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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta SUMMER READING FOR THE CANADIAN WOMAN AT' HOME IS COOKING REALLY A JOB MEANT FOR W01MEN Is She Better Fitted Sex to Do This Part-of the World'? of Monsieur Soyer Causes a ing of Hearts Among Toronto's Fair Sen. WILL ONE OF THESE MAIDS BE BRITAIN'S QUEEN SOME DA Y? ]f By M.. MACM. j. IN connection with Monsieur Soycr's visit laat week, a group of To- ronto business women ,vvero dfa- ,-cusslng the question as to whether in .spite of all the centuries when she has been the chief cook of ihe world woman really Is em I nimtly fitted for this occupa tfon. In the first place, one of the wo men said, a born cook ima to under stand something about the pleasures o -eating. Tagjo.for good food in dls to just food this partlcula woman denies In brief that the aver age woman knows much about. she said, "only the other day I heard a woman, who was a house- say that she looked forward eagerly to the day when all our food would be put- up' in the form lozenges.. Then household work which 'has to do with' the cooking of meals will be abolished.- Food tablets will be prepared by chemists and purchased wholesale, from food manufactories Gone wlll.be tha delightful and appe- tising snjells which arise from the preparation of Is really food and not merely nourishment In bulk. Never again will the man or woman know what it means to taste a wen- prepared meal. No one.who looks for- ward to such a terrible development .of civilization as this can be a good cook, nor can she understand what .food means to the human race. The average woman to a certain extent re- sembles this extreme person who would do away with the delights, of eating merely to save herself and her house Hold the labor of preparing meals Eftting a Nuiunce. OF tha five business women prcs ent three admitted that to them eating waa a good deal of a nuisance The other two contended that a-'hoalthy normal "individual with a proper hold on.life has to be interested in meals. The vital 'question dlscuaaed woi: Are women! really Interested In meals and should the> retain the privilege of catering: for. the household9 The.first'speaker continued-the dis- cussion by .declaring that, as-It h'ad- been discovered that oil women .were not fitted to be teachers and as it was being, discovered now: that.all women are not naturally born to1 "be" nurses, eo race will find :that'women 'have' household cooks and-purveyors under a mistaken assumption'Mha.t wor men o a natiVe gentug for cookery The fact Is that woman'has been cook because it fitted In conveniently ivtth her great occupation as mother Thero hafe been rpany our calling can! for your "thank you" notes. It Is wretched form. A wedding gift' demands a gracious and grateful answer In the first person: Don't fall to write your own notes. The habit some girls have of shifting this to. their brideamaids Is rude, and gives rise to many ridicu- ilous blunders. Don't make your notes per- functory and stereotyped. A bride often im- pression by_her.wedding notes to stranRers'that-It takes years to efface. Be grateful without being gushing, Dont gauge your gratitude bj the of the gift pent Nothing more quicklj Hhows lack of breeding: It is stupid, us you never can tell .when your friends will com- pare your notes. Don't fall to, mention the name of your fiance In writing your notes of thanks. The gifts are aent to you both, though they belong to the bride. Dont exhaunt >ourself note writing. Keep, up your notes as well AS you can by dally writ- ing, but atop for :at least two before the wedding.. Mod- erate delays are long delays the height of rude- ness Don't notes on shabb} paper 'or 'ihbtei papor Have correspondence; cards or. fine linen paper, thai --with jour monogram Don t bo guilty of the exe crable form of ding gifts ThJnk you please, but keep.your comments unsftld. Don't to your dearest think none the better of you, and may tell s' r j Don't expect in a husband. Remember you are marrying a man, not a'hero in a novel. If he has faults, Is not up to your ideal, he Is doubtless v thinking the same of you. JLove much and learn to make al- lowances. If you would avoid unhapplncss. Your married life mily not bo that of your dreams but should be something far deeper and sweeter. PRINCESS GOWDELWDE BAVARIA E OF WALES HO COflES OF AGE HOW A GARDEN GREW WATERS-" ISS MILLICEXT dearly garden. It her a EUROPE'S GREATEST MARRIAGE QUESTION Who Shall Be the Bride of Prince of Wales, Who Comes of Age Next Week. GRAND DUCHESS OLGA OF RUSSIA Is Favored By the Court