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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 21, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1914 THE LETHBIUDGE DAILY HERALD PACK FIVH It Will you to off sea- help ward or car-sickness. It will prove j welcome relief in the heat of travel to the taste, sweetening and soothing to the mouth and throat. It steadies .the stomach and nerves remarkably. is delicious and wholesome of springy chicle, with the spicy juice of flavor won't chew out! And'five big sticks cost -but The BIGGEST money's worth a.f. beneficial enjoyment you can .buy. Every Package Tightly Sealed Be SURE it's WRIGLEY'S MADE.INCAKADA Jr. Co.. Scott Street. TORONTO 8 "Chew it after every meal ST. KILDA The marriage took place on. October Theodtjre Poole are la Lethbrldge the present time proving up on their homesteads. St. Kllda Is the Se- gur Swe'et oil field, and at thnes 2 of.Miss -Roao T-hompeon of Brandon, Man., to Mr. Theodore "Poole of St, Kilda The ceremony was performed j the excitement is intense A EOT? Veil by Ilev Wra Pippy at the Methodist i is going down on. PrKcliard farm, church at Shelby, Mont The happj I K Segur has leased couple were the guests of Mrs, George Ros- for the past few days, and uiil BOOM-leave to take up their residence on the groom's farm at St KUda. Edward Rbscoe, who has, been 111 for the past' few. been tak- Groat Falls for treatment. .Lewis Nelson, Boss and and Mrs. Roscoe left this Mr sveek for Los Angeles, -where they i apend -the winter. "So jou are married, Sam'" "Qli, -yea, sah.'' "Any ispUcstcs, "Oh, yoa, got" eight; razors, 'Statesman. THE NURSEMAID, A FAVORITE, DISGUISI FOR GERMAN SPIES II Hit H Plunkot Savage. DUirifcutott, Lethbrklg At the very commencement of the war and as soon as Canadian troops began to mobilize for active service, the question arose as lo how their wives and nullifies were to be main- tained during their, absence. Ja not few instances em- ployers offered lo continue to pay wages as formerly in whole, or in iart to the families of mcii who hart been in their si-uvice. Many cases which were unprovided, came undsr local notice and funds wore started in several of large cities lo care for such. It. soon be- came evident that while certain dis- tricts could provide well for the fam- lies within their boundaries, 'there would be other cases, equally dcserv- ng, in danger of being overlooked, fence arose the demand for a centra! ir national fund that would consoli- iate ar.d support local effort and bf1 available where this proved insuffici- ent. In answer to numerous .requests lis Royal Highness, the Governor- General of Canada, took the initia- ive in tjhis matter and the Canadian fund was organized with Us Majesty the King as patron. It s a body corporate by virtue of an ct of parliament and is empowered; I To collect, administer and distr nte 'a fund for' the assistance in ca; f need of the wives, children and de- ende-nt relatives of officers and men csidents of Canada, whft, during tl resent war, may be on .active sef ice with the naval and militar orces of t-he British Empire: an j-reat Britain's This centra odyMias a distinguished list'of yici residents ..and an. executive commit ee iriado iip of leading men from ev ry province: of tie Dominion. BRANCH ORGANIZATION The Canadian Fund iven power by its charter es- ahlish branches or local brgattiza ions throughput Canada, aaid to co- wit'i Aiii association or isization established any .place, anada, tor purposes similar to tnos the porpotation." The first step in 10 direction, of .united ___ift-urten tne Fund As ocjatjon of 1900, whjfh had admin relief during and since the oer TCar, decided to dissolve and to urn over its unexpended balance counting to about to tha 3W fund.- -Local- tha' lad alrradv begun work in Montreal )ronto asd Ouavva, askeu to he ad- itted as branches of" the Canadian itriotic.'Fund and were duly accept? e'd. A .full measure of autonomy-is granted, to these loml bodies, yet, for the sake of uniformity, certain conditions have Iweii laid down and cordially accepted No society, however zeal- ous, 'that has a limited membership only should undertake, unaided, so large an enterprise If continue to gov to the front, there will be in nearly everv community a large number of families justly en- tilled to receive assistance from the fund, and the work involved in .col- lecjbmg and administering the fund will be of such and mag- nitude as to require tfce active sup port of a large and representative body bf men and women. In the-Province of Alberta, .on 'ac- count at the great distances, it was considered advisable to form two branches, North and South Alberta, the dividing being the northern boundary of Township 39 WHO ARE ENTITLED TO ASSIST- ANCE FROM THE FUND 1. To have a just claim en the Fund, it must be shown that at the time of reporting for duty the soldier was a resident of Canada and supporting in Canada, the ily or-'deaiendent relative who now ap- plies for aid. '2, The fund recognizes as being on the same not onl} Canadian volunteers and regulars, but also the Not many families will be left total destitution. According to a.circular issued by the Central committee in Ottawa, tha wife of a married soldier (Canadian) will have sent to her each month by the. paymaster-general of the Militia department at Ottawa, a cheque for as a separation allowance. The wife of a British Reservist will receive each month 3'Jc (Is 7d) per day for herself..anrl 6c (3d) per day for oach childj with a maximum of J8c so that a wife and thres children would .receive from the Im- perial Governraent- about 57c a day, making per month. Again, there are often wage aarn- s in the family who do or can con- tribute in part towards its support. Further many employers are contin- uing to pay to the family of a srv- dicr on active service, the whole or part of the