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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 11, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, APRIL 11, 1914 THE LETHBRIDCE DAILY HERALD PAGE SEVEN WHAT IS THE MEANING OF YOUR FAMIY NAME f The F Secret of correct dressing is snug- filling undawcar. Besides improving the look of one's outer garments it assures the utmost in comfort while giving one Ihe satisfaction of being well-dressed from the skin out. Penmans Underwear is actually fait lo knit with mechanical precision to fit the varihg types women and knit to retain knit from the best selected wools. When you buy Penmans undcrweer you can be sure of its lasting, smooth- fitting qualities. No. 95 natural wool garment is a great ask to see it. Look- for the trademark. Pfenmans Limited Paris, Canada Dndcnreir .90 HoiIer? of Underwear MOTORCYCLES If the TWO-SPEED YALE will not outdo In actual DEMON- STRATION any other Jiotoicycle in the dp not wait your inoner. By thin.we mean liit 1C Uio TWO-SPEED" YALE can't do it don't want you to buy a VALE. Excelsior Autocycle Prices from to tSOS.OO. Seven different srodel3. MoLaury iu CJJrla' Own I'auc-r and Woman's Mag- azine. But as they grew more num- erous U became necessary or desir- able to give tome additional name or title as a mark of honor, or 'or a jitckname or other meant of dtstlo- g 0119 man fiom hie fellows. So we have Zeno Uie Stole, Saul of Pclsr the Hermit, JUchardthe L.ton Hesrtod, Wheace first came surnames nooao may presumo to eay. Perhaps all wet6 used equally, but next to the commonest ones are thoae made up oT tbe father's name plus the word "son" In Saxon, or Its iqulralent In other dialects. lu Cel- tlo tUe Jor "son" is "Mac." or 'Hlc." ucuftlly shortened to "Me" or does your produce cold; hence our So we the Mai-DonaliU, (tlie of JlcLougb- ns, the McCabe.i and tho McGulrea. From tho Irish (for "BOH wo have the O'Drlenp, tho O'Con- nells and.the la Vv'elth of" appears "Ap." and ihli placed before a lather's name chang- ed it BO as to be hardly In Uiis llct belong Price (Ap Rico, BOD ot Uowen lAp Prltchard (Ap I'owell (Ap Powell.) Fltt Came From "Fill" From the Korman came tho modified form FItz, and then FiU Warren as two r.amea Fitz- gerald or FItz Gerald, and Fitzpat- rlck. Cloeely a'lled to these are the endings "ot" and meaning "little." Hence we get Wllklns (Uttie Wll- ley, Elliot (little Ellas) and Dunning [lUtle Dun.) After the battle of Hastings in 10CC canie the Normans, and with them a host or new namee. Then we Lear of tho Roberts, Richards, Ro- lands and Mlleses (a with various modEued forms. So from Roberts came Robertson, Robins, Rob- Inscn, Cohblnaon Ilichard gave ua Richard Rich: bridge." of nurzery rhymes. The beivenly bodies were delQed aad still live ai Earner. Here wo niturally look for Mr, En3, but lu vain, although 31 r. Moon Is fairly comusoa. The Ury is Eolred. however, whoa we Icarn lhat among the ancient Norse- men tha sun was a ft mini no deity the moon was her brother, Siarr have end tbe deities of the chief seasons have given us Hummer and, Winter, with Snow as the Mter'a companion. Names of Bibllcil Stamp With tbe extension of ChrbUinlty canio names of BIblkil stamp, and In great cumbers. Uoyt Dftmed la honor of prom la eat cturfccUrfi or of satnti on vnhoae birthdays the chil- dren wero born or eared from some dJpaster. Here we find Artam, John, Paul or Philip or Phelpt and Seymour (8t. Mnur.) It the birth occurred on a holy day or during a tea it, that recorded. simply, if difficult, hto name was "Hockford." But if the place could rleo to the dignity of hav- ing a bridge, there was t keeper, and his name was "Bridgeraan" or 'Bridge1 The material of the bridge waa Indi- cated bs1 "Woodoridge" or "Btono- ards, Hicks, Dick, ens, Dickinson, Jliggins and strangely eunuch HLtrtcock meaning a iicrt' young fellow.) One moro became prominent about tliis time, John, Johnson and the de- rivative Jones, sen of John, which lu its various forms of Jenkins, Jenks, Jennings, Jack, Jacox, the Welsh Evans, the Flemish Hanson; Hanking tlancock anil JJtlle-John gives the Smiths a hard race to keep flrst place. In those early days old Norso deities were renlllles ei-. pect to find icme names derived from them. 9o we have Oden, probably from "Odin." "Thor" IE probably seen In Torry and surely-in Thorman (Thor's aleo In- Thorburo, where Is from-an old: word meaning a hoar, an animal