Gossips Daughter Too Old and Headstrong. K1 ING GEORGE'S heir, Edward, Prince of Wales, will come of ago a week and eos flips are busy with his domestic future Now that his education has received its finishing touches In'. Paris, the i Courts of Europe are discussing what Princess mil be selected to share with him the greatest throne in the world. Tho Royal Prince of Great Britain and Ireland belongs to the House of Saxons, seven members of whose dlf ferent branches sit Upon European thrones Ihcsc are King George of England King Albert of Belgium-, King Frederick of Skxonj King Ferdinand of Bulgaria the Grand Duke of Weimar, the Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, and the Duke of Saxo-AItenburg His family dates backs to Thladmar Wet- tin oC Saxony, who-- flourished In the early part of the tenth, century. His future subjects are not consider- ed of age till they are twenty-one, but ho has advantage of three years. Though his father wan almost twenty-eight when he married. Prin- cess Mary of Teck and his grandfather was over twenty-one when he won. Alexandra of Denmark. the Sea' King's daughter from over the sea nevertheless there is a feeling places that the Prince of Wales should consider his choice as.soon as possible. Several .to Chooae From. W alrt idj being taken into ac count, the.Prince will have severa princesses, from whom to choose Queen Mary has given much thbugh to the eligible princesses and within these limits opportunity will be at forded the Prince to select the one hi heart dictates. Discerning observers can detect the care-that is-being taken by the .diplomats to soften the presen relations between foreign capitals as pait of this matrimoma outlook Already the courts of Europe arc preparing for the round of Isita hi will make later to extend his acquaint- ance with the possible partners of his ife. His first visit will Pots- dam. Here he will meet Princess Vic .orla Louise the onl> daughter of the Smperor and bnipreu oC Geimanj She will'be twenty September That is something of a drawback for t would be bettor 1C she were a little jounger than the Prince though it Anglo German relations mend during he summer the nations will hardly.be disposed to be critical Ihere is how ever a personal obstacle In that PrJn- ess Victoila Louise has a will of her own and would scarcely be satisfied to play second fiddle To Queen Marj DUCHESS FAVORITE OF THE-COURT GOSSIPS princess' Queen Mary of England, jus as the .Bonaportlste. speak of Princ Vicloi Bonaparte as Napoleon the Fifth (and the .Qrlehnists of the Duke of .Or ieana as King- Louis Philippe, or the Carllsts of Don Jaime as King Carlos, of Spain, No' "Queen has Mary.'' 01 pretty Princess daughter called i Princess .Gondellnde of Bavar- ia She that spoiled darling oC the German court und would care in the background wo and spend her time opening buraara visiting hospitals perfornilns Bimllar humdrum duties The Kaisai daughter ride. rno worm Is Elizabeth of Roumanla, H rtic ere .elected she Tsould surclj wn tho hearts of tho loyal people of ears Mignon of Rournania may well rove a serious all other avail- bles. When we consider. Russia, we are-in lie field of the greatest probability The Czar and Czarina of Russia have four _ daughtei 3, the .eldest of whom be" seven teen next..November, and tho joungest twelve next Tune Even if the talk of an engagement: between the Grand Duchess'' Olga and Prince Boris of Bulgaria be: It is 'that her next sister, the'Granc Duohess Tatlana, Is heart-whole, fancy .eligible, though, as she is only fifteen the Prince..would.have to .some years The Czar's four young Grand Duch- esses are all being- hi ought up very simplj Thej aie cloaelv rilate to the Royal House of Britain, for thei grandmother, tho Empress Marie, is a sister .of Prince Edward's grandmo- ther Queen Alexandra 4ml their mother, formerly. Princess -AJix of Hesse, Is the daughter of- the late Princess Alice, the favorite child of the late Queen Victoria. Should the'-choice of the Prince fall up- the Grand- Duchess Olga the alleged engagement with Prince Boris Bulgaria would not be an insupu able obstacle. Such matters are very easily arranged when the diplomats get'busy'with royal sanction Want the LREADY there strong .-re- ambiilous male claimant! The daughters of King Victor Em- manuel of Italy.and of Queen Helena are all -pretty. They inherit the. good looks of. their mother, ,the Montenegrin Princess whom Umberto's son mar- ried. The children are'Rtil! more beau- of a. love-match. But they are all very young. The pretty and high-spirited Yoliinda'will be eleven In June and the Princess Mafalda will November. tho: strong herltec! from their mother, fair sharf be ten next 'id beauty in- Black .Mountain also comes from their grandmother, Queen of the House of Savoy. 