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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta I Page Written by Canadians for the Canadian Woman MILITANT. SUFFRAGETTES H'O PATRIOTISM OF BALKAN WOMEN is DUE HOLD REMARKABLE MEETING THE SUCCESS OF WAR AGAINST THE TURKS Mrs. Pankhurst, Restored After Being Near Death, Got Wonderful Policy of Destruction of Property to Continu Appeal for Funds Met With Very Generous Response, Spartan Mothers of Servia Keep Alive the Old Religion, Old Traditions, and Old Great Day Arrives. When She Becomes Mother of a Junak Women Trained in First Women Follow Their Husbands and Sons to the Battlefield. T Hy 'SU.SJ-r.TTR" O say that Mrs. Pnnklmrsi is heart of Suffragette move- ment is to speak truly, but also, that'.she is the head of the is to speak as truly- This explains the- withdrawal of Mr. and 'Sirs. Pcthlck Lawrence, In a nutshell. There Is no split in the rank of the Militants as the newspapers state; there is simply strong difference of opinion on the of.thy future and oush realfrt. having come through all the blackness he about. Would Not Endanger Life. SlMOAKl.NX; uf her policy. Mrs. Pank- liursl stated tlu-t already an East Knd campaign MRS. PANKHURST. d would bo carried to every industrial centre. She went on to say that ,tho policy of the woul i not, as reported.; be one that endangered lite; It never had been; never wculd be, except the' iife of the suffragette. But. as the resolution .stated, th.-y would offer un- I compromising tiim to th._> eminent -incl Hu ui.ies (moaning tho Labor party) until women .vvru I given the franchise. As to the Injury ol what the Government- more vahiaMw than prop- j wouk" continue, and continue i vigorously, for the (lOvermnont mtynd- eii tn du it.s last pleiv of infamous Jug- jk-ry this session In its Manhood riuf- ir.ise bill. Tin-re be no organ-' izeil "demons tratio.i-v" but -ijp nn.jj down the country independent militant; aotion until the potion of the Gov- j eminent was Hespoiise was imuk- by clapping and! cheerins ail through Mrs. Paiikhurst's I marvelous r.ppeal, sjjonut! of another kind came then in in small om.-i.-iu! of trom "a Nationalist who Is! ashamed of his On-sh) colleagues in! ihe House of Conim-Jiis." Tlu M e-ime up the gifts of dia- bracelets, earring, i 'nj-s of everv de- i scrip included In the 5.000 Then many fees, donations from Dublin per "tickct-uf- leave" from AJountjoy Prison, a.'aii the roof rang1 with applause, Then Ilia rL-sulutko to continue mili- y was. four hands only! [against and the meeting closed the vie' naturally nder and leader i ad; if they dldf naturally take .Mie lead; if they r _.- not Mrs. Pankn.nst would not be.the'I A ft 6 St A I HJ woman of the lament she is. Never- III SOU Uhelcss this difference has cost her J ,-mtich personally, as those who know j 'her moods, militant and otherwise." and j thoFo who know the, telling1 rnodula- i ;tions in-her voice, well knew as she Wedding of Earl Grey's Daugh- ter, Lady Evelyn, Takes Place To-day. GEQRGE IN GERMANY Mr. D. O. Bull Leaving Canada lo Marry Miss Lozi'er of Hamilton. M' By DOWAGER. R. AND AIRS. C. J. CAMPBELL of Winnipeg have taken a house at Wimbledon for the season and expect to return to Can- ada next spring. They ieft Winnipeg In January last and have spent a. few months in Naples, Rome, Pompeii. Monte Carlo, and other continental points of interest. The summer was spent at Brighton, after which they them it the recent big mass m out in jr. Albert Hiill wi-s .crowded, floor to roof, over sevi-n- thousand persons.. _ _____ moptlv women, assembled, 'as i Piinkhum csprabscd it. at ihe "Seat of MR. SOMERS AND MR. in a thrill "in th? mien as only Suffragette meetings and when "the prisoners of the year filed in dressed uniformly in wnite and carry in; flag, tho thrill expressed itself .hi loud applause- and the great organ joined in the welcome with Dr. Ethel Smytho's invigorating "March of the Later, when Mrs. Pankhurst entered. though the applause was .triumphant mid women stood one and .all-to greet her, tears in their eyes, and an ex- pression of love on their faces such as one seldom pees, there was, over and above nil a tragic profundity, which was personified in Mrs. Pank- hurst