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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 18, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta FAULTS OF LOVELY WOMEN Vanity. 'Gossip. Nagging. Insincerity. 'Small talk. Artificiality. 'Self-centered. Frivolous talk. Narrow outlook. Neglects mother. Little self-respcet. Lacks high ideals. "Too fond of dress. Careless in manner. Impolite' in street car.. .Low standard-modesty. Extravagance of speech. Severe on girls. Thinks only of marriage. 'Bothers -worried hustiand. Admires herself too much. Hates hearing she has faults. Lenient concerning men's morals. "I'm exceedingly sorry that prob- ably over 200 people have had to' be turned said Rev. B; C. Laker Clinton street Methodist church last night when about, to read some the anonymouse letters written by request to him. and in which the foregoing were stated .to be some of .mien's faults. Overflowing into the choir's section husbands' till they drive them to drink and the devil. If there's one title of truth in go home and ask your husband's pardon, and ask God to forgive you." Wantt Whipping Post "I wish there was a whipping post, and'I'd like to be-the whiper, for the wife then I'd like to see some punishment for the woman who nags." "God likes fashion." declared Mr. Laker, after telling of men's charges concerning women's vanity artilicial- ity and fondness for dress. The daisy, honeysuckle and snow he believed, had fashion, and lit dueri; was an. wvu" was not decked with golden sun- light" "Fashions arc he said. "I can prove it from the and he read of the many and wonderful bits of jewelry and articles of cloth- ing mentioned by a Biblical writer. Then lie censured the women whose dresses by their Himsiness led to catching colds. "Some women boast of the hearts they have taken as an Indian boasts of the scalps he has he said, in referring to .men's charge that wo- men were insincere in the matter of affection. "Is the robery of the- heart affec- tion any les a crime than the robbery f.: a Almost the final shots grew outSof men's allegations that some women OPINIONS OF THE STERNER SEX Conceit. Bullying. Drinking. Low aim. Gruff ness. Selfishness. Playing pool. Self-assertion. Playing cards. Use of profanity. Tell wife too little. Too much at clubs. Getting the dumps. Need new backbone. Unwilling to be advised. Responsible for flirtation. Neglectful after marriage. Gossip worse than women. Too fond of athletic sports. Lack of respect for women. Think being religious unmanly. Flippant doubters about religion husbands we wrote one wo- man. .v Mr. Laker held that men were most- ly to blame for happiness disappear- ing from married life, and he said it ;t matrimonial tract to give to men bc-ing marled, so that they could lake out the tract at times and look at it. "My husband gets the dumps, and is not interested in complained one correspondent, ivho .varned girls against expecting to re- form u man after marriage. "Matrimony is'not a successful re- formatory was the preacher's comment. woman, he said, "thinks that husbands do not tell their wives "like to assert them- and like bears to live were the complaints which Mr. Laker classified -as social faults. "Some he said, "say that men are too fond of athletic sports, are out too.much at clubs and lodges and spend too much time reading the sporting news _ r "Sport in itself is a good thing. {'Women that men gossip worse than, women, that they 1 a lack of respect for and that Not interested in wife's conversation j men insult women by their stares and remarks in public places. "I'm not married." writes one young lady. "I'd take a good bus- band if God sent one, but I wnildn t take, one of Toronto's street This' is going. to be a long ser- said Rev. E. C. Laker, at Clinton street Methodist church Sun- day night in beginning a discourse 011 the faults of men, of which the think only of getting married. {foregoing were the chief, and he kept "To be, or not to' be, de- ie b reaching for over lared .Mr. Laker, "is not the "greatest j question for the woman of today, f hig promise by preaching ers., BEST LABOR LAWS EXISTING IN CANADA Pronouncement of a Labor Correspondent on Alberta Legislature One woman says that the main responsibility for flirtation is on men, ?he ba much oportunity f r' .'ilirting. and that, men who flirt u-i 'They were clever -and exceedingly j tne faith of women in .and tlie space within the altar rail The Bible says it is not good for man said Mr. Laker concern- j men-" said Mr. Laker ear- to be almie, but I don't see where itjing the lettera written bv request tojnestiy up the time of aind blockading the aisles with chairs by standing in comparatively large the congregation 2jroke whatever fire by-laws exist eon- kerning people in churches. said Mr. Laker, "re- -member, while I'm hurting you that you can write to me this week about men, and that they'll get their -says that of women." next Sunday night." Of the many letters which he aa- had received, the preacher mentioned the contents of seven. Ladies had a narrow outlook, and -would 'not talk on serious subjects, ac- cording to one man, who advocated poetry and prose as a cure. Pulpit Bravery "I want to congratulate you on jrour declared another to much namby- pamby preaching." lUlli "It's this fear of missing a chance f weej.. of marriage that I he de-j "J. received 21 on Saturday, and it the women during last I thai -young woman if you don't to marry her. 