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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBR1DQE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, MAY I, IM9. is made from the finest care- fully selected cocoa beans, roasted by a special process to perfect the rich chocolate flavor. Cowan's is most deli- cious and most economical. THE COWAN Co. LIMITED. TORONTO. 72s From a Western Window. LAST SPRING This morning at the door 1 heard the spring, Quickly I Set it wide And welcoming, in, sweet I cried, "Ihv winter ash long dried, Wuiia but your breath to rise A brown leaf shivered by, A soulless My heart in quick dismay Forgot to Twisted and grim it lay. Kin to the ghost-ash grey, Dead, herald this Of jocund spring1! I spurned it from the door, 1 longed that Spring should come 1 longed that Spring .ShottW come with song and glow And rush of wing; Not this, not 0 Dead leaf, a year ago "You were the dear first-born Of Hope and Spring! -Eclestone Mackay, in Har- per's Magazine. The May number of the Ladies' But in spite of the ili-ventilated schools, the "worst-looking bill- 1 the "dirties and absolutely j public drinking the i nurses gossiping with i men, absolutely oblivious to the do- f their and. the "worst children of any place for miles around." 'Yet this town had a Club of Women which contained tlie most good natured. members of whom you have heard for some time. This Thursday afternoon meeting on "The Modem started at thrt-e and was over at half past three when they began to play "bridge for mon- At that point Mr. Bok saun- tered in and remained an interested observer of the No Trump hands and Richard the Serial Story By C. Townsend Brady and Edward Peplt There was another feature of the en- terprise which troubled him sorely. It was comparatively easy not to seem to appreciate a joke aod to intersperse small talk with a few stock phrases Grand Slams and Simple Honors till j delivered in a British when a quarter after sir. Do you know of another Woman's Club in the uuuiitry that would have allowed a man into its sacred precincts for a whole af- ternoon? Do you know any Man's Club that would welcome a woman observer in the card room for an evening? Ah, Mr. Bok, after such kindness, he looked into the eyes of the woman he loved he longed with all his heart to be for once and all time an Ameri- can. He sighed for the sweep of the wide free plains, for a gallop with her across the fragrant prairie, to speak to meet Lord Croyland and asked ir tney were having much fog at'home.' Richard had been posted on London fogs and was enabled to draw a pic- ture sufficiency dismal to meet with the questioner's desires. "Dinner is served." announced a tall butler, who fortunately chanced to an Irishman. Otherwise there might have been whisperings over some of the strange earl's characteristics in the servants' halL "AH right" said Mr. Renwyck; "we "What other women have found out Tr Vithout a precedent, surely you did S; MaU Would not do well to pile up super- Like to Know. We can easily un- Natives! derstand this. Men's interest in the "sparkling new 'Belinda' ls a and the "Pretty Girl but can !Cal time the sub' it be that the editorial pages are one! of the chief attractions? her in his natural, native tongue and i to tell her he loved he loved his j won't wait for Michael. He never land. i missed an opportunity of being late in he sighed, and it amus- all his life." him to notice how the valet resent- Richard, who against his every ia- ed the use of his Christian aaine, 'Tin i clination was forced to take in the afraid, after all. I shall have to ask ''stately Miss SchermerJy, was wonder- you to tie this neck thing. The ones ing vaguely who "Michael" might be I had at home were ready made and j when suddenly his "heart stood still at could be cinched up properly with a the entrance of the" gentleman himself, of "rats" and "puffs" and inci-i practical buckle at the back." i acd again in his ears sounded the tally other things pertaining to j The valet deftly adjusted the bow, I haunting echo of that doubtful compli- impress of the stronj mascu- i woman's hair, at which him! is "not mere man or per- i bieg., uuni 1S confused, or per- Ime mind is here, and on the first' i 7 u i i i plexed. but amazed, and, u the truth page ol tnis paper published