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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 12, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, May THE LETHJ5RIDGE DAILY HERALD Page 3, The Best Farm Proposition on the market Half section eight miles from Diamond acres broken-- A 1 per acre cash-for this week only F. C. Lowes Co. J. R. Anderson, Manager ni tOSTERS ABLAZE BARGAINS Lots in Blocks 21, 24 and. 25 Duff Addition, each, on easy terms FL V. GIBBONS CO. Ott Siock We are offering a. 1280 acre improved farm, 21-2 miles from growing town. 250 crop, 1-2 crop included; 4 miles new fence; water at 16 feet; one mile to coal mine; good soil. This is nn Al propo- sition. Price .and terms are right. 1 THE Q. W. KERR CO. O. T. LATHROP RESIDENT MANAGER MR. HOMESEEKER Ws hare a -house with, furnace and. sewer connections for -pky'able WOO- and -per month' until-paid for. Hie H. MACBETH AGENCY tHERLOCK LETHBRIDGE 3. Block 26, IRoad. easy terms r3 Lots William Street. eaefi, 200 cash, a goodfbuy 1 Corner Lot, House and Stable, Grabb; Street. good terms I Splendid property East End of London 'Soci- ety' in Gorgeous Appar- el-Banquet Surprises London, .May was a very brilliant; all'air at the Limehouse Town Hall last night. It was the annual' banquet and' ball of 'the Cos- tcrniongers' and Street-sellers' [jii- ion. Xo one must imagine that these cos tor mongers of the East Knd were at all like those picturesque fellows figure in Albert Chevalier's songs and inusic-lsall turns. There was not a single man in "Pearlies." Not one of them wore a red scarf round j his neok nut one of the lady costers i was dressed in velveteen or red plush, j On the contrary, this ball at Lime- house mijrht have 'an assembly in Park-lane. There were large nurahers of Jewish genilernen and ladies, in the most fashionable at-i tire, and diamonds upon the fingers and on the spotless shirt- fronts of these distinguished members of society in Limehouse, whr> may seen on working-days outside the in the Vvhiiechapel road, jjj There was a dazzling scene splen- dour when the ballroom (decorated with the 'emblems 01 Empire) was thronged with enthusiastic dancers. The costumes of the coster ladies were quite wonderful. It was delight ful to sec these blonde or raven-hair- ed young Jewesses cross the polished floor in hobble, skirts of shimmering silk and golden slippers with high heels. Some of 'them wore ropes ol pearls upon their luxuriant tresses. From their little white cars hung precious gerr.'s. Paquin would have envied the elegance and style of somi; of the Limehouse The dear old mothers of the young ladies j were even more richly very light-fitting gowns of sumpm- ous velvet and in creamy silks that showed the outline of their corsets I to great advantage. j It was thfse elderly ladies who, I blazed; most luridly rath diamonds. Their __ toil- j worn fir.gers that are ''very "nimble over the stalls down Whltcchapel and Limehouse almost stiff j with jewelled rings. It was difficult I to believe that they were not duch- j esses. It was harder still to realize that they were A Hint'to the West-End But, as one of them explained, theso Jewish costers have rich relations I who for a special night like this will lend their trinkets and their ward- j robes very generously. There are also i costumiers' shops down East where, for- a few shillings, a lad may hire an evening; dress or where a pretty girl I Hi-ay obtain, small fee, a' party j frcclc calculated to arouse the enyy of all her friends. It, is a most'cori- jvcfiiehl custom., worthy of the I attention of Socictv ladies fur finer Per Packet LIFET ACCIDENT FIRE and LIVE STOCK INSURANCE VIT'll 0 V Wilkie Rerr Phone 62o! 'Sixth St. Bank of Montreal. THE DAY OF CHEAP COTS WILL SOON BE PAST; BE ONE OF THE FIRST TO BUY: NOT THE LAST We have a choice 'bunch bt 'lots on fclfth and Sixth 'Avenues N'orth, in the line of. the city's present and future growth, at the low .price of each; terms to suit you. BUT NOW. THE CASCADEN LAND COMPANY ROOM 9, MACDONALD BLOCK, LETHBR1DGE, ALTA. Merc and there at- the banquet last night one. saw the true, coster type. Here and these one of the boys wore a plastered curl in the middle of his j forehead. Now and again one heard ia voice with shouting in the markets of rhc highways. these costers were all with white vvaistams ar.'d polite speech. Not one of them engaged in a sparring match with a rival across I the dinner-table. Not one took off i.his coat and danced a breakdown on j the They drank their j j-champagne, solemnly. They were all as-decorous and dull as city alder- men. The truth is that the coster of the old type has disappeared, with other picturesque figures of London life. Like literary who live, in the surburhs and invite distinguish ed guests to their club the coster has become nowdlerised. Last- nigh r, he, too. had distinguished guests at. the high them being the Harry Lawson, Dr. Addison, M.P., and other public men; who indulged in the usual speeches.' Ottawa, ham yesterday inspected and ap- proved of the following railway lines subject to certain -conditions G, P. branch lines, Biggar to (Christian An interesting -result nas iicen reached in the negotiations for co- operarion of the churches at' Banff.' To The thousands of tourists AT. !io mal-e Banff one of --.their in- i entrance to Ouigary, subject to the terest in a visit .through. Tiie in--.ti.r- i condition that if there is a variation esqiie Rockies. Banff-- would appear one mile the matter will have iow-n; DISTRICT NEWS NEWS FROM TOWNSHIP 2-15 Geo. Snapp, of Warner, was vlsitin, in this vicinity on Tuesday, and Wed- nesday. Geo. Burrows was fn Warner on May G-. P. and Fourth i1-1-! entrance l Edson, Nonheriy, j to he a very busy and thrivi j hut to "ihe missionary, .vho i there through out the year. appear quite different. Y.r right monilis of the year .Banff :i vr.ry quiet town, making the i-incni work of i he churches there c'is- and necessitating ihe ex- penriiliire of considerable ir.oney by both the -Methodist and Presbyterian Mission boards. At the recent, session of tiie Bistrict Coop- The t. it'y _ to be reccjiisiflcred. Canadian North- jern railway to Vonda, northeasterly revision of the Davidson westerly line; from Crcsso Isle on the Oak Point branch, to Hanitpba, northerly. Ca na dian: T'acilic revision- of Lang- don north line G. T. C'oR.'.pany .applied for a line from Lazare aivi the C.p.R. asked for the P. branch lines, the.approval of to F-dgeicy and Ira Rouse and wife are the proud parents of a ibaby daughter.; The rain is greatly as- some-'of the farmers had 'bgun to a downcast expression to their low ;r lip for fear of a dry season. fipprovai Dvsart. of a line from- Tantaloon to crating Committee, hclri in