aaored to this god. Flint represents a subor- dinate deity ol that name, wfcoao Im- age of large sUo was made of flint. Froat likewise recalls a minor di- vinity, an olf, who helped to Frcm Official PositTor.i blrocLJons are Been in East, South, Wast, Eastman and Eastwood. n that period ol.huts tbe man who could afford to own a house was Mr. House, and the material was ed' by Wocdhouse or. Stonehouse. IE t stood oy.tho moor- or march it was Moorhouse or Morcbousei and If tto occupant used it for purposes of school he was called Mr. Schoolhouse. he were thrilty enough to have a lalaled houee he T HE WANTED THE .WINNER. famous financier was dining at his favorite rcsVauraut. his grilled lobster was brought to the table, tho fceen-eyed financier noticed was minus a. claw. Tho attendant explained that In ,1 fight another lobster this one had the misfortune to lose Its claw. It came tho curt com- mand, "and bring me the It's Unman nature lo want Uie win- ner. Wo all prefer tho victor to the vanquished. U fcorso, yacht or motor-car, the Dinner and meed of honor due to superiority. It tma achieved the hllherto Imposalblo nccompHsTifitl what others dared not undertake. Victory is the measure of man or of ability to "go the route'1 and "outstay tho best of .Men who 'Vant (bo winner" are j baying RUSSELLrKXiQHT cars. They waul Do car that DOES rar with a motor good enough to challenge tho entire world to produce Its oven its peer. That (he HUSSELbKNIGHT 000 ChaUfcTige staiiUV seems (o bo further proof tliat at last (.'tinndlan WIN'NBIl will he acknow ledgcd tho World's Champion Auto- mobllo MANSFIELD Mtoxis. aad otir dlrectorlee contain ChrlBl- Yule atid, of like meaning through the Norman, acd Nov- ell, Paik, and Pascal Penta- j cost, and TltTany and linen irom the Bt of Epiphany. Localliles must have had a great and permanent infiuenco on names. tlven now we speak or "John DOG" the school house, by Ihe mlH or elee- where. lu Saxon, "atte" or "atten" meant "at and old re- corda abound with such entries as "Thomaa alto "Andrew ate TJielr At- wood, AtTreH and Nash of every day acquaintance. Such names as Woodman, Poole (pool or small Gato, Cross, Church, Temple, GroEsmau, Townsend, Field and Street show their origin at once, "When roads were poor and bridges were scarce people had to cross deep Blreains by ferry, and the man near hy was called or If the stream were shallower It was crossed by a ford, and Mr. "Ford" la common. IJtuo crossing were easy the man was called or, more WILLOW RIVER i Only Gateway to River Country. Kill of Cariboo njbes. of the SiliooD. Kraser and WHSw Hlr- Northernmost towa at Itoa of railroad and navigable rlrer. Trunk Pacific now running eist and through WILLOW B1VKR and British Columbia pused bill guirauteolng bonds ol Pacific and Great East- err. to li'jild from HIVER flOHh io River. Controls Irafflc on thu Fruer lor 50 north-tut PAY ROLL PER MONTH Tro thoiuasd railroad labor- ers, with jayroll of icoalhir, expected to bo ciiiOtted from WILLOW RIVER tMs mm- mar. Large tafriitriei already (Mural. Grand Trunk Paciac calls It most Important town for 300 miles west of Teto Jaacc Caciie. On the direct of the proposed Alaskan. British Co- lumbia, States railway connec- tion. ID tho direct centre Brl- Columbia; nearwt ccmpot- Ins fllty eaEt. west and south. 500 mllei. One and a quarter ralles water frontage. Greatest opportunities for butlneis of any Interior city in British Co- lumbia, Watch development thU suBuner. Write lor booklet. PACIFIC LAND TOWNSITEt CO., LIMITED. 30Z Rlchtrdt Street, B. C. Live Ajenti Wantlrf ror sliarpenlnK the ng the you vail find notldng to squil Wolfe's Schnapps. Take t is K "teddy" with hot water, iagar and emon a wlneglassful of WolfsTs. You wilt find Wolfe's Schnapps greaies1 lode cr.irgicvr for'the orgtnj. Of etl tft.'rft te Distributors HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY pointed out a Greenhaass or even ifr. Grcenliut. Doubtless some ofithc names that tell of official position in early Eng- tali life wore given -in derision to persons who assumed tlie airs of ol- whoso titles they hear, but others were true titles of office. In. .his list ire put Lord, Baron, Sheriff, who served the Constable, the City Judge In the Court of Ghlralry; or Ileere, Woodruff (wood Judgo nd Mace, who earned a lUff before ;he Judgo. 