'Girls, do- you want a good hus- Glared in advice to the fair sex to be j was not ,anusual for the letters to band? r'n tell y0u. where to get him. true womanly Tele- gram. opening to the letters -was. "The I faults of men are so numerous that FINDLAYRiVEROVERESTIMATEDJI don't know where to begin." _____ j "The letters from the ladies rather Rich Strikes Are Not'Known to ProJ made me ashamed of pectors Who Have Returned From District Vancouver, March any- thing like a rush to the Findlay riv- er section would premature at the present time is clearly indicated by the information that has just reached The World from a special correspond- (declared-Mr. Laker, "but I believe tthis is the golden age of manhood. I There never were more good men than there are today, and never was the type of manhood higher." "If any; man is not prepared tor some good honest said the preacher, when about to mention men's faults, "III wait a moment Get that boy who loves and respects his mother." At the close 'of the service, Mr- Laker read extracts from several letters and commented upon them. One woman who told of waiting The Fernie Ledger, the well known labor weekly, contains the following interesting correspondence on the labor legislation passed by the Alber- ta Legislature'? The third sesion of the first Legis- lature has been brought to a close and its proceedings are now a matter ;x UL1C UJJL1 WillUll JU uau 11V yen. desire to .make and other changes which could not possibly be construed to apply to any industry operating in pailiament will provide for the crea-j Alberta at the present time. 1 T X'i'n'rVT'nfr fl ----Jf C-------J circbbCCj ililU J CU UUtiOG iiiWAA "least one-third were supposed to be him as a financier when he completes you men wiu smoke, go outside -devout Christians." These girls without enquiry, obtained the dis- rmissa) of one of their number about Tvhom a mean story had been told, then the men scorned the Christ- vianity of the girls.. Mr. Laker's text, "taken from the -olst chapter of Proverbs, was: "Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies." "One -would think they had dipped "their pens inthe rainbow and dried T.he ink the dust of he been covered with a stea Pittsburg, -Pa., March W. .Guthrie, the reform mayor, has put all of the Pittsburg millionaires under a curfew law and hereafter all clubs must be promptly closed at midnight. This order was first issued a week ago, and little attention was paid to but yesterday the Mayor, to show he'was in earnest, ordered the police to raid all violating institutions, and the clubs took the hint, shutting promptly at 12 o'clock. At the Puquesne club, the resort of the richest of the Pittsburg rich, ths doors were closed at the limit time, and no person, except the members having, rooms in the club, were ad- mitted after that hour. side- board was declared at the same time, and the members could not secure a loye At the University club even more stringent ttuopted. When twelve o'clock came, not only were the members refused admittance but those who were in the club were chased out. At the Pittsburg Club, the American club, the" Union club, and other social organizations, no members were admitted, and officers declare that they will obey the order of the mayor. Loud complaints were emitted by the millionaires when they were un- able to secure drinka after the bars of and clubs were closed at midnight, and there is every 'indica- tion that the matter will be carried into the courts. The grieving ones declare that the city has no jurisdic- tion in the matter, as the clubs op- erate under state charters. That they are not sure of their ground, however, is evident, from the fact that the order is being so generally obeyed. Supt. of Police Thomas McQuade, in "discussing the matter said: "The better class of men are in hearty We have received many letters from them approving of our action and congra- tulating us on the stand we took. "The club nuisance has become a serious one in Pittsburg, and the mayor and police have been daily in receipt of scores of letters from wives and mothers complaining that their last week greatly augmented the number of" delegates thus far elected for William H. Taft; it also' disclosed that the "allies" -.vere ing headway in their efforts to send uninstructed delegations from North- ern and Western states and' ing delegations from the South, The Taft are meeting fire with fire. In many Southern states the county and central committees being composed of so'called regulars, have presented resolutions indorsing Taft. _ As if to meet the charge that Taft delegations in many states would de- sert after a few ballots, his manag- ers have in several instances, succeed- ed in their desire to secure 'iron- dad instructions. This was the case in. the Kansas state convention ami. Ohio, where delegates were instructed to vote for Taft "until he -was nom- inated." With Saturday's indorsement Charles E. Hughes by the Jfew state committee, the "allies" hope to make better success in underminiBg [the Taft strength in Ivew