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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 10, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT THE ^ETHBRTOGE DAILY IIERALD THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1018 Are You In Sensible Shopper Class? Fodd Board Advises Women to Buy Food as They Do Frills and Furbelows-Hunt Around Town for Food Bargains, Follow the Ads and Be a Cash and Curry Shopper The woman who slts'at home arid ord ers her food and groceries by telephone is upholding the H. C. of L. The woman who hunts as ardently fo r food bargains as she does for reduced rates on clothes has the per sonal shopping habit which spells -economy and conservation. There is one thing at least tli.it every woman- knows-the lure of the bargain counter. Generation follows generation hut the instinct to strike a bargain springs eternal in the human breast. The sharper the economic conditions the more pronounced is the gorgeous fabrics to her. Now she joins in the motley throng that (ill the aisles of the great department store?, inient on trying to oiitmlrror Knshiou, and to do it-iit the lowest possible cost. The net result is an elaborate and complicated delivery system, with armies of men and horses engaged in fulfilling: the behests of the feminine population. Madame la Mode's Devotees. One has only to watch the crowds outside a big store waiting for the doors to open in the morning to realize how keen women are for bargains. Still more convincing Is the whirlpool around a counter of flimsy waists, of instinct, and the keener the competi- J silk stockings. oMhe sundry oddments tion in 'commercial fields, the greater j that go to make the feminine ward-the strife to drive bargains. i robe clteclc foolish and extravagant methods of buying meat," declared the manager of a big packing house to the writer the other day. "You find young housekeepers insisting on getting T-bono steaks. 'There is no use pointing out to them that a T-boue is only suitable for olie person. They must have it. If women would only realize it. the prieps of steaks and other primal parts of the animal would ho considerably lower if they bought the minor parts as well-known tojthe trade as 'fancy meats." " Educating Women to Shop. A new Held for the enterprising woman might be the educating of other women to be good shoppers. Possibly some of the big stores might I i have daily lectures on proper shop-' j ping methods. Women downtown do-' ins their buying could drop in to those I lectures and learn something of the ' store point of view front an-experiene-; ed shopper. ' Every woman is vitally interested in the purchase of clothing and avidly ; iiige.-is dress advertisements in the | papers at night while the meat and i grocery variety receives only the most School Board Asks City Council to Act-Want M.P. Field for Playground. So it is that the quest reaches its apex on the North American continent and concentrates itself to- a very great extent wherever women bow the knee to the Goddess of Fashion. In olden days, wares sought the woman. Merchants brought their She Took Adler-i-ka! The keenest bargaining centres ( ollrsory attention or is neglected alto around articles for personal adornment. House furnishings, hold second place. But when it comes to the needs of the kitchen-the most essential of all in these times-there are no crowded counters, no hurrying throngs, but plenty of busy~telephoue lines as orders for meat and groceries come chasing each other over the wires. Piecemeal Ordering I gether. For one thing, they are never | as conspicuous. Talk it over with > a ! store manager and he will tell you: ; "We give them Mint they want; our supply is based on their demand." 1 ms. then, is putting it up to the j housekeeper to demand food adver-; tisements-plenty of them; to urge | her dealer to quote his prices regularly, and to stvjdy them, personally, as There is always the woman who \ pntnusias[i0allv as she does the prices runs out of soap before 11 o'clock, on j o( ciotheS- Then there are the market prices, which should be closely fol- i washing day and must have some j along by noon. There is the woman 'who starts to bake and finds that her baking powder is finished. There is-j the- woman who forgets to order her -- ! meat until the last minute and then "My wife had what the doctors call wants it to reach home on time. In ratarrh of ttie; stomach for 15 years, j short there are about nine hundred Had to diet carefully and suffered!and ninety-nine different varieties of j much. She has now taken one bottle | housekeepers who would need a per Adier-i-ka and feels perfectly well." petual delivery system just to keep up j (Signed) B. F. Parker, Brock, Texas, w-ith the things they forget about in ! That tho city council be askod to colle?t the minimum' school tax of $4 