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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETH6RIOQt, ALT A., SATURDAY, MAY 16, I90fl. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL A deliciously dainty chocolate confection indescribably inviting and toothsome. Like all of Cowan's specialties, of superlative excellence. The uanie "Cowan" stamped on every bud. TKc Cowan Co. Limited, Toronto. From a Western Window Ballade of the Vernal Season gentle spring is here, I trow, So to the woods we'll wend our way Where violets and lilies grow, And daffodils in bright array With primroses are blooming gay, And tulips, too, in varied hues. ..-Sweet nature calls. Come quickly, pray, But don't forget your overshoes. "We'll listen to the brooklet's flow. We'll hear the little linnet's lay, 'The modest mavis lilting low, The chatter of the brawling jay, While distant on a noding spray, _ His mournful note c'os. We'll make of this a holiday, But don't forget your overshoes. We've sen the last of sleet and snow (I'm certain, quite) and heavens gray; We feel the southern breezes blow, The sun sends'out a heated ray; I am convinced that it will stay Like bet, nor fear to lose; 'The doubting one would have to pay, But don't forget your overshoes. L' envoi woodland paths we'll Princess, stray, Or on meadows, as you choose. Put on your hat without And don't forget your overshoes. News Up in Edmonton they are having the gayest kind of a merrymaking for three days in the form of a hospital lair. While it was in progress the whole city seemed given up to it, and was taken posession of by crowds of merry participants. Sober business was put to one side, and the cars and streets were enlivened by groups of flower girls, squaws, Japs, Dolly Var- classic Greeks, and quaint Katie Greenaways. All who could beg or borrow a few dollars wherewith to cross the palms of the fair keep- "The main idea was to get rid of your loose cnange and get out. "We struck a doll stand, but be- ing no judge of dolls, went on: The next was an old time book stall, a real work of art, with our grandmoth- ers and our relations looking after it, a most finished picture. Then we drifted farther, landed opposite a stall with a stork as an emblem, the whole was very charming. We pon- dered a while and then saw the drift. But it being no place for bachelors just blushed a little and pushed far- ther down the trail. "Not wishing to break the camera, we declined the invitation to be pho- tographed. Then we stumbled on a bowery of flowers, doing a rushing business, became decorated with a rose and passed on again refreshed. "In the corner was a very smart tea garden, presided over by charm- ing women, Japanese all in charac- ter. Would like to" have explored but it all cost money. On beyond was a fish pond, which we didn't try, but had the lady who was baiting the hook climhed on herself, we could have given a mighty heave to try and land the fish. Mrs.C.H.N, Connell will receive for tho first her marriage in her new home on Dufferin. St., near Westminster Road, on Tuesday after- noon and evening next. On Monday afternoon Mrs. R. F. 1Reeve received with her guest Mrs. Casey of Macleod, and a great many callers were glad to pay their res- pects to the popular visitor. Mrs. Reeve looked very well uideed in a gown of champagne shade, and Mrs. Casey was in black. In the den Mrs, P. L. Naismith dispensed tea, and Miss Audi-city Neale did the honors in looking after the visitors who came in flocks all afternoon. "Fortified for emergencies, looked in at the gypsy's tent. he If there are any more gypsies of this des- cription we hope they'll come to Ed- monton. We admired the tout en- semble of the box tent and passed on to the lingerie. Nothing in our line, but it suggested just a passing wish that one might have born a girl. "There was a dark and mysterious place near the entrance. Some said it was a Turkish harem. In this case we refer you to last week's issue, re the lure of the Orient, and like the Quaker to the Pirate said to our- selves "Friend thee no business here" "Compare this with J85 about this time partner, and ponder." j of the booths were there, and j jusfc If you are tired of remarks on hats judging from the receipts, quite a h_ Jt to do with two stories which came from i Toronto and are backed bv a reput- again say hard times in Al- n fterta! The monev taken On Monday evening "The Senate" gave their, last