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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta CANADIAN LADIES COLLEGES AND THfelR PRODUCT Prominence Given to Little; Direct Training in j Deportment Now. IS LESS SCHOLARSHIP iThan in High phasis, Is Placed on Other -k Distinct Type. f By JULIA KEKDALL LAMONT. ihusicales, theatricals I and of Canada, s giria1 schools have been a plea- sure not only to the present pupil's but to those "old girls" that go back yearly to resume for a lew days tho well-loved scliooi routine. It is poS- elble that just as a university educa- tion assumes often in the eyes a lion university ninn notably Mr Jjloyd value not granted H the college graduate, so life at a girls' bbardlng-mhool may be Been j through a softer glamor by one who ihas miased it than by one who ha. 'lived. H. At" uli .events, about erlrl- Bchool existence In Canada there jlurkR an indescribable charm. Some- ;thing in tlia wholesome, daily pro early morning plung'O. in the tank, the muli regime, the even in. back to one's mind fthat favored phrase of Matthew Ar- inold'd: "Sweetness ahd light." One cannot turn over the pages of a JHiivergai, "tudemus" without sus. pectin? that ,unbounded doltght in 'simple things is the distinctive charm of Canadian girlhood. But to appreciate our own schools tve must keep in mind conditions in I other countries. Conceive of a French j lycee, in which not one single pro griilife to the pearl clean to knit resident and non-resi dent students into an organic body, With traditions and standards con Denial to a hieh typo at womanhood, SUMMER PLANS By MCLANDBURGIi WILSON. TJTE planned to roam in summertime Whef6 mountains stand on guard, To seek the best of mother earth Where dust and barred; The chances are he'll spend it In His own back -r He. planned to spend the summertime Upon old Neptune's lair, To turn his hack, on fuss and fret, O'er rocking seas to fare; The chances are he'll spend it 1ft His rock-ing chair. He planned to spend the summertlnie As aviators dare. To soar above the dizzy heights And find, the coolness The chances are he'll spend it in Hie own hot air. ENGLISH SMART SET HAVE DISCOVERED NEW AMUSEMENT Society Woman Drive to Rubbish Markfet Every Week to Secure 1 Valuable Antiques. t o London Tune 20 KB of the most amusing of mod' ern developments'in the'social world In England ot late Is the weekly society but. terflics to the Caledonian Market, London, almost .beneath :the' grim walls of ancient PentdnvlHe Prison. A few years ngo this market, was 'discovered" by a -few clever Ameri- can girls eager to-secure 'some ven- erable their trip to Europe. On a .certain day'In the week the old clothes dealers, rog- and-bone men, and others .displayed their wares on tho-fitone.flags.cMhe mirkct, and in such" sordid-snrround- ngs H gradually :.becam'e the. fashion to be found driving as.hard a. bargain as was ever the 'Hebrew Petticoat Lane. The .so'cioty .collec- tor is a "hard crack. So is the all-British rag-and-bbne man. A well-known 'Collector will pass down an alley with goods ranged, on cither side, affecting: Ignorance "of some fine red wineglasses oh tho pavement. "Sixteen shfll ings the a tentative dealer remarks apparently to the air, and the Col- lector passes on. Next time by the offer is 'Twe'lve shillings the dozen, and cheap at that.'i till by degrees it is reduced to lour shillings. The collector feels a glow of virtu ous pride, "I shall sell these for two lie declares to a. friend at the conclusion of the deal. What particular pleasure there can be In reducing the profits of the scantily clad and wretched-looking vendors is a mystery hid in the con- science of the social leader or the keen collector. But the fact remains that tho smart thing is Tor London aristocrats to be in Pentonvllle of a Friday morning looking over the re- fuse of the British capital. i Some of.the Pretty Juniors at Westminster College HEAVY FALL IN PARIS LUXURIES NOT manj monllis pro fessors of the tango TV ere making money nt a furious rale by charging for each of a course of a dozen lessons in the new dance. But that WHS too good to last, and ately a dancing school advertised to teach perfection in two lessons for If it were not already dead, this alone would be a death-blow to the tango. Hut other luxuries are also fooling the democratising: force of the age. One of the greatest refinements that tampered beauties enjoyed was a daily visit- .from a manicurist whose ser- were quoted at anything from lialf-a-doilav upwards. Now, how ever, in the Rue Henri-Mounter, every evening an electric sky sign announces, "Manicure, M and it is not worth more. LIKE IT PITH had been to a concert for tho first time. "And what do you think of askofi her mother, "I didn't like the organ very well. "Why not' "Cause there wasn't any monkey with H. Women Constables for Great Britain Lord Henry Cavendish to Intro duce a Bill in the House of Commons KJ; A BILL to enable the police authorities io enrol women constables is io bo introduced in the House of Commons by Lord Henry Cavendish Ben tick, Unionist mem- ber for South Nottinghamshire. The officials of Scotland Yard have declared themselves opposed to the measure. A spokesman said-bluntly 'We are against the suggestion. We {employ special women for special purposes, such as vigilance work, and In all cases intimately connected with women or young girls, to a far greater extent; than