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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE HERALD'. T The Little Librarian Is a Person She IsNetit Blue. Never Botefc Never or Impatient or Interested. and She Knows How lo EDITH O. BAYXE. S soon as you look at this par-! A tlcular librarian you know In- stlnetlvtlx thai destiny has Mil a haa-'. plicins her bchlo4 that raa- hosaay dcsfc. She didn't natur- ally case herself luto the job High school because her dad had a liutl vvllh the boarj. Xor did she at- tain the position on the 'strength ot her personal pull nor good looks have much ws'.sht Hlone these It Is true the HUM librarian, outward aud'ylsiWe farm. pltasf! the eye. brown ey-'S and. sunny. hair and lips that curve ujnvard at tfie comers, flod although life to her seems one Jong burcau at times, she always manages to summon a irord and a erolle at the end of must very often be anything but a "perfect day." She Is never blue, never bored, cever fussy or impatient or sarcastic, and always unfailingly interested! Perhaps right hera Is the secret. A corporation may rave no soul, sometimes a particularly astute one (like Ibis public library board) read human nature arisntV We .pester her daily, .-with, queries more or less inane and absurd, buf always' answers and tatisfactorlly. We. on the -'other sld of tie take her good nature her resourcefulne'ssV her patience fo granted, "let which ot us would b capable for one. brief hour of assum I have least o7 ot ques' lives on our street She Is on of her biennial visits to the or.es1 and she Informed roe I hat s' as shocked and horrified at Iho wi Ilia Mrs. Jones U still feeding the Ttey haven't even InstlUn- nd that It would HOME-MADE SOFT DRINRMfHYNOT? and the Bought Ones. DELICIOUS RE CIP ES Carbonated NVatei From Siphon Recommended for Most Drinka." Tbcfaotographcr iranfctf to yet a picture of the around the IWiard falls oat at one 0} the cluls, but the hostesses got there first, end the boys dhln't hate even a look fn. FUNNY SIDE OF TYlNnHE KNOT Amusing Experiences Told by Ministers the Ceremonies. F 6 R EIGN WEDDING Is the soda fountain season. Oblldren whl 16ng for Us products and their elders ore not far be- d; .Very tempting drinks cai easily bo made at home at less ex nc'use, with fresh materials ot known origin, arid yielding nothing to tin commercial drink In flavor and de Let Ihe children sit 01 their own vorandar-anrt drink the! lomc-tnade soda or milk shake. Th inttcr Is a most nutritious ilrlnk, and flavored with a very little syfun'o fresh fruit, becomes n treat'when tli drinking of plain milk might be a up'to'hlm some day Often lenii .__ iUons vut to me but I alw-ijs learn something- myself trora having to rfiod answers.' K was near thfe close oE a. ralnv and; the .crowd In eral reading room was thinning oat room "contained two people beside the a.tendant, a schoolboy and. an; elderly gentleman (vilh a white beards The Generous Inventor a the O librarian with a nod In the di- rection of the latter. "I think rhe. o support his mother-and little Somehow that touched ms! lad a. lump In jay throat when I went Into the reference-room later icd saw him poring'earnestly ovtr some lists 1 had .given him. From ;hrce o'clock on I answered a wiile range of and found books dealing wilb..pretty yearly every phase of life and for-a great num- ber of folka, 'According to my liotes.they sssra to have required everything that.day from .handbooks ,on-How to Propose, and-The Art of Snake-Charming, to The Status of Iri the Ming- Dynasty and The Curing and Tan- ning of Hides! About four-thirty, I discovered a girl cutting poems o-Jt f a magazine with a pearl-hantJIed Wnknife. I hated to tackle that, but, if course it was my plain duly. She Presents Difficult Prob- -joke Sometimes on the Minister. By KpRMANT RITCEY. .EDDIXGS are solemn atfairs, of course. maay solemn was very contrite and said it wouldn't lappeh. again. Then gave out some r be ricn or more books, opened the last mall and j kerchief. Weddings are no exceptions'; some- times they are funny, While 1 was 'visiting a ministerial friend of mine a' young couple came quite early one morning to_be mar- ried.- well up to the place where the ring, is used.) Evidently the young man didn't j know about the; forraViity of using a for minister "Have yo'u Che held up his hand "res, I have one here ,on my little displaying a h'ome-rnada pewter" ring with a ponderous diamond-shajitd protrusion. I-turned toward the wln- 'dow and'the minister's wife hid the faintest.of smiles Ir.