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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 20, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta ;tty face ahhitoance , to the city ;m�ss girl S^vFar as Salary and Promotion are" Goncerned4-r-Wage Envelope Is � I .. in Direct Ratio to Girl's Valut to'th6 Firm-Most Girls Look Forward to i\I^arriage. ARE BRITISH SOCIETY WOMEN^;GUlLTY;OF DOG By ROBSON^BliAGK. p>y O prettv looka'4ieli> a. girl t\i pro-\^>J motion? Do^Cftnaiiian etiiploy- ers place mticn wiiue on the �fancj-'face," or Rive Its possessor pre-.'firniflnt ojcr tlie girl of plain aiii>^'- iiK*? .� ..... .�Tlie answer is "No." Tlve ev.'aance iiehiud .'tlie "No" Is hot a Assire to -encouraee th� plain �irl agrgressivenesS and faith, but bccaiiae' ha If dozen of the blg^at local o.m-aloyers sniil jio and baciced their state-jient -with proof and reasons. Ther diiclsred rtHiaI of a departmentKl store said � thin: '  '^'Seriousness of aim ts the srf.Hteat !acfc of so many of our giri clerka. They :oine to us aslting: for �. weekly wagre, a.nd'^wlien a position is fflven tlteni ail Ih6^gh'c of Improving that position l)y lupeHoir service is at an end. They lettle do'vrn as tlme-servei-a, workins snlr f because clrcunwtanc�i oblige Ctiem, and hoping' for an eso�p� through bhi dpoi' .of/inarriagej 3Iark you, I am not 'aipplrlngr V Ibis .descrii>tlon Indis-crhatn&tsly�': for, we have in our ostab-v!isbnu�nt-hundreds; of: Klrls who gro at 'tgeir dutiefi.patnetaliintily and with !ij.dd�Dt enjoyment.:* Tbese are xiway* 'ji:^place->pro*motioR. equipped to flnanc^il of- j llce\ Thirtv-five oiinm Mftcr ilip job.' Kifteeu ul tlii'ui were t-ood looVini:. flfleei) iiioi f \vt:re homely and iinculti-viited. and five lacked urnce (if fea-tuiv. b\it Wire stron.i? In eleenncc of spetoli (uiil dignified "niannor. lie one of the five and paid her fif-sentimentnl I teen dollar.s a- week. ' Likes One Pretty Girl HI^;RK i.� nti amu.'ilns tvstimory of a practlcn! man of iiffaii's who conducts nu extensive jnanufaclurers' agency, "1 jji-efer to liuve one pretty iciri on (be office .>itaff just as I like to keep I one l/oiirteU. "had to, or my business,-would have tjeen ruintiil. I lost no, less than five telephone girls in one year; by customers fallinjc in love -with jtlieni and marryinK them, i W'hen I lifted my receiver on -a Monday niorning I'd e.xcliilm: 'Ml�s .Tin-) kins, get me the Union Depot, and I rker.? are girls over twen-jty-five who Imve in some cases rela-'tlves to support and -nho look at life �with 'some seriousness:" Not Help to Promotion lp;�'yeah'li^^i'o&^ deal of empha.iis. "1-lini^-afraid 'if'^^^^ expetienoe:' has , been somewhat '�'��-^^ Sta^du-V disapiiointlnr fit regard . to 'the-girl i,at�e^B^InutaL^liWdll�s,T-i-- p.b\iaible. question. VYe-'ie'mpJoy \tiilte a number, .TiJn.�nTi^lng^to tie officyjn-party dr'ess- [of course, .but^fheil- averiieeVpeiiod of '>^^tr^ag^t\ they ^^UHfega'Vice-principal told trot^away otj ^Oieir honeyinoons. Tfhe itlSitlrW';hUe..-he.''Ki3ew ofa .'Plaiher and epmpeleJnt g'rljiis .a long-'i^e:':sreji6gra'phers. ei-" time .to prove hfer buainess abilltj-, but about four^in.jSvery;f)vek^ their i^n,^a^^ii�>ns vconcmti;ated � o mSr-" ' iiaviSfjtitle: tlesirc,, to take WHO WILL PRINCE OF WALES MARRy? ! 