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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta ENGLISHWOMEN IN THE NEW SOCIETY Mia L. A Hamilton Has Used Jn This Counir> for 27 Years and Done Splendid Sen Women Also Taking a Large Part in Equal Franchise League. days have witntmd a unous ipht in the ranki of Canadian The Equal FranehiH was from the Canadian National Suffrage Association by Executive Committee, who happen to at! members ot the Toronto Suffrage Association. Several other suffrage have lined up with the expelled body and a Domiman organiza- tion to known as the Canadian National Union of Woman's Suffrage Societies is likely to be formed. This paper asked W. R, Lang to tell some- thing about the Canadian women who will be the new organize tion, English-born, who have been severely.criticized. The story of the'tplit i Is it tms that the Englishwomen are militant and they iire all in the Equal Franchise league Wha are the Englishwomen in the E-F.L.? Natur- allv one first thinks of SJrs. L. A Hamilton, but thinking of as an Englishwoman, immediately suggests another pertinent, question is a "Miiat one be born in this country "to be a .Canadian? roll of illustrious and so-called pical Canadians would be How Strathcona, Sftpheri, and the authoress of the quotation article herself a native of Scotland" 27 Years in Canada S T HAMILTON is typical all that is best in Canada. Born in England, it is true slio came out -varyr-joung woman' ago, and Ihed m M tfrothers and sisters Half their time was spent on a" ranch and Sirs. Hamil ton hag since had experience of ranch- life on-her. sistet'B.'ranch in Alberfa. After she was married, were spent'each year under canvas .with uer 'husband, as he .went about 'or the C P R choosing places for tiftnicnt, and once niore Mrs. gaihetl expereirice tho real life in the West and, unsettled districts of this vast Hainiltons moved to Winnipeg, where they 'lived for thirteen where-her will- was again given to her own Hamilton's knowledge of able helper in the work among grrants, and her musical talent and en; thiisiasm are fetill-lonngls rsmembeied there, hs she gave of. her best to de- velop the musical clubs throughout the West, "where they have since been EO valuable in-Jightenine the round of toil of pioneer settlers. But not the least smohg1 Mrs. Hamilton's "pretensions' to be called a representative Canadian is her practical kccnrleilffe of farming and her imong tne V omen B In For liinc years Sirs. Hamil- ton- hae carried oh a fnrm of her own at "Lome Parts She has car.ied 011 'here a moat practical to could settle on the l-md cm a co operative ard ehens recognized authority by city and Provincial authorities alike on1 anj thing Wich appertains to the far- mers' wive. becoming more and'more" difficult .to! find Mrs. Hamilton because' the constant demand for her ser LEADERS QF THE "PROGRESSIVES" IN CANADIAN SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT MCCS to w Are Not MiUtaaU IT seems almost -tinnccesaarv mention other Enslishwdmen in the Equsl Franchise League tlfey are i comers compared to Mis Hamilton and circumstances have not allowed theni -to visit- the of khe Dominion BUt whatever else they "have' done or loft undone they are certainly, not militant Gotift e> Lios j a raps irom me storm in iSng- Then the cause "was seriously undertaken Gordon nnd in .1908 the- Toi-onid 'Suffrage Asijociation was formed, ''eoiHfltihE of ten Toronto womtri, who': mot Jin Dr. Gordon's drawing1 'room one' afternoon; each modestly dodging lo escape office. Slnce-nonft .oCHherrfs-cQuid be Induced to act as secretary, the vlcc-presiilent, Dr. Goj'don, went out into the high- ways uf (he unbelievers and broupht Jn Tier sister to 'record progress. Dr. Stowe-Oullcit was unanimously tie- Foughl ihe Battle Many Years A Denison's Prac- tical Devotion lo Cause. DR. CORDON'S movement they are all quarrelling as to who i -will be 'elected." Toronto ALL the suffrage 'housekeepipg- was done in Toronto, the 'Toronto Association and the National being practically identical, though" branches soon, began to' form. "One of the mos interesting branches was that formei in Port Arthur, -when Dr. Gordon and "Mrs, Leathes journeyed up to attend the christening-. "They told me .not to try. and form one said. Dr. Gordon. "They said it would offend Taylor ot the National Association. But I said You might as well talk to that post. I've been offending people about suf- .frage ever sinte 1 commenced and I'm going to Keep right on. 