0? those connected with eeUite we may menlion Parkiuan, Foreiter, Fowler, Messen- ger, Prper, Porter, Page, CooV, Carver, Splcer, Butler, Jester. Church and then one nd as representatives of its officials we Gnd Abbott, Monk, Priest SeUon, who htd charge of the robes, west- 'and other articles required In Uie serricc; or Coll In, from the boy who attended the priest; Canon, an order of monks midway between the regular monks and the clergy; Palmnr! bringing the picture of the Crusader; with Lali- n'.cr, a speaker of Kitln, who acconv panied tbe Crusaders as an interpre- ter. meet eome Trienrts and at once the charging of mailed horsee, tho waving of plumes, the crash of lance on lance, the beanilnSjSmlles of ap- rroln'g ladles and all the pageantry of chivalry tiro suggested "by Krilghl, Archer and Bowman, The namo Child has a history all its Own It seems' to have been given. (1) to a page, especially ot a King, and to eons of nob lp birth. The eldest non was EO called by right ot the title to hi a father's honors, the younger sons bore the title until knighted or some act of hence 'Chllde Harold Ilolahd, Close to theae comos FletchftrJ filled the Eealher lo tho arrow.. Perhaps by hie side worlted Arrowsmllh, the arrow, or whtch Flower (archer) shol. UL4TERUES WILL EASTER WEEK .DRILLING London, April corres pondcats In Ulster thai "ar- rangemcntg" Imvo been completed for iho .enllro Ulster volunteer force to spend tho whole KasTer hoUtfaya In making Ihemaclvca more perfect in the Art of .war, 'Throughout tho Imperial province the whole week 'Rill .bo speox hit ro'.Hp inarching, iMr-j biFehlng nnd other military exerc.ses, V Schnapps The British Canadian Trust Co. HEAD OFFICE Co.svnKAeR IHocK LKTHBKIDOI-, Amraii GEO. ROBINSON, MANAGER We are Building uj> the City of Lethbridge procuring funds for the citizens (o Iniilil their Homos, Unsiucss JJIocks and Ware- houses. Invest your money NOW before money becomes cheaper. The British Canadian Trust Company A Progressive Home Company CONYBEARE BLOCK LETHBRIDCE, ALTA. It is Imperatira that the Executor of your will shall bs financially responsible, ceittble ot transacting tfcc intricate details involvod, and thai his services simll ba available Just when requir- ed. A reliable trust company is admittedly the beat eiecutor. Correspondence Invitfid. The TRUSTS and GUARANTEE Company, Limited Publlo Administrator and Official Assignee for judicial cf LETHBSIOGE MACLEOD CALGARY WETASKIW1N 220 Eighth Avenue Wetf, Calgary. Plate Glass For All Purposes STOREFRONTS SHOWCASES AUTO WIND SHIELDS Glass Shelves Door Lights, etc. All to. 130" xlOS" carried in stock Western Supply and Equipment Co. Box 298 Lethbridge Plione 1044 temporary Mobilization ot Iho full strength belne decided upon. Sir Edward Carson Trill supervise the operations in Antrim and will go down to Londonderry for that pur- pose. Meanwhile, significantly enough, a box of ten .thousand rounds of am- munition, bettered to be for the Na- tfoBBlfet volunteers beg been seized at Dulliii. A Quick, >Surc Way to Banish Hairy Growths to Beauty) Here- Is a true hair-remover, and no pita or Injury will follow Its use: With a little dalatone enough water to matce a paste, apply lo hairj' surface asu filter 2 or 3 minutes rub It off. With this paste comes every trace of hair and wten tho Is washed io remove the re- maining del a tone it will bo soft and clear and Tree from blemish. Except' ing Ui very stubborn .caws, a single application of dcktone Is sufficient. Registration of Births Notice is hereby given lo parenls and olhcrs thai the Registration of all Births in the City of Lelhhridge is re- quired by law, and nnisl he made within one month from date of Birth.- Anyone failing lo do so is liable lo prosecution and fine. C. B. BOWMAJf, Registrar. Registrar's Office, Acqdia Building, 3rd Avenue S. Shilohm Perfectly iif a Jet ajts. tren nun fat A cnlf. reeded aad galek resuUi, X krcwboM fiiecd to ibocsarnJs of fcomtl ikcc 1SJ3. Bay EMloti for ud 4 Government of British Columbia LAND SALE There will be offered by Public Auction In t-lie cities of Vancouver, Victoria and-Prince Georgo, British lumbin, tlie government holdings in.the lownsites of Fort Georgo and South Fort George, comprising in all 2350 lots. Dates 'ofSales: May 19, 20 and 21, Vancouver May 26 and 27, Victoria June 9th, 10th, llth, Prince George For full-particulars, descriptive literature and maps, ARMSTRONG ELLIS Selling Agents for Government of British Birka Building, Vancouver, B. C. j Telegraph Code 'Western Union or 5th.edition, ;