for wn-1 i TIT j i i V Iur he mav add more iripn en men, and subscribed to largely by them they are monthly treated to .some of the most persistent ill-; natured "knocking" that is printed. Indeed there is no other journal j which has quite the same freedom: than mere man i.s disgusted. The third paragraph is harmless, but the fourth is really touching, and beautiful. In contrast to the failings i m' lord." then gave a pull here and a poke there to the dinner suit, to which the mas- ter submitted meekly. "M' observed Bills, surveying his charge with an expert's eyes, "ask- in your lordship's pardon for presum- In' to mention it the the other one never looked quite so conviacin', of women, "What a Husband Did, Home Journal been out for a in exposing women's little msinfe to give up makr es; and reading the front page month T shines wlth after month one comes to the con- i elusion that Mr. Bok's family crest! week the horrors wU1 be oa bears these words name! ?ck> is Woman we may be sure the editorial grouch In months past, liave been devoted to lurid write-ups of the harm done by patent medicines aiid, we don-t al] t the tal b. women have moBt of the blame thrown :lum which Mr Bok t on them., as being the chief purchas-j nmmHv rAeAVTO thf will be on hand. Barnuni used to i say that the people liked to be fool- ed, and perhaps he was right.' But ers. In another issue they are in- formed of the terrible immorality of their own children which they have somehow never noticed, and even monthly, and reserve the right to our own conclusions. Honest i criticism, undertaken in a friendly i j spirit, is welcome, but this never-end- after the pages of Mr. Bok's forcible sjyle, they remain rather dazed and unconvinced. And still it goes on. The editor seems to have a "grouch" against May magazine is exception. The! We -week or so, and the big piles of the in the book shops pear with marvellous rapidity. Some- times you may get old copies of Har- per's or Scribner's or our own Can- adian magazine, but it is very rarely indeed that you see on a news stand a month old copy of this popular magazine. There are one or two rather odd things about it which perhaps you have never thought of. Though it is expressly for and the "iKiine" and things pertaining to it, it is andVhas been for some time, edited by a- man. This man is no figurehead either but is writ large in: every department and in specially "big' Capital Letters on the editorial page. Elbert Hubard used to say that h> started his journal, of protest, The j person as being a little bit jaundiced fault-finding, of which much is disgusting and unfit lor the eyes ot children., is very obnoxious! Positive good is what we want in this age, and now, as much as at any other period is it beneficial for womankind which burns to set to things are forth in a thus-s.iith-the-preacher j pure and lovely-Vand of good report. style like .a mode: u prophet. have time to look only at the -first four "leaders" 011 the front page, but if you will go-on with the analy- sis you will find the same sort of thing on the second page. The first editorial is -directed against Women's Clubs.- I am not .specially in favor of such; but I do .not teel that the sins- of a town can be laid to their charge. "Furthermore with due deference to Mr. Bok's keen which strikes an unprejudiced Philistine, to pretest against Mr. Bok's conviction, stated very serious- ly in the pages of his magazine, that it. was improper for a man to wear shoes at an afternoon tea. Hubbard eaid a man might wear any- thing he chose to a tea, or anywhere else, in spite of Mr. Bok's august and from that time war has been waged merrily between the man from Philadelphia and the long haired Fra Elbertus. .Popular tradition has it too, which is the second point, that the journal is" bought more widely by men than by. women. Of course, many of them '-r to' j London Toronto Montreal 'Winnipeg sThe HICK HARDWARE CO. LOCAL AGENTS 1 NEVER realized all that the 'Christie' brand oa biscuits meant until I went through thexbig factory in Toronto. "The cleanliness of the whole place amazed me. I mean 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 ray 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 thesanitary conditions under which Chris- tie's Biscuits are made. "It's a picture to see the Christie Girls' over three spotless white. Each girl is supplied with two complete uniforms a week from the firm's pri- vate laundry. 