herself wnen she rose simply, more worn and solitary looking than before her recent death encounter in Holloivay. And when she spoke. Ellence was -nstantaneoiiH. After simply and affectionately referring to the Lawrences, she went on to her theme; the then.i> of her fact her very life. As she talked more and more people ic-ined forward spell- bound by her appeal. She spoke, it at one moment from a depth, the depth of her own experiences and from the terrible facts of womanhood as few know it to exist in England; and then again, she spoke from the heights of a new womanhood, an in- clusive, strong be- tween these phases of shadow and sunshine, .she hurled those lightning denunciations wh-.clrshe only can hurl. Jit a government -a sexes- all were trying to curb the noblest element In tho race and i chain the spirit of reform, abroad now! in women, until of necessity it take on I the most priiii-.'.ve expression of ro- I it. iip Its first ruvoliitions. "and." sh. milled in her w .irltsrful tones, "my l.-i ATMWOMAK COSTUME. TURKISH WOMEN NOT AS BADLY OFF AS MOST IMAGINE i ______ I When Married They Enjoy All Civil Can Seek Divorces If They Wish. POLYGAMY IS PASSING More are Being Educated and Learning to Earn Their Own Living. NOW CORSETS ARE SAID TO BE GOOD THINGFORWOMEN German Professors Come Oul Strongly in Defence of the Much-Abused Stays. PREVENTS DISEASE Also a Good Thing for Expectant Mothers to Lace Them- selves Up. By AZIZA DK HUCUEIillUNi: t-'omuiirlson with th Bl' BASIL LAMBERT, I A comunrlaon will. Ihe dc-imiiuls of VERYTHI.NO wicked ls bolus i is ss E the women seem N'oro ,vu, T' field, to the core, she would scorn to betra, her vocation as the encocragor and took a motor tour through Scotland. help-meet of combatants. For it is Mrs. Dingwall and her daughter are women of Servia who have, even By JAXTE HE mettle of the Servian woman is akin to that of the Spartan. At moment of national stress and anxiety her moral courage is being tric-d to the utmost, and it has compared favorably with ihe physical courage displayed by the men in the j ly color jd beU into which is stuck a toy Naturally proud, and patriotic revolver, he looks very martial. accompanying them on their travels. I more than tlis men. kept alive th. -Miss Dingwall is completing: her edu- rc'igion, th. cation at a college here. Mrs. and teen- is the usual ago for discarding toys un-1 adopting serious political -opinions. When her son attains his eighteen summers, another great day comes Miss Jloore of Winnipeg are also re- siding here for the winter. "Ur. D.' R. Dingwall is expected to anurily to spend Christmas with his family. UK D. A. MacdonakI of Winnipeg Is taking a course of lectures at the London Hospital, atftl Dr. A. M. Campbell with Mrs. Campbell and daughter will arrive tills week. Dr. Campbell will also take a study at one of old Ilis mother, for h old traditions, the old I "f thu mllltar; ideals. Thej- have been the moti power and the great incentive which hough not in a way directly affecting he enemy. In Bulgaria, as well as in wo- men have in many "cases entirely taken over tho management of post and tele- i offices. They have run train cars, beaten up volunteers for the nd have not neglected Ihe es- sentially feminine sphere of hospital work, preparing for emergencies, long before hostilities broke out. A.t the first rumor of war, first aid courses were stnrted. The i .men doc- tors, nf whom t he-re are a considerable is the i number possessing diplomas, won at cadet, or of a j tho foreign universities, threw them- simple rc-srult entering upon his iwoj selves instantly into the breach and pars' of service. This it is the am- worked with great fervor until they have inspired the to war; the. have whetted their battle. While the man" w'ilT" fi-hl and the woman. from this n of every boy to do so soon as turned out a irooit equipment of nurses, he Is old enough. It is only the phyai- This Is a branch of activity peculiar- ly suited to ihe Bulgarian woman, who. less highly strung than the women of .....the neighboring countries, and more ithout thought of individual home. wnen LllR the mother is solidly bainncM where are con- sends him forth, to (loath maybe for the son who idolises her. earned, makps a soothing capable and oven mure than he does his tender nurse, him adieu and with swelling: heart und un moistened eyes, blesses him- "Id: eally unfit who are pr honor. But the clay of all is tlic day L-ountry Like most of her sex, the Servian woman knows how to wait. Her life course of Ion hos- of pitals. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert P.anturu Winnipeg have taken a housu Brighton. Their daughters are being educated at a school there, and they do not return to Canada until next year. -Air. .and Mrs. George Cftrsloke of Montreal have purchased a charming 5 id mouth, one of the most pots in Devonshire. They return to Muiuitfit next house: at pleasant Wil! pro! M spring. this to A Struggle for Justice. r HIS. may all sounc: I'.lte a Hubert Louis Stevenson tale for boys. It Is not1 It b; th.-1 moment's story of a great greaiust in the fiercest In England ar.iong Errand's best Hull nnd Mrs. Bull, will leave fnr'fun- iula shortly, Ho Is to be marrk-d to Miss Klcnnor Lazier, youngest daugh- ter nf Mr. and Mrs. G. V. Lazier of Hamilton, early in December, m. tnft Centenary Methodist Ciunvh, Hamil- ton. The honeymoon. 1 understand bo spent In Egypt, and they JX'Klde in London for a year at least. f Lady Evelyn Ali er ay, but rarely Impersonntea AmbassaJor. iir. Ueiil. fter Mrs. Panlilmrat, Oeorje Lans- T; of Toronto re- to-day, Afl .bury, M.P., spoke. HK is the male re-! BeV presentative of the same spirit. One' llsi" can see how and for what reason the aristocrats and House of Commons hate him. Born and reared in East End of London, ho; has become one of the finest speak-i sre on any'platform. He loves "the people" wiLh a love that few people understand fully, His groat', cry i.s for was accompanied by 'Mr W wvuigc. also of Toronto. in Ber- lin thuy paid visits to many of the hi- manufacturing .Plants under tho die of by. I v. flcJala in they ware entertained. They i received by 0 irnment of- In tlu- I'hnrgft of (ratio matter j they, wvrv rfuests of [1 icrlean Line. tho workers who live on j .Insepli. llnCiV-j. M.K.'.'' li-HS llian -.U-! i. in1- his rre lit- l.-'irtnl; c.-inr.r tmcts MI ttilu ful. LS euim-st; an idcidihl, and jx-l ;t 'thor- 'iVi.V.ay is divided into periods of waiting Is marked off by great days. Tin her marriage is thu first of rca ness, but .she takes it in a. matter-of- fact way. Then- plenty of men to pick from, and a dowry and trous- seau havj boon continually increasing since her babyhood. really groat day cuinos when tdi< nek tu sam Bog tchuva." The day of i f0'1- Himself .protect Th ,j hujjpj. 1 is her day of crowning glory, the d f the mother of a God-sent Mvcrer uf lior oppressed brethren It is her mi.soton tn train him in he path of patriotic lovn and duty. It Is his to justify that training1. a little is nld enouph. he is Invested with thn picturesque attire shown in Hi" photograph. The pt-aa- int's nmslin Fhirt nnd short duck? .-ire appropriate. HIU! with his bright- v.'hcn her mission of motherhood is inch-mi coiiijilotu'.l, when her hopes are when she. slves her dearest to must aftpr all lift country! This day has for many a Servian woman. A day long- ed for. and dreaded. JL day of gratified pride and supreme agony. And for many the last great day of her conscious existence has roine. After this, though her country has taken what she desired to Sive. with (should it lie called finds h a horo, a rnan-child. for to rear as a snidier. A haijy-girl is held tn be of little account "in com- parison. a mother bends over her little sleeping son. her thoughts are all of tho latent combatant, the- rieht- of her f-ountrv's wrongs, the" do-I fominine inconsistency, all life becomes a lilanlf, for she has gazed on the face of IHT dead son. brought home to IIPP with a Turkish bullet through ibat body, once so small and frail, which she reared for no other purpose. In peac-o-iinic wakes are held and keening still practiced, but whore a hero UPS in death, the night Is in siliMice. and laments would be un- seemly. What would hf: have said If hti Knew thr.y would have gnul-ed him bis valor? And hu'.v could th'j moihyt her countrymen, ngaln, if it were; known she had shed a tear? And all I the time mothers'- hearts nrn j for