd brilliniitsl -And one would iio iblnk of dcspollins' Iwl baby of her crrrlnKa tban they A-ciuWof'dcsecrnting :i Jewish child with honor to! everyone's ConvicllonsI The two tiniest I saw when icrp, have the moat appealing liis- -jrics. .One. was three' weeks old-, liurn'flt Wcslo'n of a.-mother Inr nil- vtiiiBCil'ln thc'ijisc.isei but-born r-iih illscase In her sys-' lem. Heredity Is a, Logic- lhat Is bcins chased away. She will be kept for sit. montlis lilt she Ist-well established ami then. Blve'n; Inlo tlic care of ona of Jjonies; (HI her: mother. her. The second' Is ihe dearest ot all. IVIth lier violet rosy checks'- nnd bud of u baby-you-lusL ache Id" set .holit of If. .something jroiild ohly-hnjiperi lo call Ihn nurs-o Ihe "room." We ctspcct :'all Ijablcii to be sweet, hut none could be ns dear ns Ihla'.when one knowa her -A mother died of tuber- culosis .''leaving1" a lliree-vi'cefcs-old baby girl.' A' worker found her, d'frly ligyoriff" practically un- clothed, '.her scalp'" one blp. sore, Elarvccl to cniacintlon. a little fallen robin lha I someone plcfccil up nnd laid.tenderly in a nuicl place to die. It seemed- Inccllabfc, hut (here she Is io-day, c'lelit.ff.onlhs later, a vivid co'niraillclion of II all, and not a'vcs- ligo'of consumplion about licr. Her At the I (capital for Siclc Chili dren Conditions are Best Possibly CURIOUS traglo eichaiija A ol babies at-ono of fje'sh nlr homes-Jn New ;York" city fstcj ,1 visit to tho HwpJiai for Children In. Colleec'slrttt to see the ixjssiblllllos.'vofs for such an accident' In Toronlo, ih the American city a child suffering from- pneumonia was received Jnld hos- pltnl and cured 'after a clay ot sixteen days. But tho advised to send Ihe child to con- valescent Uabits' hospital ht the cea- stde for a period ot n. month.' At Lha end of month a, baby ed to tho walling- mother, Lul It was nol After much- trouble her oivn child found at the homo of. an Jtalfan woman, neglected and un- Two days afler 11 JA'.is re- covered tlie child died of' TiCRtcct lind malnutrition. The Italian wo- man had. declared t.liat Eho.Kas not going1 lo look afler a1 baby thai waa not >llss F, II, Polls, rnalron of tho Hospital for Sick Children, flffordetl every facilrty for on lllucrnry of that institution. Many rooms were visit- ed and many mysteries dispelled. "Could such an accident 'happen. hcroT" MIsJ Parkinson waa asked. The answer was that 11 waa practi- cally Impossible for Iho following reasons: Kvcry child wears nrotinJ IcJt arm A Iflpc band on which J3 Inscribed Its name In Ink onmn ad- hesive laLel which Is fastened to Llio tape. The .hand Is talcen; off for iff but.'each child, la wauhcd In a rtparale basin at Us own-bedside, anil the "name band la Immediately replaced. person who tho has Lo elgn for it, and the person ivho lakes 11.away i If Ihe Iwo persona are nol Iho' same a written order (3 dcmncacd- jJn the JnsliluUon Itself every possible prolcctlon Ifl" taken against the mixing of babies, carelessness and .the paot. the hul fnexcusalilo of c nurses 'coulil' make such'. a' ccJnlln- ECricy the strict super- vision of the work of tho nurses may be regarded as Iho final I.- un.n; (liics! for.ljiforinnllpn on Iho .pOFfiWo'-inixInB .of-, re- father since been killed in .iAvlllIng ID help make As semcVag lias said, France, so she -eccms .lo belong 16 "Queen Mary's love litr and hale to give her up. Ono nurss Itcffs Hie doctor ID nee 1C he can't find AhC'tlnl'cal-trace of a. serm KO that sh'fi Otberu-Jso the. Government makC3 grant for litr. f "only Eom'o loving-hearted mollicc vith fin unfilled cradle could FCC thnt aby J.fcnpw.wluil lo School liifdrcn.1 Homo o( the phtienls arc dijinB 1'ShL ielp for the women, an pn'.nllng (or the men. 'S idusclibliV perhaps vhlch is an Ideal rccuperaltvc 'or moat'-' convalescents, Is- not good or The dust In. harmful, the -ntooplnp Is llrlnp, nnd c and la for ft. rnni 'ever In the ufternpoh.' inou'cr'tnrc too slfcn- liable lo The njj, la an (nterest- a low of ;cn _. old street dars pair cnch ono Is a cwnforl; i-oohi ivllli- a-'lililc Kiovc. L Here a number of Iho carp'na to Icoil rnnhcs It [ioadlhlc '.horri lo with their regular work, either Jn, the p'arjltar- lunt or In the Home vards'ln i main-Ijiilldlng aro Uic same purpose. Buihding fof the Eabiei F11IS Is ieiil1y_ Hie kernel of my alory, -n-cw.ould nol overlook he splendid bulldlnga provided for he adults, nor ignore their wpartancc; -13 for-me, the