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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 12, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VENICE, THE BEAUTIFUL, A PATHETIC SIGHT TO-DAY The Oily Is in Garments, Wilh Her Ait Treasures Covered. ART SHPPS CLOSED Only One Street, Not Dependent On Foreign Buyers, Is Busy and Prosperous. luokinr ihei r o ve rbu rdencd 'counters with tizsrre looking sou venirs cry out for time when will and Ol all the nations at Italy lias been the most vigilant In protecting her treasures. into torment aitor ths sh averted their knorring that the enemy has hesitated at noth- ing. FTOTII Venice to Brindisi was ex- plored In profound7 secrecy, a few njanUis before war was declared, and the utmost precautions imaginable TV ere taken to preserve htr marvels. Poverty and Hunger spite" of" the danger the greater I nr.rt of Venice's inhabitants have rc'iinincd- The recent series of aero- plane attacks and their proved.futil- ity, seem to bare given a certain to the people. Across St M-rk's Place, sailors in white uni- fonns walk brifJdr tripping along gaily are also the Venetian glrlE, who wcnr their large black shawls, EO gj-scefully. But through all this out- ward corerttis of I peno- tralcd until'I.found there i? tragedy here in tragedy so profound and so Tinremedifttle, that one's heart aches In sympathy. Here where tides' arc so prolific, tvcry member of a family'has tat right to Is inclteet -to bs contemptuous of suck. there arc some whose homes are olds The Calholk Mooirfery on Ac life of Laura so into their printing house. here is the headquarters c! Armenian Anil then again out in to the sartlen where rruit and vege- the lasoon toward? Venice fat three j of the "Tint when he stayed they told me. What fine, benevolent s these eole have! And ho'.v ArraenlA has suffered war! I know, a little of li, for I spoke to some of the refugees who came to Odessa after the fall Venetian people, oE this coa- xlict, with brave hearts and hopeful hen this war Is over, be established. That Inde will not have fought in vain, when accomplished, when will cease from troub- and love and kindliness will be the one great bond which binds tsa HIGHEST ORDER IS THE GARTER YEX1CE. June 1517. EVOKE saying "Ail t B Venice. I have btea visitiu EDnie ot her cloafce-l beauties: nnd hoping when I return to be able to rejoice In restoration or her treasures to their now sad an unoccupied resting places. Ventwln ivar defending her- se'.r, jnlglit cause the dilettante ot ar to weep tears of ruse, yet I can wtl believe those -who tell roe that never has Venice been so harmoniously pathetic. Tryms to for- Ec-t her unslshtly sno lutsi overlookia a sort of troubled fascmntion for ODlooker. is not only defend- The Red Crow Ten Howe On the Border BRITISH HENS ON STRIKE, 'NOGRAINjTHENNOEGGS" They Haven't Any Unions or Strike Conunillcfs, Bui Nevertheless are Solidly United, and Their Aclicn Is Having lls Effect. TEA HOUSE ON It Draws Its Workers From Vemont arid Quebec Side of Line. By nON'AI.P SHAW. I.O.MIOX. Aua. :3. i> i' rebellion in Hie ing asalnsl hostile alrcMtt tnJ bombardment, but against mis- ery for her inhabitants. B'-it hfr Ihoss of Elass and decorated wood r.nd leather which depend EO entirely on visitors for the hotels am. restaumnts-pr.Mat of atrocUiM com. Kn aspect of sertion. Tne are tixi terrible ior newspaper foreign But tha Riallo wiia Its WAS ONCE A GARAQE Only Two All Rest arc Volunteer Retl Cross Enthusiasts. iBy But the Order of Merit Is Pre Eminent Gift of King. V Is Ihe greatest honor in the gift of the King? "Oh, the Garter, of coursel" says everybody; and it may at admitted that the Knighthood of the is the most exclusive order of chivalry in he world, and nave neen of the bitterest the Kaiser had to swallow when his name anri the names of his relatives and allies were struck off that roil whose shrine Is SL George's Chapel, Windsor. But tha Garter, though the most exclusive order, Inasmuch as it is to royalty and nobility, Is not the greatest