-hcr little hanfl- ercus. He always lays a. five-dollar jold piece on counter I ftava helped him. find a book or a magazine At first 1 took him for an zbsent-mlnded professor and .to return" the coin. But "he wouldn't have It back. He told me he la an Inventor, jind that be3 doins some work before completing an InvenUan that will air warfa e." The librarian herself did till us but we learned later that she dropped the'coin Into the Red Cross at the" 1WC.A "Can yon. spare time to us a resume of an we asked her, noting trim and well groomed appearance-at this late hour of the collar and cuffs, neAt black'silk apron, skirt of blue serge wid hands that were clean and gu it less of jewelry "Why jes Indeed" shs answered stopping to pull out a small Italian booid notebook'from some recess be listributed. some new magazines about on the tables, -That's about all, except that just as I closet? a lady rushed In demanding to know If H would rain next dayl She was. giving a Red Cross tea. and.said she 'simply inust have fine But alas! I'm no weather-prophet, so all I could pretend to frf It was very cloudy. Indeed. Oh, yes Interesting times I feel H goes a uniierclt> course _, ,1___ _ _ The ring figured mar- riage ceremony.- The ".officiating lergyman .-was progressing with the traditional; rite to his satisfaction- When he ,to the place where he ring la'used he the groom som'elhing'about.'theV ring. J The _ ne bettcrt The vf U such school f sn t It' a gay fey if iou don t WheatleM Nut and Raism Moffim NE and a half cupsful temperc story teller wiln ettmtf work Shoe a verllabtc liter try plcd-plper by the way. The chll drcn wmply Hock to her etor> hour Sattirday morning.. At eleven came A rtntfmenlat young girl "asking for A "good "one ivhere th6 V specified, 1 foand one for her. Shortly after thi A, youth of carne wanting a ocnel he had redd about, but the tttl if which he had II plot'anywayf or most of i said It ends up with the her throwing tho spy cliff an he marries I Bracked rrt fcralns, but couldn't find lar thriller So ho went awa> (o l-y J And tho had rea Ubone nSon" rushed In And took on time menus She dtdn Know that I fcncW bt7iuahefs aunt of a certain X'M Jone lasses, 1 cupful water, H cup raising chopped cupful I-ngllah chopped- and -sift the flour, salt and bakingJfcowiler, add the chopped nuts and raisins, trie molaSses arJ water, Beat well and pour Into greased muf- fin lins or pans and bake In oven- If It is baked ID bread form It la more, easily cut the second day _ B. M. B. Here la rare.combination'of t whcatless and sugarless bread. Wal- nuts bought Jn the shell were they are cjfnts a pound ehtaper this waj tFor 2 cents one dozen and of these little muf- flos can be ADVERSITY is glren lo some t VII BV t woman reaorls to art fo Eho nly tryjng to niake up for lost tlm THROW. crlence says lie besl a man can mak lo throw them a a that service with the ubtomary blessing or not. A mjnlEter In one of the ports of ewfoundlajd was conuucllns a ed'dlns' In .the village church.; Whe- of 'menial r of freely beforehand f wedding' refreshments, the groom eemed unable to understand what he minister meant when he Bald: me Ihese words." The cUreyrnan began: "I John, take thee, then paused for the groom to.lake up Ih refrain. Cut Instead of repealing what the minister Jus hoarsely grunted: Thi minister once more told him lo re peat tfie but received ngali the same The mln istcr bacamei embarrassed and paus ed lo, lake .'his bearings' as It were Then; a man frOfn pipe up: "Say after the pa'sson, SkipfiE John, say after the Joh took that In, He repeated word and (he duly finish cd. Kiued Him Too Soon ANOTHKn" wedding was yi the bride's haste i kissing Ihe Not minister in charge pronounces couple' man :and wife there. still mains a blessing and a benedic- The brlds on this occasion-had ade up her- "mind that she would first kins, upon her hus- and'a cheek. So when the mints- r pronounced them man and wife ie turned and 'resoucidEnety smackr d her husband's chsck. The friends, hlnklngrit was over, nd began to exchange 'osculatory ongratulatlons. After more or less on fusion, the minister 'disentangled ic snarf and lined them up for'thc nal blessing. A well-hnown he following: nn relates Mas eupcrln- of city missionary vroi'k in Vlnnlpeg'I was called upon to ir.irr; couple. .The groom was a "rok'Slrtnt and the bride was a Greek Catholic, but-is the men In Russia me own sweet way In every hing, this particular, case was n exception irrtho land of thfelr aflop Ion. H waa my