'They do not seem to retain a single trace of the facial expression of their great grandfather, King Victor Emmanual j the First, sometimes called the dog- faced kins'. The religion as well as the age ofj these pretty Princesses might be a barrier, us they do not belong to the faith of the majority of the English oeople.i This, however; Is not an Ittsu- aernble obsUicle, as was for nutance, In the case, of Queen ,VIcT torla of Spain At all In a few S'ear-s Princess Toland.i will be amoni; for some Prince "on tho .hreshold of manhood. HU Own Homehold. SIMILARLY, if mado no- choice for it. few years the elig- to leave tho glorified city back rd that she had loved and tended for ten long years. In It had toll- ed, under its apple trees she had rest- I uiuumuu, (t-utning lici ejea up- succession of perennials, against a vino-covered fence. In shady nooks were ferns, delicate and -graceful. tame liirda .cdmo'to drlrik. It was'a garden of delight. But Mll- llcent BO Id the place, taking a rent- ed house. "I will never have another she said. "It was getting beyond nie. anyway." Mllllcent forgot that old habits and old loves are not easily uprooted- "TaJw anything you said the purchaser, realizing that something more than four walls was left behind. So, a few roots of Virginia creeper were taken to ''stick in" the new yard. The grass was narrow borders empty. "Can we manage a few flowers. 3111- Ilcent" the rest of the family plead- ed Mlllicent was not to mrike another garden, but-----, It was useless to plant shrubs or perennials, nor was It Wise to wait for seede to-'sprout. Mllllcent went, to market for -bedding plants." She se- ected two little boxes of verbenas, j two of petunias, two of mignonette, one of sweet alyssum, one each of asters and zinnias.. A.few geraniums and heliotrope, a few dwarf nasturtiums, and pansies Sev- eral roots of an over-blooming, whltt- 'f lowering plant 'woro addod. Choosing the bolder In line with tho dining-room window, 'Mtilicont ;carcfully set out a border of sweet alyssuw, behind It scarlet nasturtiums. Then a hello- trope, and a paich of mignonette Now two deep crimson Next In order, came, panoles and iha pink geraniums, then white by. side with salvtas. A larger space .was devoted to verbenas- Another patch of petunias, which later pi oved of rare beauty- So the garden spread, asters and zinnias finding wide white flowers between, and failaffo at Intervals "The soil !s uuoth ililliceot. "It needs coaxing." Generously she watered it. .When the roots were doing their work, she bought ten cents' worth of plant food, feeding thf plants once a fortnight. Veij little care was needed Great and unoNpected was the reward. From the dining-room the border became' a "thing of beauty." The lawn .was kept closely cut; and watered by the rest of the family 1 From early in May there were flowers for the plucking The moie they were cut, the better the} bloomed By the end of July there tyas A profusitn of sw eet and lovely tlow ers, and the creepers began to hide the fence -The- of exquisite pinlt, white, and scarlet At a very small expet- diture a garden grew that entA f. ess pleasure to Jfillicent, her and the rest of the family THE PROBLEM OF THE YOUNG MAN CALLER Where Shall the Girl Who is Boarding Receive Her Gentle- man Friends MODESTY FORBIDS USE OF BEDROOM Yet There is No Place Else Provision of Sitting-Room. HEN -a boy.: friend calls to see me, Smith wheip am I to put him The question was asked bi a >oung girl, who earned.h'er living, behind ;a counter in Toronto, and who returned each evening- 'to a, room 'something larger than'a prison celh "What do jou mean, dear5" ques- tioned Mrs. Smith, who had neveriheen in a "rooming house" in her accordingly had nev er confronted its >roblems "A- young man from my .home vlV age has been in the citj about three in Ing after coming, he called to see me Although here are many rooms In hey are ail rented, and 1 felt vary awkward as I stood toeing: him in the mall entrance and asking myself a o'zen times, a. minutes' what I should lo with At-last in sheer desper: lion I led the wa, upstairs, and, hrovying open my bedroom door, mo bone article, it is a good plan to use salt and lemon; Juice, tide well with the then with the salt and spots I-irst rub the F lemon juice and This will lemove CLEVER 'v rhy did you ever pick out jyTADGE suche homelj and unknown for Tessie The newspapers, my