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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 13, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta HOW ONTARIO WOMAN .MADE GOOD IN WEST Her Husband Lo the Front and She Stayed Home and Made a Great Success of llie Farm Her Husband Had Failed Lo Operate Profitably. K. fclXGSMILL n Ontario girl, who and SUE ii married an Englishman went ouL Wfsl to live nuirii hi AlberLa. John was a sort, but or the ns Ui-lnjr of the oM school, lie consl- deic'l lhal hia wi Tie's ad vice "should ba ce-yejJertfl only in niattfrs connected. with ihe kitcf.cn and household. He OWDK! a herd of cattle and a multl- tndf of hens on. which had never roaHied wucJi. owing to ranch being a tremendous distance from a rallwajr Eiatlon and his Icabliily to handle the situation. And EO life dragged along monotony. Then came ibe war, and John Len- 01 heard the calL His first resolve was lo lease Ihe ranch and take his wife and child Lo England. This proportion the Cau- mlian laughed at. There was work for her to Jo In Canada. When she suggested slaying1 on the ranch and worklE? It, Ltr.os greir wrathy. But nl last he went ami .she slaved. For ITVO years Ruth worked and r.lEJineJ. bad now mailers In her own hands, And ahe to see (o.whit use she could put her brains. The hens she decided lo sell. the money obtained, to which she added tome of her own savings, she purchased sheep. enterprise was a great success, for she succecJ- e.l In securing price callte from a" ranchman who was. selling- .out in or- der that Ac mlshl 'return to England. In all htr ieUer-Arillas she had de- tcrmlncd'to relcr as llllle as possible to her moruffeinent.of Ibe'rancb.'Sbc Ktpt an accurate account of all her finances and. with her RIO aid. made progress as a. ranch- ivcrr.an. Early-ibis summer John seriously Bounded. For weeks he Jay in a bc'fpHal la England, hav- ing lost his risht And through all' those ,trtarv .weeks' his thoughts were ever and always In" Canada, wondering what the future held and how U couid be met with little money .saved and a considerable, .rnorlgage cvtr Ihe rancb. And veor LlUo Ruth! 'What would broom a oE her? Kor of wurse the ranch must go. He longed to see ItuLn, but he ed the home-comlus- Almost Incapa- citated and nolblu? left! t .M Arrow- head Staiion. she walNtl Tor There was an expression almost ot .Humph In bt-r eyes. Her mother sat on the back with HttlP Jlulh lucked, in behind a scarlet blanket. John I-eogic hobbled off and was soon eavrJofed !n variety ol sets of arms. f 'And hate you man- he said as rolled nlcns be level country read. said wife, carelcEs- bee a an Awful struggle, I he ivent on brokenly. half the struggle that yuu've gone she ''Cut where will ive when cave the ranch, girl? By now Jt has i Us head off with back spoke almost desperat and he wondered how Huth could "It's a nutter of laste where ve move to." she saiO. lightly whip- j up the horses. "John, I've douiil- cd the population of the 'ranch .Per- haps you'll ftel overcrowded.'' izzlc-d sort of way. She drove" aloes silence for a moment and then burst out: "But what's the use, John, can't keep It any lonjrer. The ranch s piyinsr like a cold mine, and I've a written offer In the house irora a. man from offer of lilty thousand dollars for the plice. And you can't bear the thought of by several hun- dred head of sheep why, we can sell out and move into town and live How United States Women and Gtfls Ate Being Educated to Conserve Food Gdyernnitent Experts I food Cooscrratiftn Taughl From Traveling Motor Car ac triV TiIE Stales Food Administration is'doine Ws best to rdix-ate tbc people lo utilize evory bit of (cod. Here M' ls oae of tho motor CAM ihal'ls pvlnp community fooj demonstrations In WaahlnEton; The as- J arc wearluc 'he uniform of food ndnilnlstra. lion. Food-Drying art Dcmotwnled The pliolo stows two experts of the, U.S. Food Administration exhibition of the latest melboOs of drying art wh'lch li of great ser- vice In this year of scarcity oC lollies lor canbliig. ike fi ives." corks for the'TESt of our For some time nothing WOMEN DOWN EAST DOINg THEIR BIT With Soldiers Conslanlly Leav- ing and Reluming, War Is Very Real There. HALI FAX. VERY BUSY In AH Our Maritime Cilifs the Women Workers are Active. v the ftillpcss. niitthe faint chlrup ol a dioivsy bird. John, Lenox slipped arm around is wife's waist. tried to speak, but something la' his throat caught his aLh and to choke him. In dusk Rulh drew his [ace down to ONOMIC WAR OF SEXES IS THE BRITISH Between Men arid Women Workers Feared