1 Two op Laxsv^ De,cie6 . pRiz:.e;-aa;jNNiNa Japane-se. CfilH"' '^tperlB^ce: That, the plain . (n'o_re4~attention to businesg and forges : alvead: -jthe' pretty girl pays a ticntlon �to^vherself^-or Is p;jid, attention to by :>;i)ther��wlJ^lch is sometimes jusjt as bad i'^Shdv iiiids herself left behind.- But r.-i^e -prfettyngltl: la more .apit to marry, :;i!p;i>�l-he-gave an impaticjiit giesture- ^^;ylo�e:i(Inte^fe^in�r wedding'-bells ai-.Vw^ys.dld ina|ie an employer's life mls-.i,;.erable."..^:. �.  fi.f S^.^A tjnrversity Qraduate .'.T.'ASTATTOe one of Jc^!-!'^'the lorgesti banks-in the Dominion -was obUSed to release a young woman Itaa^^BU'j^.foieja. muet -^needed rest: In ssaK�{r "WITH A , BOTTLK.- course, excluslvuly at tlielr service. "Orphaned" Peks are sometimes fed like a baby, W'lth a bottle. This devotion t? dogs recenlLv took a still more Interesting turn. Several titled members of the Unitei Travelers' aiid Counties' Club, or;anlzcd luxurious accommodation for the comfort of their dogs on the premises, where a veterinii-y and kennel maids are in attendance. Dogs up in London from the country can ]ust rtm in and leave their collars, with jUt the aliglitest fear of having one single brass nail stolen. Members of thii club have first to fill up a pedigre' form about the canine applicant, so thivt the pvtrest bred Pom need Iiave uo fear of undesirable Society. The laws of selection or the -�i.aarles of taprlce place the Peklng^sa and Pomeraiilans on .the topmost rung: of fashionable favor. They represent the triumph of-cosmopblilad taste in" the dog world. In. much the- same tvay as the Russian dancers stand for !t in the terpslchoreaji world. Turn the entries In 11 dog show catalbgue of thirty years ago and compare (j^hem with present day exhibits, and you see at a glance what.a fall has taken place In truly Bngliah taste. The Otter hound, the white English terrier, am" ; the curly haired, retriever have practical')' disappeared'from the show world. The English canine world :s divided into dogs and pots. Quito half the population of the British Isles "keep a dawg" for companionship. But it isonly a small proportion of the Upper Ten who can Indulge In the' expensi+fi habit cf keeping exhibition dogs. The bull dog, of course, is the natural breed. Lord Charles Beresford being particularly lond of them. ' JNtembers of the English Royal family have never given much countenance to the craze tor uncommon strains. King Edward contented himself with a wire-haired terrier, "Caesar," the most-talked-of dog of the century. Noither-do fancy breeds receive any. encouragement" from the Prince ,of Wales, who owns n. prizewinner in "Nelleth," a Welsh tcrriiii? pup. This bonnle little son of Queen Llechwedd was presented to liim by the Welali peoiile on the occasion of his investiture as Prince of Wales. ' Queen Alexandra- is a frequent exhibitor, and -owns two famous Uas-set hounds, "Sandringham Nero" and, "Sandringham "\''aiour." ' .Vmong tho toy variety nothing can outclass the Pekingese m popularity. The first itwo "Peks" came from .tapan in jSGO, wl�n the Sutnmer Palace at Pekin waa