dance of the season in Oliver's Hall, and many regrets that these dances are over were heard. The Orpheus Orchestra furnished the music which was very good. The com mittee in charge of the dance was Miss Woods, Miss Agnes O'Hagen, Mr. R. R. Davidson, and Mr. J. Dawson. Tuesday afternoon was one of the stormiest we have had this spring, but it did not serve 'to frighten guests from Mrs. Shaw's tea on Tues- day afternoon and all afternoon cabs drove up to "Shawsden" and then back again to town for other guests. The snow and rain were dreary enough out doors but Mrs. Shaw's cosy rooms were crowded all after- this was one of the most informal and pleasant teas of the season. Mrs. Shaw wore a black satin prin- ces gown. Mrs. Horace Bowman in crimson silk and Tuscan hat served the ices and Mrs. E. H. Wilson in green satin gown with hat to matc-li poured the tea for the forty guests who 'came through the afternoon. The tea table was' centred with carnations. The assistants who looked well after the comfort of the guests Miss Anderson in Miss Mewburn nd Miss 4 Grateful for Eczema Cine Any Sufferer Can Write to Mrs. D. McGilliyary, of Nanton. Alta., for Full Information There are undoubtedly many frauds in the testimonials' of medical letters written by friends or even em- ployees of the advertiser. But, on the other hand; in some cases the testi- monials are thoroughly genuine, glad- ly offered by prominent citizens, who are grateful for the cure. Sucli a case- is that of Mrs. D. Mc- Gillivary, of Nanton, Alberta, who cured her two children with and is glad to tell others wrote on September 11 isju about it. "Your letter to hand of recent date. I must thank you for so kindly in- quiring about my order and also the child. I am glad to say I received BLOWING HIS BRIDE i to refreshment, beginning his honey- moon with a down-to-zero feeling in- duced by our soul-lifting ICE CREAM the three one dollar bottles of D.D.D. which will win her all over again. and two cakes of soap safely, and am delighted with the result of b'jth pre- that is required to The complete Richest cream, freshest crushed fruits. the the hottest summer day into a para- treatment. The little boy of two years and a half is to all appearance cured of the dreadful Eczema. "My baby girl at two months broke out with the same rash and I treated her with D.D.D. and am perfectly satisfied she is cured to our great joy. I feel sure it is a splendid remedy for all skin diseases and can highly] recommend it. I will be glad to re? j commend it to any one suffering with skin trouble." If any reader of this paper should write Mrs. McGillivary, we request that a self-addressed stamped envel- ope be enclosed. For free sample bottle, of D.D.D. Prescription write to the D.D.D. La- boratory, Department L.H., 23 Jor- dan St., Toronto. For sale by all druggists. ,aud Mrs. Salle have .taken their house for the summer. ANNOUNCEMENT The North Ward Drug Store Will make its bow the Public in a few days with a complete line of DRUGS and STATIONERY. J. H. McCROSTIE, Phm. B. Manager dise of Arctic coolness. Bring along your brides, even your mother-in-law, and we promise to begin your rie'cl life by perfect peace IP f zam-j ily by our perfect Ice Grea Rochon's Kandy KittJien Confectioners and Ice Cream Specialists On Thursday afternoon Mrs. R. C. McClure who has recently returned from a trip to the south, received for the first time since her marriage with Mrs.' J. H, Wallace, at the lat- ter's home. Though the afternoon was decidedly unpleasant, quite a number of the bride's friends braved the elements to welcome her again to smart entertainments are' being given in her Saturday Night. Our local music lovers should make an effort. to have Miss Miller sing here, as the English critics praise voice very highly. Mrs. Hamilton, accompanied by her sister, Miss Mills; of Ottawa, left this week for the News. Miss Mills was recenly the guest of Mrs. George Mackay. SUNDIAL Sutidial, -May 'c Brooks, from north, of Diamond City, with a little niece and nephew, aged respectively eight and fourteen years, were Lethbridge. Mrs. McClure looked ex- {caught in the blizzard Wednesday, blue silk. glad to know that her little are glad to know that her little daugh ter Margaret, who has been quite ill with scarlet fever, is doing well. The engagement is announced of Miss -Worsley, sister of Capt and Miss Worsley of the K.N.W.M.P. barracks, lEdrnontou, to Mr. Frank