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 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." p .-_ j in Canada have Christie's Bis- cuits. Sold in bulk, by the pound, or in moisture and dust-proof packages. "At every turn I found fresh Christie, Brown Co., Limited j "Stop right Rich- ti'i'd sternly. j to her side. She approved of earls. i They represented caste: therefore she I promptly took Richard under her j molting winjr. ;o the vast discomfiture I of the appropriated. I there v--ns Miss Iinogene Chit- tendon, a nosfiii friend of Miss Keu- wyck. newly released from boarding school nad r.-xiianr in the glamour of her first soflsmi out. .She was blond, fluffy, enthusiastic, delivering j her sentences in a short jerky stac- i cato. vrith ;i of unnecessary ern- j phasis. until '-onversation sug.crest- ed sonic one telegrr.pb opern- tor with n vi< ay siphon. "Sho was .cri.'id to meet a reai live I English lord: r-.-.-iily. it was tle-li.sht- full How did it feel to be a nobleman instend of jfisc :iii ordinary American? i But of course ho couldn't tell the dif- fercnco. hiiving auytliiug! else, you knox'.-." :uid so on ad libitum. In his heur. -Kiohnrd agreed with her liforn'iiy. ivjt not in position to inajce Lions. Elf was introduced to the last of the guests, Mr. Cornelius Vnn dot Awe, an overyoung young man. s-.-id eyed, dark and in lore with Miss Chit- tcnrion to tlie verge or nxynnch na. Ke said be was very much .pleased to YUKON'S POWERS ARE LIMITED Ottawa., the house this nave always retained a most delight- j morning Hon. Frank Oliver sxplain- ful recollection of Hyde park. Very; ordinance respecting imposition few changes there. I 01' tax upon ale, porter, beer and Richard brightened visibly. This was i lager beer, imported in Yukon Ter- a subject on which the astute which was passed by order in had drilled him well. He could speak: Iasfc September. tax of of thought with little danger of -n a slip. Mr. Corrigan went on CentS a these hquors Hvejv. i inrported from any foreign country i auce had bo be obtained, from the. Dominion. At the suggestion, of che leader of the opposition, matter was- allowed to stand until he has time to look into it. MOVING PICTURE OUTFIT FOR HAZELTON "Quite a park, as I remember it" is imposed. This is tn addition to i Ash croft, B. C., May train consisting of some fifty "Vast." agreed Richard, wishing his; customs tax- Mr- Foster expressed 'mentor had been a little more explicit i opinion that approval of ordinance ae to dimensions. iby the parliament that power be "T was especially to any province to make any Mr. Oorrigan, with delusive blandness, j customs imposition is likely, but Sir "with that splendid statue of Napo- Wiifrid.Laurier that while other CONFIDENCE IN PUGSLEY Icon, which stands at the main en trance. You are familiar with it of course. Lord "Oh, assented Uichard bold-ino ly, screwing in his monocle ;ind look- i ing Uncle Michael straight in the eye, with never a tremor in his own. "To me it is quite the finest bit of bronze I've seen." Mr. Corrigan seemed puzzled. he murmured thoughtful" ly. "Xow. that's strange. I was un- der the-impression that it was done in marble." He looked up with a smilo and a sigh. "I dare say I'm" getting old, ray lord." Richard began to feel beads of cold perspiration gathering upon his brow, but rtnrprt not oall nrieiitkin hy I mopping. j (To be continued.) animals left town en route to Stuart's Lake.. Fort St. James, and thence to Hazel ton. An interesting feature of their departure was the taking of a-1 moving picture by aa operator sent. up by the provincial department of.. provinces were sovereign so far as I agriculture. The picture will be ex- their own powers wont, Yukon was hibited in. London and elsewhere and in that, position and'such doubtless create much interest. r here's not a Flaw In a PaiJ or Tub mctdc of EDDY'S FJBRE- WARE Ottawa, May of Liberal members of parliament was held this morning at which Sir Wilfrid L.iurier urged upon his followers the j up. necesity of attending faithfully thei HOD. Mr. Ptigsley. of the House in order to ex-j pedite business. Several members ri-gret. that luid absent-j