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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta It Suits Them All Old and young delight in the rich- ness and delicious- ness of COWAN'S PERFECTION COCOA. It suits taste. COWANS PERFECTION COCOA Hie Cowan Co. Limited, TORONTO. 136 The Lethbrldtfe Daily Herald. Saturday. August 27. MILADI Edited by 1052 deem K absolutely to have headgear to do honor to the first yfutk'auiu of the land. However, the Dawson !s one of the new teachers of .'openings do not take place umil'Tlwrs- SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Miss K. Oawsou, of OiKario, arrived on the Public School staff this vt-ar. j -Miss Gibson and Telfer are (home from a delightful vacation spent a; the coast. The death of Florence Nightingale.' ir .WAS considered wonderful that a marked the passing of one of ihe last -voung xvoman of such refinement and of the really great figures of the nine-j education -could interest herself in ;ieenth century. That she was Eng- j nursing, for in that day conditions in i Mrs. Bennett and Miss Bennett (returned Thursday from an extended visit at the Coast and Priuce Rupert. Miss ilcCutehecn, who has been visiting Miss McLaclilan. left yester- day for her home In Port Arthur, On- tario. land's most popular woman has been hospitals were so deplorable Yesterday, .Mrs. H. Church, Brun- eridenced on many notable occasions, Sarah A. Tooley, in her "Life of ltOQ street- as Suests Queen Victoria was her intimate per-11 iorence wrote: soaal friend and King Edward, whom "The nursing in our hospitals she had known sliuos: from his boy- j largely in the" hands of the "coarsest! hood., was a 'frequent caller, wichj type of women, not only untrained but Queen Alexandra, at the house at 10 j callous in feeling, and often -rosslr South street. Park Lane., where she j immoral. The habitual drunkenness or these women, was then proverbial. spent her years. so important a figure was considered in British life that on .the occasion of her last birthday, last May. lung- George found time from the arduous duties which had been thrusr on him so shortly before by Jin; the sudden and unexpected death of j to King.Edward, to send her a personal than likely that she would lose telegram of congratulation and wishes. Was Born in Italy Florence Nightingale was 34 years old- when she went -to the Crimea. She was born May 12. 1820, in Florence. Mrs. O. Forsythe and daughter Mar- of Toronto, who are on their way to rhe coast. Dr. and .Mrs. Galbrakh and little daughter will arrive home tonight from the Coast. While away Dr. Galbraith attended the Alberta .Medical Conven- Miss Tiluey will hold her fal' opening on Thursday. Friday and Sat- urday, and you will be delighted to kuow that she will have an extensive line of the famous Gage hats to show the women of the city who ex elusive and distincr styles.' The Miss- es McLeay will hold their opening OD Thursday, and they teli me their fall are decidedly attractive. Miss Stink, their new trimmer, will arrive from Toronto oa Monday, where she has been spending several weeks in the wholesale houses, copying and studying Paris and American models. the dirt and disorder rampant j tion at Banff and the Methodist Geu- 'n the wards were calculated to breed Lral Conference which is being held aisease. The 'profession.' if die nars-j; ing of that day can claim a title so Dignified, had such a stigma attach- victoria Italy, and was the daughter of a weal- in the Cremea reached London she was named to head a staff of thirtv- rge at thy English country squire, who own- ed large tracts of land.- Named after the citv'of her birth.' she was raised; [four trained nurses to take char in an English -country house. Her fath-1 er had no sons and only one other I the arrived at Scutari on the eve the battle of Inkerman. She chose chief scene of iter personal min- Itom of their Rations the great Barrack hospital t This was an enormous, quadrangular I building a quarter of a mile long on each side. It four stories in height, so that one trip through its corridors meant a four-mile walk. Twenty-four' hours after she had ta- Xext Thursday and Friday. the to it that no decent woman cared Gait Hospital and Nurses' Home will enter, it, and. if she did it was j be open to the public for inspection. Miss McDermid this morning told me that the old hospital building was filled and many patients