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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 26, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta Here Are Some War Romances That Beat Out the Movies Canadian Airman Fell on. Hospital and Injured a Nurse But She Found a Bride for Him-Soldier and Nur.e. Boll, s Thought Dying. and Bolh Recovered. Has'Its Bitter Side for tfe Old Women_ ty tDlTU 0. TUB indefatlgalile rklloneer may jive his overworked Imagina- tion a rest now if lie will, (or la ready to Ills predatory hand -i trcisure-trove of material for the fruit 'ot war. meetings, new situations, strong picturesque Iwcksrouiids. "cute" Culminations, relclilnB foreign ninu-s. k weaith of now all thb ts poUntlal copy of Uie most promls was easy. In less a week of turbulent love-making ilmniie had lier to marry him. Yet neither knew that the other had been decorated by ct grateful Empire. Un- j til. going through the main avenue one day a fellow Canuck recognized Jimmlo and proclaimed aloud lo all and sundry here was tho hero of a hundred scraps. Heroism Exposed ts poUntlal copy of Uie most promls- cr.OVVD closed In on them and ins kind. 'Now that real stories caiica on Jimmle for a speecb. to be told the avid arrived momentarily from need not sprain his mind thinking up it looked Ilko a ilnd Ihlnklng up lurid imitations. Almost every day for example one may hear a fresh of an old, old story. How dlil the Canadian hero meet and woo the linsllsh till, and why and when and where? A flying man tell on a base hos- pital In Franco and two people were seriously hurt, a cockney orderly and a little, Devonshire nursa. The.' man niul his machine were Injured, too. bed Ilia mm wrote noto after note pleading forgiveness, and sent them to the. girl. belnff unconscious naturally reply. They botl tot "bllghty leave" and she carried him alt to her lovely old English home, by the sea she didr.'l marry him, but her sister did, the titter bting ten years'her Junior and Lund Army lass and very pretty. A Canadian rescued an, English al Brighton, who had waded into the sea beyond her depth and n.uldii't swim.. This ended ot the nltar. A "Princess rat" with baml- iised eyes, fell In love with his nurse's he recovered ;lil3 sight ivas so pleasing loMoD-k at he rushed off and got a rink and a mor- certificate and married her Hill-is. II must be the irresistible, coai- hlnallon of voico and youns' 'lieutenant a pretty w.-tltress at Hostess JIOTse. This was a "Lord of Burlelgh" transposed for she, was Irtfeli born and kept her ho adjacent street. It looked Ilko ross between a Yiddish fire sale and j n arrest. "Speech! yt'ile'.l the mob "Don't Jostle the lydyl" cried one. yon! Quit Carn't Ij ive a demanded a coster-; monger-Ssh voiec. "Ain't be real 'andsomc -from another. "Officer, let us passl" pleadrd Oimmy. red to tho cars. Homo oiic had hastily woven a wreath and amid yells o[ enthusiasm it was thrown al bur hero who caught II and placed it on his falri JG( companion's head. The policeman j f'hc against a tree-bole, grinning. "iJeltcr givo 'em a few words, sir." he suggested and Jimmlc stumbled blushlngly through an extempore peech ahdj then, holding the nurse's land fast, bolted 'for the nearest sate, the crowd falling iiiick, but fol- lowing after a moment. At the street curb was drawn up. Jimmie donkey-earl pushed his. fiancee in and Jumped in after her. Beneath and' hround llieni were foul iilllo pigs, aj sis chick- ens, sad.a mass oi green-grocer's frcsti from for she was uuiit anu i-jvt. secret' lill alter the rice ami confetti. The account drove direct to a magistrate's anil, masleriully pushing his fiancee ahead or him. eiWred and was mar- ried, the crowd had followed on foot 'wailing wilhotl lo serenade this aovel, wedding quick anil quiet (journey was with difficulty Hept out Ills real Of the napcfi. AEkcd the rca-on for lolfcd In a pretty suburban park near London, while convalescing. So did a Eolden-hilreil goddess In nurse's KJN uniform'. Sho'whiled away" E sunny W'.' hour each" fine aftcrnoop watchlntf fje swans on tlie pond and reading, nlternal'ely. Now our hero was a rca1 hero.' He.had won .tho.D.S.O. ond several other rnedals, but wos modeat wlihalJ -rits bashfulncEs was in cqua ratio to his honors. He kept UI- decoralions but of sigllt. ed a "quiet.'' wedding one-armed privalc and i 1 ondon lass fell In love bus top one fair May sfri'hcld a" huqe bunch Of lilacs and kept glancing .'coyly over them at him. There were a dumber of other soldiers present nnd sudden- ly and with a unanimity that rather embarrassins lo tho pair seal- there picking She was suppls hospital ward daily. June ond its roses followed II all end cd at the altar-rail. ,V Canadian had Ins for tune told one day, Just for :L lark.TI rjiicJ-JC" KCIC tolM attrlng HK Golden Trousseau of LadyDianaManners Details ol tin oi EnjJ' land's Most Intetesiing June Bade. jiy LADY ADV WANA MA LADY WANA MAN Ing clairvoyant said: "Your love Is unCe the ground." heart and wondering ID Mr. Alfred Duff v.