'I am going to form this association.' And vfe formed It as well as the one in 'London, Now we, have three Jn Mani- .toba. two in Bi-itish Columbia, one in Montreal, and one -in Stratford. Denison really instigated Ihe 'forma- tion of the 1-ondon branch as site olio wviufd inilHOil Dr. Jmd nothlOK a-'- first. -Nr ffirp In ilmve (lunlon recently. liavo of, the DR'. AUGUSTA llitnot-Jiry pi-pslclenl, (if thu CanaUiaii Mite aim tnnt will not rise to the fullest that is in them Until, "developed by the re- citizenship, but-M-s Lang .has over.- nhd dvar again pub- licly, stated 'that, women asking to be allowed 'help 'to make the law. shoulu not begin m biiakini, it ind .that, In the, picturesque and forcible language of "Their domination is iwi; who do. evil that good may come. Many this article considerable notice 1> this has been taken oE the Engrlish women, in the Equil 1 rancLise League. -This as done in. no spirit of bumptiousness. AH suffrasista are pioud of the effect which the con sider-lion ot political affairs is liaa ing not on English women alone, but all na1 onnlities ing imone nmnj real-bom Canadian? In 'the Kquat lianohiso Jieigue IUP AV ho Linad u Constance tBouIlon her Bplendtd e he has come out so ilefiriltely ou the suf- frage question Com ei ted from n purelj academic mteitst in the sub ject bj the speech the Vnti, UIis George Strs Ericl sf n the co-re spending oC the Tqual rrui cmse league, since its uul Mra.: Crawford, its recording seere taiy i-'e both out -ind out Canadian-? new it the. ciuse' it is truo but la not the glor> ut the the fact that It waking it omen Up and tuimn? them mV workeis Mn James L Hughes is not Canadian born She comes from I yprk Stale but Canada thing to sain from well Mlunccd but Asl IE she thought there -were iny milit int tendencies in the Equal n-uichlse League she replied No, I have UTOied 1hat there is not I "fused to join it at foundation ur, a the 1n me that their pollcv was i peaceful educational one but fcince such has been then policj te-o jcurt I aived injself with them heart nou and soul Time are manv other pronnnenl tuj omen etc Campoell Mrs and the countless vomcn throughout the Dominion working fot tins form The result of much thinking and ime.tigatlng goes to pnne that tberc are, compiratis elj militants in r-anadi ind Sese lie not Englishwomen ind aiscertainH not in the Equal Iran chise, League. AN INSURGENT PARABLE 13 q------------------------------- Which Has a Certain Beanng Upon the Canadian Suffrage Situaiian as the Expelled "Pilgrims" See It. By'ISABEL R ER1CHSCN BROWN ______ B-v jS-vuEL-K ERICKSCN SHOTS N N a for countrx there was a clt% And bchoid to certain of the inhabit ml I thereof came a MSIOH of a Promised Land fair ind glonous Thobe vln aaw the vision were ver> fen but utrc fuT courage and thev said us set forth and seek the Promised Land And set foith, Vnd be hold they traveled man> nnd jears but the country was mountainous and the Inh-ibitinH th-rcot not Ihcrctore, their progress exceeding .Ion thcvuid full ot chasms and rapn? torrents go forward And behold in the midst of the thev came upon -x fan and to el place and they said 'W lo these many 3 ears Here let us rt-t And they rested. And it came to pass thai others m the citv the Usion and they too to them w xi, not so rough fur the earlier had smoothed it as they pawed along travelers from maji> foreign lands had also the vision md gone forth lo ek it and the-c were man% and strong and made fair roads arm ouilr brldg s the chasms, and some hod even won to ihe Promised Land. And to those still seeking thej sent back messes'of good che-r and of counsel how best they might travel, and what roads thy should seek. Therefore ou it is danced ind it means to >ouiig Ca mdian fciil aiul iioj jou clasped a "lemiei maid bj the vaiist md left hand oiiHlj holding iiflr j irjfiht h ind gam boleO er smooth surf ice of oui dl awing loom f liut and if 1011 think ou uouici ii 'o the tit t pos blbl> the plate to lemi is the Tango Tea "Room Ihej are quite common or rutlier numeioii" in the cits (bul -owing tp tj'Mr cxUufetvene s ire HSid lo.'fina the usual direutorv method Know an oidmaft tea looin, but it do you little, in ifUshe: knew oC :a -she would most sureh pur'-e her lip-- in i while looking at iepK that Dear: she didn't; No yojariibest plan-would be'to "go (ilone of and stind it am prie of the four-corners of