were waiting for entrance, so it would be impossible to have a very elaborate opening but the citizens be shown through ,the 11 ew hospital, which will be fully equipped for occupancy, on Thursday and Friday. Bur don't leave" the grounds until you have inspected the delightfully "-comfy" and homelike :ood j her character.' Chosen to Head Crimean Work It was into conditions of this sore that Miss Mghtingale stepped as the first reformer, and so successful was she that, when news of the awful state of affairs existing in British hospitals QUERY jLethbridge, Aug. 26. Dear Uno: I have read of a Miss Lillian Shuttle- worth, who lives in a suburb of New York, falling and breaking her leg through'wearing u hobble skirt for the rirst time. 1 further understand that tiie hobble skirt is all the fashion among all classes of women in Ameri- ca. Can you tell me what a "hobble" skirt is? Yours 'truly, AN MALE. are compelled to hobble and hop, if they are to wear the French costumes as Paris is now design- -THE Foot ueett -FOR s and Fall and Winter Styles arriving daily SOLE AGENTS: Queen Quality Shoes for Women Regal Shoes for Men W. J. Nelson Co. Nurses' Home, too. daughter, and made a hobby of __ ing a classical education to his two girls, who were thus mentally, trained far in advance of the cu They traveled widely and were pre- j seated at court, and the older sister, Frances, married Lord Verney. Flor-' ence, however, inclined from baby-1 hood to nursing'. It is related of he that as a small child she always play- '-ed that her dolls were ill. so that she might give 'them -the care required by began to invalids, and it is said that when iier were mos' deplorable. Red more active sisters dolls the ltape kept fche proper food loss of limbs or eyes or nose her great- est delight was in patching 'them up skirts of 'the hour. About nine inches from the hem a wide band of mater- ial takes the skirt in even closer, so that, the wearer is compelled to take short, mincing steps-. Conservative, well dressed, American- and Canadian women like to.hear all about the new, very straight, very scant but it comes to .hobbling and hop- ping, they are no: so enthusiastic and the skirt worn in this country -will be built upon modified lines. A London woman this week attract- ed a great deal of attention on -one of the boats on the Arrow Lakes. wore a truly hobble skirt, and as it is the first that has been seen in this part of the cquntry the was noted in its every detail by the at the hospital which al-iU- next Tnursda-v evening for the ben-j passengers. overcrowded, the wounded efil of piano fnnd and a j The .hobble skirt is bein. appalling numbers party wil1 be held' The iNew and IS worn by a few side at the home will assist and a CLUBS AND SOCIETIES Friday afternoon, September 2nd, in Wesley church lecture room the" an- nual meeting of the C. T. will be held. The yearly reports will be read and officers for 'the coming year elected. Mrs. C. Gray has kindly loaned her home and grounds to the Y.YT.C.T. ing. them, for skirts a yard and a yard reali2ation that a joggin and a half wide are quite the smartest jnf.. ;of the world to .understand that noth- ing is to be had for nothing; that if he is TO go on having nice things done for him he nmsi do some in re- turn. Boys take so long to come to this will no-; hurt FALL FASHION NOTES shade now in vogue. The collar and cuffs are of white linen and buttons of white pearl. A band of insertion or embroidery or a stitched band of the material of the dress is -A neat finish to the square collarless nr-ck of the wash dress, whether of gingham, chambray -or lin- en. Among other trifles of dress that Most of the. large hats are low trim- j have, gained in importance since the opening of -the season is the sash. Special ribbons in weaves as soft as chiffon have been wrought out for these sashes. med. Leather belts ire much seen, but the belt of the material of the dress, matching 'it or contrasting it, -is the favor iie. Colored velvets are to be popular this fall. The favorite 'color is brown Others include bronze, steel, navy and royal blue. There have been seasons when the shir; waist was smarter; but never cules in storerooms days after they 'Were needed. .The medical and nursing them back to health. j staff The suffering of Therefore, while still in her early wounded men was indescribable. twenties she travelled throughout