Russell of Toronto, the wedding to take' place early in June. During her visit to Edmonton last winter, Miss Worsley made a very great many friends for herself, her charming manner and sweet personality endear ing her to all with whom she came in contact. Many kindly wishes will speed the way of this fair girl on this ceedingly well in a blue voile gown over silk, made in Empire style. The tea room was a bower of beau- ty with potted plants and cut flow- ers in profusion and looked quite like spring. Mrs. I. McClure poured the tea at the dainty, table, and Mrs. Raley cut the ices. Miss Cassie Wallace and Miss E. McClure assist- ed in the tea room where the dainties were unusually, good. Miss Weir of Hamilton was the rai- son d'etre of a charmingly arranged musicale given on Twesday evening by Mrs. J. R. Anderson. Miss Weir herself is very musical and possesses a beautiful voice which town music lovers were charmed to hear. During the evening some of the others who added to the. evening's pleasure by singing were: Miss Hings, Miss Mew- burn, Grace, and Messrs. Hyde, happy announcement, as well as Skeith and Fleming, hearty c.ongrtulations to the groom- News. Miss Worsley was a visitor in town last year. Mr. and- Mrs. C. V. Bennett are a deep six thou- sand dollars. Of course it meant work, an endless amount of only those behind the scenes, who helped "make the wheels go round" know just how much. It must be a great satisfac- tion to them to feel that it went off so smoothly. There were all kinds of booths, and all tempting enough to wile the last half dollar out of the was taking her to one of the I nosiviJa.'lfi. Tn inn -fho Vim-1 rMi-f. shopper's pocket. At them you could get books, dolls, tissue paper, supplies, childrens' wear, flow- ers, candy, hats and household sup- plies of nearly every variety. Luncheon was served every day, and in all about eight hundred peo- ple were fed daily. In the evenings there were several little plays put on in the curling rink, and altogether it hospitals. In fun the child had put it on to-see how it would fee] to be a lady "growed" as Mr. Peggotty said of David Copperfield and the result was disastrous. The other story, which is worthy of James" of Table Moun- tain is of a shopper who was taken home from one of the big stores in an ambulance. She had fainted after was a merry and busy time for the! trying on two hundred and fifty hats Northern City. ;in a vain effort to find'one becoin- "The Lounger" of the Edmonton j inS- News was there one evening and That i? rather hard on Toronto's makes a few comments which are too millinery establishments! good to pass by. He says in part: Anne. end of the month. The first is of a small girl, who was leaving -for Vancouver towards the seen on a Queen Street car one after- noon with a granite pot tightly fitted on her head. As it was the fashrion- able turban shape the passengers on the car thought it was a burlesque on the present styles and some of them took no care to hide their mirth. The poor child cried, however, laughter, and it transpired that her Among those taking part in the recent hospital fair in Edmonton were Mrs. J. McCaig, who assisted in the lunch room, Miss Belcher who was one of the "handsome young squaws" in the Indian booth, Miss Jessie Bel- cher, one of the Dutch maidens in the Dutch windmill which dispensed all kinds of candy, and Miss Anna Belcher in "the loveliest booth of the the flower one, in which the assistants were in Kate Kreenaway frocks, with green sashes and large Mrs. J. B. Murray who has been in quarantine for the last two weeks on account of measles in the family, was released on Thursday. and Mrs. W. Ingram "and fa- mily are leaving today for England, and expect to spend the summer there visiting Mr. Ingram's people. Mr. Another dissipation in honor of Miss Weir was a large-Five Hundred given by Miss Wilson at the Barracks on Wednesday evening. Most of the young people were there, and some of the younger married set out, and the play at times was most exciting. Mrs. Wells and Mr. Street were fortunate enough to carry off the prizes. Mrs. Casey of Macleod has been a much feted guest this week, and there have been several gay doings for her. Mrs. Mewburn and Mrs. Naismith were hostesses for her at bridge in the early part of the week. Mrs. Vrooman entertained for her on Thursday evening and Mrs. Cunning- ham on Friday evening. Bridge ag- ain was the popular diversion. Mrs. A