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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta How Women of Calgary Successfully Reduced High Cost of Keeping Alive Tliey Fought Victoriously for VOGEL LIKHS TO SHOOT LIVE BIRDS-MRS. WATTS IS PROUD OF HER FITNESS Introduction of One-Cenl Pieces. IMPORTED FRUJT AND VEGETABLES And Sold Them at Cai Transfers for Of Course They Vote. By GERTRUDE ACIIKSON. climate is sttraulaticg. None who have experienced il deny. Why our clock, which in Toronto and tlie East dally lost, from five to fifteen minuter until it lagged aloes Eomtwfcwo in ihc years bcfore! last, hero in A31 with, fraiEF dally five to ten minutes, acccniing 33 cr lYrfcaps it is in part .bitiuse of this MiranLstir.g climate, which acts tis iha crack cf a whip over C-igglag that Calgarv b-xji a leader in uiar.y a pioneer in Canadian muni- cipal ownership, for instance. At any even ter wocieji are energetic and achieve results; as la proven by their success In corabsiias the bigh cost of living. Tis but one year ago that a new and powerful raijrht al- most ray sdiled to Calgary's list of women's organUtUtons. With Mra. R. R. Jaraieson, Canada's only woman jcdgc, as was fonneJ the Calrary Local Council of and to oc.e of its committees, HJUICT the c oavE r-ershlp of Mrs. E. P. was tfce Home. Econ- omics Department. At this llice, escort in the posst-office "ac.3 one departmental etore, no copper 'money was in Calgorr- Even were fire cer.ls on the street, though twe-nty-fivo rents .a inouth delivered. Prices jumped br was no icidway. TemptatioD to Dbbooeriy BKSIDKS contribution to the high cost of living this practice templed to dishonesty. It was fo for the frail to raske hts ?2 cents worth pf meat 01 cheese or celery 23 nnd so receive 25" cents instead of 20 cents. The "Local Council of "Wonic; QUEEN DEFIES AN ANCIENT CUSTOM By Dining With Wife of Arch- bishop of Canterbury Their Majesties Dealt Blow lo llw Fiction That Britain's Highest Church Dignitary Is a Bachelor. the Board cf Trade, ntaVle an effort to Lave copper mc-uty Introduced, gecer- allr, but the negotiations failed, as that august body replied that the Cslgary merchants considered that tbe time was not yet. Then, Its Economic? Committee, the Local Council began an agitation for a new. puhlls incrXcU the old-one being badly located''and dis- ccnragex! by a very poor car .This market, it may be mer.tioned, hid proved a complete failure- only four of its sialls. being taken. the city hurins on Ihe ahrestment In the two rears of its life, or illness, j request inw "'Mayor replied that as so women ever catne to tha old building, why should a n-ew one bo built? Next the comrnittce larcctigated tho .cause of the higii price of fruits and vegetables, which then were imported, from British Colombia and the United States, and they found rial this was in part due to the cost of handling1, owing to toe extravagant- in A Carload of Frmt O see wbat could be done by a more direct-method of service between producer anil consumer they, them- selves, trousbt In a catloed of frnit and vegetables from British CJolcrobia. They .intended to sell froin a tent bcaido the car, but being offered the use of the market building they accepted the of- fer and fold.lt the-re. They advertised it well, by penxraal effort of the Tnem- hera of the committee, the result being tha.t the market was croiTtied with "friendly or ccrioiis be- "camc such enthusiastic purcbaaerB that carload was sold in less than thtw hours and all expenses coTujrod. Then "the women offered to liaj-.dle the for a British Columbia flrm, tie firm nfEUmlng the responsibility anil the committee providtcg tbo Ibis, too, was done, Ihe advertising being done aa before by the members over the With the Westerners' "Boost tfce brousht cicellent results. The market w.is opened on June 21; and by the first of Angtat they had succeeded in entic- ing good display of Albert a vegetables cauliilower, parsley, radish, T peas, lettuce.