the public real- izes. Moreover, in. all our police sta lions women are employed to look after female prisoners, and whenever there is a feincle prisoner a woman ia constantly on tho premises. Then again, we work In close touch and sympathy with the many excellent societies that employ women detec- tives and watchers, and we step in with our constables on'a lino from them. So that, on tho whole, women constables are not only unnecessary, but objectionable, because they would inevitably lead to what one may call specialized enlistment." Mrs. Eacro Fox, of the Women's Social and Political Union, thinks tho Idea an excellent one. "Thero should bo no specializing between men and said, "the community should hnvc the pick of the best oC both.sexes. The doc- trine of physical force and the sex question apply less fa this respect than any other, as policemen only, exist :by tho moral force behind Ihem." COMMAS AND THE LAW THE comma in the British Act of Parliament which has caused a dispute between Monmouthshire minors and tliclr employers recalls the fact that such marks oC punctua- tion wore introduced into law only half a century ago. Down to 1S50 ill acts of parliament consisted, in the theory at all events, ol! one sen- tence. In that year a special statute was passed to allow the text of legis- lative enactments to be' punctuated' ind pointed by full-stops, etc. They arc so easily Interpolated and altered that lawyers know thalr danger, and avoid them iji 'legal PARISIAN DRESS PIRATES RAIDED 'Police Seize Gowns Copied From Stolen Sold as Genuine. 20 4, FROPOS of Parisian fashions, ii the police have lately been tak- ing action against tho growing num- ber of dress pirates, who abound in this city. A few days ago the police raided several promises occupied by tl ressmakoi's who had been suspected for some time of infringing the rights of the great Paris houses of first rank by turning out copies oE their models with the help of information obtained secretly from these firms' employes. The raid was planned at the instance of the house of Paul Foiret, irhlch has been one of the, chief sufferers, in combination with the heads of the firms of Callot Soeurs, Cherult, ami Premet, and tho police were helped in their operations by the employes of these firms, who unbounded the house so that no one could, escape. On the raided premises over SO oC the robes copied from models of first- class firms were discovered, all of which had been manufactured with the help of information and designs stolen by artists and workpeople em- ployed by the very firms victimized. The imitator of them is able to' order and readily obtain materials used in tho original, and to put them to- gether so as to make an exact re- production down to the smallest de- tail. Besides the robes themselves correspondence was seized, 'showing- how these copies wern supplied to reputable firms in Paris, and all over the world, exhibited them as the genuine article, ;_ 'i'_ Atf IRISH DIPLOMAT. i sisters while visiting in Ireland; in Victoria's time got into versatlon one day with ,1 tenant of their hostess. Cr.c of tho girls, who is quite stout, risked the old woman j if she would' Imvo 'kiwyn them for sisters. was the answer, "ye look alike, but yor sister's alonder, while you. miss well, you favor tho CAN AFFORD. TO GO. "TQEACQN pflS- tor received ,a caJI to a church in Oshkosh, and mya he'll go'thero. Deacon' :ThiU'a what comes o'-'rnjslng- his salary iMt ydar. He's saved Up enough for. railroad tickets. t if Smoking Suits For ft, London Ladies Now, Curious New Fashion as RetuU of Growth of Habit JTHB cigaret habit ajnongst smart women in England is responsibla for a curious fashion in amoklnff SUltS. One that resembles a fancy rot suit of black charmeuse to ered with a startling deafen 6merV( aid green leaves, relieved with flishes of yellow find white. The trousers are loose and baggy, tJio Bock, j ly decollette, has a large black S4tin collar and green ruffle. Another! suggests a Chinese vase with background of hlue covered, with 4j hawthorn design. Handkerchiefs have also succumbed'' lo the c'.-aze for futurism. The lat- est have a wide border oC startling color, with a flower in the centre, whose leaveV should be black or blue or purple, any color, in fact, that. is not usually; found in a leaf.- .On others are em-' broidered chickens, or booties, or pea-f cocks, or storkSf or and 'tha- like in natural colors. j Vegetarians are especially catered for in the handkerchief, which showa a carrot, a head of asparagus, a strawberry, and other fruits t andj vegetables in one corner. WOMAN WAS A SOLDIER) JjBBRT" CASHIEP., an Inmata of the Soldiers' Home 'at Qulncy, Illinois, who had bcijn m.is-1 ciuerading as a man (or sixty years, nnd served as a soldier in General Grant's army during the 'Civil has just been found to1 be a woman. Her sex was discovered only1' WliilB, she was undei tho caie of tbo j geon. The woman was born in Ireland seventy-two years went to America as a stowaway clad .in boy's clothes. When tho Civil 'War-'broka, out enlisted in tho 05th, Illinois; Infantry, and participated In some oC the-bloodiest battles, always behav- ing with great-, gallantry. 'I Whon tho war, she resumed! civil life aa.a, workman until ago cnclj tho results of exposure during thej war made her helpless to support" She then entered thfl SoM dlors' Home. She lias refused to disclose her name or to tell her ;