Nicely Furnished Home Mas a great influence on the people who live in it. Let us show ynM what it will cost to fill your requirements as it should be filled We have jiist received a big assortment of imported Linoleums and Oilcloths The White Furniture Co. Phone 356 Crabb Street eight miles north of Sundial. After much difficulty be succeeded in. find- ing shelter about noon, where they remained until the following morning: when they resumed their journey homeward, but -his team being in an impoverished condition, he was un- able to proceed through" the heavy drii'ts, and one of the horses -perish- ed in a 'drift' by" Mr. Elgin's place. Mr. Brooks and the children were taken in and kindly cared for L. K. Jones until Friday, when they landed safely through their journey by Clinton Jones. Mr. Dunn, who lately arrived here and located on section 33, township 12, range 19, is quite an rtist .at hunting. Last week he unearthed a den of wolves and reaching down caught the old one with-his hands, held and controlled it in a way that it would neither bite nor scratch. The boys took their lesson but all conceded Mr. Dunn welcome to their} share of such sport. We are glad to see the neighbors in township 12: .range 19 represented in The Herald, and- extend to them the hand of fellowship. We are persan- ally acquainted with a number of them and know they are a well- meaning and up-to-date people. W. R. Bean has sojld his horse and buggy to Dr. Woodcock. Henceforth .the doctor will have it more conven- ient getting about. Louis Larson, having completed his homestead -duties aod rented his place to Mr. Jones, took the stage Saturday for Lethbridge to look about for employment. Louis 'has applied for his patent and will be the first to prove up in this locality. lie intends purchasing AUCTION SALE On Monday, May I7th, at Wilson's Auction Rooms, near the Irriga- tion Hall, at 2 p.m. sharp Having received instructions from Mr. Jones, of Cal- gary, I will sell by public auction the following, Men's Overalls Fountain Pens Men's Sox Men's Braces Ladies' Hose Toilet Soap Clothes Brushes Knives, forks and spoons Soft Shirts I gent's gold filled watch I lady's gold filled watch Towels Watch Chains Shaving Brushes Sciwsrs Also Beds, Springs Mattresses, Chairs Blankets, comforters Store Window Blinds Stair Carpet Handkerchiefs AND A LARGE QUANTITY OF FURNITURE These goods are to be sold at any price, no restrve. Everyone should come to this sale, as you .will get these goods at your own price. Remember the date, May 14, at 2 p.m. W. L. WUson Phone 189 Auctioneer TWO VACANCIES ON THE BENCH St. John, N. B., May The death of Judge Hanington and the retirement of Judge Gregory on April 30 leaves two vacancies on the Supreme Court Bench in New Bruns- wick. There is much interest in Freeman also entertained informally. I teams and equipments to conduct his On Friday afternoon Mrs. Higinbotharn asked in a few friends informally to have a cup of tea and a chat with' Mrs. Casey. Mrs. Grace and Miss Wallace gave a dance last evening. Christie's their quality is The Butter Tester Says: "T'M A CRANK about butter. I've got to be. realize thor- oughly that Quali ty has built up this big business, and made 'Christie' a house-' hold word from ocean to ocean first of all, Quality in the butter, flour, milk and other raw materials. "I've been testing butter for thirty years, and I've never heard of any other firm exercis- ing the same care as Christie, Brown Co. do. "All our butter is purchased by a well- known butter authority. He buys for export from the best creameries in Canada, and sends the pick to us. "You would be surprised if you knew what butter, according to all ordinary reject. Most of it ninety-nine people out of a hundred would taste and ac- cept as excellent table quality. It's not a matter of price with us. We pay a little better than the best market price, and the butter must be in "We have a high standard for butter, the same as for all other raw materials. Anything that doesn't measure right up to that stand- ard is rejected. "The basic- of the delicious goodness which you enjoy in Christie's Biscuits is the unvarying goodness of the raw materials that go in to them. "When I see how our orders for butter have to be steadily increased, to keep pace with the demand for Christie's Biscuits, I have the best kind of evidence that our jealous guarding of Christie Quality brings results." You can taste Quality in every morsel of Christie's Biscuits. Sold in bulk, by the pound, or in moisture and dust-proof packages, Christie, Brown Co., Limited I own farming next year. One of our farmers was heard to remark that the recent snow was of one thousand dollars benefit to him. We consider this a fair gain con- sidering he hasn't turned a furrow yet.