Eng land, Ireland, and Scotland, making study of the hospitals and the meth-1 ods of nursing then in -rogue. j Studied 'Nursing in Germany j Convinced that there was room for improvement, she prevailed upon her deacl1 rate in tne hospital was 50 p< Brought Order Out of Chaos Florence 'Nightingale brought order out of chaos. On her second day of duty she stood for twenty hours on feet, giving orders, seeing that father to- send her to the training j they were carried out. and pacing mile school of the Protestant Sisters of j after mile through the corridors, giv- Mercy at Kaiserwerth, Germany. This im was the most advanced school of nurs-' ing and dying soldiers. It is ing: in those days and upon her return' Longfellow's "Santa Filomena" England Miss Nightingale tures her: personal ministration to suffer- thus pic- number of attractive features are be- ing planned for the entertainment of the guests. Everyone is-invited. The admission will be "two bits" and be- sides the entertainment offered re- freshments will be served. There will be an ice cream 'booth and home made sweets may also be procured. one when it was more effective or more popular. Special novelties include sombre ef- fects in artificial silk laces. Embroid- ery is used on light colored waists and shown in jcostumes. Cotton crepes are less men. but Montreal and London wo- men 1 also wearing the new skirt and it '-is not confined to the United States exclusively. blouses than last season. beautiful models are made up in thei fine cotton etamines. TWLIGHT CHAT included if they think i Dressy waists for eariy fall are bs- jing shown made of vari-colored cbif- I fons, nets and silks, with which are 'often worn black chantilly lace or em- TESTED PRESERVING RECIPES Plum halve and meas- ure the plums. Place in a kettle, bare- ly cover with water and cook until the skins break. Add an equal weight. of sugar to the fruit and juice and cook down until thick. Remove from the fire and place in sterilized Jars. Apple only very'tart ap: pies. Wash, and place them !n a ket- tle with a quart of cider to each pail full or fruit. Let -simmer until very used for and smooth. Add just 'a. little b.ut some I SpiCe to' taste. Apple J anil-Pare, cere and the fruit, allowing an equal quantity. of brown sugar. Make a sirup of the sugar with as little water as possible- Currant stem and weigh the currants, allowing an equal weight of sugar. Add the -sugar when the fruit has been boiling three min- utes. Boil ten minutes. Remove and place in jars. A BACHELOR BISHOP We read that the bachelor Bis-' hop of London has so long been almost beseiged at Fulham Palace by ladies, young, middle-aged and old, anslpus .to seek spiritual and--temporal advice or to proffer assistance as "workers" in the diocese that he Szas become ab- solutely case hardened. His latest ad- mirer is a royal Louise of Schieswig-Holstein, the daughter of Princess Christian. The Princess mar- ried some years ago a German Prince Aribert of the marriage proved disastrous- and was annulled. he Princess returned to- England; and has remained with her mother ever since. She pays almost weekly visits to Fulham Palace, and, as she is a member of the royal family, the embarrassed secretaries and chaplains cannot very well tell her to "call an- other The Princess is much in- THROUGH THE EDITOR'S Next week two events are this question return do you broidered chiffon jumpers, make for the hospitality offered you j White hosiery is still in vogue, and jby the girts of your set? EYES i Have you any sense of obligation or being looked forward visit of Sir Wil- do you take every kindness re-i ceive as your due. with- no thought of frid Laurier and the millinery open- j evening up? i ings. I am not going to say which j It looks that way so often that I j will demand the keener interest. Any-j would like to hear the boys' side of way the indulgent husbands and fa- favors received. tans, browns, costumes are and colors to still popular- match Many thers of grown daughters should be glad that the openings do not proceed Sir visit for we all'would A man of proper feeling aims to 'beautiful designs appear in die open work and embroidered styles. Effective are the white leather belts up with a three inch wide strip of Parisian banding cen- The leather covered .buckle is ter. the favorite fastening so much executive ability in carrying j out the things she foad