airiest such soldier as an employee had been ac- customod to earn. All these sources ncomc should be inquired into by lha local Relief Committee and carc- 'ully considered i when calculating what amount a family may justly re- ceive from the fund. i At a meeting of'the executives of; ;he North and South Alberta branch-! it was decided that the following j amounts may be justly paid to de- pendents during the bread-winner's absence Per month Wife on.her owtf.'accoimt ........536.00 Allowance for one child between 10 and 15 years of age 9.00 .Allowance for child between 5 and 10 years''pf age 6.00 Allowance for one, child under 5 jeirs OF age. 5 00 -With a maximum allowance of SfiO.OO for the largest family. THE CENTRAL ORGANIZATION As custodian of the ce-miaon fund, the Central Organization will he ex- pected to exercise-'general oversight over the methods activities of all- the txranehes. .A record of' all names, so far as obtainable, of men to the fiont, will be kept pttiwH and local organizations v, be monthly to "send in a statement of the names on their lists ithe amcants being allowed to each. A moment's reflection will show two obvious reasons why a central fund is desirable 1st. ability of- communities to raise, funds and the claims made up- on organizations will be far Trom uniform. Some branches will b.e ible to collect more than they local- y need, others vill demands be- their power to satisfy. In this j time the strong should be willing to help to---bear the burdens Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder is not a contributor to the increased cost of living. Its price has not advanced, although there has been a great increase in the cost of cream of tartar, from which it is made. Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder makes the finest and most wholesome food and is most economicaHn practical use. Made from POTS, Grape Cream of Tartar Officers of Cavalry Regiment With Canadian Force The officers of the Strathcona Horse, one of the cavalry with the first Canadian Etptditioaary forek- now in England. Top row, left to A. D. Cameron, Lieut A'; G. Critchley, Lieut. J. B. Oritoiilaj', M. Dpch'erty, Lieut. D. C. Davis. Middle A; Shaw, Major F. Mactte, A. G. MacdonelI'D.S.O., O.C.US.H. (R.G.3, Major H. D. B. Ketchen, L. Cartwrlgrht, Bottom T. L..Arnott, Lieut. H.--Duhalt. Local-organizations should get in- Biin dome families will be to communication as soon as possible ound in districts where no relief or British army ami navv and French, Belgian, Servian, iian and Japanese reservists saving dependents in Canada, 'one lo join the These Htis- who, have sol- fiors are all lighting side hj side for he common cause, and their families n Canada are entiled to equal con- uderation. 3. Aid can be granted only while be soldloi is on active service It may be cooirneivttii, however, Irom ,hc tame that he gives up his om- (ioyment or leaves his home and be ohtinueii so long as he is with Ins egimeht, so long allowini reasonable time or his return journey to his ihtxae in 4 The names of families receiving lelp should be transmitted to the central executive for verification and ICCOlil. ganizatibns can be found. Hence. tin ecd-of a central that ma; tand tohind all and see :that in no ilace throughout pur wide Dominion rinqcent suffering is permiUed to ex st. 2nd. A central organisation, is fur her 'necessary to make, sure that the oale of distribution, making due al owance for, the difference. in cost o .vjjig is approximately the same wit] ach branch Obviously it would be nfair for one locality to support its amihes too generously, while anoth- was exercising the greatest ecoh y, and yet both were falling back pon the common fund. Hence, tfcere iibuld be no objection'on the part .of the local Relief Committee whei the Central Body feels it. incumbenl upon them to seek information as tq their scale of assistance and give them advice as to how it may u6 made to conform with that generally allowed throughout Canada Head -Office o! Canadian Patriotic Fund is at Ottawa His )tic Hi, Royal Highness, tllie Governor-Gener- al, is President and Gnairman of the Executive Committee, H. B. Anuis, MP Hon. ojrarv Treasurer, is the Honorary W T Wlute, Jf P., is the Hou- Cheques should be made payable to the ''Canadian Patriotic Fund Funds raised in-Alberta" for the Can- adton should be tran- smitted to the Honorary Treasurer North and- South Alberta branches. The central hodv be most hap- jy to facilitate the endeavors of pa- ;riotic Canadians throughout the Do- minion to carry forward an organized effort to ensure that tne wives and families of our brave soldiers who the'battles of Em- pire' with army and navy of Great Britain and her. shall not suffer want during their absence at the front Tftis is the least that Lhose of us who do not go into dan- ?rr Can do for those who an willing to suffer, fjnd, it need be down theu lives for our commtfu _._ ._, _ 1 -the Provin- cial Legislature-, is the inoTvi- dual responsible for; the organization of the Fund .in his-constituency. HOSPITALITY It is nice to know that In these days ol! lost reputations pitalitr, at any of decadence. A conwpiiittait come across the following mept in a tailor's shop In Tokfoi Ite-f spectacle lidles and gentlemen jaaiji coiue here to.have f The Endless Chain. Mr. Retail Merchant; your busi- ness depends entirely on the prosperity of your customers. Canadian factories running at top speed mean top-notch business for Canadian merchants. The merchant himself can be a big help in bringing this about. Consumption of goods "Made in Canada" means employment for every Canadian workman. Mr. Merchant, urge your customers to buy Cana- dian goods for their sake; for your own sake. Every Canadian faces the responsibility of keeping Canada is the way you can do your and it is to your own advantage. ,4 Ptuh Them Because They're "Made in Canada." ;