first experience, o what Italph Cdnnor called 'The For c-ign The man wna 6 years old, eo I felt sure .that h wouH be marryfris a mafurc matron The house was the door a gabbling crowd of foreigner It ivas a desperately cold night 1 January, and the tightly-closed hoiiF Emclicd fC ,garlic root-hous' Whtn all was hVreadlness four per sons stood before man r CT uiih h youth of 20 as best ma a mild of IS to the old man's lei and a ivojnon of sixty lo her -tef This seemed to me lo be a bad mix up, for surely the man marry of. sixty and'-m tlie younsf girl at. his side. As I con not make them understand rny no! of vicwMn the mailer, I forclb exchanged the Indies, placing 'ith two seniors side by side, and the I youiiffaters at the exlreme ends, nollcco a; unrest.among 't: that the1 old man was exceedingly In this country. of the total number are In Baltimore, which boasts the best.and most successful of Ihe public warehouses In, _ the UniUffl States, In Europo tho Idta of providing uell-equlpped, conveni- ent places for the use ot th3 pec-pie lo wash their been de- veloped for Iwehty years, and the European washh'ouse_la now widely used. London has thlfly-fivo strch Institutions, annually by nearly million, The public laundry In America la iaItemed- after uccessfully operated 'In ess sugar Is heeded, ,_ Carbonated water from a siphon Is tcommeniled for most of the "foun- ain If pours with more pnrkle arid force corked ral waters arc used. If, however, ho latter or'fiinger nie is .used, potir, fom arlitlgbt so that It may effer- and foam up in the glass. Plain cream soda now sells at mosl af'tho founialDs for 10 tho majority ot other'beverages at 15 although" where milk or egg.is used they are 20 cents. housekeeper do "better tharTthls at home, however., an ordtriary bottle of sipKohed" wafer which cents' four leverages." anil the cream- ami fruit syrup should ..not ccntii making each cents wheniol, home manufacture. PLAIN CREAM SODA. rpHlS bev-erage may bo" 1 flavored 'with chocolate, as.one pre.fere. Whatever the flavorir.sr, the mode of prepara- tion is ihe same..' For. a-chodolale EoOa "put into a tall glass a-.quarjer ities. Generally it Is In conjunc- lon wUhxE public bath, for this, of ourse, means economy of ma I: en- ance, heating, water supply, and so in. An abundance of hot 'water, ,ubs, wringers, ciolhea baskets, mangles, electric Iro.ris and ironing boards, as well minor uten- sils and various provisions neccs- long and European rlurbed. Thinking, however, th would come out Jill right. 1 drov head as fast as r could w.tth Ih remony. Whc n I cam e to em (throuch an Interpreter) to jo ands the old man broke away am oing around, he took the young girl nd. placed her in front of me. Then. irning to the interpreter, lie order- d him lo tcU me (hat if I did not him that young girl I could KO ack-home. Of course, I'.wa3Tcqn- uscd. and the crowd, .who rnisunder- topil, breathlessly, looked oh to see 'hat'I The Interpreter aon'inndei me and In dlspioy nd with much" regret I rnarrlca the lan of 67 to the-girl of The Joke on the Minuter SOMETIMES the Jokers "directly J upon the mlniuer. Soon after iis ortlinalEon a young minister was onducling a church wedding.1 The e and groom we're from two of iis bf-Ki- families, anil the gueala were highly Intelligent. After tjie adding ring has been placed- on he proper finger of Ihe. bride's let land tho groom repeats after the ntnJstcr: this "ring I thce >ved-----" .This young'mlniatcr ap- parently had not carefully il5 fine print Instriiciions, fof when Ihe groom had placed the ring on Ihe bride's finger the minister him self said to the young woman: "With this ring flhee Uedvas a a loss to A'ceount for the bride's lool of nnnoyance or for the ter from th? guests'.7 I PI fmall hoy hud Just been ccle hrnllng his ,foiirlh birthday, an had a more Ihnn gootll supply of Itiiuriep, Tired, but happy, he knelt down at his molricr' knee lo repeat his nlghllypraycr, was his custom', fint, ot whic was, "Help mo to fill my littlo place When -htf came to this, Instead of re peatlng It aa lisual, he slopped, loofclnsr up at his said of n, cupful or choco.ate- syrup, dd siphon. straw CUPIUI 01 pnucoiaw- aim taWespoonsful of and fill up the glass charged carbonated wnter, drawn from. Kerve with straws. _s half of the chnrm to the oungsler." Why should not home o as fascinating as a drug store? iccream sodas are made- In the irre manner, save that-W ball e cream is subslljutetl for the 'MINT FRARPE. 3LICK Into n miking bowl half of a peeled .'cucumber