honor the King can confer. That position of pre-emin- Mother Rita of Mon RK DIG TING til's "world war, an liesldes that .Bed Cross Garden Tea I f House u-as once a, garage, but that was before the war. Now a large, white sign, spanned vrlllx a solid red cross, stands beside the vil- la ec street arm points to its changed mission. Changed, indeed, since from the obscurity of jirlvato sarase II has blossomed forth Into an interna- tional institution! Situated in a Bor- der draws its workers from both the Vermont and the Que- bec sides cf tho and while at first Its p-.'iKeeds vrers devoted cn- irely to the needs of the Canadian Tied Cross, now, with the entry of the United States Into the war, they will jo d equally between.the adJan and American'Keg Cross Eocie- lhu_ perfecting its .International character. v ihls little tea house that is servln: allied cause EO uniquely s mod? whitB almost htd den by the spacious; country hous thsl rises in frAnt oMt.' But it face a quaint, English-like garden, wher Canterbury hells blossom beside th foxglove, nnd vrrens', and robins en Joy a secluded In shel country, uml It is exlemllns w the ccnieid of Hie UnilcJ Kingdom. .Moreover. It Is hkcly to iave sitiiuus conscauonces not mly to ili-s ordinary piibllc, tut to Hie and convalescent sol- diers. It is a litooJlpfJ ri'beHi'jn anil one not itsell In any Uann meetings. aellton Hint Is causing much Incon vcnleiice and Is lively to cause con donvUy more ion'r- In plain words the hens of K ing of or riotous Nevertheless, it Is a re- o "out on strike." out airing their grievances in the press or bnnclinET themselves together In so- cieties and unions ihcy are yet unanimous !n Ihclr oiipositlon. The cause of their cbstreporoiis be- !i Snat Ion o" tho pec! held u p .Ulyi'.s of ovens titul grills, lectured ho hens on the excellent anil nulrl- lous Dualities IM the human if the Hesli ot recalcitrant bens ivben cooUed youus wnd cousuixied In common with new potatoes and Krencli beans. Hut tho hena inertly continued to cluck placidly, tat house scraps, and awaited their fata with heroic resignation. They would not lay eggs without grain, and II grain were not forthcoming they the-' would rather fate oven the stockpot than give In to Ihe whims of a shoct- figutcU set of individuals who hail not thought He to consider tho [nner mechanism of a normal fowl Isforo issuing orders affecting Its diet, Scarcer Dearer Yet ND thus It Is that the liens havo threatcn- havlour Is very easily stated. Not Ions ago our [internal Government, which reguliitcs exactly what food we sliall OJisume anil how much of it prr .ead shail be permitted e.ich Inill- extended their atUntlcn to ruiincd Madame MazzucK by ibe Italian Folaier who art figMins tbe AustrBin ual, extended their attenti poultry yard, ami deter in tiw Alps for the lone in the wnr hosyllals Iwck of he Alfilnc fightin? linos, she is in he United Statca to solicit funds lint from licncjetorwanl (a date announced In the hens should subsist on IIOJEC s-crai'3 nnd refuse only. No longer'thould these- uni- versal providers of nn essential food be permitted to indulge themselves in hard liraJn of tiny kEnd. Orders the most stringent kiinl were pro- that anyone found fcedlDg hard Rrain to hens would be licavlly fined an'l held up to public exe- cration .15 a person lacking In pa- triotism anil wholly devoid of recognition ol his responsibility cf" cnfc-rciiitf "upon every member of his ND thus It Is that the 1 triuinjihed and ive are cil with an of a very seri- ous nature. Never liavo eggs been EO scarce and so dear, and while tlioso in tho trade ono for comfort that they win bo yet scarcer dearer, not uuobtalnabic at, any price, long btforo ow- ing to the fact that people nre killing off their young pujlets Instead cf keeping them for laying purposes be- cause ot the restrictions on feeding them grain. Having survived a potato famlr.s anil become accustomed to Ihc re- markable production known as "war which members of 1'nrlUl- mcnt and doctors assure us Is high- hat are urgently, needod for the an war hospitals. Known along the entire fror.t of the Italian forces as 'the anyol of the army.'1 Mme. Maz- zui-hl is tha third of the sis vromen who were s'ven permits to drive armv .imbulaiice-s in Mmc. Maz- zuchl Is tho of the Itaiiau con- sul-general at Ttheims. appetites and orders to correspond. Then it ia'that .the ability ot the is-nut to the1 'test, and oflcif aTich a "frt clency maintained as gladdened tho a sfatfr of effi fpmily the "urgent neeJ. of war economy." Didn't Consult the Hen jNFOKTUNATELiY, houcver, the J v.