King and longe sfneu, on oC the latter days the if you Avers waiting for a ear, and about tho hour; of 4.30Mtrthe afternoon: You will jiot-have long. "Soon you .will-ape, ..hurry the crowd, a tall-.young man with an eager look on-his-face, leading-a tall young dam- having uh: eager JOiik on h'er face When tliev pissed A ou a few feet hum iftei them 01 in the STO feo quickn "oon as ou sec them tun> n a can re lux -peiHl fpi ion have now Things Never Noticed AS jou w'Uk hp tht lira jou will hear me strains of The Junkman or Rtlogrj adore bcinj, lilted out bi j. piano end peilnpi .0, uohn Tn tht ft jl oit w ill the oE .Uit nun'lwng up m pegs rttflli elfin I to bothn whether or "oat i-, well brushed hair is mis placed, thO'e things nc rotlced fit Iftngo tea1- "tt hen jftcji m-lo Uicvroum cxcrjbodv will look cmickK at then uu j How that it not unT insult thej mere H looked a.t vail tp jii c it j ou W ere tlie teacher or noX ftp1 lie irmes lathti Jatu ImoTVJ jou are not the teacher may pio- cce-i ihat en tlic df- Liio lai ge cleared in the Uio room. "No one'iajiilenl, it taJk- ina and the odd part of it is that don t car-t if aic listened to not, of .subdued, excitement ioy in Ufa t join in bj tile plate in fiont jou and; at. tho sits.jit livery- one is tlie tyrant- fit tlie liiano it ihinjj in a ten and thcri" he, stances. lu-duncl-.' his fingers Ktejil up tov-.tluj ke.vK. jirid. in response, the rytlnn of tlie latosV tango fills tlie room. .'Tk Fatal to Laugfi th the. Ing .oilier. Abpye, noi laugh. That would" he fatal. "Slioulil you commit Jhiit Ij.t'iiit' restrain yourself, it would be hard to wty what Wo u 10 that mirf- talje JI-AS never been m.'uic a'a-.yet. "It is likely, however, that tho music would.-stop, -tlie and you would .jikely pat tiio most eai nest oaalon on yditr face that; you The tiling that nil) most likely iumuc >ou fhst of all Is tint seciiia to be you 'will Immediately of a lamb or afawji. 1 ho U u te how ci w us not oriKinated by tho lamb 01 tbe favui but tha gtiinbolings o: tiio tiiifcoei simplj walk mound the loom in 'cacji' other's in-, close step. Then both of theii Knees bccnt to wob Lie it the same tjme but thev 'Ion t "ecu to mine much Then thej both iiso on tht.ii toes ind start tip- toeing1 :L rou ml t lie "room iii voung men rholding'the ihniflea'n'hantt jn tht. T on one resolution and they lioldlhtr her-.Iiand jcraight towards the floor The Kitchen Sink T11D n c oilmen t is a ritlief ticculiar one at tho Curthci most end of the room tbcj commence th6 other end it eic1 'itep Kinkmf ihefr "kneea and the lower the ki'nk, the iction oetins to be Jliej keep up this ccld exoicise until they think of something more peculiar, ami then they practice that. While all this is going on yon must Tppeir -very inteiested alii1 when tho Intimatf to her that you know each step perfectly. you must can, and -music stops...ami ilia dancers...-relcaso (heir grips, you-arc free lo lean back and look contented. A busy llttlu indy IL busy little smile will comu to your Uiblo anil ask 1C she troduce you to tlic teacher, BO that j ou may have tbe next tango. Ton would bo wise, to facl, the correct thing to do is to tliariU her very much, arid not in Tvorda. but in intimation.Jet her know that you-know each step per- fectly.. Then .the busy-.llttlc lady w.ill blush and pasa on. to the next man When the music recommences, ami luiforc tiny oC the others get a. chaace, two slim youns ones arc at It L-ain. This time they'don't hold each other, Jn-Jact. they.hold their own hr.ntls behind Uicir'backs! urohably.Uo icstrnin thernsch'es from howling each 'other. But' "then n fiance Ihat seems hard to operate, tsa- caiisc tbe rest of tho tangoerB and-tiio nro watching them with br'cattilcss interest. The jrrench-look- ing glrJ is and'tho intent young parrner :la following her in- solemn, silence. Then the young man the girl fol- lows. When the ceases the young pair finci-'tt kopp from not, shaking hands.4- .Once.-in-.a .your HicicAto get a Xiot of cofliee pV tea, but'-usliaHy you Tcave us eating is a second-, air consi'ieiution at a tango, tea; You jiro quite free to Jcavc. pK sojjn ;uj- Hie tho up Ills music, but by. no' means Icavo before, else you haver committed n, In-each of .tango tea etiriiiet. It is wise whoii you have paid your check, to malic a, youivliat Ihc m'ap, in htsoiigi- tation may go ore wjlh "Yin fnr'forward 35 you can and put the most earnest sign upon your faoo Uiat y_cu can ;