-.i> re- s-olomniz'-'l at Vcjtrjiiutter. fo: tile f lor of her ;iir which ua-, niLuli' :il onte, thus ieuiiiy a on. i oinpofod of i-ul'-'tut t ssue veiled with ;i tin', coinbiiucl Ibt l.ue "t'i'lini; of th-.- lluX'J of ftutlJii'l't molH'.r the inothvr of the IJUL-lHss. The gown a one of tlelii-ale, amlKT crtjie do eliiiu. ,ery graceful tl and si-ioll devices, with milk-white icads. in tl'.e vith a U-shaped dccolkUKC.. it l narrow girdle knotted lO'Jscty ;il Due side, and sleeves ending above the wrlsH and slit a fe.w up the b.-Hk. to Hive the of freedom unJ coolness.' With the frock will bo worn a siiorl t-ajie if fc-oltlen-browi! duvetvn, embroidered with gold and silver threads. effect somewhat. barbaric. Uiud .tissue 'ami Jo tnatdi 'the foiicii of.' cli.trm' !s the toilette by a bat of.S'J'rti affeta1.' with nbbon ties bowk and a very pretty veil, .with a modest just covarinjj S a light flow ol drap'-ry VerV ,novel and of beauty'was a ot tele de ncsro ''ami. tulle, arranged frcin St.'dt tin! hem in lillle scM'Jly .....'fioiinces. There was a. silken sush siv'llli- Sliorl ends falliusr .frp'tl a tied bow. at of; liy.i'di.' i A iovcnt Garden j Qr glrl. shuffled off this mortal coil. Two days later he was conducted, with some chums, lo the bottom of a Welsh coal-mine.. There some war-workers of the feminine persuasion were do- i ing Iheir bit at "checking" tho cars I The corporal met them hut his gaze lingered on a chic maiden, with brown his basic Jiirimic admitted he n s.clcs Tno> up for a cincm i sick ot publicity and iiomp and want 0 rcsl ns sou havt ed side by side, they -broke softly into sons- It was, "Come Dowii to Kew in you too. .that the" heroine wore tho.Boyal Red Cross of the first presented the prlvau'wUh half of her Tho pair were unknown to each other. slopped- renlly should go down nurse's magazine riying green English grass and, Jimralc re went, for as1 the song. say 'rlevcd It, and The res >nd the corponl Is ajlnk Ihil Iherc somethins in this fortune telling stuff after'.Ml' Lovely England Helped 111- N there ncrj the couple who I met (luring an air riid fhc> met liard In fad hat Ihey i'olh saw slars. They were bolting Inlo the shelter, a tunnel-like iffair. from opposite doors heads struck' tOBUlhcr with some force. Kach thought it was a bomb! bul romance rind cupid eased their headaches "In 'a rcraarkably: brief time. "Wo contend that Canadians ought not lo feel nsBrloved because so many heroes chose English brides.' Look THE HOME WHEN THE SOLDIER RETURNS ciniim never begins at: h cleaning is goms cape a o1 1 II II was the crowd .winch waited n-uentK for tho rnaqtc Iraln whistle at the Exhibition I was there with tile wife of a soldier who'was cominB home after fouj years' .service. Durins that time she.1 had "carried on" through .el- and good'report.' Tlie. children had measlesrwhooping congiiV! and. 'Ihe in.Iheir turn, yet her brave spirit the beautiful selling In.which hey found Ihcm! H wasn't onl> ho wor that made Iho spirit of ro mance rampant. H was lovely old England. Think of a raw and color ICES "pralrio village ar.d. compare i with nn English village with it picturesque, vine-clad homes, Us................... hedgerows, its riot of flowers. its at'lho'liome the'evening be- lo see tho decorations in ME hon- riud. "I'll only have to black their boots again, and everything will be reafy'-" There was -i faint note of llredno" in lier voice, but her eyes were shin- g_be was coming home! When I called with lite automobile tho following evening, 'the interest and excitement of the neighbors knew no bounds." Advice was freely given OS to where to find him. and where M.STE.VBKS AltK POPVLAK- GOOD ttlkcr is always nclishleJ when he 'encounters lener. a' good !is a clialji.'of -brown uc'a'is. 