-ell-intentloned nnd earnest at Westminster in .their zenl omitted to consult tho humble hen on Ihe matter nt all. In fact, they did not consider hur worthy of consultation. They just said: "Hens shall lay eggs on house scraps and not on anil thought no more tntcr their ;iivc Taylor himself. If the kitchen wouM of even ter of a tail evergreen- hedje. The has Iiccn rash mon and wars and uke Francis Ferdinand, the heir to br, rough, Interior tea, room Is brightened by a to ere arc some uuiuc.-' than any of our prid cnce must bs accorded to the right ]cllcr3 "O.M." ofter one's me. The Order of Itcrit has not long eslatliihed, but by.unlTer- sa! consent It has taken a premier place among those honors which ihe best and greatest mar covet wlthou ss ot simplicity and dignity. preveola them from accepting public who, because of the Trar, are almost starving. "Ah! satd one aged man te me, yet ns might be eighty years of age, EO bent and ivorn he Is with Is good to hear your appreciation of our Venice 1 donht it I -will live to her restored tocher Mauty bu about us ..Say -wil endure to the remind me of Gabrielie d'Annunzio's words, had hoped to meet this great Italia writer, but he, with marvelous in trepidity, 13 again at the front Ovc years ol age, he Is seryins email rank, and redeeming man faults of an over esthetic personalit .While recovering, from an aeroplan It -wan feared r might lose his -urote fro hisArenice home to his friend llauri Barres. "Don't occupy yourself w: my eyes, brother, but thick rather to save for other eyes ihe beauty, of the TTCjld." 4 [gating for BcMrt; IB it not for the- Deauty if-tho world that lUly Tghls? That she It combating litttej 4o realize, what is" the tnl Hher nations! In all her long plst, not JUily rMpee'ted and cnltlva'xil' without ccaaln? all that is lieantlfrlT T'nc most of people cannot the I-M, that ro matu-r her decadence ha? been, yet Htly has given the first among even the greatest cf cher-d-ocuvres. I in an Admiralty motor boat, the day to Wantl of Rt I.izarn.'. Thue I visited tho P.Dnan JIODBitery of the Armenian piesU. Here, too, war penelrjt- Xor the college, which was the main sustenance of the order, Is n02t without How gladly thd Armenian fathers 'welcomerl me! They look rr.3 down their dered pathr.-ays, ar.d into the court- yard where roses bloosi beside the Doric columns, climbing over tlic masonry with riotous unrc-sfraiof Into ths refectory lo the Into ttieir denuded library I gay noweri. and its dark walls be Austrian throne, should be con- clude indication of an ability to oretell the futures accurately. Wilh ler jrast performances in mind, the atest prophecy of Mother Rita, of the famous prophetess of Balkans, carries additional weight. ,She now predicts that Vien- na, will fall on the day Kms Peter, ihe aged monarch of .Serbia, dies. Perhaps time will prove her right. Stranger things have hap- pened. A breathe forth a stirring message through recruiting The to add cinna- to Ihe menu, a generous neighbor having lent her electric ioaslcr. there is apt to be me long call .'or these dishes. The capacity tcaslor, wilh f two heads that the hen, the small am) In- significant and humble hen, could be 50 iKird-hoarled-arTil lirazen-faccd as to refuse to carry out their august mandates.' ._ Judge then of the awful revelation ishcs. The has resulted. The hens made o, topmost aid not march in y nutritious, Einu which we knovr iccessitatcs tho purchase ot largo luanlitics ot medicinal remedies