from all ratepayers, anil that, non-ratepayers be assessed S-t each for school purposes, as allowed under amendments to the school ordinance made at the last session, was the gist of a resolution passed at thp regular meeting of the public school board held on Wednesday afternoon. The four dollar charge on non-taxpayers is in the niture of a poll tax for school purposes. In the case o( tax-payers, there are many who pay less than $4.00 per annum school taxes and the tax on these will he uniformly raised to the minimum amount. Want New Play Ground "When Hon; X. V. Howell was here last Saturday a deputation from tha school hoard waited ou him asking Bled of Wounds-Mailt, h. B. Kylos, Vancouver; W. Anderson, New Westminster. B.C.; R. Nicholson. Edmon-tonr'Capt. T. B. Uarrie, ScotJand; L-t. A. C.'Hannnford, Westmount, Quo.; A. McCfllllim, Victoria; D. W. Stlrton, Olds, Alt a. Died-M. ll-amelln, L-afond. Alta. Wounded--K. Dorcn, Nemiscam; C. XTdu.ll, Cardston. THE LAW RESPECTING , ENTIRE ANIMALS L Vancouver, Oct. 10.-Hon. Dr. Reid, minister of railways aud canals, said that Vancouver should be connected with Liverpool and Canadian Atlantic ports by steamers running via the Panama canal; that the government wharf should be connected up at once with the Canadian Northern railway; that there will be terminal facilities hero.sufficient to handle any large or small vessel; that as be did not favor the government building a hotel here, under the city's agreement with tba Canadian Northern railway, some oth- permission to use the south field o! j er arrangement or concession satis- Aajer-l-ka expels ALL gas and sour-/ ness, .stopping stomach distress IX-'' STANTLY. Empties BOTH upper and lower bowel, flushing ENTIRE alimentary canal. Removes ALL foul matter -which poisons system. Often CURES constipation. Prevents ap- the course of a day. But they never forget to be on time at the glove sale advertised in the ] paper the night before. They are : never, missing from the mannequin : parades or fashion shows. They wirf i gladly wear out shoe leather running j lowed. Some papers publish then; in tabulated form. In this way they are easy to follow, and one can get an idea of the prevailing rates at a glance. Too Busy to Bother. "Oh. I'm so busy around the house ! that I never have time to read the i papers," wails many a distraught housewife. Yes, but nowadays it is part of one's : domestic duty to follow food adver-; tisements and prices and to find out what's what in food conservation. Every paper you pick up has something in it on this all-important Question. Whose affair is it if not The housekeeper's? In her own interest she should take pains to really know j pendicitis. We have sold Adler-i-ka j Ground town to get eood value in , . , ,.  , ,  � many years. It'Is a mUture of buck-|fluffv ruffles But their meat and prices so as to be able to tell when; thorn, cascara. glycerine and nine otk-1 cerjei. [uev can ai,vays get in rhe '1 ey are 'ee'tiniately, "little store arourfd the corner"' cause it is so convenient. It does not occur to them that this is neither economical nor patriotic. They are doing . , . , . . . .. as all their friends do. Only here and fharpest weapon with which the er simple drugs.-J. D. Higinbotham &: Co.. Ltd., druggists.-Advert. GAS ON STOMACH SOUR STOMACH INDIGESTION HEARTBURN Instantly Relieved by BISURATED MAGNESIA IN 5 GRAIN TABLETS AND POWDER FORM BISURATED MAGNESIA is a Magnesia compound especially prepared for the safe, 'speedy and certain correction of dangerous stomach acidity. It^comes on\f in the form of five grain tablets and powder in sealed blue packages. Do not confuse -with, commercial magnesia, milk of magnesia or citrate of magnesia. Look for the word BISURATED and get the genuine from DRUGGISTS EVERYWHERE.-Advertisement. | they are legitimately, and when ille-be"- ! Sitimately high. The lack of accurate \ information in this connection niili-itates against the cause of nutrition i and economy. The "price-knife" is the there do you come across the sensible shopper. Sensible Shopping Naturally the Canada Food Board is somewhat interested in women's shopping methods-not because they want to control the sale of clothes, but because they want to see women saving food and buying economically. If the Chairman were to be asked who he thought belonged to the Sensible Shopper Class, he would probably catalogue them'in this wise: (1) The, bargain hunter who follows fqod advertisements. (2J, The; casb*and-carry shopper. (3) The woman, who knows the food laws. ' (-1) The woman who follows market prices and does not telephone for food. (5) The woman who thanks Heaven that prices are no higher, considering there's a war on. (6) The woman who buys nieat judiciously, not forgetting about the cheaper though less popular cuts. (7) The woman who encourages the sale of