- etc.. wbich for quality were unsurpassed. On the 'Jl5t of June, coun- cil's copper money efforts had their first inninra, when cents were used on .the public roarfcet, and in. August, when -the Hudson's Bay- Company opened its splendid new store. That firci, "wbich had been, tb.9 chief op- of the capitulate 3, and tte gallant. Adventurers opened tnelr doors to little coin, Oiie by one cthtr firms cave followed suit, and one of the dallies, the Mortiins Albertan, also has bowed Us price in.bomase, and pat on t'je street the oaly paper west of "Winnipeg; Reduced Car Fares TIIB_ league had much work to do In petting old and useless by- laws in order lo assist beta producer and consumer, and through' its representations, one very important concession waa Erantecl. The Calvary Street glory be municipally-owned, and at the urgent request of the league, backed by its thousand members, tha rail- way reduced Ihe fere, so that now you make take the car from any part of tbe city to the market on Wednes- day and Saturdays and receive, on reaching your destination, a market transfer, which carries you home free. So successful has been the worlc of Calgary's women, and the co-ojxira- tive efforts of farmers and producers, that between the opening day, June 21st ana Sept. 1st tbe market had mode all of Its twenty atnll" were taken. now there Is not enough accommodation. The fruit supply, which tbo eagle tye of the sanitary Inspector has surveyed, is nlntly per cent, better r.ow than at A GREAT- W.OMAN TRAP SHOOTER AND NO.TED PHYSICAL CULTURIST MRS. AMXA RICKKR VOGEL, ot Detroit.-the champion Hvo bird trapshooler of her ECS, who, at the Sportsman's Show, being- held at the Grand Central Palace in New York, showed souaoftho finest sliootinir seen here for many Shs rtceivcJ' an from tho and responded by l-roaking 42 clay birds out of 5P, and beating a majority of the men tsperts. Mrs. Diana AVatts. the noted English physical cultural, who arrived in America a few days ago with her revived Greek ideal for the perfec- tion ot our minds and bodirs. Five years of study, durire which time Mrs. Watts Isolated hc-rself on the Isle of Capri, oft thc'coast of Italy, tins convinced ht-r that she-has rediscovered the Greek ideal of physical fitne's which has been lost to the world for centuries- Though she ad- mits she has reached the" of stands before the to-dny a new type of woman. Tho flush cf youth tojn and In She will also. lecture at Embassy In WashiDgtont V't shovrs her in the of the "Aegina Archer." v pbota WHKX tho King and Queen dined tt l-imbrih I'alaco with the .Archbishop of Canterbury Mrs. DavM.-en, his they defied a precedent la the- Church of KngiAnii "which could almost be to Henry Vlll.'a. famoiis defiance ot the dictates For never before has an English sov. erelgd acknowledged, by the accept- ance of.hospitality" at't bo'bonds cf the Tflfja of tbe Archbishop of Canterbury, (hat this venerable dignitaiy possessed a wife. In tbc.eyes of royalty he-had hitherto been officially proclaliucil a bach'eipr, 'It way back In tho days, of Queen Elizabeth, who became furious rhii her'Archbishop of Cautcrb'ury took unto 'himself a wife without her con- sent. Unannounced it to her person- upon nls tended but slio pretended'not to know what lib was antl ever Afterward, kept p thfe firce of licatinsr.him as'i l-ach- .-From ttat'Jay, to this .the British f sovirelgns havev'dceUced to know offi- cially in tho uttjuoltV.oC the.court. that r !of Canterbury-- was It ludicrous "to be iff 'but -an antiquated curjosity DIM, but it liia a caused many .-pious and estimable throughout tlie centuries. The ArchUiEliOp' of Canterbury Li the raost important porsonago In the___ dona afler tha sovcrcUu and the heir ,o the ihronc, and botli the King- Jueen arc crowned by him, in the precedence of the court lie comes mediately after royally, and he pits at tbe top of the illnnc-r table even at oval dinner parties In Windsor Cas- ,le and, liuckinghara Palace. At Bottom of Table BUT tho traditions of "Good Queen Bess" iKivt been faithfully obscrv- ed by placing tho Archbishop's wife ni he very bottom of tho table, Indignant but quite help'.csp, .13 a person utterly devoid of