looted by the English rtiui I'Vencli: This is supposed to be the oldest breed of dogs kept by mar., and for many centuries 'they llv.ed in sacred seclusion in the i-oyal palacei T^he Pekingese were sometimes known as th? Sleeve dogs, because 'they could be comfortably carried in the sleeve ot tho Cblneso dress", Thb popularity of th,ese ppts spread rapidly, until today there .are several clubs and so,-cietles for, the enqoMi'ttgement of the breed. Lardy Algrerhon Gordon-Lennox, President 6f the" Peking Palace Dog Assocl!i'tion,'>"is- the greatest authority on them. . :. .- At the last show,of pet dogs held in London, when there were, five hundred and ninety-five exhibits, it was evident that tile onc'e cherished nose of the pug has been ptit out ot joint,, the toy dog having ousted him from favor. Many a lady's chleif occupation that day Was with the rnysterica of the canine toilet, and- sftent sprai's, manicure weapon."?, .and combs � were much in evidence. 'The-rno-st costly dbg In the s'ala classes was the poodle, Count de Monte Crialo, valued at $5,000. On one of whom'It would be Batlstficlor.v I'or-inm to'.offeti-his Hoval heart ami bund, . i>no of tibo disadvantages ot belntj bo'ni royal is the fact tljat.oiie'H .most Intlmato utrairs are dlacusai.d everywhere bv the' whrtlo world. The pcrsou.'in ^vfhoae veins flows tho blood ot kings'-must-of necossity havo very Qbligations. IS'ot the, of those is thq he.ivy r?Mponsiblllty onlailcd by his choice of a partner fov life. : � - There Is no. reason, of course, wh$-, in spite of the thoughtful machinatioua of International-- parties, our own jr'rlnce" should not fall Iri' love just A^s genulnojy; as.dovmen ofi.hunible birth, /jls ypsnpnslbijtj'. \iow\!ef,>. tsilfpe' llie^ Wrm of Joeing: *'t9. if that, iicJtftUs. in ilSV'g Wttft d latiy Vf Tftoyai-bl66U, ono "wiiir'.ca*i> �wScB*%6e- tera QUITE latelyi^'it .has been' si5l;gest.ecl by many that the Grand Du oKeiis Olga'of Iltisslil may prove to be the" future Prlncbss of-Wales, iri'-ani'-ca-^e, IE sesitls ciuite Jlkely that the Prlhce'3 ' choicie-wlU ultimately fail on one of tha Tsar'^s four d'axigh'ters. , By the way. It is oontlniially-'Belrignssei'ted that it is imnosslbic -fof'tjiGftPrinco to wed an English, Pfijioes.'s.' jjWhy? There vc.ould seem to be no reaspn, should the Prince so cho'iJsib',' Wh'y'he stiouUl not tnarfone ofithe'-Sia'cmlng daughters : of the TBItint^e8a.,?H;oj>al. T-hero fti;e the,.PrinpcHses,Victoria. and-Ilel-ona 'of Teck,' too.'' ,'phe ,|>�chesg , Fife would, perhaps, be'-UeSt"Suited to be Princess-of-Wa-ios,--but she Is mora than three years older than tho Prince. Prtricess' ^laurd;-' howet'd'r. Is only, ono |to rKhoivy'.f of j ohe'casfewlvef 6 [^^fw^of,?? the .rslightesf'-aa; '^llii|4^iiIngifaAsalair h igh'er^.% { liSenis^^iisineifs-,"- said' he. "Inl rjrJenvelope is atifi^io^on'e's' yitliie to "the an ;&efneu t 'as -iire t ty if^es rol^lamiable' sentlihan t/l'iaad ij5;^�ij.Trfiryi-,1ittIe. place^ in a _^^r)'^ay:^.sa>;�tocki'i>roker. re-' ^ �eJs^ice Kiti^i young woman ^g�t:5�Vlflito'ro;t,o^the" proper offices *if4til![e;i'?,He;,^peii"trHalf fan,'hour ijt^Jng totigur^ out how he could ad-;/,v�i'tiBei^,fO'r a "plain young lady" and tiyet^:gatusi-ness., , i?peaJcln|r;.generally,-the:-]>retty girl.; no^,-ma^er>;how -anxious to. 