fish. Brides and T-Bone Steaks "It is time something was done to Bradstreet's Statement says that 84 per cent, of all failures in business are amongv- non-advertisers. housewife's morale may be attacked, and it is handy too] for German propaganda. It is easy to forget that low j prices are out of the question in wartime. But there is no reason why anyone should have to put up with-extortion. An outstanding example of what can be accomplished by the right kind of advertising in conjunction with feminine enthusiasm for a good cause, was the huge mackerel sale' in Toronto some months ago. The Food Board put on a mackerel campaign, and in one week 100.000 pounds of mackerel had been sold, or more than In the whole previous year. ; ' Some Sleuth Work Needed The "little store around the corner" theory is often fatal. Indiscriminate buying runs counter to the cause for which we are all working. It is better business both ifrom the point of view of ;the housekeeper, the dealer and the country at large, to be something of a sleuth in buying food; to scout around until one finds the right things at the right place at the right price. This will be food conservation of the right kind. The time is ripe for a big change in shopping methods. Ordering food by telephone is as simple as falling off a log into the water-but it is apt to have rather dampening consequences. In,the final analysis, the consumer has to pay delivery expenses as well as the cost of the food. A horse, wagon and driver are needed for every three hundred parcels delivered in the course of a day. Sensible shopping is nothing more or less than personal shopping with a live sense of values in one's cranium, a bump of Scotch caution in the same quarter, and the identical bargaining instinct that works such miracles in the realm of Fashion. the Mounted Police property as a play ground for Central school child-,ren. He promised to iake the matter up at Ottawa^ The school board has now decided to ask the city council and the Board of Trade to support the request. Trustees Wallace and MacKay .were named a committee to secure the support of these two bodies. If the barracks' field can be secured, work will start on improving tha Central school grounds. This was referred to the sites and building committee. Rev. Mr. Snow and the United Church made requests for the use of the. Westminster gymnasium. These were- granted. The Y.M.C.A. wrote offering to teach school boys between the ages of 10 and 14 to swim, free instruction! to be given during school hours. The offer was accepted with thanks. The consent of the pupil and his parents to take the classes will be required in each case. The board also passed a resolution of appreciation of the Y. M. C. A.'s offer to give school boys physical culture after school hours tree of charge. A report from Dr. Thomson on the physical condition of the old 'high school was received and it was decid ed that repairs to the basement should be made at once. factory to the city would doubtless be made; that the additional filling in False Creek, which should havo 'been done by the Canadian Northern railway will be done by the government. Many otherwise well informed farmers and ranchers are laboring under r very wrong Impression concerning their rights in connection with entire animals, found, running at large. One is surprised to find'tho largo number of people who believe Ujey have the legal right to castrate these animals. Tho fact is that the law gives no one any such right under any circumstances and the person who dotfs so assumes groat risks In the matter. Tho regulation governing the control of entire animals Is set forth In the En-tiro Animal Act, and every,farmer or rancher who finds himself being annoyed by animals of that class should write to the department cf agriculture! and ask for a copy of this act. Tho same will be mailed to him upon rw� quost. SPANISH FLU' AT COAST .Victoria, Oct. 10.-There are 70 known cases of Spanish Influenza here, but the city health authorities claim that this figure represents only about one-quarter of the actual cases. Carter's Little liver Pills You Cannot be A Remedy That Constipated and Happy Small PU1 Small Dom Small Pries Makes Life Worth Living bcara aisaatur* ABffi,t^^ pARTER'S IRON PILLS many colorless faces but \��* will �re*t!y help most pale-faced people E P THE GREATEST CASUALTY * (Winnipeg Free Press). The greatest casualty of the war, always excepting Germany, is Ire- Men's Suits Made by Semi-Ready -- and Sanfords -' Just arrived-large assortment of young men's long trouser suits, made up in the latest models, patterns in brown and grey mixed I weeds, also hard finished brown and grey checked worsteds. Size 32 to 36. Prices from $19.50 to $27.50. Gent's Tailor Tailored Made Suits Gents' Furnishings Successor to W. B. Kester Ottawa, Oct. 10.. - The