any rank -whatever, and com- Ing In the dinner procession along with the nobodies at tlie very fail ot the goods, but this is beyond the ECOPO tlon of 'the .phone .'She- would call, up name after tho In- formatkin certafn we to be at'the market neit nay, an ask the hearer -lo" teJI five artier 'wb' men Jhe news.. Calgairy Women. DID l tell you Mayor 'and aW'ermtn .wcrp .'And-In-inost aid. r: tell you hi Calvary women vote-. they hiiven'i In 'municipal affajra, but what ihfcy have anO thc-ir numbers are not few. their importunity 3iot altogethor Then but of you mustn't whisper there has Ucn a slight finar.cfal eir3nffency in CaJ- Good aolld coin of Iho rralm haa bMn-cr-rather elusive, and there l.i a chance that ;he movement opportune, and that perhaps quite al Ihe credit of Calvary's lowered prices may r.ofba aUritafed to lia market, dcaplte Its frtr, rtcHvfcrr, rare, Homo Town" spirit, the committee now I and (ho .quality of meal, which ......Iberia produce tho Inspector of tha organization, for financial and othfr and llitir reply ia ci- ways "You assume the responsibility and fuibish the goods, and we will provide the buyers" It is not to be supposed that all Ihwo re we Rail were secured without bit'.er ion. Butcher or.tl merchant worked ooth and nail to upheld old coadi- ior-s, fighting the movement at every But encouragement carr.e as wtll. 'ha Trades and Labor Council gave splendid support- One Alberta floiir inn offered to w-ll its first grade flour through Its CaJzary agents to .nyone wearing a Consumers' Ixoguc a price twenty-five csnta a iundrcdwcIght lees tban ffour had :ver been in Calgary. An offer iratefuHy accepted. AnU iho Ir.creas- ng Interest of farmers and buyers was an Incentive to greater, .efforts. And they were great efforts. 1'ub- ic mot-llnys were held- Mayor and vlfermen were' interviewed, not once rjt many times. Conditions wcro In- 1 eatitratftj, antf the results given wide >ubliclty. The telephone- was work- :d overtime In perrxmal advertising. raafle an effort to get Alb on tho mofXcL They wrote Utters to all the institutes and nnicnn, etc-, atkiTijf what they could pat en the market, and promising to provide the buyers, If the produce was i-ro- T gratluata of Dublin, acd ever so many more at a hlph Btandard. Various requests havo been rnaxle, by fruit, milk, and o ther r reduce TB, a ratthod of which asking tha Ic-aguc to handle their SUFFRAGE HYMNS AND SONGS-NO. T Uie .second oC a of suffrage songs-by James ChitC Inspector Public Schooia rn.Toronto, MY DEAR CANADIAN HOME. Tnr.e: "My Old Ktntncky rich In my dear Canadian borne, Oar lakes and oar rivers and mines wealth tmlold, ar.d on hM and woodland We have forteta of maples and pEr.es. A-catlon great we should make In comlrg years, WTi03> men acd whose women will-bu race with Idoals high find true, wr-or sinving >to make men frtc. Never harb faitb for Ho will right in Mir dtar horn'-, In the wort: wo hato to do nil tho way. aro bright la my clear Canadian hoine. Foe women are golng'to do Their share with men in the making ot the laTrs protect mta, and women, loo, tan4 In hana they are marching up hHI To al1 thelr children aright, thoir way tho evils In Iteir. etc. S ill I, that buytrs to the ctusl vet who. in flualier days rerr.tilnetl at liotne and member ivag.given a cerlain ?ec- siaver. used Graham JJeVi'o' grt-al fooistt-p- LADIES PLAY LACROSSE IN OXFORD. ENGLAND Southern Ladies Were Winners Over Oxford by 7 to 3 Bow Knots, Black Onyx, Are "Latest" in Spring Jewelry Heavy Bracelets in Mosaic Designs. Studded With' Jewelv ate "Also Up-lo-Date Earrings in the Discard, as are Black Opals Also "It." W1 Mia." Randall Davidson Br M. B. arc HK firhle women's jniniJs arc said to nre women's ranncnt, in haJr, and jewels, not (o mention Uwfr pc. ppcclal They ars rolled and tfilngs. ?plkca ftU dfamorid BluJ- dej, for tho ornamental parl v.-liich .'rfttir.st tbc.1 the latcnl n jewel-Atiulded nplka "the conlrc of Ihn prong, whlcti corrf- pontl.1 In rolor lo the b.tlr. TMs givf.i ft v.iricCy of jfiwolfl .1 chtncc Ifl For Iho hair lo-ihy 13 Of AS jnqni -colQts ;