'make goo'd' aa a:'wor'ker,,.is inHde^conscloua of-Mer;hte'a,u^y those.abbut'hsr .and ,a more';"6'c legs  seritimetital utmos-'vlUf^''^0reiLieif' ?',' So Jti^tioks a^_, if Modem' Business Is no particular 'friend ' of -the  v^Hand-somej-Hproin�/'pi3 lioj-rlble thlugb will be aont-/' deen, the first lady In Ireland, by virtue of h�r hu.sba.nd'a position as Viceroy, who will visit Toronto next week, shows what a woman of Iniluence can do -wnen her heart is vitally occupied with the people a w-el-fare. ' 'Her E.Kcellency" has long been devoted to philanthropic work, but her great service to Ireland has been through the Woman's National Health .'Vssociation, organized by her about five years ago. This Society has its headquarters In one of the most venerable buildings In Dubljn. � a sixteenth century 'residence which belonged to the Marquis ot Rhys, iintil the Countess purchased It. ,The officers ot her organization occupy the lower floor. On the sjcond storey, reached-bv a wonderfully wrought staircase with large golden lions, spreading eagles, and raging bours carved m Its paneling!?, nre her apartments, Here she works with t-ntiring energy, managing the work of tho large orgjinizatlon srovvn now to a membership, of 1�,00(T with 160 outside branches, and connecting -ivlth the most remote corners of the Isl.ind. � Every work that can henetit public Ivtalth or conduce to the welfare of the peoiile is undertaken. Mousing, town planning, the making 1)1 empty town space.'? into garden ple,v-si'ounds. supervliiing the milk supply. LamiKiigning ag&inst consumption, instructing inuthi.i'a and older girls on the cave ot Infants, maintaining a system of district Tiurspfl to visit the .schools and tlie homes of the poor, throughout the country, are some of its activlUe-3. , Recentlv a rather unique work has been starled-a svstein, of health lectures. The associavion sends lady health lecturers out to various districtK and thov Blvc talks illustrated by lan-tfirn slides on such subjects as "The ilreath of Llf*;," "The Health of the f'hild." "Town Planning," "Making Gardens of Waste Places," etc. The lecturers iravel in a huge van. the "hlueblid caravan." drawn by a pair of splend'l horses, and, create irmclJ excitement as they. go through- the country. In-some or the, .poorest districts branch societies sui,|ily ropola for the school children, tn others, the work of the school is supplenienied by classes in gardening..poultry-and bee keeping, or by musical and dramatic societies. Indeed, every phase of life, ptiyalcal, iiienta:!. and Krcial is ministered, to through Us relr.tlon (o the heolth of the community. The JangUngs ' and wrangllngfr of pni'llo-'*''*rid policies anV /sileuccU ijefore ihe^ alrttighlforward and appearance of practically every volume.on the shelves of the great Morgan library. She* is young-barely 26; She is chic-dresses in the latest fashion. , Sho Is decidedly preUy and hns tUtt. air of a young belle of the "four bundled" I 1 ^ Cotinteii of AVerOeen practical, comrnonsenBCibasis, of such, methods of service The plan, "s system and logic, and its effeoUve^ operation are due to the wisdom and clea^^ vision of the leader. Tho Countess of,] Aberdeen, in this great saiie'work, ^is preparing the ground for the "ew ertu -nheii men and women may unite politics and humanltarlanism. i "WHAT WOMEN- COLLECT : FEW women, even;;of Boyal bii'th, escape some form.