I've got more photographs than girls put: together." "Vj never been the same to me since." young girl looked distressed, "T HERE certainly is not, and so :-far f____ __ _ as 'walking' Is poits In court circles in London lbles wouia uo sensibly increased for Is the onlv way I can ever leceive a if a son arrived In Holland Princess boy. We must walk: and walk and excellent housekeeper She Is almost the age a Prince of Wales, having been born at Pelesch September 29 1894 She in- herits most of her good looks from her mother whose beauty i. of European reputation. Were Elisabeth not a Princess her face would bo her for- tune Her disposition is In'harmony with her face, and her household ac- complishments would: recall to Ens- __._ land tho spacious days oC Queen Vic. is descended torln. daughter of Princess Elizabeth has sister King Charles that Queen Mary and Queen Alex andra have Ions combined In theii liope lo Princess Olga uid tin Princo of Wales mated. The Princess is something after tho style of Queen iTary In that her brains aro the iractical. commonsenae variety, Ihoiigl: ihe has no lack oC feminine unarm, augmented by an engaging- simplicity of manner. Her hobby is one studj at International law When a spoithe mcoil seizes her she sots Vzles out oC her store of learning to father and'Is consumcdly amuaecX when he confebscs his inabll- ty to solve the problems There is m 'nriression abroad that hei trjln ng has all along been influenced b> he posMbilltj of some day being ctill- d upon to net as concoit to o King t Lngland Some'color is given to this conclu Ion b> the strenuous offortb made m tic conciliate iRusela. Proof of AJt has beenVeen (n the Persian, Imbroglio, and many-other matters. England, is one of the -few countries of burop" M the throno of which there ta no serious pretender. There is howevdr, a Legitimist League, and tho Leaguers look upon .Princess 'Ludwig of as, the rightful Queen of England lor their claim Is that from, tho Tlcnrlette MCI rj MaHa, Juliana freed from her pro- spective Dutch responsibilities, and she has cousins also, the daugtitera of the Grand 'Duke of Oldenburg. .But for the present the Hussfun Grand Duchess :OlKtt Is first favorite with the gossips, Tho Prince is beginning to take up "roblem They call this re his responsibilities From elrls In the 3ame June 2il he will havo his own house- hold and establishment, a rich heri- tage to draw on, and ali the advantage of sound parental advice. In his honor a formal dinner party Is to be.'held al> Buckingham Palace the right following his birthday. That will bo his first .appearance as thi principal guest at a banquet. There- after he will his parents on a round of provincial calls and later he may Queen on a visit to Germany, Who knows what re- sults such, a visit might have-'on the future of Ihe Prince and his country at such an impressionable age? MADGE NEVILLE. NO HOPS. fTHE COUNTERS. "Tills that In ImlU it is the custom to mry the living wtfo with husband. Isn't It Tho liarl "Indtod ft Is! The poor 'hunhand' rvrn death brings walk, for we must stay is no room Inside." 1 Brine; joui friends to our place whenever you will be glad to see jou. But, really, I did not know 'rooming' was .such a theie are not many WOGGS. "So you keep your husband home I sup- pose >ou put his slippers phero he can find Boggs. "No; I put his over- shoes wheie ne CORDUROY AND BLACK SATIN MRS SMITH'S Uioughtfulnegs re- lieved the situation to spmo tent for.the girl In question, but the condition of Ihiiigs t-J which ".the lat- ter referred remains unaltered. In our Guilds and Young 'Women's ChrlEilnn Association Homes there are always general sitting-rooms, where "boy: aro allowed to enter, and where a pleasant evening may be apeiii. 'Also, there Is 'the exceptional "rooming where a. girl fetls at liberty to-use the family "parlor" oc- casionally. The rule, however, In tht second and third-rate place seems to rent every; available space, and In not of the famll; It is not generally understood hot, beautifully corduroy will lAuadtr, nor every one realise :how Ingue sonie of the white corduroys compress themselves in- few Instances, the members wittloolMnade up In the Norfolk Jacket coat with collar, and belt of black satin, piped in corduroy. A skirt with two gores Is made stvtrvlir plain, foi tho slashing and Intro- duction of black eattn with ends. White butons, with button-1 worked In circd llalsh to, this costunn, to one or two small rooms In order to accomplish It, and thus gather in a few more dollars. The result of this ig as well as Ins of hamw- into BoUaint-j ;