'with a-hiise bo'aib'- laped pendailt and tassel fallfng ul- skirt's hern. 1.1., Xr-. To wear with and' wUh any, other suitable lollelte. there was another example'of the short sum- mer capo that will undoubtedly be un r.tset of charm and smartness. It I has just a hint of the dolman. Ion? ago in voguft'-ln its pretty lines, and I "iniW'ot seirares'of .velvet, their colors, the dusky sold and r-.ccp' brown ,wilh .dividins linas A.I dull gold1 galonV and here and there sliorl-sletrimed tassels. "A I-uttirist I ring of striped dark .blue satin wlui breaking the stripes 13 thick, and 'splendid. makes a. .which has a tissue lining and a licnvol. neeaic run silver thread. .VYWre are provioed in the Culds. of the broidEry nralens thi-cd'gM. and'theft are fantastic darls ot HIB same vei-wroUBhl device, branch us 'mm the side seams. With llils cape a beaulifu! chinclillh. WItar Is t, bo worn 'Equally beautiful.and very is.a dull, black salln capO ncmmeu and collared wilh fitch' and. given ,o'sold UMUC lining. Always aitd was really coming. I was proof against them all. Ehe? srioke of Hi; con" the train in, and one lilndly neighbor called out, "Don't you Worry, Havo the kettle boillnB. and Mrs. II-----will cook a pot of po- tatoes." In 'the lltllo." now clean and neat. well take i Union Jick ft well brms the back well the Kaiser anj more. the mother is site Prclly Clolhci for the Lililc Folki r chili! Is (irrayed In a slmpio (rock. 6f while slianiuns witli r cniiti is nri u-eara n lumpei "viMgo its rose-embowered ......._..... collages and a score of other charms! anil was taken from room to room ,ct bus and bcatttlfj Canada it needs it1 parlies, punting par les, cricKet-malches. and ica-on-thc [errace accounted for many mance One hfird of a s'oeet !ove tale had its beginning In hatinletl cutk Tho mm tho girl and the ghost were the principal charac (wttcltcd Ihcm mirching throusb fers. Jack Canuck didn't believe In sptnT" but he eagerly consented to sit up lill midnight "on par lleulariy lo the sir! offered to uear him company. They claimed to have seen the. ghost, but like tho bis fish ol the fisherman il got away 0 doubt It was at s cotin r itiriclion Cupid An Eigli'h maiden a Can dun who I reciprocate ut he crj thoughtfully produced l win brother failing aVvJS himself .forclfin 1 1 Elrl i Sool time but othlng flic ..irl didttt ro substitution and when Ihe lirsl han showed UP in the role of nan al U e lllt Sho salfl'later thought she must mo token loo n tny passes at dlnntr and was double H e ided Inpp h v mmbte (rto ir clfo'ce j toltu-t s, Sucs for Divorce llut m vt raid on Ihe hospital shrt was II was thought 1 loaned cry In Dally Mail, to Ihey ivcro married blrg 'n cots -i do by sloe mi oniid a weep ilin group IJut loic I' n greil mile eld Neither 01 n t in a ritev tro now ft mlra (n Camd-t ind Her small companion wears a. lumper mm slrli nuc nicy tome 1 1 bands ol printed linen.-UhdonJ Sll Jt t injumi Duchess it I Mlinlnil'r and dJughifr of Ccloiel Cornnnllis n b nils ins'i'li Courl who hH sutd'ior from Mutl Itlellnrd C roivenor neconil Dnkc o( Is de. .ctlon fltr o the ri n I nirlinl ivlll dfi; I'liiniliiMii Hi Another neighbor had. gramophone and as we turned the cVncr of the. street, we, heard wail- Wr tortii- i want to1 go home 1 want to go home and all unalddc. the lump camo into our throats am Ah me! Pathos and humor ar blended tn the home comin of the soldier. I3ul hero we are i Iho Inhibition, and HE will soon b there. There'was a tense movement of es tilcmcnc, as the train pulled in 1 was Just preparing 'o walch fo him when a stalwarl form Ua'hc oul of tl-c crowd and the little mot Ins beside me wis lifted her feel He had como home at last! Tho children dun; lo him etcited h but ill Mi were for wlto v ho wis MiUinS to nlm with and I viia igl-id ?lad when he I lor tlie cliliqrcn 'knd Ihe four vcirjOld In a soldiers suit afcbml the' picture of i kin Jrfecii-ntit litre they .ire f The Lt biiE cUlm 3 iv share of licmltdii malclitil brncly oi, thel- to" tHo TiJfsporla Ion building mil he oon MU> for tome. SurJ the car was ucier C eighfcd so mueh hijplness. and us "f to Che door imny friends ond uhtl'es greeted tho returning soliHfr Mepping tho pirlo. IjrUlt I" "a- tnrncil to the it li s side ond me: her tn his he sUid Homo oner rrtorc deir cd Iho door sonlj ird nenr ,03 __ ;