-of the collecting mania. The hobby, of Princess Henry of Battenberg.^r-hunting; out specimens of all kinds'of lovely lace, old and new. Indeed, her Royal Highness has now become quite a connoisseur, and owns a magnificent collection, worth a fabulous,sum; She favors lace greatly as a'lperscinal adornment, and would wear It,' if possiblo,. at all times In preference 'to Jewels. -:mIss ISIlen Terry "goes in" for per-' fumes and gorgeoua textile ,v fabrics, Mmo. Melba for antkiiie'.furniture,? while Lady de Bathe "(Mrs.: LahBtry) collects old fans.  � ?;:.'^- r* ,, Mr&.. Vanderbllt, the, iWlfe 6,t the; American, millionaire, is.a:"gath()rer of curious or lntere8tlng';'>thlmbles;i an'd possesses one which - Quepn':^ Victoria' used to wear. Lady StahVtfy has a'ni-^ aased an astonishing variety of, parasols of every fashion..; And* ehrlstine Nliison, ono rcmemberis;shad'har^boui dolj: papered, vyltb pgg^ljptea liot^WJJs, .A CLEVEJR GIRL S TMisit Belle De. Costa. Green ahc jniial.clever, womrin in America;'* .T.Pierpont Morgan says She'l.s. Many, eminent scholars ' bow to' her wonderful knowledge of books, curios, and history. . / Let lis take a look iit some of the achievements of this young woman Whom >lr. Morgan has placed In full tihargo of, ills great New York library She Iras bid succesHfully against some of the most famous curio experts In tlie world.  She. ha.s spent as much us $-12,000 for ft single book, buying in the iutarestH of Mr. Morgan, who has Implicit faith in'her Judgment.. : She has an : expert ' knowledge of eaxtoii'B boolss.and the rare old prints oi masters. '' � Her ; opinion on -relics of the past, such as lanclent maiiilHCrlpts and otch-Irilgs, is'souglitby-the richest collectors in Amei'lta. , Site recently bought eleven books tor II iotal'.Of *80,00(>. 'At-auctlons she will rt)lt( forihoui'K Avith a cooUitrss that "^o most'. .experienced would not-betieve thfCt the dJvrk young woman Wltlt ,d^^-lv, .brilliant-^yes -was L lanytliing; fnore',|,han|,^!.tter,' - would not behejve-yjfti, iihf^vyas anything le�3 than onpi'dfrtthemhsit.'charming and populai 6f- tltf-ih all:'^'' 1 IMIhH HfrW'.GJperi-'-hegan to learn labout (ffijA'itbpWiV 'h' the- Princetph. Iibraiy, Wlijei'ei-, hUq ^i-nade -^n. apevial Isrudy of:'-thf�i5i.'';Undi5lVrtthe direction -Pf I Junius MorgaiS,: nopheV to J.-Piefpont. iShe is. fifijflltur .wltti, every stylcof fbindlng and ^type.itncl-.,lllutnlnated letter throuMfh thre'o, dr;,toijH'''centurles. .'i'liey 'lire all she caresc.'JlajPtlculavly about In the way of bookpr-  and tfiat �. aften- ilsc'd a? an. argu hientjagaitis^. the alliance; .-but In any case itjs more than pr.obajjlo that, lio will nurh-y so'me one related fo him. -It-la said, attheUime of-the Pririee'S' recent visit ta'Paris, that-the Kaiser was very disappointed that Berlin wa.i not the city chcsen for the Prlftco'.4 first ,Continental stay.' It is well known that Che Kaiser and^ the Kalser-In '^o'ulir Ilk* ndthiiig b'pt'ter thah foi' file , �PHnce'' to'- mai'iy 'thetv dstaghtcr,. �Ihe^lnoess LuiseifiTh^ PrincessJlsit-wo y(;urs,.,olderi,.t)iaii.: tjip, Prinperof Wales, go far .thiT(t tti-p njjvgrpunds.