When Peace -Campaign tc Avoid I L Effort Is Made lo Get V .Feminine Side Affiliated With Labor Unions. Ti-S there a-possibility- of an I omlc war between the sexes' .aftfir-thB conclusion of Europe's be a struggle be- ttveen women, trying to retain the I xi si lions ihov have held during ihe war antl men trying to' return to jobs Ihcy Tefl lo enllaL? Judging by the serious attention constantly given, these tvutsllona are not'to la regarded as foolish. Xot Ion? ago a. serious minded London. newspaper asserted that a highly specialized acy had.been organizes against the men in the trencher; thai the exten- sion of aaffrage lo the women was part of (hia conspiracy; that the wo- mtn thus enfranchised were expected Lo Join with, the political forces that dive given them the ballot; (fiat the combination would be strong enough to dominate the'country. 'This''com- blnalfoc would force upon" ihe coun- iry policies and legislation calculated lo sustain the women In those Jn- a normal Industrial organization and IndUElrlal producing capacity dtirinp- the war. Foreign-trade has suffered, but It been destroy- ed as has that ol Germany, nor sacrificed to anything1'IlKc-the Unt noted in France and Italy. Ijas been possible- mly.liy training an" arrny ol new workers, equipping them wilh Jusl ns.muc'n Efcilt as possible and readjusting the methods of production so that more he "galely _a great seriousness. .The entertain- ments the dual purpose of HIGH PRICES DUE TO "CHARGE IT The Housekeeper Who Charges [sv Only Borrowing the Goods. Araencan Girl ScouU Pledge lo Giif Scouts nrc fnclpg tht bfp tesl.'. Burning iHth to-lirip in Hie wnr.-lhcy'Jiave offered Lhelr .he whlcli; knowing the value of tjils great organization, has thf of (en heartily. It will gladly .utlllzo. Ihc'girls1 servTles In clrculallng Iho t'ood V'cdgo dnnls, nnd In similar tasks. .-V member oC ihe Food Administration lias provided a specfal .pledge for th'e has ijren'dccepLc'd. nnd ii.rAi' i_r___ _'l i__n_ r t .irbmlses: TJI give up cand y wwk. p suggestcU that.Ihe Oirl Kcout wear, EO far IhLs ia'otjzhjamL'ra'y or ginfiham, ils use'woulil release for si formi.' The photo -'shows them learning food coruserva llor To B l drinks three days n. 'As usfe Lhe hh.ikl-lhal now flgurcsiln Scout unl- lon iiicthoGs_at a communVly' deifianslratlon.-. PAYS HIGH IN THE END Much Frenzied Finance On Part of the Charger When Bills Come. T" Attitude of Women iOT 'only do these women lite. N their new Independence, "but they allze the vrar they will eed to relilc.' It hecause ao many of iem will he 'without or ktherH, or- brothers to do. the pro- for them. It has become; a necessity that' women ho are Ihua left on Lhelr own re- ources have the privilege of arnlnp Independent Incomes, How lall the differentiate n those who really need to'con- nue In the positions the irar has ptned to them and Ihosewho coiild e spared to give back places to icn how errvlnp at lha front1? It Is apparent, that tha Govern under -Lloyd -George's Insplr- llon, docs i not feel that- .the pro- lem Is folng la be EO serious ?.3 ome other ptople regard IU Lloyc U-ont of those economists who do rot believe there IB much [anger of getting loo lilg a producing ispaclty In'thft fcountry, provided the lonaumtng.capacKj' Js allowed to de- velop In a corresponding ratio, Tho base: thfelr o the af Don of iromen (o a con exltnL on their belief 'lha when men and women .wort aide liy in Iri'Juslry It irlJl lo necMsary :o adopt more extensively Ihan ev before the plan of payrncrt on' th vtilt-ot pjodiJclloV.'lftjiJBj pulling vvork-more and mote ort th basis. To the- ad new oLUcconslrucllo I? vcn- largely lo devote Heel, alEnCnt of WAY Of THK of wise men gel rich by Ing Others lo mate fools of limn Jf in a.'.tidy sum for palriolic irposea. "More 'rlevef' than usual ism tho sciiemes employed for the UTposc.Of 'rala'.ns money. For ancc, the patriotism of the people f Monclon la apparent Lo the lra: eTer stepping from the .train. In tho relty park; the station "Fa- rlotlc adverllacd. For en or fifteen cents on? may play urine the afLernooh or evening, and party may enrage the grounds for Port Thronged OXCTON also Ihe "Queen Mary Tea open dally roin three till, sievcn. Many of tho prpmlneni adica of the .lown lake turns Lwo or brie a week Lilplng alo hia work. In HalUdK a market lunchroom :onduetetl with great success by Ihe Woman's Council.' Appetizing dishes re aL prices to mar ket patrons, and'the'proceeds go l Ihe elAtlon firs! fli.ftp' on' Ihetr Journey (i) tho front-' I call theiri wo- men Eoiakrp, btcauEe it IE announced