following western men. and officers were included in today's casualty list. Infantry , Killed in Action-.Lieut. C. T. Baker. Vancouver; Lieut. J.. A. CoIIins,-Winnipeg; Capt. D. Y. Toole, Ireland; Lieut. T. West. Kngland: Lieut. C. K. Flint, Winnipeg: Lieut. R. A. Cunningham. Scotland; Lieut. It. Kilborne, Fleming, Sask., Cftpt. M. B. McDiar-mid, Entwistle. AJta.: Lieut. .1. P. Crawford, Toronto; Lieut. J. W. Rolph, Hantz. N.S.; Lieut. T. W. Johnson, Suffield. Alta.; Lieut. C. M. Inglis, Vancouver; Lieut. G. Triggs, England. land South. ' "My Countrymen, what a fall is there!" ' The week's papers contain two despatches, one from Dublin, which announces "Allied victories make no impression here." and the other recording the sworn statement of, eye witnesses of the peculiarly- brutal murder of an Irish soldier, prisoner of war, by the Germans for protesting against being worked to death. It is more than an anomaly, it is a tragedy that everywhere else throughout the free world joy hells should awaken in hearts, ringing out forever the possibility of such iniquities as the murder of this Irish lad, while his fellow countrymen in his own "Isle o' Dreams" receive the glorious news at best passively. But recently these Sein Feiners, who sully the name of Irishmen, have so far descended as to raiff their version of a Hymn of Hate and that too, to the in'bal god of the Hun. consists of two stanzas adjuring me Almighty to "Lead the German Armies" and expressing the hope that this god would "Give all British Soldiers, 1 "Purest Essen steel.." One of their own has received this "purest Essen steel," but their eyes are still wilhholden. This lad is not the first. He is one of thousands, yet they cannot purchase back from infamy even with their lives the name of their own beloved country, their country which the Sein Feiners as far as in them lies, have sold to thsj; Power whose name has become a hissing. Jt cannot he said, no matter how-far our earnest wish might lead us to say it. that Ireland South has anywhere nearly done her share. The recent appeal for 50,000 men has resulted in a scant 8,000. No quarrpl of whatever family bitterness, no grievances real or nursed a hundred years to keep them warm, can excuse this record. It j'r no do-fence to sajxhat Ireland should have been handled differently. , A nation as an individual is chiefly responsible for its own "handling" at such a crisis. This is no man's or nation's separate and special quarrel, "ft is the quarrel of every man and every nation who values liberty, truth and chivalry. Ireland's frlnie Is not so much against the Empire ' or the ' world brotherhood of free peoples as it la against herself and against those thousands of proud Irishmen, among the bravest and truest hearts humanity knows, scattered throughout tho Empire and the free world. Hero her greatest crime in and( hero hor Calgary, Oct. 10.-It is thought that the victim of the Bow river murder is William Green, formerly a farm laborer of Carmangay. Pte. Rowat. who came originally from Carmangay, and who is now in the 5th company. First Depot Battalion, had identified him as Green, saying that he at one time worked with him at Carmangay, and the man by whom Green was employed there has also identified him. �~�..���..i.ja 'Jolden West W'ashing OtJ-,  I v Powder, per pkg.......fawC' 3.30 Gt'lT.'.b.ar.s...... 50c 10c .sTorKht.Soap:.7.ba:'3... 50c n(? Royal Crown oap, per or^ OOC carton ............... �3C OP. Panshine, ;i tins OP_ Ji>C _for................... ZDC O C Old Dutch Cleanser, -t a JDC per tin .............. 1UC CA Criseo, per ous lb. *>C OUC tin ...........TT'..... ODC 25c c,r:.per.3.,b:.......1.00 Jtoyal Yeast, per packet.............. King Apples, large site per case ............ JVIcIntosh Apples. No. 1, per case............. Jelly Powders, per v pkg................... Prunes, 2 pounds ............. Canned Peas, new pack, 2 tins ................ Paulin Sodas, per 2 lb. package ............. Christies' Sodas, per 2 lb. tin.................. Rogers' Syrupl per 2 lb. tin................... WE AGAIN REMIND YOU THAT YOU PAY NO DELIVERY CHARGES AND OUR GOODS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE OF ;THE BEST QUALITY AND ABSOLUTELY FRESH. SUPINA & SON 230 THIRTEENTH STREET, NORTH LETHBRIDGE i � \ Good Judgment Means Modest Price s, f Good judgment in the planning of a Suit or Overcoat, more often achieves success than does lavish expenditure. Indeed, many of the pleasing Fit-Reform Suits and (Overcoats at $35.00 owe their chief charm to the harmonious blending of style and coloring - so that the whole effect is pleasing beyond expression. N We hope to have the pleasure of showing you how much service and satisfaction you can get for $35.00 in a Fit-Reform Suit or Overcoat. greatest lHinishtttenfc- -jpceio McKHLVIE & McGUlRE I,LvTlIBKIDCT2 221368 05 ;