^flrj: believing that,, s.uch,. a , mnrrlage; wUli.Cako l^lace."' ftrfd "what- or tliei Prlfic^'lil'm-self'^'' -tr-ii'lo thf? presfertt'ho has' given no opinions on thls'-lmportamt- matter. In factiihe-doesvnot-eetsmiW hav,* giv-. e^ th^,*ubjBC.t.n ntoment'* ttifiiif|5)j;t, n.'j, of course, fllreftl^^he/^AOTiCed'; il/dls-lipsiti'hri' to-'saytrpon wKcSn'-lris nhoico would. Ipe Jlkely to .fall, there would linmei^lateiy.'^rlae a, gr^at'dlscussioii aa to thfr merits and doth(jrUij,;prhl,s w,ith trielniuy, Vhoever'-She'mlght.'bc. ; ? Speculation 'f#*tiselesB-. 'Sdon -iPwill be the. Prl(ice's .:^pty to .lopk />atp,uiul ahd decide forj.jflmself.., Jit is sincere- -lyi to be hoped that he .will choose for himself � and ,.not 'leavo' flte mattfcr in the hands of others. May^ his ultimata choice; be a Hniiiiyi onp.jl' V JERsirljLrs'-MASCOT : LADY DE . BATHE has a " perfect; passion for lirwiuolaes. and among, her many jewels the charming actress- : portswoman popsesse^ .oncjiarijotilar rem wiilch liaa afvety Curious history ndeod. : . ' .-,.:  .,. � , Some yoi;rf) fsfibr-jlihe4'as'J! Lllllo ' Langtry> thej'!-Tili;^y,-'do^'/j3(ath6,, wan � staying in Venice, 'i AUvtvys piu'tlcajarly l-jnd of- awininilng, iijip .wlas .enjovUig a j dip one morning-^ I'llvtl'io''Iildo'when she -,' saw sornothlng at her foot ttfrough tho clear depths Qf; the blaoiwatoj-.,'' ; Down slie, .deftly, aw;!, brought -Immediatoly-thcriuiller to tlie riurTuf-o ' an exfiuisite speelpien.-i;of. a Persian -> ttStonlsJres the I'eterana She c&n toll by feeling the papei' when an unmarked book was made. -She goes all the way to Romp for information that seems most trivial to So average person regarding rare^old ^^Sho"oau draw on tho ilchest man In the- world for any amount nho wants provldlnir it lf> �PT�:l,';as'ap!-"i}.s;ponent."o'f. hygienic dressing. --yPiglit.lttelfig . is to hc-r an utter ahuinlmitl.0^1, . i..- . .. Though an exile, she spends something like threevfourths- of her large annual income yet upon the poor of Portugal. - Tier charities include cxperlmental stations for tha J>rQj}u^|tlon of the serum of diphtUorla:, a.'dread, diseasq much prevafei^t-in !rortugal; a model sanitary, liakery^ for Lisbon, slum dwellers; ana'a'^hysiJItal ^nd tree flis-pensuiv tor gtrilltct) vyoinen \ .j , \ .P'lorence N-lghtlnfiifle wag faJl-grriat friend of Quaen- Maj'le. anrl hej- -Mat Jestytotteii conlBrreclii^lth "Ih^ hCrolnf of the Crlmpa^' ^cotfijernlnff he* yiOif, pital work apd.'dt^j-lvp'd mucih al'd fro;fl the piaptlcal c^unjjfejjUius obtai^e.d A .COpTL^rfeRCHIEF '-plll'l Ciifeeri'if;)*'$tjlfj�''oWnB'tiie most 1 valuable , ,hi|nterchl6f in tho world. M 's -rlydda. the purest old FVenetlawJuce, .. . � - dUlolt', 1:hOiUgl ycAru ago; sterling, hut-wniLiLnji ./jinv-nutm voi-. lectors i>l(3aae* n&tif-^'isf not for snld, turquolB" Thcrt'ilpnii' WiVS cngra/id an nmatniy incfSajKC in the^Janguago of the 'junnj Eastern land / She l}ttd It �et an4 mx,*lncH worn tho alcne ^omi'd., .ft?pJvAus- ;