They expect Senator Murray Crane to utilize this indorsement in. ,Ms fight to prevent an instructed "delega- tion from r .Massachusetts, Taft gaine'd thirty votes last week. making his actual strength, thus far sixty-four. The "enemy" scored ag- ainst him in several places. Tenth congressional district of Mis- souri, the Seventh district of Alaba- ma and the Memphis district -are- re- ported as sending contesting delega- tions. The "old" Republicans aVtfeeir Ixm. isiana state convention selected four unpledged delegates, but the Repub- lican state central -committee has indorsed Taft and will call a state convention. The state executive committee of Missouri has endorsed Taft, also sev- eral county committees in" North Ca- rolina. County committees in Illin- ois are doing the same for Cannon. of Johnson of Minnesota by the cratic central committee of Minneso- Sa promises to give a greater zest to the IDemocratic contest. Although- party leaders believe that William. J. Bryan will win .by overwhelming strength, they are watching the out- come of the fight of the Minnesota delegation. Bryan, with the vote of Ktebraskit back of him, wilL try to eliminate Johnson. He expects indorse- ment of Rhode Island March 21, and Indiana March 25. NO EMBARGO Gisf SHORT'S LICENS- ES Ottawa, March total ntrm ber of licenses for cutting timber in the Canadian Northwest outstanding during the present year is 392, cov- ering an area of thousands of miles. Hon. W. S. Fielding says that no embargo has been placed on Canad- ian hay and straw by imperial au- thorities. According to a statement by Hon. R. Lemicux, Professor Shortt, of Queen's University Kingston, is al- lowed daily, for acting as chair- man of the board formed under pro- visions of the Industrial Tnsputes Act. 'Professor Shortt has already drawn since the bill became, law f 640 as fees and 52-iS as expenses. Notice of amendment has been gi- ven for the abolition of the bonus system of immigration. In the Senate yesterday Senator husbands and all their j Macdonald of Victoria offered a res- olution declaring that the immigra- tion of Hindus should be limited as at the clubs. believe that by closing them at midnight it will give many a man an opportunity to visit his home occasionally." believe haw many women there are, (jy overflow of houses until what was with starving, and in an- oncc independent boroughs have been: other letter a woman says. "We crave i in ,ht, ,ifc or London. The not only but lullyl the ground all through the session, convinced the recalcitrate members thai as as the miners were C07i- cerned the bill, with' some amend-j Claim legislation which two months'leave of absence, without for just a lii-tle. attention from our: salary, and Miss Nimnions of the liusi'iinuS." grown since Westminster school was transferred alone has census of 1901 by scrimp, by ami Tottenham by j in the same time. after one tablet. At Ali Dealers j result of 'the notices being posted os provided in. the statutes. "Appreciation and love arc the only j and thai, of Ham pay of a wife and declared WaHhamsl.ow has iner; Mr. Laker.- "Don't let us tliem in their pay." at work talk of what they i A toUl, of peo- havi; to put up with, but we would. have beon to the. popula- be candidates for the asylum if we j tioil of jn yeprs. had to put- up for one day with what, some women have to put, up with." ippreciate. With this trie vvrttliii-i' liv, i.o brighten up and by Monday ai- i tornoon H right of way was cleared tomorrow i much ns possible and that the Cana- i dian government should aid and counsel of the imperial authori- ties to limit the influx of .so undesir- EVELYN THAW AFTER DIVORCE a claM Qf peoplc Scnator i Scott said the government had sent i 'Mackenzie King to center with the imperial authorities and hoped the i result would be favorable. A statement made by Sir Wilfrid 1 lAuricr places the estimated cost of i the house of commons outside of in- Harry Thaw Was Insane ar i Time of Marriage New York, March for night, that, Evelyn Nesbitt Thaw institute for the aunul- the. niont of her manage to Harry K. And tlie way that that -bill went j Thuw on the ground that he was in- tiiroi.igh iioue was no slow. I demnity in 1P05 at and 1906-07 at John Ti in chair and Attorney Gen- eral Cross engineered the bill. There was no time lost under these aus- "Oh. you black-hearted men that! SAME AS IJ OUST-: K'LKSH pices. by ten o'clock it was make your -wives white hcj makes those blamed j through _ the coniittcc of the whole, cried, "go home and, apologize." "Nagging is about the only kind of .recourse we women have with the things Owner of Automobile (who had and ready for third reading and as- sent. jr-jt paid a' repair Some very important amendments t ract fid. Toronto, March F. C. Clark- 'son who is handling the liquidation jNew York, Williatn Of the .Mutual Reserve Life Insurance Coply Thaw was served here late i that tilings look very yesterday with papers in--'which sho favorable for Canadian policy hold- is made a co-defendant with her son era, re-insurance of all risks very p'os- Harry K. Thaw, in the action instit-i-1 sible at present, is said that ted by the hitters' wife, Evelyn jr. good proposition be.put the1 bitt Thaw, to annul their mariage. policy holders. ;