- Surely that snow was a dandy. Mr. Bennie Brandvold, Ella Brand- void and Grace SiverdSgur, of Bow- vine, Mr. Geo. Andrews and. son merit: Miss H-den Violet Watson, John and Geo. Fain visited at C.K. daughter of Mr. H. M. Watson, of jEngen's on Sunday last. Hamilton, and grand-daughter of the i Twenty-three head of Mr. Engen's late Lieutenant Governor Crawford, cattle drifted away in the snow is engaged to h-r cousin, Mr, William i storm on Wednesday. He found all j Victor of Commander Law. except ing three, which were drownefl A number of Hamilton people here will be interested, in this announce- M M M Ring Up 108 When you want I DRAYING Done promptly and satisfactorily 4- f JOHN BRODIE the matter of successors, -It is. gen- erally stated that F. B. Carvell, M.P., may have one for the asking. Other names heard are Hon. J. H. Barry, of Fredericton; Hon. H. A. A. P. Barnhill and Hon. 'R. J. Bitch-, ie, of St. John and Hon H. E. Em- merson of Dorchester. Page Lawn Wire Fence A sample may be seen at A. Rochon's on Crabb Street near C'ortland 3-ft fence, per foot 3-ft 6-in. fence, 24c. per foot Best steel wire fence made. Order from A, ROCHON, Crabb Street The welcome news that one of the Toronto for, the Gov- ernor-General's trophy had succeed- in the Little Bow. K. Sanders and Hans Johren re- turned from Lethbridge last week, both having big- loads of settlers' ed in carrying it off was received on effects. Tuesday, and very warm congraiuja- i M. Pouell made a business tions were offered the company head-1 trip to Lethbridge last week., ed by Mr. Bev rly Robinson, on their Mrs. W. Hjrhsen received a tele- Victory. Winnipeg with its broezy gram from Chicago stating that her play "The'Rcl-ase of Allen Danvers" j sister is very ill. Mrs. Hansen left captured the on the first oc- j for Chicago on Monday, casion three masons ago; last The De Laval Cream Separator is Ottawa with "The Fire of St'.Mnrtin" everywhere recognized to be the best, and Mrs. W. Edgars perlect acting.-We have them from up. C. K. was victorious and now it is Toronto's jEngen. turn to show Its quality in what, was called by the judge a better prosen-j DR. C. C. CRAGG tation of Can Hda than Arnold Daly: Physician add Surgeon, in New York. The victorious com- Office to 11 a.m., to pany will play here again and p.r-n., 7 to 8 p'm one will bfi tho qui vive to see; them, not only because they won the' trophy for but as a real treat: in artistic ad Saturday j Night. It may be that next year a dramat-1 ic company n.ay no from Lothbridgcj to compete for the Governor General's j trophy. Miss Edith Miller, the charming Canadian girl, who won our hearts on Monday last by her splendid voice and magnetic personality, returns to sing again next Monday evening. She arrived in town on Friday morn- ing after a busy time in Hamilton, Ottawa and London. She leaves for the West on Tuescay next. Several Phone Office 125. House 94. MISS H. A. DEMPSEY A.T.C.M.- Bachelor of Music (Trin "Univ.) Teacher of piano, organ and theory, principal of the piano dept.. Leth- bridge Conservatory of Music. Pu- pils prepared for all examinations. For terms address Lethbridge Con- servatory of Music, or residence, cor Arbyle Ave., and Bartlett St. Phone 244. SINGING. I Miss Ursula Archer, pupil of the j celebrated teacher, William Shake- speare, will receive pupils in singing and voice production. Also engage- ments for Ballad Concerts, At Homes the Lethbridge Conservatory of Music. Bow Island ALBERTA Choice Business and Resi- dential Lots This townsite is situated 64 miles east of the city of Leth- bridge, on the Crows Nest Pass Division of the C. P. R. and has the celebrated "OldGlory" gas welJ adjoining the..town- site. There i? a supply of coal and water.' No invest- ment on earth like earth itself. Buy now as prices are advancing daily. Prices of lots range from to according to location. Special prices for blocks. Terms are one-third cash and the balance payable iu six and twelve months with interest at six per cent, per annum. For full particulars call or write to LUDTKE WADDELL Bow Island, AUa, ;