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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBR1DQE QAtLY HERALD. 1ATURDAY. JUNE 3f, IIP. PAOf SIVCM From a Western Window -By x The Harvest He picked tin- lady's pocket. And he scooped her portmonnaie, A ail enough to accommodate tin- -noils f'f ;i shopping tour, so here at least. i- a haven for the much buffeted but iieC'-ssarv handkerchief. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL An exceptionally pretty wedding WHS solemnized at the home of tlie bride's mother. Mrs. Randolph Ross Mc- Kellar. Gletieoo, on Tuesdav evening. Jim- f-, when j Margaret May i Robert Ritson thi- Merchnnts r only ter, f; is a pity that project for a we.-kly half holiday in the sliop? has fa lien through. They have inaugurat- ed such a plan in and in tJi.. first holiday ,-ilmost the entire pojiulace went out K. 3ee th.- herd of buffalo which tin- Canadian -vv.-iv Smith, in Harper's Weekly. the momentous question. "What shall I 'do with my last year's the one next in importance is shall I put my handker-' For long we have had no' pockets but a baggy blouse front suf- ficed to supply rhe need. Then blous- es buttoned in the back, and gloves full, so the handkerchief was transferred no a slave. [Now., the ne one-piece cotton dresses are button- eel in the back, and the long gloves in ihe back and the Ions sleeves In Vancouver, a number the shops are closing at fiv.-'-thirJy during the summer. Oil" firm closer at nine o'clock Saturday And the Drysdal" firm close., tin door.; at six on Saturday night. The bi-r in the Kast s.-i a god sample i" the matter of rar'y closing which we might well imitate 'Ihe most violent ene.'iiv _ of Eaton cannot but agree- that in Toronto that firm set the pace in an early closing movement which has prvoed an untold boon to the small .army of salespeople. Shopper; found out too thai it was quite as easy to shop between the .shortened hours, and the scheme has worked happily all round. There is one Western city at least where Saturday afternoon seems to be a general holiday. That is Victoria. Some people will sniff and say ir.s perpetual holiday there, and that the shops might as well be closed Saturday as not, but thi? is a lib? There is a good steady done there and especially in the last two ye.irs has Victoria wakened up. At any rate it's a very pleasant sidn indeed to the happy family par- ties with comfortable lunch baskets boarding the cars on Saturday after- noon for a half-day off. The provi- sion markets open a short time in tli? evening, so no one inconveri- chine, and carried mauve sweet' peas, ienced. Perhaps this weekly Mr. Lee Randall, of Victoria, B. C., acting as a nerve tonic, is one reason was num. Rev. Kdwin for the poise and tranquility of the; tor St. John's church, (Toronto Saturday Night. Saturday may not be the best day' suited for a half-holiday here, but it Mr. and 'Mrs. M. Laurie, of Morris, is to be hoped that before the two announce the engagement of their hottest months are upon us, one half. eldest daughter, Edith, to F. Mac- day a week will see the shop doors Pherson. of New Dayton. Alta., the closed, and lunch baskets and pic- marriage to take place on July 21. nicker.-, in the River Bottom. _ _r-- i Toronto. June Toronto weddings have li roused >uch inter- est as that manifested in the mar- riage of Miss K. Allien N'ecora Melvin- Jones to Rev. T. Crawford Brown, which was solemnized this afternoon at 2.30 in St. "Andrew's church. King street. The bride is the only child of Hon. Senator Lyman Melvin-Jones, St. George St., and formerly of Win- nipeg, and the groom i- the minister in charge, of St. Andrew's. The church was crowded to the doors with a. brilliant assembly of guests and friends, while, the outside were lined by of people eager for a glimpse the party. '.Miss Louise Manning, of Sault, Ste. and Miss Dewa Davis, of Vancouver." were the bridesmaids. Tlie service was i conducted by Rev. T. Kakin. assisted j by Rev. R. J. MacDonald. Among j the out of town guests were Sir Wil-i frid Laurier and Hon. G. P. Graham.' The floral decorations in the church were exquisite there being bowers and arches of marguerites. The ser- vice was fully choral. The bride's gown was made by Omot. of Paris, and was of silver tissue Brussels lace, with the train and bodice outlined in pearls. The presents were amonast the finest ever seen in Toronto. Sir was married to Mr. Randall, manatrer of Hank. Re.d IVer, Ai- berta. Tli.- house was prettily decor- ated with roses. carnation.- and palms. The bride was brought in by her uncle. Mr. Harry Wallace Bod- man, of Woodstock, and preceded by four ribbon bearers. Miss Mnckellar, I'.ufi'alo; Miss Randall. C'lUeljih: Mi-s MacMhersi.n. London; and Miss fin- lay. .St. Thomas. She wore u beauti- c.-vam do chine, iied witii lac.- and embroidery, t wedding v-'il with orange blos- and carried a bouquet of roses wisteria. The bridesmaid. Miss Rogers, wore niHUVe CTepe de an What the woman who has visited the Christie Factory says to her 1 NEVER realized all that the 'Christie' brand on biscuits meant until I went through the big factory in Toronto. "The cleanliness of the whole place amazed me. I don't meen that it is clean as judged by factory standards, but clean according to any standard, "We women control the purse- strings when it comes to buy- ing biscuits, and it's no won- der Christie, Brown Co. are glad to have us inspect their factory. To my mind it is the strongest advertise- ment they could have. "You'd be surprised to see the staff that is kept busy, day in and day out all the year cleaning, cleaning. "The windows, floors, walls, ceilings, machinery, speak volumes for the sanitary conditions under which Chris- tie's Biscuits are made. "It's a picture to see the 'Christie Girls' over three hundred of spotless white. Each girl is supplied with two complete uniforms a week from the firm's pri- vate laundry. "At every turn I found fresh evidence of the unusual care which is taken to preserve absolute cleanliness. "It was explained to me how every ounce of raw material is tested, and how, at each step throughout the process of mixing, baking and packing, the Christie quality is jeal- ously guarded. "I am convinced that if every woman in Canada could visit the Christie factory as I did, they would not'think of us- ing any but Christie's Biscuits in future." The best Grocers everywhere in Canada have Christie's Bis- cuits. Sold in bulk, by the pound, or in moisture and dust-proof packages. Christie, Brown Co., Limited Mr. and Mrs. Wells have gone to Banff for a short holidav. Wilfrid Laurier propose.! the health of the bride. After the reception the bridal couple left for Quebec, where- they sail by the Empress of Britain for Scotland. Norway and Winnipeg Free Press.