to assist its digestion, we have now to accustom ourselves to doing without one of the most essential articles of food. True, normally well can manago to exist qulle easily, without tggs, but the weakly ones mil the Invalids cannot. ]And just t present, alas! wo have a larya lumber of tho latter to tic provided br.v Unfortunately, toOf'U.misiakc cf this kind cannot rectified inx1 hurry, and even if tho order Is re- scindcd or modified It will not 1'ro- tiuco anything like a sufficient sup- ply of e ESS tills irepr, or unlil-late next year. Apart from the egg question, wo arc getting along fairly if expensively. As though to ofler us some compensation for. the weary. dreary winter and the shortsighted- ness ot men In general, nnd mcmlicrj of in particular, we hava been vouchsafed a. perfectly .lovely j .1 supera'jundance of a house and A farmer' Union Jack and the Stars and Stripes are everj-whcrei entwined, tnjly sym- bolic ot the spirit of the I the community Itsplf. wife has lent for decoration her choic- est memento of.the Illumi- nated acknowledgment, from the H and o Hitherto It has been conferred with .Sir Kdward Elgar and Thomas Hardy and Morley is to be of the company, of noblemen indeed, who have gained their patent to nobility by splendid achievement and by the production of work which will outlast all the dynasties of kings. streme care, and the number of eople whb have held this title and all-mark of universal esteem ond dmlration have seldom exceeded ri dozen. But to be in' the company of 7HurHK.OTO.DO. TvOIXG what ons can'Is doing the WOMEN' Doing Uraberiig in Britain are now busllrenfragcd Canadian Government 'of maple sugar sent the soldiers.' A-Bavarian helmet, curiously hangs on the wall. Most people ,handle It thoughtfully, and with less' uis'dain, than tho small boy c fortunate enough to find .1 piacc "instsl." The dishes sometimes .0 out. Altogether. It v.'hlrl bile it lasts, bul snch a. rush ir, wel- only to the workers in- to the villagers outside, ho, passing by, anxiously count the umber of Cars and rejoice "a ond day for the Tea Auspiciously opened on thp 3rd of and thoroughly one unanimous strike. tmfji uiu miivi.. c..lnnipr i the midst tonslin- there may bBlhirc brass1 Lands, to announce Iheir summer XN.I.I fruit EiilAac and various kinds of of revolt. fruit nnd veBfelablcs, and as a spccia concession housewives have been allowed a certain quantity of sugar for preserving thli year, Instwl of tljc entire stock golns to Ihe iimmi- fucturers, fiJ that those who are for- tuncitc to have fruit ol their own groMng have hccn enabled to went out on They elected lo'livc on' hbuse scraps, ar.c! aiiparent- ly to cnjuy life on them, but they flatly and with one accord de- clined to lay eggs on tho war diot al- lotted. them- As Jv result- exaspcr- ated owners threaened t f. put by some ot it tor winter line, 1310 (the 'King's the went luisiiv fonrard throughout year Ihe ivomcn have continued Hie ctiiorpriao' with renewed Interest.! Thus -it 1s rtistt Httlo house has come to bo the centre of the com- ni'Jiiity'P Ir.tGrfst nnil thousht. Mviiryonn In (crjiis ot liousr1, sind c.'ou Kummcr vvarilrobcu arc mid lo tie RtlcctfifJ !o soilt Ihe nctivULrs there. Nor is thrs confined to the Immediate vmafjos. The wlvfs ot nir.ny of (he nrEtrUbor- farmers gcn- rrous donations of egg- ndverdBinK medium of commim-' It has proved decided The ivomlcr of tho enters prise 13 the; splcmlitl co-opcratlori: lias mrule it rossiblc. Ameii-. ran and Canadian women of English, l-'rcnch. and Irish extraction Imvo tlidr rctty d if farm ma rrnrl have Jolnrffl hancl.-! In IhJs Irthor and The Union J'acfc flames ncro.-s the room: "It fa Our Work for It! KiRht for HJ" And ,no'-v till Stara amlfSlrIpC3 be- :ldc echoing the nppcal. M l d Ihrrc hot nor cbI< a day OMEN' are now busllrenfragc '..1 ting in the of Itrenlnor, Mid Devon. The work Is i W thty en'Joj- doing th'e-lr bit for the country. They fell Ihe pines ..n then Into lenjthi.for pi! props. This just Meal for A tlalacfimenl of'tno 12lh t v ;